External Affairs
Georgia Southern University

Diplomatic Services

The Office of Government Relations and Community Engagement provides management and protocol expertise for members of the Georgia Southern community in support of high-level state, national, and international visitors and delegations to the Georgia Southern campus, including visits by heads of state and senior government officials.

Facilitates/Manages Diplomatic and Event Protocol:

  • Planning and managing the dignitary’s public speaking logistics and related event arrangements on campus on behalf of the President/Provost’s Office or other designated Georgia Southern University department sponsor.
  • Working with the department sponsor or student group on the appropriate approvals, invitation, and planning processes.
  • Providing guidance regarding general protocol questions such as flags, staging, order of precedence, seating and gift arrangements.
  • Diplomatic protocol support and liaison arrangements for dignitary security with the Department of Public Safety.
Division of External Affairs • PO Box 8033 Statesboro, GA 30460 • (912) 478-5305