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Open house tours


November 22, 2019

Tours of student rooms will be available Sunday, Jan. 12 in Brown, Building 1516, Mary Lyndon, Myers, Oglethorpe House, Payne, Reed, Rooker, Russell, Rutherford and Soule. Drop in anytime between noon and 3 p.m. to the hall(s) of your choice.

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Welcome #UGA24!


November 12, 2019

Congratulations on your acceptance to UGA! Next step: apply for housing as soon as possible. Registration goes live on Monday, Nov. 25. Registering for housing does not commit you to the University of Georgia it only puts you in line for selecting the space of your choice.

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Current resident room sign up starts Dec. 2


November 12, 2019

Residents wishing to live on campus for the 2020-2021 academic year must complete the initial registration between Dec. 2, 2019 and noon Jan. 17, 2020. Appointments to choose housing will be based on the date of this registration.

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Housing Against Hunger 2019


October 23, 2019

We’re committed to our community, and one way we show that commitment is through our participation in the annual Housing Against Hunger food drive. This year, our goal is to collect 17,000 pounds of food for the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia. Read more to find out how to help!

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Enter to win on Instagram Sept 23-Oct. 4, 2019


September 16, 2019

Our annual contest is back and bigger than ever—we’re looking for the coolest, most creative, most spirited and smartest spaces on campus and giving you the chance to earn first pick of your on-campus space next year, a ton of cool freebies and the title of Room of the Year.

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Gameday parking restrictions


September 03, 2019

The Athletic Association assumes control of certain housing lots beginning 5 p.m. on Fridays preceding home football games. Residents may need to move their vehicles to approved lots. In addition, many spaces normally reserved for those with permits will be available for anyone to park in on gameday.

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Fall tour dates announced


August 22, 2019

Occasionally, we open our doors for tours during the academic year. Visitors to campus may drop into Myers Hall and Russell Hall to get a glimpse at on-campus living, including a student room. Check the calendar below for dates and times.

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Introducing: innovation spaces


August 22, 2019

University Housing recently remodeled study lounges in five of its buildings to foster innovation and group activity. We added flexible seating, as well as whiteboards and slimmed-down desktop computers to accommodate the growing need for spaces where students can gather to complete group classwork.

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Now hiring social media ambassadors


July 23, 2019

Get paid to post! The housing ambassador’s main role is to generate content for University Housing social media channels. Housing ambassadors will be assigned to specific communities, where they attend events, take candid photos of student-life, and prepare and post these materials to social media.

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We’re ready to #WelcomeUGA!


July 23, 2019

All over campus, the Bulldog Nation is ready to welcome new Bulldogs with events, programs, speakers, food and fun throughout the month of August. Follow #WelcomeUGA on social or visit Welcome.uga.edu to see the full calendar of events, beginning with Hunker Down with Housing on August 10.

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FreshCheck Day


July 23, 2019

FreshCheck day is an interactive wellness check-in and welcome to UGA with interactive booths, prizes, and more! Follow #freshcheckdayuga on social or attend the event August 12 and 13 at Stegeman Coliseum.

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1st years: Time to choose!


May 16, 2019

Beginning May 22, first-year students not associated with an academic program will begin choosing their on-campus spaces. Continue to check your UGA email all summer for important housing updates!

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Call for Move-In Volunteers


May 15, 2019

We’re looking for volunteers on August 10 to welcome new students to the University of Georgia. You must be a current or incoming fall 2019 UGA student to volunteer, and volunteers living on campus may move in a day early.

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Amazing student


April 24, 2019

Brumby RA Maggie George credits her time in housing with building the leadership and crisis management skills she'll use in graduate school and as a professional residence hall director after graduation.

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Russell Hall renovation recognized


April 18, 2019

Russell Hall is among three University of Georgia building renovation projects that have received statewide awards from the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation. The building, renovated in 2018, received an award for Excellence in Sustainable Preservation.

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Dawgs Ditch the Dumpster and Donate


April 15, 2019

Led by University Housing in partnership with six local nonprofit organizations, Dawgs Ditch the Dumpster and Donate will be held May 3-11 for housing residents to recycle unwanted clothing, books and other household items instead of throwing them away.

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A voice for change


February 06, 2019

Congratulations to Church Hall Resident Assistant Charlene Marsh, who was awarded the UGA President’s Fulfilling the Award in recognition of her dedication to social justice!

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Now hiring for summer!


February 06, 2019

University Housing is gearing up for summer and the application site for student staff summer positions is open. The priority deadline for applications is February 28 but housing will continue to accept applications until all of positions are filled.

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#OneUGA: Spring 2019


February 06, 2019

#OneUGA is a monthly event sponsored by University Housing and Multicultural Services and Programs that fosters conversations about diversity and inclusion. Attend in person or follow #OneUGA on Instagram.

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Watch the video!


January 30, 2019

Home is where the Arch is. Watch our new video to see how students connect more, collaborate more, contribute more... and commute less.

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Open house tours Jan 13 12-6 p.m.


November 28, 2018

Targeted to current residents and their friends and families, open house tours are a great way to see what University Housing has to offer for fall 2019 during the room sign-up period ending Jan. 31.

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Room sign up Dec 3 - Jan 31


November 13, 2018

It’s time to start thinking about returning to campus next fall - the room sign-up process begins Dec. 31. National studies show students who live on campus earn higher GPAs, graduate sooner and report higher satisfaction rates with their college careers.

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Needs-based scholarship available


November 13, 2018

University Housing is offering two $500 scholarships for the fall 2019 semester through the Jim Day Housing Scholarship Fund. To be eligible, students must be current UGA undergraduate students and demonstrate financial need.

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Now hiring CAs and RAs


October 25, 2018

Applications for CA (C.L.A.S.S. advocates) and RA (resident assistant) positions for 2019-2020 open November 5. Interested residents should not miss this opportunity to join the amazing team that works every day to support students’ academic success and personal growth!

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Housing Against Hunger


October 25, 2018

Every year, housing has the amazing opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of local people through Housing Against Hunger, an initiative that benefits the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia. Over 15 days, we aim to collect the equivalent of 20,000 lbs. of food—you can help!

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Halloween Events


October 22, 2018

Creep it real this Halloween! Check out our list of spooky events on campus and in the greater Athens Community. Also, don’t forget to check with your CA/RA for events in your hall!

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#OneUGA


October 18, 2018

#OneUGA is a monthly event sponsored by University Housing and Multicultural Services and Programs that fosters conversation about current issues, diversity, and inclusion. This month’s topic is Native American heritage!

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Student staff members awarded scholarships


October 08, 2018

Two housing student staff members were recognized at the Black Faculty and Staff Organization’s 16th annual Founders’ Award Scholarship Luncheon Sept. 19...

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RA recognized as UGA Amazing Student


October 08, 2018

Omowunmi Oni, a resident assistant in East Campus Village (ECV), is planning a career in dentistry, and says she is confident that she was destined to attend UGA because she has received lifelong friendships, great connections and amazing opportunities.

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#OneUGA


October 08, 2018

#OneUGA is a monthly event sponsored by University Housing and Multicultural Services and Programs that fosters conversation about current issues, diversity, and inclusion. This month's topic is social justice and the environment!

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Housing Homecoming for Alumni and Friends


October 01, 2018

Drop by for tours of the newly renovated Russell Hall, music, food and fellowship with fellow alumni. RSVP to housingalumni@uga.edu to receive a special gift at the event.

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#OneUGA


September 18, 2018

Thousands of students. Millions of Stories. One UGA. Join University Housing and Multicultural Services and Programs for monthly discussions about diversity and inclusion. This month's topic: What is Hispanic, Latina/o, Latinx?

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Game day parking advisory


August 22, 2018

The Athletic Association assumes control of certain housing lots on Fridays preceding home football games. Residents may need to move their vehicles to approved lots.

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Room of the year contest


August 21, 2018

Our annual contest is back and bigger than ever—we’re looking for the coolest, most creative, most spirited and smartest spaces on campus and giving you the chance to earn first pick of your on-campus space next year, a ton of cool freebies and the title of Room of the Year.

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For the students


August 14, 2018

UGA Student Affairs comprises 20 different departments, including University Housing, the Dean of Students, Greek Life, the LGBT Resource Center, the University Health Center, Recreational Sports and more. The Student Affairs mission is to inspire students to engage meaningfully, grow intellectually and build character so they will create thriving communities.

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#WelcomeUGA


August 02, 2018

Welcome UGA is a campus-wide collaboration to provide students numerous opportunities in the first six weeks of the fall semester to meet new people, engage with departments and organizations, and learn more about UGA.

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Hall/community councils


August 02, 2018

Serving as an officer in your hall or community council is a great way to gain leadership skills and participate in decision making about programming and policies in University Housing.

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How to move in early


June 06, 2018

We’re recruiting volunteers for move in August 5-6 to welcome new students UGA. You can help make campus move in a smooth and exciting experience for new Bulldogs. This year, we’re working with partners across campus to make move in bigger and better than ever - we need hundreds of volunteers like you!

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Room selection


May 18, 2018

Room selection for fall 2018 is happening soon! Follow along as we show you the process in a new video on our YouTube channel.

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Now hiring first-year vloggers


April 03, 2018

The Dawg Vlog is a collection of student-produced vlogs on housing’s YouTube channel and we’re hiring! Vloggers will be responsible for filming, producing and editing video blogs on various topics throughout the year. Student vloggers provide a unique way of reaching out to peers. The content they create helps promote University Housing and disseminate information to current and future residents. Click below to read more and apply.

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Don't ditch, donate


April 18, 2018

Every year at move out, we host a donation and landfill diversion event, Dawgs Ditch the Dumpster and Donate. This year, the event runs April 20-May 5, and residents are encouraged to donate unwanted clothing, furniture and household items to benefit local organizations.

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Now hiring tour guides


January 08, 2018

University Housing is now hiring full and part-time tour guides for summer. Get a summer job that works around your class schedule and gives you valuable customer service and marketing skills.Being a tour guide is a great way to show your love for Georgia while welcoming new students and their families.

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First-year housing registration


January 05, 2018

Housing registration for first-year students enrolling for summer or fall 2018 is ongoing through April. For most students, room selection works on an appointment system based on when they complete their housing registration. We are committed to housing all incoming first-year students but the earlier students register, the greater number of choices there will be available when choosing a space.

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Russell hall renovation


November 27, 2017

As you may know, University Housing is currently renovating popular high-rise Russell Hall. Closing a building for 14 months that normally houses 970 first-year students and contains more than 30 staff office spaces was a challenge but big changes are already well underway.

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