Congratulations on your acceptance! You are now an EGSC Bobcat!
You have begun your journey to officially becoming an East Georgia State College student! It is our job, and our passion, to ease the transition to EGSC for both you and your family. We want to make sure you receive adequate preparation for the academic and social life that awaits you as a college student. We will also assist you throughout orientation, registration, advisement, housing options, and move-in for on-campus students. We have a staff of professionals and current faculty that work together to make certain that your transition into college life is as smooth as possible.
The P.A.W.S. Orientation program is for your benefit to assist you in becoming the most successful student you can be! The program provides incoming students and their families with a more informed understanding of East Georgia State College resources, policies, and expectations. Key elements of the program include a sequence of brief staff-led informational sessions for students and parents, training on myEGSC and applications, a group academic advisement session for students, and training and oversight of the course registration process.
NOTE: At the conclusion of the program, students will register for their classes and are are required to stay for the entire Orientation program.
Reserve your spot today!
Once you have received your letter of acceptance to East Georgia State College, make a reservation for one of our upcoming New Student Orientations at the "Register for Orientation" link shown above. If you have not been accepted, please check your admissions status to see what outstanding requirements that may prevent your acceptance. Please be aware that we no longer test on Orientation dates due to spacing restrictions. COMPASS testing must be taken care of prior to Orientation as it will delay your acceptance and registration.
All incoming freshman will be charged a $10 Orientation fee to cover the cost of materials and administration and this cost will be added to your tuition and fees. Please note that Orientation is mandatory for all incoming students to East Georgia State College regardless of campus attending (exceptions include ACCEL, Transients, Former Students, and Non-Degree Seeking students). Incoming new students that fail to attend Orientation will only be allowed to register for classes during the late registration process, which means that you may not be able to get the course or professor you were hoping for. A hold will be placed on your student record requiring attendance at a ‘late’ orientation program with the date of event to be determined by the Admissions Office. Students will be required to attend just one P.A.W.S. Orientation date at the campus that they will be attending. However, due to limited spacing students are allowed to only bring one guest.