About MGA

Mission Statement

Middle Georgia State University educates and graduates inspired, lifelong learners whose scholarship and careers enhance the region through professional leadership, innovative partnerships, and community engagement.

Click here to view MGA President’s 2021 Annual Report
2020 Annual Report


Middle Georgia State University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral degrees. Questions about the accreditation of Middle Georgia State University may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org).


Middle Georgia State University strives to comply with all applicable Federal and State laws, rules, and regulations, as well as Board of Regents policy and University policies and procedures. Ultimately the president of MGA is responsible for ensuring that the University complies with all laws, rules and regulations.

The campus Internal Auditor is the designated MGA compliance officer. The Chief Counsel & Campus Affairs Officer—who chairs the University Compliance Commission—is the point of contact for policy changes. The following compliance officers have been appointed for the specific areas due to the large number of high risk policies, procedures, laws and regulations.

Area Compliance Officer
Athletics Director of Athletics
Clery Act Assistant VP for Risk Management and Police Services
Environmental Regulations Assistant VP for Facilities
FAA Regulations Chief Flight Instructor
Federal Financial Aid Director of Financial Aid
Nondiscrimination in Employment Director of Human Resources
Open Records Act Open Records Officer/University Counsel
Students with Disabilities Director of Accessibility Services
Title IX Director of Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity/Title IX Coordinator


Middle Georgia State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Educational and Employment Opportunity institution. Factors of race, national origin, color, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, or disability are not considered in the admission or treatment of students or in employment. It is the intent of the institution to comply with all Federal and State laws and regulations related to nondiscrimination, including but not limited to: Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and subsequent executive orders, as well as Title IX and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

Important Contacts

Ethics and Compliance Hotline
File a report online at https://mga.alertline.com