Campus Resources

Middle Georgia State University provides a wide range of resources for free to students. Below is a list of some of the resources MGA provides. Please keep in mind that this is not an exhaustive list. If you have questions about any of these resources, please use the contact information and links below to contact that department/agency directly.

Academic Resources

Accessibility Services

Accessibility Services assist students who need accessibility accommodations related to a documented disability including classroom accommodations, testing accommodations, and use of assisted technology. 

https://www.mga.edu/accessibility-services/index.php

Contact information for Accessibility Services: 

  • Allen Chastain, Director of Accessibility Services
  • 478-934-3023
  • allen.chastain@mga.edu
Center for Career & Leadership Development

The Center for Career & Leadership Development (CCLD) provides career development, professional development, and leadership services and programs for MGA students. The CCLD provides assistance with resume writing, interview skills, job searches, and much more. Services are offered in-person and virtually.

https://www.mga.edu/center-career-leadership-development/index.php  

The CCLD uses Handshake to provide job boards and internships information to MGA students who are looking for employment. 

https://mga.joinhandshake.com/login

Hardship Withdrawal

Students who are experiencing a non-academic hardship and wish to withdraw from MGA can complete a petition for a hardship withdrawal. Please note that a hardship withdrawal applies to all classes a student is currently enrolled in for the semester and does have an impact on the student’s pass rate. It is recommended that a student who is considering a hardship withdrawal speak with their advisor before making a decision. 

Information on Hardship withdrawals:

https://mga.smartcatalogiq.com/2022-2023/undergraduate-catalog/academic-policy-and-information/grades-and-academic-records/petition-for-hardship-withdrawal/

Withdrawal FAQs:

https://www.mga.edu/ask/registrar-faqs/withdrawal-faqs.php

Student Petition Form for Hardship Withdrawal:

https://www.mga.edu/faculty-affairs/docs/medical_or_hardship_withdrawal_form.pdf

 

Office of Title IX 

The office of Title IX at MGA provides resources and support for students experiencing sex discrimination, sexual harassment, or sexual misconduct. The office of Title IX also provides education and policy compliance in order to create a safe environment and prevent sexual discrimination and misconduct at MGA. 

https://www.mga.edu/title-ix/index.php

Contact information for Title IX:

  • Jenia Bacote, Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion/Title IX Coordinator
  • 478-471-3627
  • titleix@mga.edu

Student Success Center

The Student Success Center provides students free tutoring with professional and certified peer tutors and access to online study resources.  

https://www.mga.edu/student-success-center/index.php

The Writing Center

The Writing Center provides feedback on written work including assistance with grammar, citations, research paper guidance, and resources for improving writing skills. 

https://www.mga.edu/student-success-center/writing-centers.php /a>

Mathematics Academic Resource Center (MARC)

MARC provides both in person and online tutoring for students in math courses. 

https://www.mga.edu/computing/mathematics-statistics/marc/index.php

 

Financial Assistance and Resources

MGA Foundation

The MGA Foundation is  a philanthropic organization that raises and manages donation for Middle Georgia State University. The MGA Foundation also provides scholarships for students and emergency funds for crisis situations. 

https://www.mga.edu/foundation/about.php

Office of Financial Aid

The office of financial aid is available to help guide students through the financial aid process. The financial aid office can answer questions about the types of aid offered and how to apply for aid. 

https://www.mga.edu/financial-aid/index.php

The office of financial aid can also provide information on MGA’s Work Study Program including Federal Work Study and Student Assistant Programs. Work Study allows eligible students to apply for employment opportunities at MGA using their FAFSA. 

For more information on the Work Study Program please visit:

https://www.mga.edu/financial-aid/opportunities/work-study.php

 

Food and Housing Insecurity

Embark Georgia

MGA’s Assessment and Care Team work with Embark Georgia to increase college access and resources to students who have experienced foster care or homelessness. Embark Georgia also can connect students with scholarship resources and opportunities for students who experienced foster care or homelessness.  

https://embarkgeorgia.org/

 

Knights’ Table

The Knights’ Table is MGA’s food pantry for students, faculty, and staff. The Knights’ Table provides canned food and dry goods as well as personal hygiene products.  

https://www.mga.edu/student-affairs/assessment-care-team/food-pantry.php

For more information on Knight’s Table please contact:

  • Elaine Martin,  Student Care Case Manager
  • 478-757-2264
  • elaine.martin@mga.edu
Housing & Residence Life

MGA offers residence halls on our Macon, Cochran, and Eastman Campuses. To learn more about living on campus please visit:

https://www.mga.edu/residence-life/index.php

 

Health & Safety

Health Clinic

MGA has a Health Clinic on our Macon and Cochran Campuses. The Health Clinic is staffed by licensed Nurse Practitioners and is available to any student who is currently enrolled and has paid the health fee. 

https://www.mga.edu/health-clinic/index.php

  • Health Clinic - Macon Campus
    • Located in the Music Building
    • 478-471-2092
  • Health Clinic - Cochran Campus
    • Located in the lower level of Georgia Hall
    • 478-934-3080
  • Email for both clinics is healthclinic@mga.edu.

Student Health Insurance Program (SHIP)

MGA offers student health insurance with United Healthcare. For more information, please visit the link below. 

https://www.mga.edu/health-clinic/student-insurance.php

Middle Georgia State University Police Department

MGA Campus Police are available on every campus to ensure students’ safety and respond to any emergency. MGA Campus Police can be contacted at 478.471.2414.

https://www.mga.edu/police/index.php

The MGA Knight Alert system will send you voice messages, text messages, or emails to alert you of any safety concerns on or around campus. 

https://www.mga.edu/police/alert/index.php

The Rave Guardian Mobile Safety App provides safety features to students on their mobile devices including the ability to reach out to the campus police with once click and provide GPS location information. 

https://www.mga.edu/police/rave.php

 

Well-Being and Mental Health Resources

Middle Georgia State University provides a variety of mental health resources including in-person counseling, online mental health support, and a 24/7 support line. 

BeWell@MGA

BeWell@MGA provides a variety of mental health resources to students including a 24/7 support line as well as MGA’s  BeWell Wellness Hub  which offers a variety of mental health support services including:

  • Togetherall  - a free online peer-to-peer platform, offering a safe, anonymous space to give and get support, moderated by trained professionals 24/7.
  • 24/7 Support Line – 833.910.3362 – providing in the moment support for mental health 

For more information on BeWell@MGA visit:

https://www.mga.edu/student-affairs/bewell/index.php

 

Counseling Services

MGA Counseling Services provides short-term counseling sessions with licensed mental health counselors on the Macon and Cochran campuses.

For more information on Counseling Services and how to schedule an appointment with one of our licensed professional counselors, please visit:

https://www.mga.edu/counseling-services/index.php