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 Freshman, Transfer or Non-Traditional Students starting in the Summer

The Orientation for TRANSFER students starting in Summer will be held on May 2nd or May 30th.  Orientation for FRESHMAN students starting in Summer will be held on May 30th. THIS PROGRAM IS NOW CLOSED FOR ONLINE REGISTRATION. We will accept walk-ins on MAY 30TH. Only students accepted for Summer 2014 will be permitted to attend the program. Please bring with you your acceptance letter for the Summer 2014 term, your unofficial transcripts, and $35 cash or check.

The program will begin around 8am and run until late in the afternoon.


You can log into your MyUWG account and click on the tab named "Orientation." If registration is available please follow the steps given. Your registration will not be complete until you pay the associated Orientation Registration fee.All students are required to attend Orientation.

Please complete your POP (pre-orientation prep) before you attend orientation! This will be required for you to register for courses. CLICK HERE TO GET TO YOUR POP


Orientation fee:  The registration fee for all types of students attending Summer Orientation is $35.All orientation fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. Students can bring up to two guests to orientation. The fee guests is $15. Our program is not suitable for young children and children under the age of 10 are not permitted at the program. Please make arrangements for childcare as it is not provided.

For a tentative schedule please click here. 

Orientation will close 5 days before the program. If the registration link is closed walk-ins on May 30th will be permitted. Please bring with you $35 check or cash and your acceptance letter. Please bring a copy of your unofficial transcripts. Only accepted students with unofficial transcripts will be able to participate in orientation and course registration.  

All students are required to attend Orientation. 


Transient, Unclassified, Graduate, or Non-degree seeking Student starting in the Summer

Transient, unclassified and auditor students do not attend orientation. Orientation is reserved specifically for students who will be spending their college careers with us, seeking a degree with us and/or taking classes for credit.

Transient students are those students who are visiting UWG from their home institution for one term only.

Unclassified students are those students who are not seeking a degree during their stay at UWG.
Auditor students are those students who are not taking classes for grade credit.

You are eligible to register for Summer 2014 when Open Registration begins. Please be aware that many of our courses carry pre-requisites and Banweb will prevent you from registering for these courses. In such cases you must register in the Registrar’s Office. To access Banweb please visit us at http://www.westga.edu/ or http://banweb.westga.edu/. For more information about course registration, please visit the Scoops at http://www.westga.edu/assetsDept/registrar/SCOOP-s10.pdf.

Graduate students, please contact your individual Graduate Program

International Students

International Orientation is only for students who are studying at UWG on a F1 or J1 visa issued through the University. International students will receive information regarding international orientation with their admissions letter and their I-20 or DS2019. Contact the international student advisor for questions.