Welcome Back Events

Whether it’s your first day or you’re happy to be returning to the building, spend some time connecting with your peers!

  • Stop by the Peyton Anderson Forum (PAF), room 238, to grab a snack and say hello on your way to class! On Wednesday, we will be set up outside the PAF. Wednesday, August 17 – Friday, August 19, 9:30a.m. – 3p.m. 
  • Craving a donut? Have one with Dean Davis on the third floor! Monday, August 22, 10a.m. – 12p.m.
  • Stop by the PAF for your afternoon iced coffee! Tuesday, August 30, 1p.m. – 4p.m.
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Follow Us

We have an active and vibrant social media presence on a variety of platforms:

Get Involved

Our students are involved with a variety of industry-related clubs offering networking opportunities, alumni speakers and client projects to practice important skills. Watch your email for updates on the meeting schedules of all these groups.

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Meet Your Advisors

Talking with your advisor is key to staying on track and informed on your class schedule. We have had changes on our advising team since last year, so make sure you know with whom to connect. Our advisors and their departments are (from left to right): Maria Cooper (Journalism), Michelle McFalls (Advertising), Krysten Lewis (Public Relations), Marcella Genut (Prospective Students), Ashton Hedrick (EMST), Jennifer Thompson Smith (Journalism and EMST), Helen Mahany (Double Dawgs) and Kajal Patel (ADPR). Not pictured: Brittney Minor (director of undergraduate services).

Important information about scheduling an appointment to see your advisor

Find a Mentor

The UGA Mentor program makes it easy to find a member of our alumni community to connect with for the semester.

Screenshot of Maria Taylor giving a speech on the importance of mentorship.For the full video visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bMjUG6NUla4
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Connect with Career Services

Career Services offers a wealth of opportunities for your road to success—career fairs, weekly internship newsletters, resume workshops, onsite career consultations and more.

Know Where you are Going

New to our building? We admit our building is not the easiest to navigate, especially when walking from floor to floor.

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Know Where to Find Help

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

Read "College Connection"

“College Connection” is our weekly eNewsletter keeping you updated on upcoming events taking place around the College. Stay informed and read it each week. Students should be automatically registered to receive it, but if you don’t, please register here.

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Stay Updated on COVID

Stay updated on the UGA and Grady College’s response to COVID in the following places:

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