The Center for Adult Learners & Veterans’ goal is to empower our military community and adult learners with the tools necessary for accomplishing their academic goals. Through information sharing, referral services, and outreach programs, CALV seeks to provide an inclusive and educational environment that fosters student success and achievement. Whether you are a new or transferring student, we will help guide you to the resources you need to make the most of your experience at UWG.

  • On Campus Services
  • Veterans Resources
  • Community Resources
  • On Campus Services
    • Academic Testing Services
      Academic Testing Center

      Located in Stroizer Hall, Academic Testing Services provides departmental, institutional, and national testing opportunities to students and non-students in an atmosphere which enables examinees to perform to the best of their abilities.

    • Accessibility Services
      Accessibility Services

      Located in Row Hall, the Office of Accessibility Services at the University of West Georgia is committed to providing access to campus resources and opportunities to allow students with disabilities to obtain a quality educational experience at UWG.  

    • Advising Center
      Advising Center

      Located in the UCC building, the Advising Center supports students in their path to graduation via delivering information about advising and registration, providing appropriate course recommendations to keep students on track, and teaching students to use the tools for self-advisement the University of West Georgia offers.

    • Bursar's Office
      Bursar's Office

      Located in Aycock Hall, the mission of the Bursar’s Office is to provide quality support and information to students in the assessment and collection of all student fees, the disbursement of all student refunds, and the fiscal management of all student financial aid programs including federal, state and private funding.

    • Career Services
      Career Services

      Located in Row Hall, the mission of Career Services at the University of West Georgia is to provide our students with the comprehensive resources needed to attain their professional career goals.

    • Center for Academic Success
      Center for Academic Success

      Located in the UCC building, the Center for Academic Success helps students succeed at the University of West Georgia by providing academic support and tutoring.

    • Counseling Center
      Counseling Center

      Located in Row Hall, the Counseling Center provides free, confidential counseling and support services to all enrolled UWG students.

    • Enrollment Services Center
      Enrollment Services Center

      Located in Parker Hall, the Enrollment Services Center is the first stop to answer questions about registration, financial aid and student billing.

    • Financial Aid
      Financial Aid

      Located in Parker Hall, the Office of Financial Aid works with a variety of federal, state and institutional loans, grants, scholarships and work programs and provide information and assistance to students, their parents or sponsors and secondary school personnel.

    • Registrar's Office
      Registrar's Office

      Located in Parker Hall, the Registrar's Office is responsible for a multitude of tasks including maintenance of the student academic records, management of the Banner course catalog, schedule and registration, evaluation of transfer credits for new and continuing undergraduate students, monitoring the academic progress of candidates for undergraduate degrees and offer support and advice regarding academic policies and procedures.

    On Campus Resources

    • Lactation Room
      Lactation Room

      Located in the Ingram Library, the Lactation Room is a discrete and clean area for parents and caretakers to care for infants and toddlers.

     

  • Veterans Resources

    National 

    • CareerOneStop 

      CareerOneStop Veteran and Military Transition Center is a one-stop website for employment, training, and financial help after military service.

      Find the CareerOneStop website here.

    • National Archives

      Request Military Records online.

      Find the National Archives website here.

    • National Resource Directory

      The National Resource Directory (NRD) is a resource website that connects wounded warriors, Service Members, Veterans, their families, and caregivers to programs and services that support them.

      Find the website for the National Resource Directory here.

    • O*Net Online

      A military to civilian transferable skills identifier, O*Net Online provides access to a descriptive crosswalk between military occupations and their related civilian occupation.  

      For more information, visit O*Net Online here.

       
    • Tutor.com for Military Families

      Tutoring and homework help provided at no cost to active duty service members and their eligible dependents. Funded by the Department of Defense (DoD) MWR Library Program, the DoD Navy General Library Program, the DoD Voluntary Education Program and Coast Guard Mutual Assistance.

      For more information, visit tutor.com's website, found here.

    • USAJOBS

      USAJOBS connects job seekers with federal employment opportunities across the United States and around the world. As the Federal Government’s official employment site, USAJOBS provides resources to help the right people find the right jobs.

      Find the website for USAJOBS here.

    • Veterans Crisis Line

      The Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text.

      More information regarding the Veterans Crisis Line can be found here.

    • VetJobs

      VetJobs services makes it easy to reach transitioning military, National Guard, Reserve Component Members and veterans that have separated over the last several decades and, due to the services provided by VetJobs, are now productive members of the civilian work force in all disciplines as well as their family members.

      Find the website for VetJobs here.

    State 

    • Georgia Department of Labor

      The Georgia Department of Labor provides a wide range of services to job seekers and employers. These include administration of Georgia's unemployment insurance, employment service, provision of workforce information to the public and private sectors, and oversight of child labor issues.

      Find the website for the Department of Labor here.

       

    • Georgia Department of Veteran Services

      The Georgia Department of Veterans Service is an agency of state government created for the purpose of advising, counseling, and assisting Georgia’s veterans and their families in receiving their rightful benefits under the vast and complex framework of veterans’ laws.

      Find the website for the Georgia Department of Veterans Services here.

    Local 

    • American Legion Local Post

      American Legion Georgia Post 143

      1790 Stripling Chapel Rd.

      Carrollton, GA 30117

      (770) 830-5979

    • DAV Local Post

      DAV Georgia Chapter 6

      995 Roswell St.

      Marietta, GA 30060

      (678) 388-1568

      Find the website for the DAV Local Post here.

    • Department of Labor Career Center

      Department of Labor Career Center

      275 Northside Dr.

      Carrollton, GA 30117

      (770) 836-6668

      Find the website for the Department of Labor Career Center here.

    • Just Listening - Veterans & Community 

      Meets at Carrollton Presbyterian Church on the 2nd Tuesday of each month.

      Carrollton Presbyterian Church

      14 Maple St.

      Carrollton, GA 30117

      (770) 338-7436

      More information about Just Listening can be found here.

    • Trinka Davis Veterans Village

      Trinka Davis Veterans Village Clinic

      180 Martin Dr.

      Carrollton, GA 30117

      (678) 423-4970

      Monday – Friday 7:30 am – 5:00 pm

    • VFW Local Post

      VFW Post 7402

      5760 Hwy 120

      Buchanan, GA 30113

      (404) 938-3523

      Find more information on the local VFW Post here

    UWG

    • Comprehensive Community Clinic - Warrior Outreach Program 

      The Warrior Outreach Program (WOP) provides therapy for an array of communication, cognitive and emotional disorders within the professional rim of speech-language pathology (SLP) and professional counseling.  Services also include family support. 

      Find more information on the UWG's Comprehensive Community Clinic and the Warrior Outreach Program here.

    • Student Veterans Association (SVA)

      The purpose of the Student Veterans Association (SVA), at the University of West Georgia, a chapter of the Student Veterans of America, is to provide a social group and support structure to help veterans adjust to and become successful in civilian and college life. The SVA strives to raise awareness in veterans' issues and needs to the campus community and to the University of West Georgia administration, as well as provide information to veterans about their benefits and governmental policies. Additionally, the SVA promotes community service and volunteerism, organizes social and campus activities, and encourages veterans to become active in the campus life of the University of West Georgia.

      Find more information regarding SVA here.

  • Community Resources
    • Carrollton Housing Authority

      The Housing Authority of the city of Carrollton is committed to being a leader in providing affordable housing to very-low, low and moderate-income persons through effective management and wise stewardship of public funds, partnerships with our residents and others to enhance the quality of life in our community.

      The website for the Housing Authority of the city of Carrollton can be found here

    • Carrollton Greenbelt

       The Carrollton GreenBelt is an 18-mile shared-use path designed for pedestrians and non-motorized users. Once complete, the trail will connect existing neighborhoods with the city school campus, the University of West Georgia, the city parks, and several commercial shopping areas. 

      More information about the Carrollton Greenbelt can be found here.

    • Carroll County Parks & Facilities

      Carroll County has three parks:  John Tanner Park, Little Tallapoosa Park and McIntosh Reserve Park.

      More information regarding Carroll County Parks can be found here

    • Community Foundation of West Georgia

      The Community Foundation of West Georgia partners with local non-profit organizations, individuals and companies, to increase opportunities to serve those in need, to beautify and to enhance the quality of life for the people of Carroll, Haralson and Heard Counties.

      Find more information regarding the Community Foundation of West Georgia can be found here.

    • Cotton Mill Farmer's Market

      Cotton Mill Farmer's Market, Inc. was started in 2002 to reconnect our farmers to residents, and preserve our agricultural heritage. Our non-profit market is run by a volunteer board made up of local vendors.

      More information regarding the Cotton Mill Farmer's Market can be found here.

    • Georgia Department of Driver Services

      Georgia Department of Driver Services (DDS)

      Carrollton

      512 Old Newnan Rd.

      Carrollton, GA 30117

       

      Tuesday – Friday 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

      Saturday 8:00 am – 12:00 noon

      Find more information on the Georgia Department of Driver Services' website, found here.

    • Local Employment Agencies

      Find more information about local employment agencies by visiting their websites, linked below. 

      Chase Professionals 

      Elwood Staffing 

      Employment Plus

      Express Employment Professionals

      Randstad

      Sizemore

    • The Carrollton Menu

      The Carrollton Menu provides interactive community information including retail & food openings as well as closings, construction, events & job openings.

      More information on the Carrollton Menu can be found by visiting their website, linked here.

    • UWG Relocation Guide

      This guide is designed to help new residents with some of the logisitics of moving to the West Georgia area.

      Find the Relocation Guide here.

    • West Georgia Regional Library

      Find links below to the branches of the West Georgia Regional Library in Carroll County.

      Bowdon - Warren P. Sewell Memorial Library  

      Carrollton - Neva Lomason Memorial Library 

      Mt. Zion - Mt. Zion Public Library 

      Temple - Ruth Holder Public Library 

      Villa Rica - Villa Rica Public Library 

      Whitesburg - Whitesburg Public Library