Academic Partnerships & Initiatives
Matthew Waller
Chief of Staff, Student Affairs

Our students come from a wide variety of backgrounds and may experiences different challenges and hardships while at UGA. These resources provide an overview of Student Affairs support services available to students.

Report a Concern for a Student

Student Care and Outreach provides individualized assistance and tailored interventions to students experiencing complex and extenuating circumstances.

CAPS Counseling and Psychiatric Services

Provides short-term care for individuals and couples.

Financial Hardship Resources

Guidance and resources to help students understand all of the available options in times of financial hardship.

Student Emergency Fund

The UGA Student Emergency Fund is available to provide limited, one-time financial assistance to enrolled students who are unable to meet immediate, essential expenses because of temporary hardship related to an emergency situation.


Free wellness and mental health resources.

Hardship Withdrawals

Student Care and Outreach shares options and resources for students experiencing situations that may require a hardship withdrawal.

UGA Food Pantry

The UGA Food Pantry provides non-perishable & refrigerated food items to students in need.


EMBARK@UGA is a campus-wide initiative providing support for college students who have experienced foster care and/or homelessness.

International Student Orientation

An orientation designed specifically to assist international students in their transition to Athens and UGA.

International Tax Assistance Program ($)

Assistance for international students in the United States needing to file tax paperwork.

LGBTRC Library

A library of books, videos, journals, magazines, and brochures available for check out.

Student Veterans Orientation

Overview of the wealth of resources and coaching programs for student veterans.