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University of Georgia Location, Campus Life, & Housing Information

Athens, GA

Location and Setting


Athens Population
119,980
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Atlanta
Campus Size
767 acres

Weather

Temperature
32 average low in January, 87 average high in September
Rain
111 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
Athens
Nearest Train Station
80 mile(s) from campus in Atlanta

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
32% of all students
Housing Requirements
Freshmen are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
68%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
White English Bulldog
School Colors
Red and black

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Equestrian Sports x x    
Golf   x x x
Gymnastics x x    
Soccer x x    
Softball x x    
Swimming And Diving x x x x
Tennis x x x x
Track And Field x x x x
Volleyball x x    
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Equestrian Sports x x
Golf   x
Gymnastics x x
Soccer x x
Softball x x
Swimming And Diving x x
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball x x
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x x
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Equestrian Sports    
Golf x x
Gymnastics    
Soccer    
Softball    
Swimming And Diving x x
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
archery, badminton, cheerleading, crew, fencing, golf, lacrosse, rugby, sailing, ultimate Frisbee, water polo
Men's Club Sports
archery, badminton, cheerleading, crew, equestrian sports, fencing, gymnastics, ice hockey, lacrosse, rugby, sailing, soccer, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo, wrestling

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, football, golf, racquetball, soccer, softball, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, intramural sports, recreational sports program, tate movie screening, university union, red coat band
Sororities
31% of women participate
Fraternities
20% of men participate
ROTC
Army ROTC offered on campus, Air Force ROTC offered on campus

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