About Us

What We Do

Office of Protocol and Special Events (OPSE), a division of the Office of External Relations, manages:

  • High profile, high-impact events, keynote speaker engagements, and special events hosted by the President
  • Design and produce special University events and initiatives for the President
  • Visits, diplomatic protocol, and special events for high-level state, national, and international visitors and delegations, including visits by heads of state and their senior government officials
  • Diplomatic and procedural protocol regarding University event policies, special events, and event space usage
  • Education of AU faculty, staff and students regarding University event planning and policies, and diplomatic protocol 


Contact Us

 Mailing Address
Office of Protocol and Special Events
1120 15th Street
Augusta, GA 30912

 Physical Address
Boykin Wright Annex
1061 Katherine Street
Augusta, GA 30904