Athens, Ga. – University of Georgia Housing will welcome all new and returning UGA students to Athens Aug. 7-10 during campus move-in. More than 200 student and staff volunteers will assist with parking, traffic and resident check-in.
On-street parking may not be available on Finley Street (from Baxter Street to Cloverhurst Avenue) and Church Street (from Baxter Street to Talmadge Drive) from noon Aug. 6 until 5 p.m. Aug. 9. Unloading zones near the halls will be strictly enforced, and vehicles left unattended for longer than one hour will be towed.
On Aug. 7-8, traffic is expected to be very heavy on Baxter, Lumpkin, Finley, Hull and Church streets. Members of the Athens community are advised to avoid these areas and be aware that traffic in the university area will be congested throughout the week.
Follow #WelcomeUGA on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram for real-time updates on traffic congestion and check-in lines throughout the week.
About UGA Student Affairs
The Division of Student Affairs comprises 18 campus departments that enhance the learning environment for students at the University of Georgia by stimulating the learning process, integrating the in-class and out-of-class experiences, promoting an environment conducive to growth and discovery and facilitating intellectual, spiritual, social, occupational, physical, cultural and emotional development. For more information, see http://studentaffairs.uga.edu.