Office of Global Engagement

Telephone: 706-542-2900

Click here for our recently updated FAQ Regarding Immigration Status and Services at UGA

Please note: In order to best serve our students and scholars during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Immigration Services will continue to mail documents through fall semester to reduce in-person office visits. See here for more information.

The research and teaching missions of the University of Georgia are supported by the many international scholars, faculty and staff who come to Athens from around the world. Immigration Services is committed to assisting international scholars and employees by offering various immigration sponsorship options and information.

If you are a new or continuing international scholar, review the below for more information regarding pre-arrival planning and specific visa types available for sponsorship.

Incoming Visiting Scholars