The Center for Student Organizations at the University of Georgia annually solicits nominations of individuals and student organizations for the Student Organization Achievement and Recognition Awards (S.O.A.R. Awards). Designated Dawgs has received the following awards from the Student Organization Achievement and Recognition Awards:

2016-2017: Outstanding Service to the Community

2015-2016: Outstanding Service to the Community

2010-2011: Outstanding Service to the Community

2009-2010: Outstanding Service to the Community

2003-2004: Organization of the Year (Watchdawgs, now Designated Dawgs)

2002-2003: Outstanding Service to the Community (Watchdawgs, now Designated Dawgs)