Exterior view of The Standard near University of Georgia Game room at The Standard Swimming pool and sundeck at The Standard Student lounge at The Standard Lobby kitchen available to residents at The Standard


Get ready for an extraordinary college experience at The Standard at Athens. Our fully furnished, modern living spaces feature hardwood-style flooring, entertainment centers with flat panel TVs, and fully equipped kitchens with granite countertops and stainless steel appliances. Keep fit and stay active with organized social and recreational activities, state-of-the-art fitness center, and expansive recreation center.

And, with our academically-oriented environment and Academic Success Center — including iMacs and free printing, group and private study lounges and Wi-Fi hotspots — your GPA can be just as extraordinary as your college life at the University of Georgia.

College students who live at The Standard at Athens near University of Georgia having fun

Why The Standard?

"The Standard is an awesome place to live! On top of living walking distance to campus and downtown, I have access to a study area, gym and pool that make it almost impossible to ever leave!"              - Erika

When we say live accordingly, we mean...

Live an extraordinary life.

Live an extraordinary life.


Stay fit. Live healthy. Be happy.

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Get the lifestyle you want.

Get the lifestyle you want.


Modern living with all the extras.

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Exceed your own expectations.

Exceed your own expectations.


Resources that will help you make the grade.

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Right where you want to be.

Right where you want to be.


Just steps from the UGA campus for a great college life.

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Right next to campus, right in your budget.


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Where students love living.®

IT'S NOT JUST OUR COMPANY TAGLINE. IT'S HOW WE RUN OUR BUSINESS EVERY SINGLE DAY.

We believe every student should love where they live. That’s why our number one priority is delivering the best possible experience for students — at every price point. It’s the goal we continually strive for, and the mantra that shapes our values as an organization.

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Built from the ground up.

WE UNDERSTAND THE STUDENT EXPERIENCE BECAUSE STUDENT HOUSING IS ALL WE DO.

In 1984 our CEO, Bill Bayless, began his career as a resident assistant and found his passion in life: helping students succeed. He turned that passion for student success into the company he runs today. It’s a passion we all share. In fact, most of the management team first joined the company as students working at ACC communities.

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Become part of the American Campus team!

Are you a hard-working, fun-loving, problem-solver?

Then do we have a place for you! Join the ACC team in your area as a Community Assistant and help us create the best living experience for our residents. Not only will you gain valuable work experience, but you can reduce your living expenses with our Community Assistant employment program.

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What's it like working at American Campus?

Our commitment to promoting from within and our dedication to creating a motivating, rewarding environment means ACC is a great place to get your start and grow! It’s a career that will bring a smile to your face and propel your future forward.

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