On special evenings, the Young Harris College Observatory is open to the public for telescopic viewing, if skies are clear. The observatory features a 14-inch telescope and is located around 1.5 miles from campus at Twiggs Overlook on the exit road leading from Brasstown Valley Resort. Maps will be available at the planetarium. Observing sessions last up to one hour. Please note: Limited parking; no shuttle service; no restroom facilities; uphill walk from parking area.
The ROAR program is designed to help ensure a smooth transition to Young Harris College for both students and their families. There are sessions hosted throughout orientation to support the holistic and comprehensive needs of both student and their families.