UGA Consumer Information
The University of Georgia (UGA) was chartered by the Georgia General Assembly in January 1785 to become America’s first state university. Today UGA is recognized as one of the nation’s leading public universities. We are proud of this distinction and welcome inquiries about our programs and services. In accordance with federal regulations set forth by the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended, this web page provides links to required consumer information. All listed URLs link to UGA web sites. Where URLs are not listed, the link is to an external web site.
General Institutional Information
About UGA - http://www.uga.edu/profile/mission/
UGA Fact Book - www.oir.uga.edu/factbook/
Guide to Student Consumer Information -
Privacy of Student Records - Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) -
- Educational Programs - http://www.bulletin.uga.edu
- Instructional Facilities - http://www.uga.edu/profile/campus/
- Faculty and Other Instructional Personnel - https://www.oir.uga.edu/factbook/
- Licensures Required for Professional Practice - https://provost.uga.edu/oaie/licensures/
Transfer of Credit Policies and Articulation Agreements -https://www1.admissions.uga.edu/transfer_equiv/TransferEquiv/Index
Facilities and Services Available to Students with Disabilities - https://drc.uga.edu/
Textbook Information - Students may transfer book information from Athena (https://athena.uga.edu) directly to the University of Georgia Bookstore web site.
Institutional and Program Accreditation, Approval, or Licensure - https://provost.uga.edu/oaie/accreditation/
Copyright Infringement Policies and Sanctions (Including Computer Use and File Sharing)
Applications for voter registration for Georgia residents are available at the Information Desk, 325 Tate Student Center, phone (706) 542-7774. Detailed voter information is also located at the Secretary of State web site https://registertovote.sos.ga.gov/. Nonresident students may find voter information about their specific states through the U.S. Election Assistance Commission at http://www.eac.gov.
Financial Assistance and Costs
The UGA Office of Student Financial Aid (http://osfa.uga.edu/) assists both new and returning students in learning about available resources to fund their attendance at UGA.
Price of Attendance
UGA Cost - https://osfa.uga.edu/costs
College Navigator Profile - Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses
Refund Policy, Requirements for Withdrawal and for the Return of Title IV, HEA Financial
Grant and Loan Information - https://osfa.uga.edu/types-of-aid/
- Student Grant Assistance
- Student Loan Information Published by Dept of Education
- National Student Loan Data System
Private Education Loan Disclosures (including Self-Certification Form) - https://osfa.uga.edu/types-of-aid/undergraduate/loans/altloans/
Code of Conduct for Education Loans - http://osfa.uga.edu/student-loan-code-of-conduct.html
Preferred Lender Information – http://osfa.uga.edu/altloans.html
College Affordability and Transparency Center College Scorecard, U.S. Department of Education - https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/
College Financing Plan, U.S. Department of Education – http://www2.ed.gov/policy/highered/guid/aid-offer/index.html
Paying for College, Consumer Finance Protection Bureau – http://www.consumerfinance.gov/paying-for-college/
Health and Safety Information
The UGA Police Department aims to provide a safe and harmonious environment wherein our community can thrive. The main web site is http://www.police.uga.edu.
Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Program - http://safeandsecure.uga.edu/drugs.html
Vaccinations Policies - https://www.uhs.uga.edu/info/immunizations
Fire Safety Report - http://esd.uga.edu/fire-safety
Fire Log - https://esd.uga.edu/fire-safety/higher-education-act/fire-log
Retention, Completion/Graduation, and Transfer-out Rates
College Navigator Profile - Retention and Graduation Rates