Gettin’ Down with the Dean


Information for New Students – Orientation 2021

Dean of Students William M. “Dr. Bill” McDonald is committed to helping you adjust to life at UGA and to thrive on campus. Each summer he speaks with incoming students about making the transition into UGA and maximizing their collegiate experience. Please take some time to watch this video version of his presentation, then sign up for the Gettin' Down with the Dean program. Excerpts from the presentation and a video about Gettin' Down with the Dean are located below.

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