Dawg Camp Connect

Are you a Transfer student looking to build community before you start classes in the Fall? Whether you need time to explore the Athens community or want to tour campus, Dawg Camp Connect will give you options! Next stop… UGA.

Dawg Camp Connect
June 20 - 23, 2024

 Dawg Camp Connect is a dynamic program built specifically for 40 transfer students that offers a unique understanding of UGA and Athens. 

This program aims to provide transfer students with opportunities to connect with UGA, connect with Athens, connect with valuable campus resources, and, most importantly, connect with one another in meaningful ways.  

Dawg Camp Connect is unique because it is facilitated by two counselors who have also experienced transferring into UGA! They will guide you through the weekend and provide advice and tips and tricks for navigating your first semester at UGA. 

Additionally, during Dawg Camp Connect you will have the unique opportunity to meet 1 on 1 with the Office of Transfer Services (OTS) to discuss your transfer credits, your class schedule, and helpful other resources. 

Next stop… UGA.


Includes 3 nights and 4 days of lodging, meals, activities, and transportation during camp.
Supplies and staffing are also included in the price.

Dawg Camp Connect

Are you ready to make the most of your first semester at UGA? Click the link below to register for Dawg Camp Connect!

Dawg Camp Connect is Memorable a Community  Supportive

Questions about Transferring?

Don't hesitate to reach out the the Office of Transfer Services, transfer@uga.edu or visit their office! The OTS is now located at 147 Tate Student Center.

Also, check out our Transfer Student Pathway! This website is full of resources and helpful FAQs.

Dawg Camp Connect Waitlist

Thank you for your interest in Dawg Camp! Due to high demand, our Dawg Camp Connect program has reached capacity. If you are interested in attending Dawg Camp Connect, please fill out our waitlist link below and a member of Student Transitions Staff will contact you if a spot opens up. Spots are first come first serve.

Weekend Highlights

At Dawg Camp Connect you will have the unique opportunity to meet 1 on 1 with the Office of Transfer Services (OTS) to discuss your transfer credits, your class schedule, and helpful other resources.
One of highlights at Dawg Camp are the small groups facilitated by two amazing student counselors! These sessions are designed to help you foster connections and learn more about UGA.
Get ready to ATD and yell Glory, Glory! During Dawg Camp you'll have exclusive opportunities to learn what it means to be a Georgia Bulldog.
From historic landmarks to indie music venues -- at Dawg Camp, we will explore the dynamic blend of culture and community that defines the Classic City.
Quick FAQs

The following items are recommended, but not required, to bring to Dawg Camp Connect:

    • Towel + wash cloth
    • Sleeping bag or Twin XL linens + Blanket
    • Pillow 
    • Toiletries (i.e. soap, deodorant, toothpaste and brush, etc.)
    • Comfortable clothes + shoes (at least 1 pair of closed-toe shoes)
    • Water bottle with your name on it
    • Rain jacket/poncho
    • Phone chargers

If you are driving yourself to Dawg Camp, parking passes are available to purchase when you register for the program. 

A 50% refund will be given to those who request it at least two weeks prior to the start of their original Dawg Camp programNo refunds will be given for cancellations made after the registration deadline as program materials have already been purchased and reservations have been solidified. 

Access provided for people with disabilities. Please contact Victoria Redmon, Assistant Director of Student Transitions, via email vr29311@uga.edu two weeks before the start of your Dawg Camp. 

If you plan to request accommodations for a disability, please register with the Disability Resource Center (DRC).  The DRC can be reached by visiting Clark Howell Hall, by calling 706-542-8719 (voice) or 706-542-8778 (TTY), or by visiting http://drc.uga.edu