Office of Government Relations
Contact Details

University of Georgia
Office of Government Relations
198 Waddell Street
Athens, GA 30601

Phone: (706) 542-8096
Fax: (706) 542-8101

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UGA's incoming freshman class has already set new academic records @universityofga…
Great to spend the evening with #sec colleagues from @Mizzou @TAMU and @APLU_GovAffairs
An honor to have Governor Deal on Griffin campus for turf grass field day. We are grateful for his support of UGA!
Thanks @england_terry for attending turf grass field day on Griffin campus. A great friend to agriculture and UGA!
Thank you @repjohnbarrow for hosting @universityofga at 12th District Day, Great to be w/ colleagues from @GeorgiaSouthern @GeorgiaRegents

The Office of Government Relations serves as the primary point of contact between the University of Georgia and local, state and federal government offices and legislative bodies. Our Office works with elected officials, executive branch leaders and other universities to develop and implement strategies and programs to achieve public funding goals, and to foster positive and effective ongoing relationships, while improving the understanding of and support for the University's academic, research, technological, and public service goals. 


UGA First-Year Students Set Academic Criteria Records

The University of Georgia will open its doors this fall to a first-year class that has broken the high ceiling on academic criteria set by previous classes.

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UGA in DC Reception

More than 500 congressional staff, alumni, and supporters of the university attended the UGA in DC reception.

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UGA Developed Turfgrass Takes Center Stage at World Cup

When the world's best soccer players make their way onto the world stage next week, chances are they'll once again be playing on a University of Georgia-bred turfgrass.

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Georgia Legislators and Staff Visit Campus During Congressional Recess

U.S. Reps. Doug Collins (R-09) and Tom Graves (R-14) visit UGA and learn about critical research projects.

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U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island Visits UGA’s Marine Institute at Sapelo Island

U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island met with scientists, coastal managers and community leaders at the University of Georgia's Marine Institute on Sapelo Island April 23 as part of his Climate Change Road Trip, a multi-state tour along the Southeast Coast.

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UGA License Plates Raise Over $300,000 for Need-Based Scholarships

University of Georgia license plates have raised $314,030 for student scholarships in a little over six months.

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Georgia Legislative Actions Positive for UGA

The Georgia General Assembly adjourned on March 20th after passing a fiscal year 2015 state budget that includes a spending increase for higher education and salary increases for University System of Georgia faculty and staff.

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