UGA Transfer Ambassadors

The 2023-2024 UGA Transfer Ambassador Application is currently closed.

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UGA Transfer Ambassadors use their unique transfer experiences to welcome, assist and advocate for all new UGA transfer students while also representing their specific colleges across the broader UGA community. Transfer students who successfully complete one-year of service as a Transfer Ambassador will fulfill their Experiential Learning (EL) requirement.


  • Open to any currently enrolled undergraduate transfer students
  • Must be in good academic standing (2.0 cumulative/UGA GPA)


  • Commitment to a one-year term of service
  • Engage in service a minimum of 45 hours per year
  • Participation in at least one subcommittee
  • Attendance at all Ambassador meetings, programs, and events


  • Event Planning
  • Publicity and Social Media
  • Mentorship
  • Outreach Program
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion


Meeting Dates/Service (Fall 2023)

  • 8/21: Meet & Greet: Colleges/departments/Ambassadors (2 hours).
    • Students will meet their college representatives and will learn more about what their committee work entails.
  • 9/13: Understanding YOU: Gallup’s CliftonStrengths Assessment (2 hours)
    • This workshop will allow you to explore your unique talents and identify how to apply your talents toward your educational and career goals. 
  • 11/7: Understanding OTHERS: Emotional Intelligence Impacts (2 hours)
    • Students will discuss components of how listening, interviewing, rapport-building, and self-disclosure directly influence their interactions with others and the impact emotional intelligence has on building relationships.
  • Committee work (15-20 hours)
  • College/major work (10-15)

Meeting Dates (Spring 2024)

  • 1/10: Welcome back: Committee check-in/hours evaluation (2 hours)
  • 2/15: You Are More Than Your Major: Academic Check-in (2 hours)


  • Committee work (15-20 hours)
  • College/major work (10-15)
  • End of Program Celebration (2 hours)
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