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 Types of Students Starting in the Fall

Freshman Students Starting in the Fall

Transfer Students Starting in the Fall

Transient, Unclassified, Graduate or Non-Degree Seeking students starting in the Fall

International Students starting in the Fall.

 

 

 

 


Freshman Students

Freshman students who will be living on campus or commuting to campus starting in the Fall 2014 semester will attend a two day overnight program.

May 28-29 Fall Freshman Orientation 1  CLOSED
June 5-6 Fall Freshman Orientation 2  CLOSED
June 9-10 Fall Freshman Orientation 3 CLOSED
June 16-17 Fall Freshman Orientation 4 CLOSED
June 19-20 Fall Freshman Orientation 5 CLOSED
June 25-26 Fall Freshman Orientation 6 CLOSED
July 30-31 Fall Freshman Orientation 7 CLOSED
August 21-22 Fall Freshman Orientation 8  REGISTER NOW! ONLINE REGISTRATION WILL CLOSE ON AUGUST 20th -  we will accept walk-ins to the program. If you are a walk-in on the day of the program please bring with you:  your acceptance letter and cash or check to pay for orientation.   
*please contact us if you cannot attend these dates. 678-839-4739

Registration: To register for Orientation log into your MyUWG portal and click on the tab that says "Orientation." Please complete the full survey when registering for Orientation. Your class schedule will be created based on your answers.

 Click HERE for a tentative program schedule and mailer information

We will close each program at least 5 days before the program begins, or if the program is filled, whichever comes first. We have a limited space in each program, and encourage students to register for programs well in advance if there is a particular date you wish to attend.

Fee: The fee for freshman Orientation for the Fall is $95. Eighty-five dollars of the fee covers the two-day Orientation program that you will attend in the summer and the remaining $10 pays for Transitions, the second phase of Orientation, that will be held the day before Fall classes begin.

Please note that ALL fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Overnight Stay: All of these freshman orientation programs are overnight and students are required to stay the night. Exceptions will be made only in the rarest of circumstances and must be done so in writing to the coordinator no less than 10 business days prior to the session for which the student is registered. On-site exceptions will not be made.

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 

 

 

Freshmen who attend one of these sessions should plan to provide their own linens, pillows and toiletries for their stay in the residence hall.

 For Information about Parent/Guests for Freshman Orientation please click here. 

 

 

 

 

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Transfer and Non-Traditional Students starting in the Fall

ALL Transfer and nontraditional students who will be starting in the Fall 2014 semester are required to attend one of our 1 day programs, the dates are as follows:

May 2 Transfer/Non-traditional Fall and Summer Orientation 1  CLOSED
June 23 Transfer/Non-traditional Fall Orientation 2 CLOSED
August 1 Transfer/Non-traditional Fall Orientation 3 CLOSED
August 11 Transfer/Non-traditional Fall Orientation 4 CLOSED
August 19 Transfer/Non-traditional Fall Orientation 5 CLOSED but will accept walk-ins the day of the program. If you are a walk-in on Aug 19th please bring with you: check or cash, your acceptance letter, unofficial trancripts from previous institutions.
*please contact us if you cannot attend these dates, 678-839-4739

 Click Here for a tentative schedule and mailer information

Fee: $35.00 The fee covers staff, all materials, and also includes a lunch in our on campus dining hall.

 For Information about Parent/Guests for Transfer/Non-traditional Orientation please click here.

Please note that ALL fees are nonrefundable and nontransferable.

Registration: To register for Orientation log into your MyUWG portal and click on the tab that says "Orientation." Please complete the full survey when registering for Orientation. Your class schedule will be created based on your answers.

We will close each program at least 5 days before the program begins, or if the program is filled, whichever comes first. We have a limited space in each program, and encourage students to register for programs well in advance if there is a particular date you wish to attend.

 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

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Transient, Unclassified, Graduate, or Non-degree seeking Students starting in the Fall

Are you a Transient, Unclassified, Graduate, or Non-degree seeking student starting in the Fall 2014 term?
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.

The Orientation hold will be lifted from your account during Open Registration. For Transients starting in 2013. Please visit www.westga.edu/registrar for more information about the date of registration.

For information on when and how to register for your courses please see the Scoop.

For more information about eCore registration go to: http://www.westga.edu/~ecore/registration.php

For graduate students, please contact the Graduate School.

 

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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. Please contact the international student advisor at sshortt@westga.edu for more information. 

 

 

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