A Message From Dr. Covey
Congratulations on your choice of Georgia State University! Georgia State offers students a wide array of high-quality academic programs and student support services in the heart of downtown Atlanta. You are joining a diverse academic community enriched by the experience of students, faculty and staff from all 50 states and more than 150 countries.
You will make the most of your college experience by becoming fully involved in campus life. Living on campus, attending artistic, intellectual and sporting events, participating in student organizations and immersing yourself in all the University has to offer will make these years especially meaningful. This Student Handbook will serve as an important resource and will better acquaint you with the programs and services that are here to support your academic success. As a contributing member of this community of scholars it is also important for you to familiarize yourself with your rights and responsibilities as a student.
This is a place where you will be challenged to achieve your fullest potential. Make the most of the opportunities afforded you and never hesitate to ask for help and guidance along the way.
Dr. Douglass F. Covey, Sr.
Vice President for Student Affairs