In a sentence, always use the word “the” with the noun “University of Georgia,” except in lists of institutions. When “University of Georgia” is an adjective, “the” is not needed.

On Second Reference

UGA or the university.

 

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Degree-completion programs have been offered at the Griffin campus since 2005. Additional undergraduate programs, as well as graduate programs, have been added in recent years.

Located 40 miles south of Atlanta, the Griffin campus was established in 1888 as the Georgia Experiment Station.

On Second Reference

UGA-Griffin.

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The University of Georgia offers several graduate degree programs, as well as continuing education, at the campus, located at 2530 Sever Road in Lawrenceville, just off Interstate 85 at the Old Peachtree Road exit.

On Second Reference

UGA-Gwinnett.

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UGA—all capital letters with no periods between them—is the abbreviation for University of Georgia.

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Located on Prince Avenue in Athens, this 56-acre campus houses two primary occupants: the College of Public Health and the AU/UGA Medical Partnership.

On first reference, use the full name, “UGA Health Sciences Campus.” The campus may be referred to as the “HSC” on second reference for internal audiences. It should never be referred to as a “medical campus,” as it is much more; its mission is health sciences.

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