Facilities

Location
Milledgeville, GA
Undergrads
5,131
Tuition (in-state)
$26,082 ($8,618)
Admission Difficulty
Average
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4 College Freshman

Facilities: GCSU provide you with all the necessary facilities and make students feel comfortabloe

4 College Senior

Facilities: I have only been to the recreation center and the library and those are phenomenal centers.

4 College Senior

Facilities: Everything on campus is convenient and state of the art.

5 College Senior

Facilities: We have the best front lawn that is used for activities as well as for leisure.

4 College Junior

Facilities: The library and the wellness center are both great.

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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 350th
    Best Performance Venues
  • 354th
    Greenest Campuses
  • 502nd
    Best Library
  • 697th
    Best Athletic Facilities
  • 920th
    Best Student Centers

Student Author OverviewWhat's This?

Laura Thomas
Hometown
Canton, GA
Major
Business Management
Grad Year
2012
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The coolest place to hang out at on campus is the Student Activities Center. The center was recently remodeled and is an awesome, state-of-the-art place for students to chill. There are massage chairs, Wii and Xbox 360 video game systems, pingpong, TVs with comfortable seating, and a soft drink dispenser where you can get unlimited fountain sodas.

The College is also currently working on a new, $28 million Wellness and Recreation Center. The center will feature an aquatic center, a recreation pool, basketball and volleyball courts, a climbing wall, workout classes, and much more! In terms of academic facilities, the library on campus has adequate space for students, and during finals week, the school opens up other facilities on campus for students.

Facts & Statistics

Service & Maintenance Staff
105
Campus Size
590 acres
Student Centers
Student Activities Center (SAC)
Campus Library?
Yes
Main Libraries
Library and Instructional Technology Center
Popular Places to Chill
  • Einstein Bros. Bagels
  • Front Campus
  • Jittery Joe's
Bar on Campus
None
Bowling on Campus
None
Coffeehouse on Campus
Einstein Bros. Bagels, Jittery Joe's, and the coffeehouse in the library (which serves Starbucks coffee) are all spots on campus to enjoy a cup of Joe.
Movie Theater on Campus
None
"Green" Initiatives
GCSU has a Sustainability Council that works to assess and promote activities related to green living and being a sustainable campus/environment. One of the council's goals is to reduce the University's carbon footprint through the reduction of energy consumption.
School Slang
  • A&S: Arts and Sciences Building
  • The Pit: The park across from the dorms
  • Saga: The campus dining hall
Traditions
  • Hanging of the Greens: Every November, the campus is adorned in lights and greenery for the holiday season. One night at the end of November is the actual "Hanging of the Greens" event, with cookie decorating, hot chocolate, carolers, and holiday fun. At the end of the night, all of the lights are turned on and revealed for the first time. It is a great way to spend time with friends before leaving for the holidays.
  • Homecoming Weekend: During Homecoming Weekend, the campus comes to life with activities for students. The night before the Homecoming game, the school hosts a concert for the students; past performers have included BOB, Cartel, Sister Hazel, and many other great acts! The best thing about these concerts is that students get in for free with their Bobcat ID and can buy discounted tickets for friends from other schools. The day of the Homecoming game, "tent city" is put up. Every organization on campus sets up a tent outside of the Centennial Center, and students are able to go tent to tent visiting the other organizations and sharing food. It is a great way to meet people as well as an awesome opportunity for alumni to visit. The Homecoming game is always packed with people, and during halftime, Mr. and Miss Georgia College are crowned. The nominees for Mr. and Miss Georgia College are selected within every organization and campaign the week leading up to Homecoming.
Urban Legends
Apparently, there is a ghost of a former student that roams the third floor of Sanford Hall-so watch out!
Favorite Things To Do
Most students enjoy relaxing or playing yard games on Front Campus. Students also enjoy going to the unique stores downtown or hanging out with friends at the restaurants.
Student Organizations Web Site
gcsu.orgsync.com
Student Newspaper
The Colonnade
www.gcsunade.com
Clubs and Organizations on Campus
There are more clubs and organizations on campus than you can imagine, with more than 160 of them actually! In order to form a new club or organization, you have to fill out the proper forms from the Student Handbook and get the proper authorization.
Student Activities Offered
  • Campus ministries
  • Choral groups
  • Concert band
  • Dance
  • Drama/theater
  • Jazz band
  • Literary magazine
  • Music ensembles
  • Musical theater
  • Radio station
  • Student government
  • Television station
ROTC
Air Force ROTC: No
Navy ROTC: No
Army ROTC: Yes

Student Polls

Rate the campus facilities in the following areas    Based on 42 responses

Very poor
Excellent
  • Athletics/recreation
  • Classrooms
  • Computer labs
  • Dining
  • General aesthetics/architecture of campus
  • "Green" buildings/initiatives
  • Housing
  • Lawns/green space
  • Library
  • Modernity of facilities
  • Performing arts
  • Science/research labs
  • Student center
  • Study spots
  • Visual arts (work spaces, galleries)

How would you describe the student center/union?    Based on 49 responses

  • 2% The student center is in need of a major renovation.
  • 29% The student center serves its purpose but is not a popular hangout.
  • 45% The student center is great but isn't central to student life.
  • 24% The student center is state-of-the-art and the hub of student life.

What is your overall opinion of your school and the campus community?    Based on 42 responses

  • 2% I hate my school and have no school spirit.
  • 2% The school community is okay-we're all just here for an education, nothing more.
  • 52% I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 43% I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.

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