As part of the consolidation process, Gainesville State College and North Georgia College & State University have submitted a prospectus to its accrediting body, the Southern Association of College and Schools Commission on College. This body will review the prospectus and vote on its approval in December 2012.
- University plans special events to mark consolidation December 20, 2012
- Students select mascot for the University of North Georgia October 15, 2012
- Students to determine new mascot September 25, 2012
- University hires internal auditor September 10, 2012