August 15, 2016

Guiding Students to Major Choices

On behalf of all the OVPI units and programs that support student and faculty success, welcome back! And a very special welcome to our new faculty, more than 100 or so of whom I met at orientation last week. We know you received a lot of new information, so if at any point you have questions, please feel free to get in touch with me or any of our units in the Office of the Vice President for Instruction. … more

August 3, 2016

Paving the Way for Student Success

Summer is a very busy period in the OVPI and this summer has been no exception. Undergraduate Admissions just completed the last orientation session this week for more than 5,400 first-year students in what is likely to be another very diverse and highly qualified class of students. We’re also wrapping up our Freshman College Summer Experience program aimed at transitioning high school students to college. With 261 first-year students, this program saw just over a 20% increase in enrollment over last year. … more

July 25, 2016

Exploratory Center

For the first time ever on the University of Georgia campus, students will have a central place to go for advising assistance for deciding on majors for career choices that are the best fit for them. The new Exploratory Center for academic advising, which officially opens on the first day of fall semester classes on Aug. … more

June 29, 2016

Summer is in full swing!

 UGA is the place to be this summer! Thanks to all your efforts, our preliminary data indicate that our total enrollment this summer has increased over 9 percent compared to 2015. We are offering nearly 2,300 unique courses, including over 300 online classes (an increase of about 85 percent over last year). … more

May 12, 2016

Thanks for a great year!

Congratulations! We made it to the end of a year of great academic achievement. Thanks for all your contributions over the last several months to improve student learning and setting the bar higher for our incoming students. We couldn't have done it without you! … more