International Student Life is pleased to offer a number of resources to assist you with your transition to Athens and the United States. Resources are listed alphabetically. If you have any suggestions for further resources, please click the link below.
|Academic Honesty||Immigration Services|
|Athena & Registering for Classes*||Opportunities for Learning English (ESL)|
|Banking in Athens||Roommate Tips|
|Buying a Used Car||Social Security Card Application Information|
|Cross-Cultural Adjustment - Culture Shock, American Customs, Educational Differences||Student Health Insurance|
|Financial Aid Tips for International Students||Studying & Being Academically Successful at UGA|
|Food - Local Stores & Dining Halls||Tax Resources for students classified as a NON - RESIDENT for Tax Purposes|
|Getting Around Athens||Tax Resources for students classified as a RESIDENT for Tax Purposes|
|Getting Connected - Phones and Mail||UGA Important Phone Numbers|
|Georgia Driver's License - How to Apply||UGA Sports & Sports Culture|
|Identity Theft & How to Prevent It||Writing a Check in the United States|
*Make sure to check with your Academic Advisor or Graduate Program Coordinator regarding your course schedule and registering for classes.
ISL does not advise on any matters related to Immigration. For immigration or visa-related questions, please contact Immigration Services at firstname.lastname@example.org or 706-542-2900.
Off-Campus Housing GuideLooking for housing in Athens? This guide will help you get started with information on what you will want to look for in off-campus housing. This is not all-inclusive, but is a good starting point in your search!
Immigration ServicesClick here to get help with your immigration and visa questions