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Welcome, New Bobcats!

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 a mandatory, one full-day session for all new EGSC students providing students and their families with a more informed understanding of resources, policies, and new student expectations. Key elements of the program include a sequence of 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. Because we consider this information vital to your academic success, all first-year students at EGSC are required to attend Orientation.

Reserve your spot today

Once you've been accepted, you will receive an email invitation to register for an orientation date. The email is sent to the student's myEGSC Catmail account and confirms student is approved to attend Orientation. Reserve your spot for the campus you will be attending at the "Register for Orientation" link shown above. 

Be prepared

Listed on the right under "Orientation" are important links that will help students and parents be prepared for Orientation, Advisement, as well as a listing of available EGSC resources. Please take a moment to review this information. For additional Orientation information check your CatMail

Sign up for text alerts

East Georgia State College has a text messaging program to communicate with its students as efficiently as possible. Once the student has opted in, they will begin to receive updates and information from EGSC via text message. You (or your parent) can opt in to the program using the following keywords:

NUMBER: 40691
Orientation Keyword: EGSCORIE

We look forward to having you become part of the EGSC family! If you have any questions or concerns prior to your attendance, please do not hesitate to contact us at (478) 289-2169.