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Welcome West

Congratulations on your acceptance to the University of West Georgia Graduate School! We cannot wait to see what you accomplish!

Need some support at the start of this exciting transition? Contact us or check out the resources below!

Contact the Graduate School

Learn how and where to register and what materials you need

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Online Students

Are you in a hybrid or fully online program? Check out some of the resources and information below!

UWG Online

More Online Resources and Information

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Graduate School Checklist

Follow the steps below to assist you in having a smooth transition into graduate school.


1) Check your student email.

For assistance in accessing your student email, contact the service desk through or call (678) 839-6587.

2) Apply for financial aid.

Complete your FAFSA and check your Financial Aid status through Self-Service Banner. Keep an eye on your UWG student email in case there are any further steps you need to complete. To contact Financial Aid for any assistance, email or call (678) 839-6421.

UWG FAFSA School Code: 001601

Accept a Financial Aid Offer            Financial Aid FAQ

3) Sign up for orientation (if applicable).

Some graduate programs require attendance of either an online or in-person orientation. Ensure that you check your UWG student email regularly after you have been accepted for possible orientation dates. If your program does not have an orientation, then you can skip this step! Contact us at through the Graduate School Contact Page for more information. 

What if your program does not have an orientation but you want to know some basics about UWG? Check out our New Graduate Student Orientation page!

4) If needed, set up housing and a meal plan.

Contact Housing through or call (678) 839-6426. Explore our Dine West Meal Plans, and if you have any questions, call (678) 839-6525.

5) Ensure all final transcripts, immunization forms, and your lawful presence verification have been submitted.

If you are experiencing issues during this process, contact the Graduate School directly or reach out using our chat system!

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