Global Gateway
University of Georgia

Location and Hours


The Office of International Education (OIE), Immigration Services is located at:

1324 South Lumpkin St., Athens, GA 30602

We are just south of the Georgia Center, opposite the track and field center.

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Phone: (706) 542-2900

If you have a departmental parking pass, you may park in the OIE parking lot. If not, parking is available at the Georgia Center Parking Deck, about two blocks away.

Office Hours

Office of International Education, Immigration Services office hours are:

  • 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday thru Friday

Our weekly walk-in hours for advising are below.  Walk-in appointments are a maximum of 15 minutes.  If you need a longer appointment, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to schedule one.

  • Tuesday: 2:00 to 4:00 pm
  • Wednesday: 2:00 to 4:00 pm
  • Thursdays: 10:00 am to 12:00 noon

There are no walk-in hours on Mondays or Fridays.

The office is closed on Saturday, Sunday and Official Holidays.

During office closure, if you have an emergency and need to reach OIE Immigration Services, please call UGA Campus Police at 706-542-2200.

Bus Directions

The UGA Buses can take you to our office. There is limited bus service on holidays or during school breaks. Bus schedules and route maps are available at, or by calling (706) 369-6220.

Bus service is also provided by the Athens Transit System. The Athens Transit System is the citywide bus system. The Athens Transit System buses run from 6:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday. There is no bus service on Sundays or on holidays. There are 15 bus routes with bus stops at many locations throughout Athens. The bus is free for students, faculty and staff with a valid UGA Card; otherwise, to ride the bus, please check their web site for the most current pricing and schedules or call (706) 613-3430.