University of Georgia
June 27-July 1, 2021 (concluding at 11:30 a.m.)
Scholarship Deadline: March 1, 2021
Early Enrollment Deadline: April 16, 2021
Please note: After much consideration and continuous monitoring of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the Institute team has made the decision to cancel 2020 Summer Institute sites Midwest, Southeast, and Northeast. While we were looking forward to the onsite sessions and instruction, the inherent risk is too great at this stage of the pandemic. Read the full statement here.
All discount codes, including scholarships, must be applied at the time of registration. Scholarship results will be announced prior to the early enrollment deadline.
- Lodging Information
- Transportation to Athens
- Schedule of Activities
- Request Transcript (or 202-463-5570)
- Local Information about Athens
Where to Stay:
UGA Hotel and Conference Center at the Georgia Center
The UGA Hotel, located on the beautiful, historic campus of the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia, provides educational conferences, courses, and programs for lifelong learners. A total living and learning environment, the UGA Hotel includes a 200-room hotel, restaurants, banquet areas, conference rooms, auditoriums, a fitness center, and a computer lab—all under one roof. Hotel guests will receive complimentary parking during their stay. As a unit of UGA’s Office of the Vice President for Public Service and Outreach, the Center brings the University’s teaching, research, and service expertise to the people of Georgia and beyond!
Courtyard Marriott Athens Downtown
The Courtyard by Marriott Athens Downtown hotel is located in the heart of downtown Athens just blocks from UGA. Nearby you will find the Classic Center, Georgia Museum of Art, State Botanical Gardens, UGA Performing Arts Center, and the Tree That Owns Itself. This downtown Athens hotel is also surrounded by over 50 local eateries and a world famous music and nightlife scene. Amenities include free high speed WiFi, 24-hour business center, 24-hour fitness center, and outdoor pool.
Getting to Athens:
Athens is accessible via the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. The University of Georgia is approximately one and a half hours northeast of the airport.
By Shuttle Service
Groome Transportation provides shuttle service from Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport directly to the UGA Hotel. Call 706-612-1155 to reserve a space on a shuttle.
Atlanta, Georgia: 75 miles
Columbia, South Carolina: 165 miles
Tallahassee, Florida: 287 miles
Montgomery, Alabama: 230 miles
Nashville, Tennessee: 305 miles
Local Information about Athens:
- Athens Convention & Visitors Bureau
- Athens Area Chamber of Commerce
- Athens Map
- Transportation and UGA Parking Tip Sheet
- University of Georgia
Please note: Participants must attend all classes to receive full credit toward their IOM. Please be sure that your flight arrangements provide adequate time for you to complete classes through Thursday at 11:30 a.m., as well as accommodate travel to the airport.