• Go West

    GoWest Checklist

    Undergraduates can review their GoWest Checklist by signing into Banweb by clicking the "GoWest Checklist" button below.

    GoWest Checklist

    Student Email

    You can access your student email via Gmail.com using your myUWG ID username@my.westga.edu and password.

    Be sure to Register Security Questions for Self Service Pasword-Reset.

    Detailed Gmail instructions and FAQ


  • Orientation


    The information below concerns Undergraduate Orientation. For information about Graduate Student Orientation please visit the Graduate Student Orientation page.

    Purpose of Orientation

    Orientation marks the beginning of your membership in the UWG Wolf Pack family! As an accepted student to the University of West Georgia, Orientation will be your first official introduction to campus culture, academics, and student life.

    Orientation is the critical first step to becoming a successful UWG student, it is designed to help you settle into the university and provide you with information to fully prepare you for the start of your classes. Orientation Leaders and UWG faculty and staff will guide you through the course registration process and familiarize you with different services available to you as a UWG student.

    How to Register

    You are encouraged to complete the registration with your parent and/or guardian. You will be asked a few questions so we can best prepare for your arrival and to select your top choices for your new student program. To complete your registration you will be required to pay with credit/debit card or electronic check. After you have completed the registration, you will be sent a confirmation to the email address you provided in the registration.

    Note: All orientation fees are non-transferable and non-refundable.

    Register for Orientation

    Incoming Freshmen: Please complete the New Student Profile survey during the BanWeb session of your Freshman Orientation. Please do not complete this at any other time.

    If you have any questions about Orientation, please contact the office of New Student Programs at 678-839-5227 or orient@westga.edu.

  • Housing


    Welcome to The University of West Georgia, we are proud to have you as a member of the Wolf pack!

    This page contains important information that you will need in order to complete your housing contract. Please be sure to read the information thoroughly.

     All students new to housing will be required to pay a non-refundable $150.00 application fee.  Follow the link at the bottom of the page to complete the appropriate term Housing Application.

    Please take the time to review information about our  New Student Programs, as all first year students are expected to participate in a New Student Program.

    If you are a student with a disability please contact Accessibility Services at  678-839-6428.

    Residency Requirement

    All First-Time in College Students are required to live on campus unless they meet one of the qualifications for exemption.  More information on Residency Requirements is available on the Housing and Residence Life website and through the housing portal. 

    Complete Your Housing Contract

    All Future Housing Terms

    If you have any questions about the housing contract or living on campus, please contact the Housing and Residence Life at 678-839-6426 or housing@westga.edu.

  • New Student Programs

    New Student Programs (Undergraduate Students)

    The first year of college is both exciting and challenging. One of the most challenging aspects of any college career is the transition into the college culture, including what is expected of you, how to get involved and make friends, and how to navigate the world on your own.

    During registration for undergraduate orientation, you will have an opportunity sign up for your top three choices for New Student Programs. We will make every effort to place you in your first choice.

    Click on the links below for more information about each of the New Student Programs.

    For more information about these new student programs visit New Student Programs Home or contact our office at 678-839-4739.

  • Financial Aid
  • External Resources

    EAB Navigate

    EAB Navigate is an easy way to schedule an advising appointment with many advisors on campus, to request a tutor, or email all of your professors in just a couple of clicks. Learn more.

    Undergraduate Students - EverFi AlcoholEdu & Sexual Assault Prevention for Undergraduates (SAPU)

    Graduate Students - Everfi AlcoholEdu & Sexual Assault Prevention for Graduate Students (SAPG)

    UWG has partnered with EverFi, whose mission is to help students address & develop critical life skills. AlcoholEdu empowers students to make well-informed decisions and provides some simple strategies to help you and your friends stay safe. Sexual Assault Prevention for Undergraduates (SAPU) and Sexual Assault Prevention for Graduate Students (SAPG) are programs that educate students about the elements of healthy relationships, the importance of sexual consent, and the role of bystanders in creating safe, healthy communities. AlcoholEdu and SAPU/SAPG offer a confidential, personalized experience for each student. Please see the EverFi Instructions and FAQ page for more information.

    UWG Proof of Enrollment

    Official Certifications of Enrollment or "Proof of Enrollment" letters are generated online. This online process is free and allows students to get up-to-date information on their enrollment status to send to health insurers or other organizations. Enrollment Certifications may be requested for the current semester, for total enrollment history, or for advanced registration. Learn more.


    This COE system allows students to submit a variety of assessments (course-embedded assignments, clinical experience evaluations, program specific observations, portfolios, etc.) that are used to measure candidate performance.

    StarRez Housing

    Manage your housing contract and other services.

    Math Placement Testing - ALEKS

    Assessment and Learning in Knowledge Spaces (ALEKS) is an online, web-based, artificially intelligent assessment and learning system.

    UWG Scholarship Application