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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.

Fall Freshman 1 - May 27-28
Fall Freshman 2- June 2-3
Fall Freshman 3- June 8-9
Fall Freshman 4 - June 11- 12
Fall Freshman 5- June 15-16
Fall Freshman 6-June 18-19
Fall Freshman 7 - June 22-23
Fall Freshman 8- August 3-4*

*This Orientation will be available when the other orientations close.

Registration for orientation will be available in early November.

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.

A tentative program and schedule will be available in February.

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 Tentative information: 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! Check your orientation confirmation for a link 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 2015 semester are required to attend one of our 1 day programs, the dates are as follows:

Fall Transfer/Non-traditional 1 - June 5th
Fall Transfer/Non-traditional 2- June 26th
Fall Transfer/Non-traditional 3-August 7th*

*This Orientation will be available for registration when the other orientations close.

Registration for these orientations will be available in early November.

A tentative student schedule and mailer will be available in February.

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! Check your orientation reservation for a link 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 2015. 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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