Don't miss this UGA Signature Event!
Fresh Check Day UGA is an uplifting, wellbeing and prevention, peer-to-peer messaging experience. This year’s event, August 16-17, 2021, boasted 15 interactive booths throughout the Stegeman Coliseum, entertainment from Power 100, and exciting prizes and giveaways for all participants. Each participant also received a free ice cream by La Michoacana. The event is free and has been organized by the University Health Center and UGA Housing with support from campus departments including Auxiliary Services, the Office of Emergency Preparedness, and more (see Resources below).
Fresh Check Day is a nationally recognized program of the Jordan Porco Foundation charity. The UGA experience has been made possible by UGA Parents & Families Leadership Council and President Morehead’s President’s Venture Fund.
FreshCheckDayUGA is made possible by our amazing partners:
Outlined below are the campus peer educators and partners that hosted this interactive experience. We hope you had as much fun as we did! Please bookmark this page in case you ever need to reach out. Welcome to YOUR UGA community!
Booth #2: Be A Healthy Dawg
presented by the University Health Center
The University Health Center is your one-stop shop for primary care, health, and wellness. Please do not walk in. Make an appointment online or call 706-542-1162.Telehealth visits available for many services! More information on access to wellness and physical care
Booth #3: Check In & Chill Out
presented by UHC Counseling & Psychiatric Services (CAPS)
Short-term, brief individual and group counseling. For more information about our services visit online or call 706-542-2273 (after hours 706-542-2200). Other campus counseling resources: Aspire Clinic, Center for Counseling and Personal Evaluation, Psychology Clinic
presented by Student Care and Outreach
Student Care & Outreach coordinate care and assistance for all students, undergraduate and graduate, who experience complex, hardship, and/or unforeseen circumstances, by providing individualized assistance and tailored interventions. SCO is located at 325 Tate Student Center and is open M-F, 8am-5pm. Call 706-542-7774 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Booth #5: Shop. Eat. Ride. Park. Play.
presented by UGA Auxiliary Services
Auxiliary Services is here to help you shop, eat, ride, park and play while at UGA. Learn more about eating healthy, meal plans, student job opportunities, and finding supplies at the bookstore to help you relax. You can also find information about playing and studying at the golf course, or experiencing campus by walking, biking, or taking the bus. Connect to campus: One Stop Shop / Student Job Opportunities
Booth #6: What’s Cooking On Campus
presented by UHC Health Promotion, Dining Services and Family & Consumer Science
Nutrition services located in the UHC Health Promotion department include individual nutrition counseling, seminars, and cooking classes in the UHC Nutrition Kitchen. More information or call 706-542-8690
Booth #7: We Stand Behind You
presented by RSVP, the Fontaine Center
Relationship and Sexual Violence Prevention provides Free & Confidential Advocacy to provide students with options and full support. 24 Hour Hotline: 706-542-SAFE. We are located in the UHC Health Promotion Department.
More information or call 706-542-8690.
Booth #8: We Got Your BAC
presented by the Fontaine Center
Looking for fun activities in Athens that don’t involve alcohol? Check this out!
The Fontaine Center is located in the UHC Health Promotion department and provides education, outreach, programming and support services to support student success. More information or call 706-542-8690.
Booth #9: Emergency Preparedness
presented by the Office of Emergency Preparedness
5 steps for students to be prepared:
- Update your information in UGAAlert
- Install the LiveSafe safety app on your phone(App store or Google play)
- Create an emergency kit to last you for 72 hours.
- Complete the Emergency Preparedness Module.
- Volunteer with CERT and MRC.
More information or call 706-542-3000. For emergencies, dial 911
Booth #11: Condom Express
presented by UHC Health Promotion
The sexual health office in the UHC Health Promotion department provides outreach and education to promote a sexually healthy campus. We offer free, discreet mail delivery service for safer-sex supplies known as the Condom Express.
For more information call 706-542-8690.
presented by Rec Sports
Rec Sports exists to provide you a healthy outlet for coping with stress through exercise. We invite you to visit us at the Ramsey Student Center or Pound Hall for a workout or register for one our additional fitness programs. When you need a break, check out Rec Sports.
Booth #14: UBelong
presented by Disability Resource Center, International Student Life, Multicultural Services and LGBT Resource Center
Students who get involved and find a sense of belonging on campus within the first six weeks of their college career have a greater chance to graduate. The Division of Student Affairs inspires students to engage meaningfully, grow intellectually, and build character so they will create thriving communities.
presented by UGA Housing & Engagement, Leadership, and Service
Overwhelmed. Don’t know where to start. Reach out to one of our offices to help facilitate. We will help you navigate the campus resources. We are your family on campus! UGA Housing – or your assigned RA! Engagement, Leadership, and Service – we can connect you to campus!