Legal Assistance for UWG

Welcome to the office of the University General Counsel. This office reports directly to the President, but provides general legal assistance to the University community. Such assistance may include advice related to contracts, policy, financial transactions, grievances, copyright, and general issues related to safety and privacy.

Please use the links and resources to answer most of your legal questions, or contact the University General Counsel if you need additional advice.

Please note this office cannot provide legal advice to individuals on personal matters or on issues that may represent a conflict with the University's interests.

Contact Information

E. Jane Simpson
University General Counsel

Aycock Hall
Suite 317

678-839-5306

Monday - Friday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

 

Spotlight

Protecting Privacy Rights at UWG

As an institution in the University System of Georgia, UWG is subject to a number of laws respecting both sunshine laws and privacy interests.  Balancing the two can sometimes be difficult to understand.  Where can you learn more? 

See FERPA Tips and Open Records