Grady Students

The Grady College Office of Undergraduate Services is here to provide current and prospective Grady College students with every means available to help them achieve academic excellence, personal autonomy and a strong sense of purpose. From application to graduation, our team is here to assist you. If you have any questions about being a Grady undergraduate student, please feel free to contact one of our team members. Welcome to Grady College and best wishes.

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Academic Advisors
Maria CooperJournalism & PAC Certificate
Journalism, Room 309-B

Carlo FinlaySports Media
Journalism, Room 423

Melissa GarberDirector of Undergraduate Services
Journalism 309-J

Marcella GenutProspective Students
Journalism, Room 312

Ashton Hedrick EdenfieldEntertainment and Media Studies
Journalism, Room 309-H

Krysten LewisPublic Relations & Strategic Health and Risk Communication Certificate
Journalism, Room 309-E

Helen MahanyDouble Dawgs
Journalism, Room 311-B

Michelle McFallsAdvertising
Journalism, Room 309-C

Kajal PatelAdPR
Journalism, Room 311-A


Jennifer T. SmithEntertainment and Media Studies & Journalism
Journalism, Room 312-A

Advising Appointments

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Frequently Asked Questions

(undergraduate students)

Career Services

We know the goal of every college student is to gain an education to position them for a future career. Grady College is fortunate to be one of the few UGA colleges to have its own director of experiential learning, guiding students through opportunities to navigate the future career landscape. Visit the Grady Career Services webpage for more information about how we can help.


Grady Spring convocation at the Classic Center

Grady College convocation honors students graduating each spring and fall. Convocation brings students, faculty, family and friends together to celebrate Grady student achievement and to welcome graduates into their chosen profession.

Please view our graduation webpage for more details.

UGA Health and Student Care

Student reading in the Media Garden

The University of Georgia offers a variety of wellness and mental health resources for its students:

Savannah Rabin, 21, an advertising major, forms a tweet in honor of News Engagement Day at the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication in Athens, Georgia on Wednesday, October 4, 2016 in Athens, Georgia. (Photo/Hannah Brown,

Social Media Connection

Discover all the ways to connect with Grady College via social media.

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Grady College Listservs

Pre-Grady students, current Grady students and Alumni: stay up-to-date with Grady College. Register for our listservs here.

Study Abroad & Domestic Field Studies