Historic Heartland / Watkinsville

University of North Georgia, Oconee campus

1201 Bishop Farms Pkwy.
Watkinsville, GA 30677


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. All campus tours must be scheduled.

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, Guided Tours / Guide Available, Maps & Brochures Available, Meeting Facilities, Parking on Site

    General Information


    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages


  • University of North Georgia Art Exhibit- Flight Path

    University of North Georgia Art Exhibit- Flight Path

    09/06/2017 - 10/11/2017

    The University of North Georgia Oconee Campus will have the exhibit, Flight Path by artist Jeanne Whatley, on display from September 6 through October 11. Whatley's work explores the role of hope in the human condition and considers, with interest and wonder, those who move along uncertain paths, toward unknowable futures. The exhibition title, Flight Path¸ refers to the borderless freedom of a bird's flight. Often she shows migrations of people from this bird's eye view as they move in abst... read more

  • University of North Georgia Visiting Author- Dacre Stoker

    University of North Georgia Visiting Author- Dacre Stoker

    09/28/2017 - 09/28/2017

    Dacre Stoker is the great grand-nephew of Bram Stoker and the co-author of Dracula the Un-Dead, the official Stoker family endorsed sequel to Dracula. Dacre is also the co-editor of The Lost Journal of Bram Stoker: The Dublin Years. He will give a presentation, "Stoker on Stoker" on Thursday, September 28, 2017, at UNG Oconee Campus. Published with illustrated never-before-published, seldom seen historic images, Stoker On Stoker is a glimpse behind the scenes of Bram Stoker and Dracula.

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