“Thank you for your tremendous efforts to adapt, persevere, and succeed. I could not be prouder of how our University community is working together during this ongoing crisis.”
Just because you’re not on campus doesn’t mean you can’t connect with your adviser. The Advising at a Distance guide offers instructions for remote advising and resources for registration, accessing your advising plan and a directory of offices ready to assist you.
The Disability Resource Center continues to support its students while instruction is online. Information about assistive technology resources, connecting with your coordinator, and accessing services from home is available on their website.
The Division of Academic Enhancement has developed resources to assist in your academic success. To get ready for success in an online class, visit the DAE at a Distance page where you can learn more about adjusting to online classes, academic coaching, tutoring and more.
We know the pandemic has significantly affected your ability to complete experiential learning requirements and you may have questions about non-traditional coursework. The Experiential Learning at a Distance page connects you with information about service-learning, experiential learning and CURO.
Classes will be taught face-to-face with social distancing. This will look different, depending upon classes and subject areas. For example, in some cases, students will attend every session in person but will meet with their professor online for office hours. In other cases, some students will attend class in-person with others attending online, typically by rotation; and in yet others, faculty may deliver online lectures with in-person breakout sessions. A variety of options are available, and faculty members will use the approach or approaches best suited to their classes.
Did you know you can still access ebooks, articles, journals, special collections and other library resources while you’re study at home? Chat online with a librarian for research help and learn more about library resources on the COVID-19 section of the University Libraries website.
Campus Messages regarding Instruction Info
The University System of Georgia advises that instruction at all USG institutions will continue to be offered in a remote format, with only limited exceptions, through the summer term.
All USG institutions will move to online instruction for all courses for the remainder of the semester with extremely limited exceptions.
Official information regarding UGA operations to be shared through Archnews and coronavirus website.
Frequently Asked Questions about Instruction Info
Classes offered in Spring 2021 will continue to follow in-person instruction with social distancing. Classes will be offered in a mix of in-person, hybrid, and online formats. Faculty interactions with students are essential in all our instructional formats and should remain a priority. However, the trajectory of the pandemic remains unpredictable, and we must be prepared to adopt a different approach on short notice.
All on-campus classes and activities will continue to require social distancing measures that are currently in place unless guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) changes. Per USG guidance, all individuals must wear a face covering in campus buildings, unless granted an accommodation. Details about social distancing and face coverings that were announced in August 2020 will continue to be in effect.
The bookstore has provisions in place for students who need to rent, buy, or return textbooks. Visit the UGA bookstore website and click on the red banner at the top of the page to access this information.
Campus buildings are open only to essential employees. The University of Georgia has resources available for qualified students. Send an email request to firstname.lastname@example.org to request a computer and/or hotspot. In the body of the email, simply state your name, 81x, and that you need a computer and/or hotspot.
The Office of Instruction has created a Teaching and Learning Continuity website that provides tips and tools to help you move your classes to an online format. Through this website you’ll also be able to access an online course designed to help you make the transition. If you need additional help or a one-on-one consultation to help you move your courses online, please contact the Center for Teaching and Learning. In addition, the University Libraries has also posted resources for faculty moving instruction online.