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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@ugagr intern, Gina Mackey, got to spend a few minutes w UGA alum & 14th District Congressman @RepTomGraves
Live streaming @universityofga President Jere W. Morehead's State of the University Address at UGA in Washington
Congrats to the @ugadcsemester students who begin their internships on Capitol Hill this week #ugainwashington
Thanks @RepWestmoreland staff for coming by UGA in Washington today, we look forward to working with you this year.
We had a great visit at the new UGA in Washington facility with President Morehead yesterday

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. 


Lawmakers Explore 2015 Legislative Agenda During 29th Biennial Institute

Members of the Georgia General Assembly convened in Athens Dec. 7-9 for the 29th Biennial Institute for Georgia Legislators, coordinated by the University of Georgia's Carl Vinson Institute of Government to help lawmakers prepare for the next legislative cycle.

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UGA Marks Beginning of Baldwin Hall Expansion and Renovation Project

The roughly $8 million project, with funding approved by the Georgia General Assembly, includes construction of a 10,800-square-foot Baldwin Hall Annex and renovations to the existing building.

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University of Georgia Sets Record Graduation Rates

The six-year graduation rate has reached a record 84.6 percent, up from 83.2 percent a year ago. The five- and four-year rates also reached record levels in 2014.

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UGA Ranked Among Top 20 Public Universities by U.S. News & World Report

The University of Georgia continues to rank among the nation's elite public research universities, according to U.S. News & World Report, which placed the institution at No. 20 on the list contained in its Best Colleges 2015 edition.

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Concussion Research, Caterpillar Plant Tour Among Highlights of 2014 Federal Legislative Retreat

A recap of the 2014 Federal Legislative Retreat

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University of Georgia Breaks Ground on State-of-the-Art Science Facility

In a ceremony that included remarks by state and university leaders, the University of Georgia broke ground on its newest state-of-the-art learning facility, the 122,500-square-foot Science Learning Center.

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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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