Recruitment Resources

When UGA graduate student applicants were surveyed as to where they heard about UGA, faculty were listed as the 2nd most common source. Potential students are very interested in and value connecting with faculty from their area of interest. This page lists recruitment information specifically for faculty.

Graduate Student Recruitment Handbook for Faculty

This handbook (coming soon) provides an overview of the Graduate School’s recruitment and diversity initiatives both on and off campus and serves as a resource for faculty who are recruiting graduate students. For more information, or to meet with the Director of Recruitment and Diversity Initiatives, please contact Dr. Lisa Sperling at

Request Recruitment Materials

As you know, interaction with faculty members can be a great recruitment tool for your department and for the Graduate School as a whole. Whether you are going to give a lecture or research talk or visiting another university to recruit students for your department, the Graduate School can provide information and materials to take with you. Please email for more information.

Host a webinar for potential students (coming soon)

The Graduate School is available to assist departments that would like to host webinars. Past webinars include information sessions for pre-application students, accepted students, and students from Associated Colleges of the South (ACS) institutions. Please email Lisa Sperling, PhD, Director of Recruitment and Diversity Initiatives, at to find out more information.

Graduate Dean’s Fund for Student Recruitment

More information on these awards will be posted in early October 2014.

In order to access Recruitment Resources, you need to log in with your UGA MyID.

Admissions and Enrollment Data by College/School and Department

Incoming Student Survey, Fall 2014

Enhance Your Department Website for Graduate Recruitment

Designing Program Websites to Attract the Best Doctoral Students

Admitting the Right PhD Students

Getting the Right PhD Students to Apply