​UGA Student Handbook

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​Citizenship

As a student at the University of Georgia you are a citizen of Athens-Clarke County. Being a good neighbor and obeying local ordinances is your responsibility so as to maintain a healthy and supportive relationship between you, your neighbors, the university, and our host community. Opportunities to get involved and explore the community are listed here:

All students, but particularly those who choose to live off campus, should be aware that violation of local ordinances can result in fines and other sanctions in local court.

UGA Government Relations has created a website on what it means to be a student-citizen in Athens-Clarke County - https://govt.relations.uga.edu/being-a-student-citizen/