Graduate Athens

INFORMATION FOR RESIDENTS AT GRADUATE ATHENS

Updated Jan. 29, 2021 

– If you are driving yourself, park near the lobby and call the front desk to let them know you have arrived. You will then be provided further instructions on where to pick up your room key and where to park your car during you stay. You are permitted to park one vehicle on Graduate Athens property once you have received your room number. When you arrive, Graduate Athens staff will provide instructions on communicating your vehicle information to their team 

– When you arrive to Graduate Athens, text the front desk at 708-477-3159 to let them know you are arriving from UGA to check into your isolation space. Please wait outside the lobby until your packet is placed on the table; do not enter the lobby 

– Remain in your designated isolation or quarantine assignment unless there is a building emergency that results in an evacuation—you are not permitted to leave or have direct contact with individuals outside of isolation/quarantine unless it is an emergency

– If you have upcoming appointments, contact the provider and request a telehealth or virtual appointment, if possible

– For any emergencies, call 9-1-1

– Monitor your symptoms carefully. If your symptoms get worse or do not improve, contact your healthcare provider. University Health Center contact information is below. If you develop new symptoms, please submit an updated DawgCheck response

– Ensure you are getting plenty of rest and staying hydrated

– To help alleviate the risk of thrombosis, make sure to stand or walk occasionally. The University Health Center even offers virtual fitness programs

– Always cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze or use the inside of your elbow

– Wash your hands often with warm soapy water for at least 20 seconds

– No visitors or guests are permitted in your space during your isolation or quarantine period

– Clean all surfaces that are touched often such as doorknobs, counters, tables, etc. Please leave any bagged trash outside of your door by 9 a.m.

– If you signed up for meal delivery, meals will be delivered to your door. If you more need information on this service, email hsg-guests@uga.edu.

CHECKING OUT

– Vacate the space by 9 a.m. 

– Remove all personal items from the room 

– Remove all perishable items from the room 

– Contact the hotel front desk to inform them that you are leaving OR 

– For contactless checkout, text 706-549-7020 when you leave 

– Drop your keys in the green metal key boxes located at the bottom of every staircase and outside of the lobby 

Since you are considered healthy following quarantine or isolation, para transit is not necessary. Public transportation options include the UGA bus or the Athens City Bus. All quarantine and isolation locations are within walking distance of one of these options 

CONTACT INFORMATION

University Health Center: 706-542-8715
University Housing: 706-583-0912
Student Care and Outreach: 706-542-7774
Wellness Meals (Georgia Center): 706-202-4376 – Wellness Meals information
UGA Directory Assistance: 706-542-3000

Stay active and engaged in quarantine or isolation! Check out the Engagement and Physical Activities tab for virtual events and the opportunity to opt into free on-demand virtual fitness classes from Ramsey (Rec Sports).

Students acknowledge that its stay at the hotel is subject to a master housing agreement between the University of Georgia and Graduate Athens (the “Housing Agreement”), and that such agreement imposes certain responsibilities related to students’ conduct at the hotel, their responsibility for charges related to the students’ stay, as well as other obligations. Students agree to comply with their obligations under that agreement and have reviewed and/or acknowledge that they have been informed by university of their obligations thereunder, and/or have waived their right to review such agreement.