Campus Profile: University of Georgia

University of Georgia is a public university within the University System of Georgia. Around 29,800 undergraduate students are enrolled at the university.

Campus Reform Campus Profiles evaluate individual American college campuses based on liberal bias, speech codes, and other relevant policies and factors.

University of Georgia is a public university within the University System of Georgia. Around 29,800 undergraduate students are enrolled at the university. 


Official Political Student Organizations:



Conservative Organizations: 

College Republicans

Federalist Society

Georgia Israel Public Affairs Committee

John Quincy Adams Society

Law Republicans at UGA

Students for Collins

Students for Life of UGA

TAMID Group

Turning Point USA

Young Americans for Liberty



Liberal Organizations: 

American Constitution Society of University of Georgia School of Law

Amnesty International at UGA

Climate and Society Club

Fair Fight U

infUSion Magazine

Law Democrats

Marsha Garden

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People at UGA

Out in STEM

OUTLaw/Stonewall Law Student Association

Pride Alliance

Roosevelt Institute at UGA

Students for Justice in Palestine

Undocumented Student Alliance

Unite for Reproductive & Gender Equity (URGE)

Young Democratic Socialists of America in Athens

Young Democrats


OpenSecrets Data on University of Georgia Employee Political Donations:

In the 2020 election cycle, 89.44% of University of Georgia employee donations went to Democratic candidates in federal elections, while 10.56% of donations went to Republican candidates in federal elections, according to data from OpenSecrets.



Foundation for Individual Rights in Education Rating:

University of Georgia has been given a yellow light speech code. According to FIRE, this is due to “at least one university ambiguous policy that too easily encourages administrative abuse and arbitrary application.” FIRE also notes that a yellow light policy at a public institution is unconstitutional. 



COVID-19:

University of Georgia is NOT requiring a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for students.


Stories by Campus Reform about University of Georgia:


University of Georgia encourages students to wear masks during sex

One suggestion is to wear masks and avoid face-to-face contact during sex. The University of Georgia issued guidelines to help students slow the spread of coronavirus.


Protest calls on University of Georgia president to denounce ban on illegal immigrant students

Roughly 100 people gathered Monday afternoon to protest Georgia's ban on illegal immigrants enrolling in the University System of Georgia. Protesters did not carry through with their original plan to burn their high school diplomas. UGA's president did not denounce the ban.


University of Georgia rejects students' calls for lax grading: 'Reach higher, not lower'

Students in the University System of Georgia had petitioned for the option to move to pass/fail ahead of the deadlines to submit grades. The University System of Georgia is denying students the option for pass/fail grading this semester because of the coronavirus.