Information for Visitors
The main campus of the University of Georgia, located in downtown Athens, covers 605 acres and includes 313 buildings. The campus adjoins the historic commercial section of Athens on its northern boundary. Athens features many boutiques, restaurants, churches, entertainment businesses, and service businesses. Travel to Athens by road from Atlanta takes approximately 1.5 hours.
The University covers 4,308 acres in Clarke County and owns a total of 43,261 acres throughout the state. (See the UGA Campus Maps.)
Visitors may obtain information at the Visitors Center, located in the Four Towers Building on East Campus (Call (706) 542-0842). Prospective undergraduate students planning a visit to campus may wish to contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions in Terrell Hall. Prospective graduate students planning a visit may wish to contact the Office of Graduate Admissions.
An admission interview is not part of the University of Georgia admission process. However, we urge you and your family to visit with us in Athens to help with your college choice decision, if you have not already done so. University admission counselors meet with visiting prospective students and their families at hour-long Admission Information Counseling Sessions each weekday at 10:30 a.m. and 2:15 p.m. To reserve your spot, please call the 24-hour information number 706/542-2112.