If you have any questions that are not listed below feel free to call us at 678-439-4739 or e-mail us at orient@westga.edu.

  • How do I register?

    You will register on your student portal on the myUWG site. Click on the Orientation tab and complete the steps as followed.

  • How do I know my registration is complete?

    After your payment is complete you will get an e-mail notification that verifies your attendance. If there are any concerns call us at 678-839-4739. 

  • When will I get my confirmation?

    You will first get an e-mail confirmation.

    A letter will also be sent to your address

    You will get a call 3-5 business days before your orientation session confirming that you will show to your orientation session.

  • Why is orientation important?

    Orientation marks the beginning of the semester for the new students. It is important because it is designed to help you settle into the university and provide information to fully prepare you for the start of your classes. During Orientation you will meet many new faces and learn about different organizations you would want to get into, and also talk with your advisors in your area of study so you can be prepared for the semester.

  • Why is spending the night at orientation important?

    You get the taste of living in a residence hall and a chance a meet new students. There are also fun activities we will do at the residence hall so you would not want to miss the opportunity.

  • I'm getting an error when I sign up for orientation, what should I do?

    Call our office at 678-839-4739. We will work with you to try to figure out what the problem is.

  • What happens if I cannot attend any of the sessions provided?

    Orientation is required for undergraduate students, but if you cannot make it call us at 678-839-4739 so we can answer any of your concerns.

  • What will I learn at orientation?

    At Orientation you will learn about the campus, your area of study, what courses you will be taking, and the different organizations you can join on campus.

  • Do I need to bring money?

    All meals, materials, and overnight accommodations are provided. However, if you want to purchase snacks and Wolves Gear in between breaks you can bring extra money.

  • What should I bring to orientation?

    In addition to receiving an e-mail confirmation, you will also receive a letter in the mail. You will also receive a phone call 3-5 business days before your orientation session.

  • If I am attending orientation as a Freshman, does my guest have to spend the night?

    Guests do not spend the night on campus with their student. Guests are encouraged to find over night accommodations off campus. Local hotel information is listed on our website under "Parents & Guests." No on-campus overnight accommodations are available for guests at this time.

  • How long is orientation for a one day session? What about a two day session?

    One Day :

    8 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.

    Two Day:

    Day 1: 8 a.m.- All Day

    Day 2: 8 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.