Our Leadership

Dr. Paul Jones is the president of Fort Valley State University.



Fort Valley State University is Georgia’s only 1890 land-grant school and also one of three public historically black institutions of higher learning in the state.

Read more about our rich history here.


Fast Facts

Did you know FVSU is one of the world’s leaders in research on small ruminants like goats? What about FVSU having one of the lowest levels of debts in the country for its graduates?

Read more here.


Welcome to the Valley

Welcome to Fort Valley State University. We are the #1 public HBCU in Georgia. Apply today!

You are invited!

We invite you to experience life in the Valley! Centrally located in the heart of Georgia, we are a short drive from Atlanta, Savannah, Columbus, and Valdosta. Come visit our campus and let us wrap you in southern hospitality. We believe that if you visit our beautiful campus, you will come to love it as much as we do.

Contact Us

If you have any questions, please contact an FVSU representative at 478-827-FVSU. We encourage you to Be Bold, Be Prepared, and enroll at Fort Valley State University.

Campus Hours

Utilize our renown library resources and helpful staff from 6am – 10pm. The Campus student lab is open 24 hours 7 days a week. And the Campus will we holding rallies for upcoming sports events Fridays at noon.

Parking Stucture

Don’t forget to pick up your parking pass at the student services office this week. You’ll need to bring your payment in full along with your student id card. This parking pass will provide you with unlimited parking in the parking lot and structure for the entire fall semester.

Student Housing

Student housing is now available. Click here for more information and to book your place now. Spaces are limited so get your information into student services to make sure that you get the spot you want.


Upcoming Online Degrees

It is possible that you may enroll in a class that uses online course materials, such as the syllabus, calendar, quizzes, or supplementary reading and visuals. Or, especially if you are a non-traditional student (someone who cannot always come to campus due to job or family responsibilities or different needs), you may take a class that is fully online or meets on campus once a week.


Student Government Association

The SGA has plans to move the campus forward, physically, and spiritually. As we prepare for another scholastic year, please be mindful that SGA is here to serve the student body, and being a member is more than just something to put on your résumé, or something to do to receive recognition. This is an organization that has a commitment to serve the needs and address the desires of the student body. If you are interested in joining SGA, please do not hesitate to contact the SGA Executive Board. Find out more information here.

Student Organizations

Welcome to Fort Valley State University! We are truly excited to have you join our Wildcat family to pursue your educational endeavors on the collegiate level. The University continues to work hard to maintain a standard of excellence that encourages leadership development, scholarship and service to both the campus and local communities. Be sure to check out our various organizations here.

Research Spotlight

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    Since 1986, the Georgia Small Ruminant Research and Extension Center (GSRREC) scientists have studied reproductive performance, embryo transfer technology, forage utilization and nutritive efficiency, lactation physiology, and gastrointestinal parasitology in goats.


Alumni Spotlight

  • FVSU alum Hollis Towns, alumni of the month

    FVSU alumni spotlight: Hollis Towns

    This month’s Fort Valley State University alumni spotlight is one of America’s top media executives. FVSU alum Hollis Towns is the executive editor and vice president for news at Asbury Park Press. Towns also is the former president for the Associated Press Managing Editors group. Towns began his career in journalism by writing editorials for the […]


Student Spotlight

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    Student Spotlight: Ceola Mitchell

    Wherever he travels, Fort Valley State University senior Ceola Mitchell sees himself as the unofficial ambassador and representative for the campus. The former Wildcats football player tells anyone he can about the university’s academic programs and how the campus has changed his life for the better. “I am the first person to stand up for […]


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