Blood Drives

Blood Drives

Atlanta Campus

Student Civic Engagement and the Red Cross Club host several blood drives with the American Red Cross each academic year on the Atlanta Campus. The mission of the American Red Cross is to prevent and alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.​

Student clubs that would like to co-sponsor a blood drive on the Atlanta Campus should call 404-413-1550 or email Student Civic Engagement. Co-sponsoring organization responsibilities include advertising the event and providing volunteers to staff the event on the day of the blood drive.

For an appointment to donate blood with the American Red Cross on the Atlanta campus, please refer to American Red Cross and enter sponsor code georgiagsu. Walk-ins are also welcome.

American Red Cross Age Requirements

American Red Cross requires all donors to be at least 17 years old, or 16 years old with a signed permission form from their parent or a guardian before the donation.
 
Fall 2021 Blood Drives: Atlanta Campus

Date: Tuesday, September 28, 2021
Time: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Location: Georgia State Practice Gym
Address: 145 Decatur St. SE, Atlanta, GA 30303
Sponsoring Orgs: Red Cross Club, University Athletics, Occupational Therapy

Date: Tuesday, October 19, 2021
Time: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Location: Urban Life West Exhibit Area
Address: 140 Decatur St SE, Atlanta, GA 30303
Sponsoring Orgs: Red Cross Club, University Athletics, Occupational Therapy

Sign up to Volunteer at the September Blood Drive 
 
Date: November 30, 2021
Time: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Location: Urban Life West Exhibit Area
Address: 140 Decatur St SE, Atlanta, GA 30303
Sponsoring Orgs: Red Cross Club

Schedule your appointment (Click on the Georgia State University information on the left of the screen to sign for an appointment)
 

Perimeter Campuses

Student Civic Engagement hosts several blood drives with Lifesouth Community Blood Centers each academic year on all the Perimeter campuses. The mission of Lifesouth Community Blood Centers is to provide a safe blood supply that meets or exceeds the needs in each community and to provide a variety of services in support of ongoing and emerging blood and transfusion-related activities.

LifeSouth came to the Atlanta community in 1995 at the request of three hospitals. Lifesouth now serves more than 25 hospitals throughout Georgia and they are the sole or primary supplier for multiple hospitals in the metro Atlanta area.

Student clubs that would like to co-sponsor a blood drive on a Perimeter campus should call 404-413-1550 or email Student Civic Engagement. Co-sponsoring organization responsibilities include advertising the event and providing volunteers to staff the event on the day of the blood drive.

Lifesouth Age Requirements

Lifesouth requires all donors to be at least 17 years old, or 16 years old with a signed permission form from their parent or a guardian before the donation.

Fall 2021 Blood Drives: Perimeter Campuses
Alpharetta Campus
Date: October 13, 2021
Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Location: AA Building Patio Area – Mobile Unit

Alpharetta Appointments 
 
Clarkston Campus
Date: October 20, 2021
Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Location: Between CN and CL Buildings – Mobile Unit

Clarkston Appointments 
 
Decatur Campus
Date: October 18, 2021
Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Location: Quad – Mobile Unit

Decatur Appointments 
 

Dunwoody Campus
Date: October 19, 2021
Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Location: Betweeen NB and NC Buildings – Mobile Unit

Dunwoody Appointments 
 
Newton Campus
Date: October 14, 2021
Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Location: 2N Building Circle Drive Area – Mobile Unit

Newton Appointments 

Lifesouth Community Blood Centers Donor Educational Materials