USG Web Site Information

University System of Georgia

Site Information

The University System of Georgia web site provides an effective centralized means of disseminating information about the System, from Board of Regents policies to institutional resources. The following documents have been created to offer guidelines and suggestions on page design and administration.

Standards for University System of Georgia Web Environments

The standards document states the general purpose of and philosophy behind the organization of the USG web server. The standards document also explains the criteria that all documentation placed on the USG web site should meet, as well as outlining the process to be followed by individuals wishing to post information on the server. The concluding section details the procedure for administering pages on the server. Read more…

Web Content Guidelines

The Web Content Guidelines provide detailed information regarding the format and content of documents placed on the USG web site. The guide explains what should be included and what should be avoided when creating web pages for the server. Read more…


Many of the resources linked from the University System of Georgia (USG) web site are not maintained by the USG. The USG cannot monitor all linked resources, only those pages which fall directly within the USG web structure. The USG is in no way responsible for the content of these linked resources and the statements, views, and opinions expressed therein are neither endorsed by nor do they reflect the opinion of the USG.

Site Requirements

The USG web site was developed to function in browsers that comply with the W3C standards for CSS, XHTML, and the DOM. Browsers that implement most of these standards include but are not limited to the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Opera, and Safari.

Some documents on this web site are in Portable Document Format (PDF). In order to view PDF documents, users must first download the free Adobe Reader software, which lets you view, navigate, and print PDF documents. Instructions for downloading and installing the Adobe Reader are available on the Adobe web site.