The Director of the LGBT Resource Center works directly with the Department of University Housing
to review all requests for accommodations. Students desiring to make a request for accommodations
or who are open to having a transgender roommate should contact the Director of the LGBT Resource
Students should follow the guidelines established for registering for housing and/or participating in
Returning Resident Room Sign-Up as advertised by University Housing. New incoming students can
find more detailed information about the assignments process by visiting Housing's website. Current
students should click here for information about the Room Sign-Up process.
Health & Wellness
The University of Georgia Health Center advances the health of students, spouses and domestic partners
by providing: primary health care, prevention focused services, and learning experiences which develop
health knowledge and skills. As it is committed to meeting the needs of the University's transgender
community, there are services that students should be aware of at the Health Center.
The Health Center supports students in the coordination of their total health care needs. Clinicians are
available to provide resources for on-campus and off-campus care including medical care, counseling and psychotherapy, hormonal therapy, health education, and other local specialists. You can make an
appointment online with your Primary Care Provider (PCP) at Medical Services or by calling 706-542-1162 or 706-542-8666.
The Health Center can administer prescribed hormones in several ways. Clinicians can administer
hormonal therapies ordered through the Health Center's pharmacy or brought by students from their
Gynecological exams are an important part of your total health care. To ensure a safe and comfortable
exam, the Health Center offers these exams both in the Women's Clinic and in other Primary Care Clinics
as needed. Individuals who identify as FTM who prefer not to be seen in the Women's Clinic may set up
an appointment for the exam in a different clinic after consultation with their own PCP.
Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS) in the University Health Center provides short-term
counseling and psychiatric services for students. Students and their eligible partners can set up
an appointment through the following steps. First, you must call 706-542-2273 to for a telephone
screening. A therapist will conduct the screening and find the best resources for you. If CAPS services
are appropriate, scheduling ongoing counseling will be based on consideration of your needs, current
demand for services, and counselor availability. CAPS works with agencies and therapists on campus or
in the community and may provide you with a list of referral resources based on your needs.
Crisis services are also available for emergencies. During regular hours, you may contact CAPS at 706-542-2273 and speak with the walk-in clinician or come to CAPS for a walk-in appointment. For after-hours emergencies, the emergency on-call clinician may be reached by calling the UGA Police at 706-542-2200.
Services are confidential and are offered at a reduced cost for students who have paid the student
health fee. There is no additional charge for the telephone screening, initial consultation, or walk-in
appointment. There are costs associated with additional individual counseling, psychiatric services, and
for other services such as group counseling and psychological testing. A limited amount of grant money
is available to access fees for counseling and psychiatric services through a fund established by the
Parents & Families Association.
The staff of the Health Promotion Department is committed to educating students about the impact of
their choices on their health, and on the community, and to promoting community norms that support
health enhancing behaviors. Topic areas include: nutrition, alcohol and other drugs, stress, tobacco
cessation, sexual health, and violence prevention.
Official Name Changes
The Office of the Registrar works with students to make official name changes and sex designation
changes for students. Contact the Registrar at 706.542.6902 to set up a time to discuss your individual
Gender Neutral Restrooms
The LGBT Resource Center is currently working on a map of all the gender neutral and single stall
restrooms on campus. Once this process is complete, the map and additional information will be made
available on this website. To find a gender neutral restroom on campus or in the Athens community in
the meantime, visit www.safe2pee.org.
If you are visiting the LGBT Resource Center, there are two gender neutral/single stall restrooms located
on the second floor of Memorial Hall.