University of North Georgia

Convocation Center

Dahlonega, GA

The Convocation Center is a new building located on the southern side of the Dahlonega campus. Its program is 103,000 gross square feet of multi-use academic and convocation event space. The project also includes renovation of 15,000 gsf of existing space within historic Memorial Hall.

The Convocation Center will be located atop a low knoll along the southern bypass south of the Gaillard and Patriot Hall housing buildings overlooking the Drill Field. The new building will include modern, flexible, event/athletic space for 4,000 guests with much needed modern instructional and meeting spaces for academic and community events. Academic Offices, Classrooms, and Athletic Training Clinic Lab Space, Arena, and Building Support Spaces will support the HPE (Health and Physical Education) and Military Science academic programs.

The initial space list includes facilities to support the following range of events and programs:

  • Physical Education Courses
  • Admission Open Houses
  • Student Orientations
  • Career Fairs
  • Graduation Ceremonies
  • Student Convocations
  • Faculty Convocations
  • Nursing Department Pinning Ceremony
  • Student Concerts & Events
  • Family Day

Regional and community events that contribute to economic impact

  • Professional Seminars
  • Large-scale Banquets
  • Youth Athletic Camps
  • NCAA Men’s Basketball
  • NCAA Women’s Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Athletic Tournaments

The targeted construction completion date is early 2018.

 

Practice Areas

Academic, Student Life