Whether in Georgia’s metropolitan areas or its rural communities, the University of Georgia supports every city, every county and every citizen. We are committed to building strong communities and enhancing the quality of life across the state.


Community Growth and Revitalization

Assess your Community

We can help you assess the needs of your community and plan for the future.

Find Local Assistance

We provide all Georgia communities with helpful, research-based solutions.

Coastal Communities

Protect your Coastal Community

We train community leaders about ways to reduce the threat of flooding and stormwater pollution.

Be Safe with Seafood

We offer training to assist seafood handlers and educate consumers to practice seafood safety.

Find Local Coastal Assistance

We offer applied research, extension and outreach to protect fisheries and natural resources.

Communities Connection

The mission of the Office of the Vice President for Public Service and Outreach, accomplished through its eight individual units, is to create jobs, develop leaders and help Georgians address the challenges facing their communities.

Kelly Simmons

Kelly Simmons

Public Service and Outreach


See Our Impact

Every Georgian is within

40 miles

of a UGA facility


impact on the state through university outreach


Public Service & Outreach faculty work throughout the state

More than 300

continuing education programs last year