Georgia State and the Department of Athletics are committed to the safety of students, faculty and staff as the university enters the holiday break and spring semester. In accordance with NCAA and Sun Belt Conference protocols, along with guidance from the Governor’s Office and University System of Georgia, the Department of Athletics continues to update its set of guidelines about sports being played this winter and into the spring season.
- Following NCAA and Sun Belt Conference protocols, the university intends to play basketball this winter, as well as baseball, softball, golf, tennis, and track and field this spring.
- To create a safe venue for Georgia State basketball fans, the Georgia State Department of Athletics, following guidance from the University System of Georgia, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp's office, public health officials and the Sun Belt Conference, has announced a series of safety protocols that will be put in place for attending games at the Georgia State Sports Arena this winter. Read the Sports Arena guidelines for 2020-21.
- Georgia State has worked closely with Ticketmaster to ensure seating arrangements follow social-distancing and best-practice recommendations.
- The health and safety of our student-athletes, coaches, staff and fans are of the utmost importance to us. In accordance with policies established by the University System of Georgia, Georgia State will require the use of face masks by fans at all sports events. Fans will also see increased signage throughout the Sports Arena and its facilities, reminding individuals of the importance of social distancing and the use of face masks and hand sanitizers. Directional signage will ease traffic patterns in and out of the stadium.
- Georgia State plans to welcome fans to its facilities again this spring. As with the Sports Arena, the health and safety of our student-athletes, coaches, staff and fans are of the utmost importance to us. Fans will see increased signage at facilities, reminding individuals of the importance of social distancing and the use of face masks and hand sanitizers. Directional signage will ease traffic patterns.