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Support Student Affairs

The Student Affairs Development Office facilitates and coordinates private support of students through the Division. Many students, parents, and alumni are not aware that nearly 60% of UGA's annual budget is comprised of public and private grants and contracts and the generous contributions of individual, corporate, and foundation donors. Expanding and improving the quality of the University of Georgia's education depends on committed investments by those who are interested in the wellbeing, development and success of UGA students.

We welcome private gifts to programs and services that support students at the University of Georgia. Private gifts benefit students through numerous initiatives:

  • Student leadership development
  • Freshmen transition programs
  • Student organization support
  • Minority recruitment and retention programs
  • Student health services, research, and education
  • Peer education programs
  • Greek leadership programs
  • Student disability resources
  • Need-based scholarships
  • Facility construction

Make a Gift to the Student Affairs Fund

Individual and corporate recognition opportunities are availabile in the Tate Student Center and the University Health Center. For more information please contact:

Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs
306 Memorial Hall / Athens, GA 30602
Phone: 706-542-3564 / Fax: 706-542-8225

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Expand Section Make regular payments by EFT

This option allows donors to make regular payments by electronic funds transfer from their banking institutions or by way of credit card charges. Download the form here. Be sure to designate your gift to the Student Affairs Fund. 

Expand Section Gifts by wills, bequests, and other ways of giving

Gift planning is finding ways to make charitable gifts now or after your lifetime while enjoying financial benefits for yourself. Planned gifts are sometimes referred to as "stop-and-think" gifts because they require some planning and, often, help from your professional advisors. Unlike cash donations, they are typically made from assets in your estate. UGA has put together an easy-to-use website to help you with your planned gift.

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Senior Signature

Seniors can designate a gift to their favorite Student Affairs program through the Senior Signature program. Look for campaign representatives at Tate Plaza before Spring Commencement. Or  you may fill out this form to give now! A minimum gift totaling $50 is required to be included on your class plaque. ($20 for Senior Signature and an additional gift of $30 or more to a Student Affairs program that impacted your student experience.) Download the form here.

Take the Class Challenge

Students who make a minimum $20 gift and Take the Class Challenge in honor of their future graduating class are doing their part to make a difference at UGA. Making a class challenge gift is also how students can become a part of the Student Alumni Association (SAA). SAA students are able to take advantage of special events, giveaways, and networking opportunities throughout the year. The class challenge gift can go to support the Student Affairs programs that had the greatest impact on your student experience. Fill out this form to take the class challenge. Download the form here.

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Further Your Impact

Spread your gift payments over time. For example, a monthly gift of only $8.33 is a $100 gift to help Student Affairs. UGA faculty & staff have the convenience of requesting deductions each payroll period. Regular payments may also be scheduled by authorizing credit card transactions or fund transfers from a banking institution