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G eorgia Visitor’s Guide University of

Volume 5, 2012-2013 Publisher Harry Montevideo Advertising Director Natalie McClure Editor & Designer Ed Morales Creative Director Dan Roth Business Manager Erin Beasley Account Executives Dana Cox, Hannah Couch, Patrick Klibanoff, Morgan McClung, Eric Redderoth, Scott Silva, Melissa Volpe Photographers Renee Aylworth, Michael Barone, Wes Blankenship, Kristie Densmore, A.J. Reynolds, Daniel Shirey, Sean Taylor, Evan Stichler, Dina Zolan

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Essentials

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Arts & Sciences

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Athletics

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The places you must see during your visit Paintings and prehistoric finds abound across campus grounds Facilities showcase the games that Bulldogs play

Great Outdoors

Lush spots to find your time in the sun

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Places where the big dog can grab a bite

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Find our where you stand

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Leave your stuff here, stay for a while

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Plan your perfect day within the campus confines

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Plenty of shopping, food and drink a stone’s throw from campus

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Every season in Athens offers up a festival of some sort

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Quirky spots around town

Campus Eats

Campus Map Housing

Special events

Downtown Athens

Annual celebrations Unusual Sights

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UGA | essentials

The Places You Must See

For any visitor these are the spots first on the list, the go-tos. These are the essentials.

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Every university campus has them – revered and remarkable points of pride. A campus the size of the University of Georgia (a sturdy 389 buildings on 759 sprawling acres) boasts a bevy of such spots, but among those are a few that stand out, pushed to the forefront by history and prominence. They are the symbols and landmarks that make UGA familiar from afar.

The Arch

If you walk under The Arch as a freshman, legend has it you’ll never graduate. Sitting at the front of North Campus, across from the bustle of downtown Athens on the corner of Broad Street and College Avenue, the wrought-iron Arch was commissioned in 1858 and patterned after the one located on Georgia’s Great Seal. A representation of the state constitution, The Arch’s columns represent wisdom, justice and moderation. It’s incorporated into the official university logo and its image is seen on just about anything the university produces. Originally it held heavy gates that were closed to secure the campus, but they disappeared sometime around 1885. In 1946, two electric lights were added to the top, and it was moved about six feet away from the street. According to legend, university alumnus Daniel Huntley Redfearn (Class of 1910) arrived in Athens in the early 1900s with only a trunk, a suitcase and less than $200.


essentials | UGA university’s first real gymnasium in 1888. During the Civil War, the building was converted by federal troops into the headquarters for the provost-marshal government. Today the two societies hold periodic debates from their second-floor meeting halls. Built in 1832, the Chapel was once the main center of campus activities. A daily religious service, which students were required to attend, was held there, as were assemblies and commencements. A Bell Tower originally crowned Left: Sanford Stadium seats almost 93,000 screamthe roof, but in 1913 was found to be ing fans on sunny Saturdays. Above: The Main rotten and was removed. The bell, Library is home to many UGA treasures. which rang for chapel, for the beginning and end of class, and in emergencies, was placed at the top of a wooden tower at the back of the Chapel. Now the bell is rung only to mark athletic victories or other special occasions. A sundial in front of the Chapel marks the North Campus Quad site of Toombs Oak. A senator and Confederate general, Robert Debaters and athletes roamed these parts, marked by sundials Toombs began his career by being expelled from the university for speeches that never were, and bells for winners only. in 1825. As the story goes, he reappeared at commencement Walk through The Arch and the green space opens up, dotted and spoke so eloquently under the oak tree that the audience by oak and elm trees, surrounded by buildings marking UGA’s left the Chapel to hear him. The incident, first recounted in a by beginnings. Past the Holmes/Hunter Academic Building stands Henry W. Grady (class of 1868), sounds just like the mercurial, Demosthenian Hall (1824), a meeting spot for members of the impetuous Toombs — but it never happened. Demosthenian Literary Society, a society founded in 1803 for the promotion of extemporaneous speaking. In 1820, some members broke with the society and formed the Phi Kappa Literary Sanford Stadium Society, simply known by Demosthenians as the “Society across Surrounded by hedges, it hosts Georgia victories, Olympic the way.” Phi Kappa Hall’s (1836) first floor once served as the gold medal games and the remains of eight mascots. As he approached The Arch for the first time, he vowed he would not walk under it until he had a diploma in hand. He kept his word, even as a freshman hazing ritual called for him to run with classmates under The Arch in his underwear before the Georgia Tech football game (He ran with his classmates, but ran around The Arch). One of his professors learned of the promise and announced it to his classes, starting the tradition – which became limited to freshmen – that holds to this day. Redfearn never forgot the inspiration he found in The Arch and provided in his will that $1,000, the original cost of The Arch, be used for its maintenance and care.

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UGA | essentials Sitting in the heart of campus, Sanford Stadium (D3) has welcomed a steady stream of visitors since Oct. 12, 1929, when an overflow crowd of 30,000 watched Vernon ‘Catfish’ Smith lead the Bulldogs to a 15-0 blanking of Yale. Through the years Sanford has added lights and seats, tripling in capacity and becoming a beacon for 92,746 spectators on Fall Saturdays. But one aspect has remained constant since that Yale game – the sweeping hedges that outline the playing field. The idea to put hedges around the field came from Charlie Morton, a business manager in the Athletic Department. He said he received inspiration for the idea during a visit to the Rose Bowl, where he saw the hedge of roses in that stadium. Roses were not a suitable choice for Athens’ climate, so privet hedges were used. “Between the Hedges” was born. Named for the late S.V. Sanford, former university president and Chancellor of the university system, Sanford was initially open-ended on the East and West sides. Lights were added in 1940, and in 1981 the East end was enclosed and lights were attached to the upper level. A decade later the West end was closed, and expansions in 2003 and 2004 added a second upper deck on the north side and 27 SkySuites. In 1996, Sanford hosted the medal round of the Olympic men’s and women’s soccer competition. Also planted in Sanford, one of the few college stadiums in which the football field is oriented to face East-West as opposed to North-South, are Ugas I-XIII, the university’s mascot. The descendants of the original white Bulldog are buried or entombed in the stadium’s southwest corner.

The Main Library

If you can’t find the information here, it can’t be found. Through its eight floors of shelf after shelf of books, magazines, microfilms and documents, the Main Library (B3) is a targeted place of study on the edge of North Campus. The Main Library collects material in arts and humanities, social sciences and business, but also contains a large government documents collection, media department, and a microform collection. A music research collection is on the 7th floor, while the Digital Library of Georgia is based in the building as well. For years the library housed several special collections, but in 2011 these collections moved to the Richard B. Russell Special Collections Library, located off Baxter Street near the Miller Learning Center. The 115,000 square foot building holds The Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, which consists of the Rare Book and Manuscript Library (120,000 rare books on a variety of subjects as well as six million items of family papers, diaries and letters), the Georgiana Collection (documents on the ongoing history of Georgia) and the University of Georgia Archives.

Tate Student Center, Miller Learning Center and UGA Bookstore

Eat, study, watch movies, study, drink coffee, study, play video games, study . . . Located across from Sanford Stadium, the Tate Student Center (above and C3) provides facilities, services, and programs for the university community. Named for former Dean of Men William Tate, the center debuted in 1983 and is open seven days a week when classes are in session. It contains student organization and staff offices, an information desk, movie theater, National Student Exchange office, food service areas, a print and copy service, business office, UGACard office, study lounge, TV lounges, and meeting, conference, and multipurpose rooms. It also houses office space for student organizations and WUOG, the university’s radio station. An addition to the Tate Center was completed in the summer of 2009. The $60 million expansion includes a parking deck, three floors featuring seating, meeting rooms and a large event venue, print and copy services, a food court and an amphitheater. Outside Tate is the University of Georgia Bookstore (C3) and contains Georgia souvenirs, books, UGA apparel and supplies. Just beyond the bookstore is the Miller Learning Center (C3), a 200,000-square foot electronic library and classroom facility. Built in 2003, the MLC combines an electronic library with research and study space. Study rooms are available for group project work, and a non-circulating collection of books are available for use in the MLC’s Reading Room. A digital media lab is available to edit digital audio and video for multimedia projects and librarians and a computer consultants staff service desks to help with all aspects of research needs.

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arts & sciences | UGA

Paintings and Prehistoric Finds The campus claims the state’s main museum of art and 3,000 pounds of Georgia’s past.

Mixed with the Gothic tinge of southern milieu as well as a profound dedication to the classics, the arts and science culture at the university is deep and storied. Scholars such as Lamar Dodd and Hugh Hodgson made UGA a focal point of arts and music across the world, and their legacies are embodied in the programs created in their names.

Georgia Museum of Art

Where Asian art rooms with southern decor and images of the Renaissance meet Reopened in early 2011 following a massive expansion, the Georgia Museum of Art (above) serves as both an academic museum and the official art museum of Georgia, a role it’s held since it was first opened in 1948, when it was in the basement of an old library on the north campus. GMOA occupies a contemporary building on the university’s east campus. There, 79,000 square feet house more than 8,000 objects in the museum’s permanent collection – which consists of American paintings, primarily 19th and 20th century; American, European, and Asian works on paper; the Samuel H. Kress Study Collection of Italian Renaissance paintings; and growing collections of southern decorative arts and Asian art. Initially the museum’s founder, Alfred Heber Holbrook, donated a collection of 100 American paintings which included works by luminaries such as William Merritt Chase, University of GeorGia visitor’s GUide | 7


UGA | arts & sciences Stuart Davis, Georgia O’Keeffe, Winslow Homer and Theodore Robinson. Holbrook, who began a personal quest to learn about the world of art after his retirement at the age of 70, took a trip to Athens in the 1940s and met Lamar Dodd, head of the university’s art department. The two began a friendship, sharing a joint vision of enriching the visual arts environment in Georgia. Holbrook, clad in a kneelength pink artist’s smock with pipe in hand, attended art classes and GMOA was founded in 1945.

Georgia Museum of Natural History

A study in research, from anthropology to zooarchaeology. For many decades, UGA maintained a number of natural history collections under the aegis of various academic departments. In 1978, the university recognized these collections as the Museum of Natural History, and in 1999, the Georgia General Assembly recognized it as the official state museum of natural history. The museum is the repository for the preservation and study of the tangible evidence of history, culture and natural heritage of the state of Georgia and its people.

Giant Sloth

Witness the last moments of a prehistoric giant It’s not what you’d expect in the lobby of the Boyd Graduate Studies Research Center, but there it is: The skeleton of a giant North American sloth trying to escape the death grip of a Georgia salt marsh. Measuring about 13 feet in length and weighing between 2,500 and 3,000 pounds, the skeleton (bottom left) is the first of a prehistoric animal ever put together in Georgia and only the fourth North American ground sloth known to have been mounted anywhere. The bones were discovered in 1970 during

the construction of Interstate 95 near Brunswick and excavated by university students. One of the students, Albert Brantley, an undergraduate in geology at the time, was chosen to reconstruct and mount the skeleton. He simulated a marsh to recreate the death scene, as the skeleton’s two back feet and one front hand are invisible in the mud while one hand grasps for freedom.

Lamar Dodd School of Art Galleries

Promoting contemporary art as a catalyst for education The Lamar Dodd School of Art (G2) produces rotating exhibitions in its Visual Arts Building that challenge contemporary perceptions of the making of art, and provide a framework for intellectual and creative inquiry. Established and emerging artists, designers, critics and curators of national and international stature are invited to showcase their work, setting them in direct dialogue with university and local audiences. The state of the art facilities is the first building since 1963 designed specifically for the technical needs of diverse studio art programs.

Performing Arts Center

Two stages are set for the world’s best to perform Adjacent to the Georgia Museum of Art, the Performing Arts Center houses two impressive concert halls – Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall and Ramsey Concert Hall – which host some of the finest national and international performers. The Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall is the larger of the two, seating 1,100 in festival-style seating (seats surround the stage). Its superb acoustics complement solo artists as well as chamber ensembles and full symphony orchestras.

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athletics | UGA

Living the Sporting Life

Throughout campus are facilities, laden with trophies, giving all a glimpse to the games students play.

The University of Georgia boasts excellence in academics and richness in history, but an added aspect to the University’s allure can be summed up in four simple words: How ’Bout Them Dogs. The vintage slogan, which became a catch phrase for Bulldog fans worldwide, is still bandied about today and is a symbol of the University’s love for its sports. So get ready for some action, whether you chip, shoot, serve, sprint or swim.

Butts-Mehre Heritage Hall

Ever seen a NCAA Championship Trophy? Want to? Located off Lumpkin Street on the south side of campus, Butts-Mehre Heritage Hall is an 85,000 square foot complex that is all things Georgia football. Serving as the headquarters for both players and coaches – which includes four full-length practice fields, offices, locker rooms, weight room, sports medicine facility, racquet ball court and meeting rooms for each position – the building’s main attraction is the Heritage Museum. Occupying the third and fourth floors, the museum is where Bulldog fans can relive past Georgia gridiron glories. In the rotunda under the domed roof, exhibits include retired jerseys, memorabilia from Heisman Trophy winners, and the shining jewel – the 1980 NCAA National Championship Trophy. Recently upgraded touch-screen displays contain video highlights of Georgia’s football history, and UGA lovers can view an exhibit on the acclaimed mascot. University of GeorGia visitor’s GUide | 9


UGA | athletics It also houses the Larry Munson Trophy Room, featuring awards and trophies Georgia football has gathered through the years. A $40 million expansion of Butts-Mehre was completed in 2010, and includes new strength and conditioning rooms and renovation to the first and second floors. A garden and sculpture commemorating former football coach and athletic director Vince Dooley is adjacent to Butts-Mehre. The statue shows Dooley being carried on the shoulders of players from his 1980 national championship team.

University Golf Course

A public course with a pro pedigree. As beautiful to view as it is challenging to play, the 7,300yard, par 71 Robert Trent Jones course features hilly terrains, strategically placed bunkers and large, undulating greens. Golf Digest has rated it as one of the top 50 public courses in the nation, and it has been host to the Nationwide Tour’s “Athens Classic at UGA” since 2009. The course is characterized by lush bermuda fairways best known for their length. Water guards four of the holes while bunkers border quick, bent grass greens. In past years, it has undergone large-scale renovations, making the greens larger and more undulating. Mounds and pot bunkers also changed the look of the greens and enhanced the challenge of getting to the pins.

Stegeman Coliseum

A history of hoops, and gymnastic mastery. The site of countless Georgia men’s and women’s basketball games, Stegeman Coliseum (at right) has also hosted rhythmic gymnastics and preliminary volleyball matches during the 1996 Summer Olympics, as well as the NCAA gymnastics champion-

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athletics | UGA ships in 1989, 1995 and 2008. Built in 1964 and called the Georgia Coliseum, it was renamed in 1996 to the memory of Herman James Stegeman, former UGA athletics director. The Coliseum is two structures – the roof and the building beneath it – with the only connection between the two an aluminum bellows which seals the joints and permits the rise and fall of the roof with temperature change. Stegeman (capacity 10,523) has undergone several renovations, including expansion of the seating area, new scoreboards and a state-of-the art basketball floor. Visitors can take a gander at the 10 NCAA trophies the Gym Dogs have accumulated throughout the years.

Ramsey Activities Center

A place to swim, spike, lift, run, swim, climb . . . Considered one of the country’s finest all-purpose indoor sports facilities, the Ramsey Center provides practice and competition sites for Georgia’s swimming and diving and volleyball teams. Named the best recreational facility in the country by Sports Illustrated in 1997, the center is a constant reminder of UGA’s commitment to athletic excellence. The facility encompasses 440,000 square feet — the equivalent of five and a half acres — and the variety offered is as vast as the area covered. Four gymnasia, three swimming pools, seven multipurpose rooms, a climbing wall, 10 racquetball courts, two international squash courts, two strength and conditioning rooms, an 1/8 mile jogging track, on outdoor equipment rental room and an outdoor resource center are all available under one roof. Within Ramsey lies the home of Georgia’s swimming and diving program – the Gabrielsen Natatorium. The natatorium area contains three separate pools. Adjacent to the main pool is seating for nearly 2,000 spectators. The volleyball center is in

Ramsey as well, and seats 2,500.

Dan Magill Tennis Complex and Collegiate Tennis Hall of Fame

Serving collegiate players from 1883 to the present. Long standing as a beacon of excellence in collegiate tennis, the Magill Tennis Complex enjoys 16 courts (12 outdoor and four indoor), seating capacity of more than 5,000, and is the site of the Collegiate Tennis Hall of Fame. Named after a longtime UGA tennis coach and supporter of university athletics, the complex has hosted the men’s NCAA Championships 22 times, most recently in 2012, and all four of Georgia’s national championships were won on their home courts at the Magill complex.

Spec Towns Track

Bulldogs get around, and around, and around. Nestled between Stegeman and Butts-Mehre, Spec Towns Track features an eight-lane track surrounding a field containing areas for other events, including runways for the pole vault and long and triple jumps, shot put circles, high jump pits, javelin and discus ranges. In 1987, a 1,000-seat grandstand was added. The track was renovated in 2010.

Foley Field

Where Diamond Dogs have their days. Styled with chair-back seating and covered grandstands, Foley Field was built in 1990 and holds room for 3,291 baseball fans. Concession stands dot the complex for hungry fans, while players can enjoy indoor and outdoor bullpens, indoor hitting cages, a spacious locker room and a players lounge. Upgrades are planned for the upcoming year.

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UGA | great outdoors

An Outdoor Museum

Gardens and exotic plants abound, and hikers, bikers, rowers and sowers can find a place in the sun.

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For all that is scenic about the University of Georgia – from its historic buildings on North Campus, its museums and concert halls on East Campus and its facilities for athletic prowess on South Campus – the green spaces in between are a wonder unto themselves. The campus flora is celebrated enough to be designated an arboretum, as stately, noble trees provide human scale, a sense of place, cooling shade, and tranquility to students, faculty, staff and visitors.

Botanical Gardens

The roses are red, the liriopes are blue Three miles south of campus is the State Botanical Garden of Georgia, an educational facility operated under the auspices of UGA. A “living laboratory” for students and faculty who utilize the collections for studies, the garden is also a public garden for those who find beauty, knowledge and solitude in a garden setting. Founded in 1968, the Garden encompasses more than 300 acres, much of which borders the Middle Oconee River. It contains a number of theme gardens (including ones for roses, native flora and spices), special collections (rhododendrons, azaleas and conifers), and a tropical conservatory which together feature a broad array of both native and exotic plant species. More than five miles of nature trails traverse the natural areas where small populations of wildlife, particularly


great outdoors | UGA birds, can be observed. The Garden also features a cafe, garden shop, and the Day Chapel, which is one of Athens’ premier wedding facilities.

Old Athens Cemetery

A quaint, quiet spot amid the bustle of campus Across the street from the Main Library, nestled near Lamar Dodd, sits the Oconee Forest Park Old Athens Cemetery, Athens’ original and Intramural Fields burial ground. Purchased for UGA in All things athletic, surrounded by 1801, all townspeople were allowed to century-old giants bury their dead there free of charge. Managed by the Warnell School of Some markers are uninscribed local field Forest Resources, East Campus’ Oconee stones, while others are of imported marForest Park is the school’s gift to the ble. Two Revolutionary soldiers are burUniversity community. The park includes Left: Gorgeous fauna abounds at the Botanical ied there, as well as Dr. Moses Waddell, Gardens. Above: Herty Fountain at Herty Field Lake Herrick, foot and bike trails, picnic University president from 1819-1829. tables, and open, grassy areas bordered The last known burials occurred in the 1880s, and today the by native plants and wildflowers. cemetery, with its beautiful park-like setting, serves as a place of Towering 100-year-old trees are remnants of a once extensive quiet reflection and remembrance of Athens long ago. old-growth forest that stretched across the bypass toward the UGA Golf Course. The park provides a convenient living laboArboretum Walking Tour ratory for faculty who teach botany, ecology, dendrology and A stroll among giants. horticulture. But there’s just as much to do as to see. Picnic areas With an abundance of stately, noble trees, the University has include tables and two permanent charcoal grills, while canoes been designated as an arboretum spreading throughout the enand pedal boats can be rented at Lake Herrick. tire campus. The towering tress generate a sense of place, coolThe park includes an extensive hiking area with a large off ing shade, and tranquility for students, faculty, staff and visitors. leash dog park, for those with four-legged friends; a 2.57 mile To walk this hallowed campus is to sense the pride in its heritage fitness trail with pull-up bars and fitness facts; a ropes challenge and hope for the future. course for those who like their action above the tree line; 15 tenA “Tree Walk” was created by the University of Georgia Camnis courts; a dozen playing fields, for sports including lacrosse, pus Arboretum initiative, and brochures marking the trees on softball and soccer; and a batting cage. North, Central and South campus can be found in the University Visitor’s Center. Herty Field A peaceful spot marking the start of gridiron greatness. Behind the Chapel on North Campus sits Herty Field, the spot of the first intercollegiate football game played in Georgia. On Jan. 30, 1892, Georgia topped Mercer 50-0 in front of a few hundred sideline spectators and students watching from their dorm windows in nearby New College. Georgia played its home games on the field until 1911, when a new field was constructed off Lumpkin Street. The grounds were then used for informal intramural games and as a drill field for the R.O.T.C. trainees. The field was named in honor of Dr. Charles H. Herty, professor of chemistry and sports enthusiast. He introduced football to the college boys and was unofficial coach and trainer.

Founder’s Garden

The first garden club organized in America is remembered in nature Created as a living memorial to the 12 founders of the Ladies’ Garden Club of Athens, the first garden club in America (organized in 1891), the Founders Memorial Garden not only serves as a museum of landscape design, but also a natural laboratory for botany, forestry, and related disciplines. The property is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The layout of the two and one-half acre plot on North Campus includes grounds of the former Headquarters House, a formal boxwood garden, two courtyards, a terrace, a perennial garden, and an arboretum. After the establishment of the garden in 1946, the old smokehouse was acquired for a living museum to the 12 women. It was restored and furnished in keeping with the period of the house. Historical mementos, pictures, and a painting depicting the first meeting of a garden club are among the museum’s most treasured items. In 1991 to celebrate their Centenary, the Ladies’ Garden Club of Athens placed a time capsule under a circular design of pavers in the front courtyard, which will be unearthed and opened in 2091.

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UGA | campus eats

Food . . . For Thought Across campus are dining commons, cafes, eateries and restaurants serving vast varieties.

Giorgio’s Pizza, a soup and salad bar, desserts, a Chick-fil-A Express, and graband-go take out. The Tate Café food court, located in the newly expanded section of the student center, contains Barberitos Southwestern Grill, Larry’s Giant Subs, and Hotei’s, an Asian eatery developed by UGA Food Services. Red Clay Café, (G2) next to the Ramsey Center in Joe Frank Harris Commons, features three restaurants in one. Sweet Java Brown’s offers Seattle’s Best Coffee and tempting treats such as Edy’s premium soft serve ice cream, smoothies, brownies, cheesecake, cookies, muffins, and pastries; Between the Bread serves gourmet sandwiches made with an array of fresh ingredients, including freshly baked bread; and Tossing Greens highlights freshly chopped and custom made entrée and side salads.

Campus Eateries

Traversing across a campus the size of the University of Georgia is a formidable task, and can leave visitors tired. But it doesn’t have to leave them hungry. All across campus are dining commons, cafes, eateries and restaurants serving a vast variety – from biscuits for early morning risers to burgers for latenight diners.

Dining Commons

Award-winning cuisine for a sit down meal. The long-standing record of excellence in UGA food services is affirmed by food institutions across the nation, as the university has won dozens and dozens of awards for menu excellence. The four dining commons (Oglethorpe, Bolton, Snelling and The Village Summit) are the crown jewels of UGA’s efforts, all offering an array of soups, salads, entrees, side dishes, breads, desserts and beverages. Guests and visitors are welcome to dine at the centers at a separate fixed meal rate for breakfast, lunch, dinner and Sunday buffet. Each commons has it’s own unique feel: Oglethorpe Dining Commons (E4), which has a bistro setting, features Asian cuisine and sushi at its stir-fry grill, home-style favorites at Chicken Country Unlimited, and Joe at the O’, a full service coffee bar. Oglethorpe is located just off Lumpkin Street adjacent to Ogletho14 | University of GeorGia visitor’s GUide

rpe House residence hall. Bolton Dining Commons, located near many residence halls on Baxter Street, is a modern food emporium with spacious dining and access to 18 serving stations. The food is presented made-to-order or as serve yourself. Snelling Dining Commons, located at the heart of south campus, offers full-amenities dining. Popular offerings include fresh made pizza from Giorgio’s Pizza and Pasta, made to order sandwiches at the Sanford Grill and omelets at AM All Day. Snelling provides “anytime” meal plan dining service on weekdays with a continuous 24-hour schedule. The Village Summit is located on the second floor of East Village Commons and offers made-to-order items: pizza at Giorgio’s & Co., omelets at Egg Works, sandwiches at Upper East Side Deli and Blue Steel Grill. Seven-day service is provided.

Food Courts

A la carte dining with a bevy of choices. Three food courts, two located in the Tate Student Center and the other in Joe Frank Harris Commons, offer many items. The Tate’s Bulldog Café (C3) is food services’ largest a la carte facility. It has Bulldog Grille (breakfast, wings burgers), Arch Deli (build your own sandwich),

Have a sit down, or grab a quick bite. A pair of other venues join several spots to purchase food priced on a peritem basis. The Taste of Home Café, located on the fourth floor in the Tate Student Center, serves breakfast and lunch and features recipes submitted by families of UGA students. The UGA creamery (F3) (or “Reamery” as it is occasionally called) provides soups, sandwiches, salads, snacks and drinks every day during normal business hours. It also provides ice cream, but, sadly, it is no longer made on site. Here are the spots to buy food on a per-item basis: Dawg Bites in the Biological Sciences Building (D2); Dawg Snacks in the Tate Student Center (C3); Bone Appetit in Aderhold Hall (F3); Between the Pages in the lobby of the Main Library (B3); Dawg Bone in the College of Veterinary Medicine (F3); and The Village Market in Joe Frank Harris Commons (G2).

Restaurant and Cafe

An elegant setting in the heart of campus. The Georgia Center hotel (E4) operates two eating spots for those looking for a quick bite, or seeking a sit-down dinner. The Savannah Room features a renewed, relaxed, yet elegant atmosphere. Whether craving a light, casual lunch or a formal dinner, The Savannah Room offers a range of gourmet entreés, vegetarian and special selections, and superb desserts. The Courtyard Café offers hot entreés, soups, sandwiches, and salads served cafeteria-style. It is open everyday, offering complete breakfast as well as an evening edibles menu which includes pizza and hamburgers.


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Campus Eateries and Snack Stores • The Dawg Bone at Veterinary Medicine • Bone Appétit at Aderhold Hall • The UGA Creamery at Enviro. Health Sci. • 'Tween the Pages at UGA Main Library • Dawg Bites at Biological Sciences Building • Dawg Snacks at Tate Student Center • Dawg Pause at the UGA Health Sciences Campus • The Village Market at J. F. Harris Commons UGA Food Services Partners • Chick-fil-A Express, Barberitos, Larry’s Sub at Tate Student Center • Jittery Joe's at Z. B. Miller Learning Center

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They’re scattered across all points of campus, up hills and in valleys, by stadiums, classrooms and pizza parlors. And while some rise high and others lay low, they all offer the same benefit – a place to call home. Thousands of students live in the University’s residence halls, and each community or village of rooms has a distinct charm they can share with their fellow Bulldogs.

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See your classes from you bedroom window. The Baxter Hill trio, up the hill from the Miller Learning Center and Tate Student Center sits three residence halls furnished and fit for first-year students. Brumby, Creswell and Russell residence halls accommodate almost 3,000 students in double- and single-occupancy rooms. Built in 1966, Brumby Hall is a nine-story, all-female residence which houses students in double-occupancy rooms, each equipped with loftable beds, desks, dressers, air-conditioning as well as connections to cable television and high speed Internet service. Women in Brumby share common bath areas, and also have use of a vending area, a computer lab, student lounges, and several kitchen and laundry facilities. Named after Mary Ethel Creswell, the first woman to receive a degree from UGA, Creswell houses both men and women and is made up of double-occupancy rooms with individually controlled air conditioning units, high-speed


housing | UGA Internet access, cable TV and 17-position loftable beds. Residents share common bath facilities, kitchens, vending areas, and laundry facilities, and have access to Franklin College of Arts and Sciences Academic Advising. Creswell features a limited number of suites equipped for complete access by disabled student residents, including wider access doors, improved door hardware, low-height fixtures, and private bathrooms with roll-in showers. Equipped with its own sand volleyball pit. Creswell is also near the award-winning Bolton Dining Hall. Russell houses men and women in double-occupancy rooms, with halls divided into colonies, further divided into neighborhoods, each with its own lounge and bathroom. A handful of the rooms in Russell Hall are double rooms equipped with private bathrooms. All rooms feature high-speed Internet, air conditioning, cable TV and 17-position loftable beds. Community features include a volleyball court, basketball and tennis courts, a computer lab, study rooms, kitchens, and a laundry facility.

Oglethorpe House, affectionately dubbed “O-House” by residents, is a nine-story building arranged in suites composed of two bedrooms and a bathroom. A limited number of single rooms are also available. Each room comes furnished with two beds, two desks, two threedrawer pedestals, and one four-drawer dresser. Oglethorpe features fullservice laundry facilities, vending machines, foosball, ping pong tables, a television lounge, and study rooms. Two elevators run from the basement to the ninth floors and a 24-hour front desk monitors access to the building. The hall is governed by the Oglethorpe House Hall Council, a student-run group that negotiates facility concerns and building regulations and plans social activities such as the Halloween Bash and Movie Night. Opened in Fall 2004, the East Campus Village is a coeducational community of four apartment-style residence halls delivering high levels of comfort and privacy to more than 1,200 students. Small groups of two, three and four residents share fully

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furnished apartments equipped with spacious living rooms and kitchenettes complete with cabinets, a microwave, a kitchen sink and a full size refrigerator. Each resident also enjoys a private bedroom equipped with a full-size bed, a dresser, a desk and a chair, as well as high-speed Internet service, a telephone outlet and a cable television connection. Apartments are outfitted with one or two full bathrooms, ensuring no more than two residents must share a bathroom. Each apartment is also equipped with a resident-controlled high efficiency heating and cooling unit. Additional ECV residence hall amenities include laundry rooms, study rooms, conference/meeting areas and computer labs. Made up of five individual residence halls – Boggs, Church, Hill, Lipscomb and Mell – the Hill Community are nearly identical four-story buildings each home to approximately 160 residents. Located at the center of campus, all five residence halls are a short walk from the Tate Student Center, Sanford Stadium, the University Bookstore, Clark Howell Hall and Legion Pool. The rooms are traditional doubles with built in furniture, high-speed Internet access and cable television, as well as a sink. Common bathrooms are on every floor and are cleaned daily by our custodial staff. These halls are equipped with laundry and kitchen facilities, vending machines, 24-hour security systems, and study lounges. A 24-hour service desk provides package pick-up, spare keys, and checkout for special equipment such as VCRs, video games, and movies. Resident Assistants are assigned to each floor and are on duty nightly to respond to resident concerns. In the heart of South Campus, Myers Community is home to innovative residential academic programs; Mary Lyndon Hall houses the French and Spanish language communities and Myers Hall is the magnet residence hall for the University Honors Program. With historic Soule Hall, the residence halls of Myers Community deliver housing to approximately 850 students in a variety of coeducational and visitation arrangements. Myers rooms are arranged in a variety of suite and traditional arrange-


housing | UGA ments, with the two-person double room the most common floor plan available. All rooms feature movable furniture and cable TV, and all halls have spacious lobbies, TV rooms, study areas, and recreation rooms. Rutherford Hall was torn down in the summer of 2012 but will be rebuilt and in place in fall 2013. Reed Community is composed of Payne, Reed and Morris halls. Payne and Reed are near the Tate Student Center and Sanford Stadium, and Morris is close to the Fine Arts building, Terry College of Business, Park Hall, and the School of Law. Residents of Reed Community are known for their involvement in countless campus issues and activities. When they’re not busy with their extracurricular activities, they can often be found studying or lounging, or playing a game of ultimate Frisbee on the Reed Quadrangle, a large grassy area bordered by Reed, Memorial, and Milledge halls. All three halls offer high-speed, in-room Internet access, lounges, study rooms, kitchens, laundry facilities, and vending machines. Family and graduate housing facilities are designed to provide convenient and comfortable living at a minimal cost. Nearly 1,300 graduate students and their families live in one- and twobedroom apartments in one of our three on-campus communities - University Village, Rogers Road, and Brandon Oaks.

Apartments and Houses

Become a part of the Athens community. There is no limit to the number of apartment complexes catering to student’s needs. Scattered all across Athens-Clarke County, apartment complexes typically require one-year leases (which usually start in August), and have apartments for people wanting to live by themselves, or with a group of friends. Depending on the complex, apartments can be furnished or unfurnished, and the cost of utilities can vary as well.

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UGA | special events

Ready to make your day

The campus is equipped with all the necessary needs to make any event a special one.

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There is little doubt the University of Georgia has supplied endless memories for many who have descended on its campus, whether it’s for study, work, pleasure or business. But it also offers up the opportunity to stage an important day in your life within its confines, as buildings and settings across campus are primed to make a your wedding, reunion, reception or conference unforgettable.

Weddings

Does the university have what you need for that special day? It does. It only makes sense the place where people first meet the ones they plan to marry is also the spot they choose to exchange their vows, and when it comes to weddings, UGA has it covered. Whether it’s chapels or receptions, luncheons or engagement parties, the campus has the amenities needed to make the day a special one. The Chapel on North Campus is a good place to start. The site of several historic events in UGA’s history, the Chapel has seen its share of weddings in its time. It was built in 1832, and houses one of the world’s largest framed oil paintings, Interior of St. Peter’s Rome, painted by George Cooke. The Chapel facility and its calendar of events are managed by the staff of UGA’s Office of Performing Arts, and anyone interested in reserving the chapel should contact the rental office at (706) 542-2290 or by e-mail at chapel@uga.edu.


special events | UGA The Georgia Center is also a great destination for happy couples to visit when planning their wedding. The Center includes a 200-room hotel, on-site dining options, banquet areas, conference rooms and auditoriums all under one roof, and can easily host wedding ceremonies, receptions, bridesmaid luncheons, rehearsal dinners and engagement parties. The hotel offers up block reservations and a complimentary honeymoon suite if the reception is booked at The Georgia Center. On-site catering is available with plenty of meal choices, while amenities include classic white, floor-length round specialty linens, prestige glassware and china, dinner tables, bistro tables, and chairs available based on each floor plan, departure basket for the bride and groom, including chilled champagne or sparkling cider and a formally dressed wait staff and headwaiter. The reception is set up for four hours of reception time and bar and food service concludes at the end of the third hour. But the UGA campus counts another spot for impending nuptials, surrounded by nature and exotic plants and flowers from the world over. The State Botanical Garden is perfect for wedding receptions, as it offers and array of places to celebrate the event. The Day Chapel (at left), situated in a secluded hardwood forest, is one of the premier wedding facilities in the greater Athens area. The design of the chapel, built in 1994, includes extensive woodwork, intimate atmosphere and fine acoustics. Seating is provided for 130 people and includes a concert grand piano, available for use at a nominal fee. After the ceremony, a spot can be found nearby to fit any sized reception. The lower level of the Day Chapel contains a reception hall which opens onto a garden terrace overlooking a steep woodland ravine. Also located on the lower level are dressing areas for both the bride and groom, restrooms, and a full catering kitchen, The reception room is well suited not only for wedding receptions, but is also an ideal location for rehearsal dinners, business meetings and retreats. The Terrace Room is a ballroom-like space, known for its elegant décor and tasteful appointments. Opening onto an expansive brick terrace overlooking a wooded area and landscaped garden, its beauty and location distinguish it as one of the premier wedding reception sites in the area. The Terrace Room offers state-of-the-art audio and video equipment. The Terrace Room accommodates 130 people for seated dinners, and larger numbers for lectures, receptions, and exhibitions. Finally, the Botanical Garden’s Visitor Center (above right) is available as well. The largest of all the rental facilities, up to 290 guests can be entertained in the building. Perfect for wedding receptions and many other types of events, the space is especially lovely at night, as the glass ceiling in the conservatory sparkles with elegant lighting and its tropical plant collection. A kitchen/ prep room is provided for caterers.

Other events

Reunions, meetings, celebrations – UGA can handle it all. Meetings and Conventions Magazine highlighted The Georgia Center as among the best university-based conference centers in the country. The Georgia Center offers unparalleled conference planning and services, as its event planners can coordinate an on-site team to handle catering, conference services, hotel arrangements and all other details. The Georgia Center’s event planners have the professional experience and knowledge to make any conference or meeting a success. Among the amenities offered for meetings, the Center boasts 20 meeting rooms, five executive boardrooms, two auditoriums and 15,000 square feet of exhibit space. Wireless Internet runs through the Center, and in-house technical and audiovisual support as well as a business center with computer/Internet access are also offered. Aside from all the spaces available for weddings at the Botanical Gardens, it also offers the Callaway Building. A timber-framed building designed to blend into its natural setting, it is available for meetings, conferences and educational programs. The upper level features an open reception area, porch, conference room, and an auditorium which contains equipment designed to handle almost any audio/visual need. The upper-level of the building can be rented in total or conference room and reception area separately.

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UGA | contacts UGA Police Emergency www.police.uga.edu Hearing Impaired line

706-542-2200 706-542-1188

Admissions 706-542-8776 www.admissions.uga.edu Alumni relations www.alumni.uga.edu

706-542-2251

Athletics Tickets www.georgiadogs.com

06-542-9036 7 706-542-1231

Book Store www.bookstore.uga.edu

706-542-3171

Botanical Garden www.uga.edu/botgarden

706-542-1244

Campus Life 706-542-7774 www.uga.edu/campuslife Campus Transit www.transit.uga.edu

706-542-6220

Disability Resources www.drc.uga.edu

706-542-8719

Museum of Natural History 706-542-1663 museum.nhm.uga.edu/

School of Law www.law.uga.edu/

Financial Aid www.uga.edu/osfa/

706-542-6147

Parking Services www.parking.uga.edu/

706-542-7275

Student Affairs 706-542-3564 www.uga.edu/studentaffairs/

Georgia Center for Continuing Education georgiacenter.uga.edu 706-542-2056

Performing Arts Center www.uga.edu/pac/

706-542-4400

Student Learning Center 706-542-7000 www.slc.uga.edu

Georgia Museum of Art 706-542-4662 www.uga.edu/gamuseum

President’s Office www.uga.edu/presofc/

706-542-1214

Tate Student Center 706-542-7774 uga.edu/campuslife/facilities/tate.html

Graduate School www.gradsch.uga.edu

706-542-1739

Physical Plant Emergency repair

Greek Life www.uga.edu/greeklife/

706-542-4612

Recreational Sports www.recsports.uga.edu/

706-542-5060

University Golf Course www.golfcourse.uga.edu

Housing www.uga.edu/housing/

706-542-1421

Red & Black www.redandblack.com

706-433-3000

University Health Center 706-542-1162 www.uhs.uga.edu/

706-542-7501

Registrar’s Office www.reg.uga.edu/

706-542-4040

WUOG http://www.wuog.org/

Libraries www.libs.uga.edu/

706-542-7456

706-542-5191

Tickets for Campus Events 706-542-8074 706-542-5739

706-542-7100

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downtown | ATHENS

Small Space, Big Playground

Dozens of restaurants, stores, music venues and bars dot the downtown landscape.

Spanning six blocks long and four blocks wide, downtown Athens is a compact location with limitless possibilities. The hub of the Classic City, downtown (A3) offers something for everyone. Hungry? From American to vegetarian, downtown offers a sampling of restaurants, eateries and take-out spots for all palates. Shopping? Record stores, thrift shops, women’s boutiques, book stores and novelty shops are around every corner, offering an array of items that can only be found in Athens. Thirsty? Whether you’re looking for a tasty Terrapin beer (created and brewed in Athens), or seek a fruity smoothie, downtown has you covered. Nightlife? Music venues large and small abound, surrounded by bars both quiet and loud, offering entertainment for lovers of sports and DJ music. Just want to watch? Take a load off on the many benches (and Bulldogs) around town and people-watch. In a town such as Athens, that’s entertainment enough.

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ATHENS | special events

Some Fun for Every Season Depending on when you visit, chances are there is a special event to enjoy.

February: New Orleans may be an eight-hour drive away, but the Classic City always throws a great Mardi Gras party. April: Twilight (above) is quite a sight — an all-day spring festival featuring several bicycle races which circle through downtown at blistering speeds. May: The month for graduation, when anywhere from 4,000 to 5,000 students begin the next phase in their lives.

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June: AthFest (above) is a yearly music and arts festival celebrating Athens music. An absolute must see. August: The start of the new school year at UGA, as thousands of newcomers join upperclassmen for the start of the fall semester. September: Football weekends start, adding 100,000 people to Athens for a mass Bulldog party. October: The Homecoming parade through downtown is a family event, with fancy floats and candy thrown all about. December: The season when Athens puts on its annual Holiday Parade, complete with lit-up floats to complement the dazzling display of lights in the trees.

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ATHENS | unusual sights

A Bit Out of the Ordinary

Every town has its quirky spots, Athens is no exception. The Tree that Owns Itself

Subject of an enduring legend, the tree has become a familiar landmark on the corner of Dearing and Finley streets (C5). The 50-foot, white oak, also called the Jackson Oak, occupies a site less than a quarteracre in size within the Finley Street right-of-way. According to legend, University of Georgia professor William Jackson lived across Dearing Street from an oak tree, which he often climbed as a child and grew to love. This attachment prompted Jackson to deed to the tree the land on which it grew. When a 1942 storm brought the old tree down, one of its acorns was saved by the Junior Ladies Garden Club, who tended the sprout and planted the sapling on the original site in 1946. The Tree That Owns Itself has been locally designated as a Historic Landmark.

The Double-Barrelled Cannon

The cannon (A3), the only known one of its kind, was designed by John Gilleland. Cast in the Athens foundry, it was intended to fire simultaneously two balls connected by a chain which would “mow down the enemy somewhat as a scythe cuts wheat.” It failed for lack of a means of firing both barrels at the exact instant. It was tested in a field, but the lack of precise simultaneity caused uneven explosion of the propelling charges, which snapped the chain and gave each ball an erratic and unpredictable trajectory. Lacking a workable firing device, the gun was a failure. It was presented to the City of Athens where it has been for almost a century, 28 | University of GeorGia visitor’s GUide


music | ATHENS

Talking About the Passion

The markings of Athens’ musical past are documented in buildings, steeples and trestles across town.

While the university has been the focal point of Athens since the town’s creation, the past 30 years has seen it become known for something else – its music scene. Some say it was the water, while others say it was the summer heat, or just a way to pass the time. Whatever the reason, there was something about Athens that made people want to play music, and just as many people eager to listen. The spark of the scene can be traced to Valentine’s Day, 1977. Five friends, calling themselves The B-52’s, played six songs (including Rock Lobster) at a house party on Milledge Avenue. Within a year they would play New York City, and a year later would release their debut album to much fanfare worldwide. The B-52’s success started a small ripple of bands – Pylon, Method Actors, Love Tractor – that became a tidal wave with the creation of R.E.M. in 1980. Throughout the years Athens has been home to many bands and musicians – Widespread Panic, The Whigs, Neutral Milk Hotel, Of Montreal, Drive By Truckers, Danger Mouse and Matthew Sweet – that found an audience beyond Athens’ borders. Here are a few of the highlights:

The Church and Murmur Trestle

Located at the corner of William and Oconee streets (B1) sits the steeple (near left) for the old St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, the spot on April 5, 1980 that R.E.M. played its first show. The church was the home of R.E.M. lead singer Michael Stipe and guitarist Peter Buck. The church was torn down in 1990 to make way for condominiums. A block away on Wilkerson Street sits the Murmur Trestle (far left) at Dudley Park, made famous by a photo on the back cover of R.E.M.s 1983 album Murmur. The trestle was used to bring the Georgia Railroads original line into downtown Athens. The county was set to demolish the trestle in the 1990s, but efforts from R.E.M. fans lead the county to vote to keep it.

Georgia Theatre

Sitting on Lumpkin Street downtown, the Georgia Theatre (A4) first hosted music in 1978 after years as a movie theater. It remained a music hall for a few years, hosting such luminaries as The Police and B.B. King, before becoming a movie house once again. In 1989 it became a music venue again. A fire inside the Theatre in the summer of 2009 shut it down, but the owners rebuilt the legendary music house and it opened again for business in August 2011.

40 Watt Club

On the corner of Washington and Pulaski streets sits the sixth location of the 40 Watt Club (A4), a spot where it has remained since 1990. Created by Pylon drummer Curtis Crowe for a Halloween party in 1979, the club (originally above The Grill on College Avenue) got its name from the single 40-watt light bulb that lit the space. It has been housed in buildings on Clayton and Broad streets during its more than 30 years in existence. Aside from hosting early shows from Athens’ legends such as Pylon, R.E.M., B-52’s and Love Tractor, the 40 Watt has welcomed a who’s who of rock history, including Nirvana, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Wilco and Radiohead.

Morton Theatre

Located on the corner of Hull and Washington streets, the Morton Theatre (A4) was one of the first African-American built, owned and operated theaters in the country. Duke Ellington, Louie Armstrong and Bessie Smith performed at the Morton through the 1930s and 1940s.

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ATHENS | Business Directory ATTRACTIONS Classic City Tours

Downtown Athens

Georgia Theatre

706.353.1820

888.353.1422

706.850.7670

280 E. Dougherty St. see ad on pg 29

College Square see ad on pg 27

215 N. Lumpkin St. see ad on pg 26

State Botanical Garden

2450 S. Milledge Ave

706.542.1244 see ad on pg 13

DINING Always Baked

Barberitos

see ad on pg 6

706.548.1866

706.850.5478

1739 S. Lumpkin St. see ad on pg 23

Buffalo’s Southwest Cafe

Mellow Mushroon

706.354.6655

see ad on pg 10

196 Alps Rd. #49

320 E. Clayton St.

706.613.0892

see ad on pg 23

Moe’s Southwest Grill

Taco Stand

706.369.7776

see ad on pg 6

1320 Baxter St.

247 E. Broad St.

706.549.1446

Transmetropolitan 145 E. Clayton St.

706.613.8773 see ad on pg 27

see ad on pg 10

HOTELS Foundry Park Inn

The Georgia Center

706.549.7020

800.884.1381

295 E. Dougherty St. see ad on pg 11

1197 S. Lumpkin St. see ad on pg 5

Hotel Indigo

500 College Ave indigoathens.com

706.546.0430 see ad on pg 28

HOUSING 909 Broad St. 909 E. Broad St.

706.227.6222 see ad on pg 24

Carriage House Realty Inc.

Joiner Management

Lodge of Athens

706.353.1750

706.353.6868 see ad on pg 20

888.389.4480

770 Gaines School Rd.

155 International Dr.

211 North Ave see ad on pg 24

see ad on pg 21

The Reserve

175 International Dr.

706.548.4400 see ad on pg 19

SHOPPING R. Wood Studio

The Red Zone

450 Georgia Dr.

155 E. Clayton St.

see ad on pg 8

see ad on pg 26

706.613.8525

706.353.8500

UGA UGA Alumni Association 298 S. Hull St.

800.606.8786 see ad on pg 2

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UGA Bookstore

UGA Health Center

100 Baxter St.

55 Carlton St.

Snelling Hall

see ad on pg 32

see ad on pg 29

see ad on pg 15

706.542.3171

706.542.1162

UGA Food Services 706.542.1256


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