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The University of Georgia Graduate School hosts several recruitment events throughout the year. For a list of events and dates, please click On-Campus Graduate School Recruitment Events.

Department visits

Departments and graduate programs may also host campus visit days (On-Campus Graduate Program Specific Recruitment Events)and individual student visits. Contact your department’s Graduate Coordinator for more information and to schedule a visit.


  • Schedule a campus tour through the UGA Visitors Center
  • Take a guided bus tour with the Athens Heritage Tour or Museum Mile Tour, or schedule a customized tour tailored to your specific interests. Sight see at your own pace with one of six self-guided tours.

Schedule a visit for your student group

The Graduate School hosts campus visits for groups of students visiting from other universities and colleges. For more information, please contact the Office of Recruitment and Diversity Initiatives or call (706) 542-6416.

Useful Resources for Prospective Students
Off-Campus Recruitment Events
2019-2020 Event Location
July 25, 2019 General Motors Roswell Graduate School Fair Roswell, GA
August 8, 2019 2019 ORISE/ORNL Graduate Student Recruitment Fair Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge, TN
August 12, 2019 UGA Graduate School Orientation Classic Center Athens, GA
August 19-23, 2019 Puerto Rico Recruitment Tour San Juan, Puerto Rico
September 4, 2019 FAMU Feeder Conference Tallahassee, FL
September 19 – 21, 2019 National GEM Consortium Annual Conference Chicago, IL
October 1, 2019 AUCC Graduate Recruitment Fair Atlanta, GA
October 5-7, 2019 Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities Chicago, IL
October 9, 2019 Georgia College & State University Milledgeville, GA
October 16, 2019 Dalton State College Recruitment Fair Dalton, GA
October 17, 2019 Kennesaw State University Kennesaw, GA
October 19, 2019 Fort Valley State University Fort Valley, GA
October 22, 2019 IDEALIST Atlanta, GA
October 29, 2019 Georgia State University Atlanta, GA
November 6, 2019 North Carolina A & T State University Greensboro, NC

Recruitment & Diversity Initiatives (706) 542-9648 [office]

On-Campus Graduate Program Specific Recruitment Events

UGA School of Social Work

Upcoming Information Sessions

For questions, please contact Mumbi Mwaura,  706-542-5450. You may also visit

Master of Social Work – Athens Campus

For applicants interested in the Full-Time or Advanced Standing MSW degree program at the Athens Campus (279 Williams Street, Athens GA 30602). Programs Offered: Advanced Standing 1 Year Program, Full-Time 2 Year Program

Thursday, September 19, 2019 Location: Ground Floor Lounge (5:30pm- 7pm) RSVP: UGAMSWFullTimeSeptSession 

Wednesday, October 9, 2019; Location: Ground Floor Lounge (5:30-7:00 PM) RSVP: UGAMSWFullTimeOctSession

Wednesday, November 6, 2019; Location: Ground Floor Lounge (5:30-7:00 PM)  RSVP: UGAMSWFullTimeNovSession


Gwinnett Campus

For applicants interested in Extended-time Programs at the UGA Gwinnett Campus (2530 Sever Road, Lawrenceville, GA 30043). Programs Offered: Extended-Time 3 or 4 Year MSW Program, Advanced Standing Extended-Time 2 Year MSW Program

Thursday, September 12, 2019; Room 108 5:30-71:00 PM RSVP: GAMSWExtendedSeptSession  

Tuesday, October 3, 2019 Lunch Provided! Room 119 12:00-1:30 pm RSVP: UGAMSWExtendedTimeOctSession  

Thursday, November 7, 2019; Room 108 5:30-7:00 PM RSVP: UGAMSWExtendedTimeNovSession


Webinar Information Sessions

Learn about the University of Georgia’s School of Social Work MSW program during a one-hour webinar. On the day of the webinar, you may attend virtually by visiting the links provided. You may also dial in. Please use the following form to submit any questions you have prior to the webinar-UGAMSWWebinarQuestions   

Monday, September 23, 2019 (12:00–1:00 PM)

No RSVP required- Use the following link to attend on the day of the event:

Or Dial: 571-392-7650 PIN: 749 444 0955


Thursday, October 10, 2019 (12:00–1:00 PM)

No RSVP required- Use the following link to attend on the day of the event:

Or Dial: 571-392-7650 PIN: 181 789 0526

The PhD program at the UGA School of Social Work will have an informational webinar on Friday, September 6th, 12:00 pm -1:00 pm. No RSVP required. Join Online: (Dial In: 571-392-7650  PIN: 154 850 1572)


Lamar Dodd School of Art

Open Studios

Saturday, November 16th. 

For more information contact Dr. Isabelle Wallace @



On-Campus Graduate School Recruitment Events

Terrell Hall


Preparing for Graduate School Workshop

For September 26, 2019

Time: 4:00 – 6:15 pm

Location: 348 Miller Learning Center


The Preparing for Graduate School Workshop is for students interested in graduate education at the University of Georgia. This workshop is designed to provide students with tools and information necessary to apply and succeed at graduate school. Topics include:

  • Benefits of earning a graduate degree
  • Application and Admissions process
  • Sources for financial assistance and funding your graduate education


Peach State LSAMP Conference

October 4, 2019


The STEM Innovators Conference 2019 will hold sessions for both professional development and enhancement featuring concurrent oral and poster presentations from undergraduate student research. The exhibitor fair will include numerous graduate schools, government agencies, corporations and businesses that will be on-site to recruit students and expose them to opportunities in their respective programs.


UGA Gwinnett Campus

Graduate School Open House

October 26, 2019

Graduate and Professional Open House on the UGA Gwinnett Campus: Saturday, October 26, from 9 AM to Noon. Do you have friends and colleagues who want to follow in your footsteps and earn a graduate degree from the University of Georgia? Encourage them to attend our Open House on Saturday, October 26. Representatives of UGA’s graduate programs and non-degree professional programs offered in Gwinnett will be here starting at 9:00 AM, along with special presentations from the Grad School Admissions Office and the Office of Financial Aid. We’ll have free parking, breakfast, and plenty of coffee for all who attend! Please share this notice with colleagues, family, and friends. They can register online easily. Additional questions can be directed to Ben Hall, Assistant Director of the UGA Gwinnett Campus, at



Accepted Students Day

Accepted Students Day is held twice each spring for students who have been accepted into a UGA graduate program. This event is designed to provide an introduction to graduate studies at UGA, timely and important information about university resources from campus representatives, and an overview of steps to take to ensure a worry-free transition into your studies here at UGA. Topics covered include:

  • Adjustment to graduate studies
  • Funding your graduate education
  • Housing options
  • The City of Athens

This event also includes graduate student panel, lunch, and pre-arrival and post-arrival “To-Do” checklists.



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