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Department of Chemistry

Our mission is to train and mentor students as responsible scientists and scientifically literate professionals, involving them in all aspects of chemistry and the global chemical enterprise.

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Welcome to UGA Chemistry!

The Department at the University of Georgia offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Chemistry. Our undergraduates have the option of obtaining an ACS-certified B.S. in Chemistry. We graduate around 40 B.S. Chemists each year. Our graduate degree program is a research-intensive program with an emphasis on coursework required for in-depth training in a particular project. We also emphasize interdisciplinary training to prepare our graduates for multiple career paths. Through our links, you can find out about both our undergraduate and graduate programs, how to apply for admission, the curricula offered, and the research interests of our faculty.  

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Latest News

UGA Department of Chemistry graduate students Jessica Budwitz and Christopher DeAngelis were named as Poster Award winners at the recent Florida Heterocyclic and Synthetic Chemistry (FloHet) Conference, a biennial conference on heterocyclic and synthetic organic
Dr. Kelly Hines, Assistant Professor in the UGA Department of Chemistry, has been selected by the American Chemical Society (ACS) Publications as a Rising Star in Measurement Science.
The Chemistry Department is now accepting applications for Chemistry Learning Assistants (CLAs) for the Fall 2024 semester. CLAs are the individuals who rotate during recitation sessions and help answer student questions.

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Graham Perdue Professor

Henry F. Schaefer III was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  He attended public schools in Syracuse (New York), Menlo Park (California), and Grand Rapids (Michigan), graduating from East Grand Rapids High School. In 2018 Professor Schaefer received the Alumnus/Alumna of the Year Award from… Read Bio

Got More Questions?

Undergraduate inquiries: chemreg@uga.edu 

Registration and credit transferschemreg@uga.edu

AP Credit, Section Changes, Overrides, Prerequisiteschemreg@uga.edu

Graduate inquiries: chemgrad@uga.edu

Contact Us!

Assistant to the Department Head: Donna Spotts, 706-542-1919 

Main office phone: 706-542-1919 

Main Email: chem-web@franklin.uga.edu

Head of Chemistry: Prof. Jason Locklin