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Student Life

It's the people, the place and the spirit that are uniquely GSW.

Choose GSW and you become part of a force larger than yourself. We attract people from all over the world and from all walks of life to a community of people blended together in our own historic hub for learning and collaboration. We're individuals rising together - engaging, living and striving in a place that feels like it's exactly where we're meant to be. We are uniquely GSW.

Georgia Southwestern's Winter Wonderland 2023

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Leadership, Service & Career Readiness

Through contact with world-class instructors and as a part of a tight-knit community, students have the chance to become involved in a variety of clubs and organizations that will propel them forward. At Georgia Southwestern, students can reach for opportunity, embrace challenge and realize their best selves.

First-Year Experience

As freshman, GSW offers students with a variety of ways to connect students to the University with a sense of belonging. The First-Year Experience supports the successful academic and social transition of new students by promoting self-discovery through major selection and career exploration.

The GSW Experience

At GSW, you will connect with people who will truly impact your life, discover your purpose through personalized empowerment and growth, and become career-ready for a profession you are passionate about.

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Residence Life

Embrace the real GSW experience by living on campus and engaging with your peers in a fun atmosphere.

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Recreation & Wellness

Intramural Sports, Fitness & Wellness, and outdoor recreation opportunities are offered for all students.

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Greek Life

Join a sorority or fraternity to build lifelong friendships and foster leadership, service, and excellence.

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Clubs & Organizations

GSW offers over a diverse selection of clubs and organizations to get students involved, learn leadership skills, and begin networking while attending college.

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Leadership Roles

Our community is synonymous with leadership and our tight-knit campus is bursting with opportunities for students to cultivate their communication, creativity, and team-working skills.

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Campus Services

For all things Hurricanes, check out the Campus Services page for all other on-campus items offered to students.

The great thing here at GSW is that there are so many different organizations and job opportunities. Join a club, make new friends, try new things, and GET INVOLVED. Trust me - being involved will help you grow and push you forward to the person you are supposed to be.

LaDona Taylor Exercise Science
Americus, Georgia