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FACS Day at the Capitol

Students, faculty, and supporters are invited to participate in our virtual event highlighting the Georgia State Capitol's support of Family and Consumer Sciences.

When

  • Thursday, February 10, 2022
  • Thursday, February 9, 2023

What You'll Do

  • Watch the Georgia General Assembly in action as legislators consider bills
  • Learn about the history of the Georgia State Capitol and past political leaders
  • Gain a better understanding of how to apply a FACS degree in your career path
  • Learn about the legislative process and local issues of importance
  • Meet your FACS Legislative Aides and learn more about the program
  • Connect with Representatives and Senators from the Athens area
  • Network with FACS students, faculty, staff, administration, alumni, and Extension Agents
  • Show your UGA spirit and FACS pride

Schedule Highlights  

  • Photo and proclamation with the Governor, North Wing Staircase, Capitol Building
  • Observations and reading of the resolution in the House and Senate
  • Lunch with local Representatives and Guest Speaker
  • Capitol Tours

Tentative schedule of events*

10:00am - Picture with the Governor, Legislators, and other invited guests
10:30am - House and Senate chamber session observations
12:00pm - Luncheon
1:45pm - Capitol Tours
2:30pm - Return to Athens

*subject to change based at any time

An agenda will be sent to all registered participants a few days prior to the trip. 

Registration

*Registration will open early 2022 

2021 Proclamation 

We are proud to be able to share the Proclamation from the Govenor's office. 

VIEW PROCLAMATION 

2021 Georgia General Assembly 

Watch live hearings from both the Senate and the House! 

WATCH LIVE HERE

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