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Prospective student housing tours

COVID-19 Update:  Currently, there are no on-campus tours of residence halls, but we are pleased to offer the options below to anyone interested in seeing University Housing facilities. 

Virtual tours

Check out the Explore Options page for photos, videos, immersive 360° images, 360° guided video tours, room dimensions, and floor plans for each of our halls and apartments.

UGA campus tours

When you enroll in college, you are choosing a three-dimensional academic experience, a campus, a city, a culture and a community. The University of Georgia community is driven by students, faculty and staff who are committed to greatness. We would love to have you be a part of it.

Visit the UGA Visitors Center site for more information on escorted tours, self-guided tours, virtual tours, video chats with tour leaders, Q&A panels with current students, and more!

Plan your day

Some tips on for how to plan your visit to the University of Georgia in Athens!

UGA app

The UGA app is helpful for students and visitors alike. It features helpful information about transportation, parking, campus locations, and more. It’s available for iOS and Android devices:

Transportation

Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport is approximately 75 miles from Athens and about (depending on traffic) a 90 minute drive.

Ground transportation options from Atlanta include rental cars as well as shuttles like Groome, who pick up and drop off at the The University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education and Hotel.

The UGA Campus Transit bus system is free for the UGA community and visitors.

Visitors have a variety of free and fee-based parking options when visiting campus. Get more information at Transportation and Parking Services.

AirportAtlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport is approximately 75 miles from Athens and about (depending on traffic) a 90 minute drive.
Cars/ShuttlesGround transportation options from Atlanta include rental cars as well as shuttles like Groome, who have pick-up and drop-off at the The University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education and Hotel.
Local TransitThe UGA Campus Transit bus system is free for the UGA community and visitors.
ParkingVisitors have a variety of free and fee-based parking options when visiting campus. Get more information at Transportation and Parking Services.

Driving directions from Atlanta

I-85 to SR 316

  • Take I-85 North from Atlanta to GA 316 (Exit #106).
  • Follow 316 East for approximately 40 miles to the Athens Perimeter (Loop 10).
  • Bear right on Loop 10, traveling east.
  • After approximately 6 miles, take Exit #8 (Lexington Rd./Oconee St.).
  • Turn Left. Oconee St. becomes Broad St. and goes directly into downtown Athens.

I-20

  • Take I-20 East to Conyers.
  • Exit onto GA 138 East (Exit #82).
  • Then take GA 78 East.
  • Exit right onto GA 316 and proceed on GA 316 to the Athens Perimeter (Loop 10).
  • Bear right on Loop 10, traveling east.
  • After approximately 6 miles, take Exit #8 (Lexington Rd./Oconee St.).
  • Turn Left. Oconee St. becomes Broad St. and goes directly into downtown Athens.

SR 78 East

  • Take GA 78 East. Exit right onto GA 316 and proceed on GA 316 to the Athens Perimeter (Loop 10).
  • Bear right on Loop 10, traveling east.
  • After approximately 6 miles, take Exit #8 (Lexington Rd./Oconee St.).
  • Turn Left. Oconee St. becomes Broad St. and goes directly into downtown Athens.

Where to stay

The University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education and Hotel

When you visit campus, continue your tour experience with a stay at the official hotel of the University of Georgia. Located in the center of campus and within walking distance of multiple attractions, the Georgia Center is a prime destination for visitors. The Georgia Center also offers a free shuttle for guests that will take you around campus and Athens.

Other options

Large and small, boutique to basic, Athens offers a spectrum of choices for lodging accommodations. Check the Athens Convention and Visitors Bureau site for more information.

Dining options

Athens has dozens of restaurants serving a variety of cuisine for all palates. Most can accommodate diners with food allergies or particular diets. Explore what Athens has to offer with Google Maps or visit the Athens Convention and Visitors Bureau.

For a more authentic campus experience, why not visit one of the award-winning dining halls? Dining Services offers five residential locations as well as several retail and market locations throughout campus (and a food truck!), each offering delicious fare at an excellent value. Don’t go home hungry!