Transforming Today’s Students into Tomorrow’s Promising Leaders

The OMED staff is currently operating remotely. We will continue to offer services and programming between 8 a.m.- 8 p.m. through various virtual platforms until further notice. 

For questions related to Challenge, please check your admissions portal, review the Challenge website, or email

Check out the OMED calendar for updates regarding remote tutoring services,  virtual meetups, AAMI and WOCI activities.

Our Edge leaders and program ambassadors will continue to reach out to you, and welcome you reaching out to them. Sybrina Atwaters, Denise Ocasio Thomas, and Jelani Liddell will have remote open-door office hours for those of you who may want and need to talk with us.

Our OMED COVID-19 Resources page includes a great list of internal and external support resources that you may need to assist you and your families with living your best virtual life.

For those of you who are facing additional challenges regarding food, safety, equipment, resources, and well-being, please check out Georgia Tech’s 'Monitoring Coronavirus' resource page. Also know that we would really like to hear from you directly if you require assistance during these difficult times by emailing or calling anyone on our team, including Dr. Atwaters at

For now, stay safe, establish practices of well-being, grace, and boundary setting. Remember, you've got this and there are people here to support you.


Event Spotlight



AAMI is designed around five dimensions of development: Purpose and Ambition, Identity Bonding, Mentoring and Modeling, Visionary Leadership, and Social Engagement. More

Academic Support

Drop-in tutoring services are offered via Bluejeans,​, on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, from 2 PM- 7 PM. More

Welcome Carnival

While enjoying food, fun, and music, students have the opportunity to engage OMED Academic Support Staff,  Edge leaders, student organizations, and others to help them quickly gain a diverse academic and social network. More


Challenge is OMED’s signature summer five-week academic residential program for incoming first-year students. More


Edge is a peer-mentoring program designed to support incoming students – both freshmen and transfers – during their first year at Georgia Tech. More


OMED's newest peer collaborative to support 2nd and 3rd-year students, Achieve Atlanta scholars, and transfer students.


OMED's Women of Color Initiative (WOCI) is aimed to enhance the advancement of women in industry, research, and higher education through targeted research-based strategies. More

Discrimination/Harassment Reporting- EthicsPoint confidential and secure reporting system, where our students can confidentially and anonymously report various student related matters, including discriminatory behavior/harassment.

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