Historic Heartland / Watkinsville

University of North Georgia, Oconee campus

1201 Bishop Farms Pkwy
Watkinsville, GA 30677

  • University of North Georgia's Oconee Campus

The University of North Georgia (UNG) was formed through the consolidation of North Georgia College & State University and Gainesville State College, two of the top-performing schools in the University System of Georgia, in January 2013. Positioned in the fastest-growing region of the state, UNG comprises four campuses united by a single mission focused on academic excellence and academic and co-curricular programs that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society.

The University of North Georgia is a University System of Georgia leadership institution and is The Military College of Georgia. With about 16,000 students, the University of North Georgia is the state's sixth-largest public university. The university offers more than 100 programs of study ranging from certificate and associate degrees to professional doctoral programs.

The Oconee Campus, located in Watkinsville, Ga., is only a few miles from Athens, Ga.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Monday: 8:00AM - 5:30PM
    Tuesday: 8:00AM - 5:30PM
    Wednesday: 8:00AM - 5:30PM
    Thursday: 8:00AM - 5:30PM
    Friday: 8:00AM - 3:00PM

    Facility Amenities

    Gift Shop, Maps & Brochures Available, Meeting Facilities, Parking on Site

    General Information


    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages


  • Annual Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition

    Annual Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition

    08/18/2015 - 08/15/2016

    This year, the Department of Visual Arts (DoVA) at the University of North Georgia is proud to expand its annual outdoor sculpture exhibition to all four campuses. These sculptures will be available for viewing at locations on the Cumming, Dahlonega, Gainesville, and Oconee campuses until summer 2016.

    Sculptors who were born in or living in one of the thirteen Appalachian states submitted images of up to three sculptures for consideration, and the juried competition resulted in the sel... read more

  • WonderQuest Adventures of Pecos Bill

    WonderQuest Adventures of Pecos Bill

    10/02/2015 - 10/10/2015

    Everything is bigger in Texas...including the stories. Pecos Bill, raised by coyotes and revered by cowpokes and critters alike, never met a challenge he couldn't conquer. Join us under the wide desert sky in this rootin'-tootin' tall tale of a bigger-than-life American hero as he gallops across the Wild West taming tornadoes, wild cats, villains and even the heart of a woman as free as a tumbleweed and as tough as the rattlesnake Bill uses for a lasso! Written by Gay H. Hammond. Rated G.

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  • Sean Dunn Artist Talk

    Sean Dunn Artist Talk

    10/29/2015 - 10/29/2015

    Sean Dunn will talk about his photographs in the exhibit "When You Cut into the Present the Future Pours Out."

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