Participants in FACS Day at the Capitol 2023 on the capitol steps with Governor and First Lady Kemp

FACS Day at the Capitol

Students, faculty, and supporters are invited to participate in our event highlighting the Georgia State Capitol's support of Family and Consumer Sciences.


  • Feb. 13, 2025
  • Feb. 12, 2026
  • Feb. 11, 2027

What You'll Do

  • Watch the Georgia General Assembly in action as legislators consider bills
  • Learn about the history of the Georgia State Capitol and past political leaders
  • Gain a better understanding of how to apply a FACS degree in your career path
  • Learn about the legislative process and local issues of importance
  • Meet your FACS Legislative Aides and learn more about the program
  • Connect with Representatives and Senators from the Athens area
  • Network with FACS students, faculty, staff, administration, alumni, and Extension Agents
  • Show your UGA spirit and FACS pride

Schedule Highlights 

  • Photo and proclamation with the Governor, North Wing Staircase, Capitol Building
  • Observations and reading of the resolution in the House and Senate
  • Lunch with local Representatives and Guest Speaker
  • Capitol Tours

Tentative schedule of events*

10:00am - Picture with the Governor, Legislators, and other invited guests
10:30am - House and Senate chamber session observations
12:00pm - Luncheon
1:00pm - House and Senate Committee Meetings
2:30pm - Return to Athens

*subject to change based at any time

An agenda will be sent to all registered participants a few days prior to the trip. 


The registration deadline for 2024 has passed.

2024 Proclamation 

We are proud to be able to share the Proclamation from the Govenor's office. 


Georgia General Assembly 

Watch live hearings from both the Senate and the House! 



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