UGA Resources: Funding & Employment

Find the Resources You Need at UGA.

Single Semester Short Term (No Interest) Loan

Provides interest-free short term loans to currently enrolled UGA students. No documentation of need is required. Funds are available immediately. Payment is not due until near the end of the given academic semester. For more information please visit or call 706.542.2965.

UGA Student Emergency Fund

Provides limited one-time financial assistance to enrolled students facing temporary hardship related to an emergency situation, such as an accident, illness, death of a family member, natural disaster, or other unforeseen circumstance.

Graduate Student Emergency Fund

Provides limited, one-time financial assistance, up to $2,000, to enrolled graduate students who are unable to meet immediate, essential expenses because of temporary hardship related to an emergency situation. Application must be completed and submitted by the student in GradStatus.

Food Scholarship - Let All the Big Dawgs Eat

Supports students who struggle to afford adequate nutrition and allows them to concentrate on academic success without the worry of securing their next meal. Administered once per semester by the Tate Student Center within UGA Student Affairs, the scholarships allow students to participate in the meal plan through the University’s award-winning Food Services department. Student scholarship recipients have the option of dining with their peers in dining halls across campus when they choose, as frequently as they choose, seven days per week.

Get Into Career Gear

Get into Career Gear is an annual fall event that offers students assistance with acquiring professional attire. Clothing and monetary donations are welcome throughout the year. Get into Career Gear is a collaborative effort between the College of Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS), campus partners, and the community. Free.

Employment with UGA Dining Services

In addition to convenience to campus and flexibility in working around class schedules, Dining Services provides student employees with a free meal for every shift.