Centers, Institutes & Programs

  • African American Cultural Center

    Centers, Institutes & ProgramsStudents

    The African American Cultural Center (AACC) exists to assist the University in its mission of creating an inclusive and welcoming environment for African American students. The Cultural Center provides a venue where students of the African Diaspora can network with one another, meet new people, learn about their cultural heritage and traditions, display their talents, and implement programs. The AACC also promotes academic excellence in all students through the Abeneefoo Kuo Honor Society and the Rite of Sankofa Graduation programs.

  • African Studies Institute

    Centers, Institutes & ProgramsStudents

    The primary goals of the Institute embrace the enhancement of the teaching of courses with a rich African content, initiation of new courses and degree programs in African Studies, collaboration in research opportunities in and about Africa, and the expansion of current and creation of studies abroad, student and faculty exchanges, and continuing education and outreach programs between African institutions and the University of Georgia.

  • Asian American Student Association

    Centers, Institutes & ProgramsStudents

    The Asian American Student Association at the University of Georgia (AASA) is organized for the purpose of promoting and providing a cultural and political awareness of Asian and Asian American customs and diversity within the University and local community.

  • Black Affairs Council

    Centers, Institutes & ProgramsStudents

    BAC focuses on cultivating leadership, character, and dexterity. We will continue to be a stimulus for the University of Georgia and Athens-Clarke county community. BAC is dedicated to living the legacy and fulfilling the dream and we hope you too will be a part of our growth and progression.

  • Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies

    Centers, Institutes & ProgramsStudentsFaculty/StaffEthnicity & Culture

    Welcome to The Latin American and Caribbean Studies Institute (LACSI) at The University of Georgia! LACSI brings Latin American and Caribbean culture to the UGA campus by sponsoring educational activities, artistic performances, interdisciplinary research, teaching, and public service projects, in coordination with Latin Americanists from UGA, other Universities, the community at large, and abroad.

  • Center for Latino Achievement and Success in Education

    Centers, Institutes & ProgramsStudents

    The Center for Latino Achievement and Success in Education (CLASE) is an educational research and development center at the University of Georgia.

  • Department of Intercultural Affairs

    Centers, Institutes & ProgramsStudents

    Intercultural Affairs (ICA) is characterized by its student centered support of academic excellence, advocacy, and intercultural education.  Working from a foundation where everyone is intercultural, the department supports the institutional mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive environment for all students and members of the surrounding community.

  • Disability Resource Center

    Student ServicesCenters, Institutes & ProgramsStudents

    The Disability Resource Center assists the University in fulfilling its commitment to educate and serve students with disabilities who qualify for admission. The Disability Resource Center coordinates and provides a variety of academic and support services to students. Our mission is to promote equal educational opportunities and a welcoming academic, physical, and social environment for students with disabilities at The University of Georgia.

  • Graduate School

    Centers, Institutes & ProgramsStudentsAdmissions

    Prior to the formal establishment of the Graduate School, courses of postgraduate status were offered under the control of a faculty committee on graduate studies. In 1910, the formal organization of graduate studies into a Graduate School was authorized.

  • Hispanic Student Association

    Centers, Institutes & ProgramsStudents

    In 1991, the Hispanic Student Association (HSA) was established with the sponsorship of Multicultural Services and Programs (MSP) to promote diversity and cultural awareness on campus.  As part of MSP, HSA continues to achieve its goals by building a cooperative relationship between members who appreciate various aspects of Latino culture with Latino and non-Latino student support and activism.

  • Institute for African American Studies

    Centers, Institutes & ProgramsStudents

    The Institute for African American Studies has evolved at The University of Georgia as an academic program of study since 1969, though its current status dates from 1992. It is dedicated to the production of creative research on the achievements of African Americans and to exciting instruction for a diverse community of thinkers.

  • Institute for Women’s Studies

    Centers, Institutes & ProgramsGender

    The University of Georgia Institute for Women’s Studies provides a feminist interdisciplinary perspective on women and gender.

  • Institute of Native American Studies

    Centers, Institutes & ProgramsStudents

    The core of INAS' instructional mission is its undergraduate and graduate certificate programs. These programs permit students to earn UGA degrees in any field, while earning a separate credential attesting to special expertise in Native American Studies.

  • Multicultural Services and Programs

    Centers, Institutes & ProgramsStudents

    We at MSP believe that every student has a story to tell and that each and every story is unique. Multiculturalism is not about race. It is about individual people with individual stories to tell. Someone from rural South Georgia has a different story than someone from Los Angeles, New York, or Atlanta. All of these stories make up the wonderfully diverse community of UGA.

  • Office of International Education

    Centers, Institutes & ProgramsStudents

    The Office of International Education (OIE) is dedicated to promoting international understanding through study abroad, research, curriculum development, and the exchange of international students, scholars, and faculty.

  • Office of Undergraduate Admissions

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    From here on out, you'll find a whole new world of possibilities. In 1785, the Georgia General Assembly chartered the first state-supported university in the United States. More than 200 years later, the University of Georgia remains a national leader in higher education.