On-Campus Resource Guide
The following on-campus resource guide will help incoming faculty prepare for work at UGA. Please click here to download the pdf.
Learn about important dates for courses, registration, scheduling, and exams.
Office of the Registrar
Additional Resources: UGA Calendar of Events
Learn about issues related to honor code and academic honesty.
Coordinator for Academic Honesty
Learn about health & disability insurance, coverage start dates, benefits forms, discounts.
Employee Benefits, Human Resources
Learn about student (undergraduate, graduate, and alumni) career development; classroom presentations
or other career development resources.
Additional Resources: Career Center Staff Directory
Learn about faculty development and recognition, TA development and recognition, student learning
outcome assessment, classroom support, learning technologies, scholarship of teaching
and learning, media and production services.
Center for Teaching and Learning
Megan Mittelstadt, Director
Additional Resources: Staff Directory
Learn about banner training materials, grade submission, FERPA student privacy, pass/fail,
drop/withdrawl and other course- and student-related policies and procedures.
Registrar's Services- Faculty and Staff
Office of the Registrar
Learn about course approvals (CAPA) , course catalog (the Bulletin), First Year Odyssey,
advising, new academic programs incl. majors, departments, centers & institute.
Curriculum Systems, Office of Registrar
Curriculum Systems (Office of VP for Instruction)
Learn about assistance resolving concerns and disputes.
Jenny Gaver, faculty ombudsperson
Learn about diversity initiatives and training.
Institutional Diversity, UGA
Michelle Garfield Cook, Vice Provost, Office of Institutional Diversity
Learn about faculty search requirements, NonDiscrimination Anti-HarassmentPolicy, Making an EOO
report or complaint; disabilities.
UGA Equal Opportunity Office
E. Janyce Dawkins, Director
Learn about elevating a student’s trajectory, enhancing competencies, and enabling opportunities.
UGA Experiential Learning
EL Scholarship Brochure
EL Overview Brochure
Experiential Learning and the World of Tomorrow
Learn about faculty searches, offers & appointments, promotion & tenure, leave of absence, endowed
positions, professional development.
Office of Faculty Affairs
Learn about exercise/fitness centers on campus, outdoor recreation, kayak rentals, climbing gym,
Ramsey Center and Rec Sports
Keith Wenrich, Director of Recreational Sports
Learn about graduate applications, graduate faculty, graduate coordinators.
Graduate School Contacts
Learn about legal advice, grievances, dispute resolution.
Office of Legal Affairs
Ask your college for your specific OLA contact
Additional Resources: Legal Affairs Contacts
Learn about mental health therapy or crisis.
CAPS Mental Health Resources
Counseling & Psychiatric Services (CAPS)
2-2273 After hours: 2- 2200
Learn about improving student learning.
Office of Instruction
Learn about responding to or submitting an open records request (written or verbal).
UGA Open Records
Learn about posting new staff positions, compensation, workplaceconcerns, annual & sick leave.
See resources for supervisors on website at right; HR contacts are on far right)
Additional Resources: HR Contacts
Learn about any emergency.
UGA Police Homepage
UGA Police/ACC Police
911, 2-2200 (non-emergency)
Additional Resources: UGA Police/ACC Police Emergency Contacts
Learn about New Faculty Tour, Leadership Academy, Experience UGA, service learning, public service
Public Service & Outreach Programs
Additional Resources: PSO Faculty Promotion Info
Learn about funding, research services & awards, compliance, technology transfer.
Office of Research-Start Your Research Program
Office of Research Directory
Learn about student organizations at UGA; using allocations from student activity fees.
Center for Student Activities & Involvement
Learn about academic hardship withdrawals, locating students, student deaths, incompletes.
Student Care & Outreach
Beau Seagraves, Assoc. Dean of Students & Dir. of Student Care and Outreach
Learn about accommodations for students in a course; captioning for videos, sign language interpretation,notetakers,
Guidelines for Accomodation
Erin Benson, Director,Disability Resource Center
Additional Resources: Disability Resource Center
Learn about student resources, policies, and safety.
UGA Student Handbook
Learn about starting or managing an educational program in another country; insurance.
Yana Cornish, Director Education Abroad
Office of Global Engagement
Office of International Education Directory
Learn about university email, MyUGA Portal, MyID, PAWS-Secure wireless, eLearning Commons, cable
Timothy M. Chester, VP for Information Technology
Learn about the mobile app that offers important emergency information and resources.
Learn about faculty professional activity record system.
Additional Resources: Elements Unit Contacts
Learn about physical, psychological and psychiatric care for students.
University Health Services
Garth S. Russo, Executive Director
Additional Resources: Counseling Services
Learn about hiring or hosting international faculty, staff, or students.
UGA Immigration Office
Robin Catmur-Smith, Director Immigration Services
Additional Resources: International and Travel Abroad Resources- Faculty & Staff
Learn about worklife balance, Employee Assistance Program.
Work Life Balance
Kiz Adams, Director Worklife Balance
Learn about resources for issues related to the workplace, including grievance and dispute resolution,
disabilityservices, performance management and separation checklists.