Eating Smart Course

Chef adds oil to a pan during a demo.The Eating Smart Class is a 4-week nutrition course tailored to the needs of you, the college student. Taught by a Dining Services' Registered Dietitian and one of the Dining Commons Chefs, this program is FREE to meal plan participants. Join us in a convenient, relaxed setting where you will learn practical cooking skills, healthy meal ideas, and information for developing healthy eating habits and achieving your goals.  

Classes are held each Fall and Spring semesters.  Space is limited: Classes will be filled on a first come-first served basis.

Fall 2023 classes were held each Tuesday, October 24-November 14, at the Village Summit with Chef Tim Neal.  Spring 2024 classes will be held on Wednesdays, March 20-April 10, from 4-5 pm at Oglethorpe Dining Commons with Chef Robert Clark.

For more information, contact the Dietitian's Assistant at or (706) 542-4006.

Topics include:

  • How to Eat Healthy in the Dining Commons
  • Healthy Eating on the Go
  • Nutrition for Disease Prevention
  • Emotional Eating
  • Healthy Vegetarianism
  • Nutrition Lifestyle Skills


Registration opens early each semester. Look for an email from UGA Dining Services or visit the Bolton Administration Office for registration information.

Eating Smart Course Videos 

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March 30, 2021