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Step 2: Do I Need to Attend New Student Orientation? – Select Your Student Type to Find Out!

Select the appropriate student type below for related orientation information.

> High School - Dual Enrollment/MOWR Students »

Academically outstanding high school students who are interested in college courses to fulfill high school requirements and begin working toward a college degree.

> Traditional Students »

Students who graduated high school within the past five (5) years and never enrolled in college.

> Non-traditional Students »

Students who have graduated from an accredited high school or earned their GED more than five (5) years ago and have not been enrolled in college or university.

> International Students »

Students who have been born or educated outside the United States.

> Former Students »

Students who previously attended Georgia Perimeter College but have not completed any coursework at GPC for at least three consecutive semesters (1 year).

> Online Only Students »

Any student who plans to take all courses online.

> Transfer Students »

Students who have attended a regionally accredited college or university.

> Transient Students »

Students who are enrolled at a regionally accredited institution in the United States and have permission from that institution to attend Georgia Perimeter College to earn credits toward a degree back at their home institution.

> Postbaccalaureate Students (Special Students)»

Students who have already completed a bachelor’s degree and wish to enroll in undergraduate courses at Georgia Perimeter College in a non-degree seeking program.

> Senior Citizen (62 and older) Students »

Georgia senior citizen residents who wish to enroll in various classes as part of GPC’s Prime Timers program. Classes may be taken for personal enrichment or towards a degree.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

New Student Orientation – Instructions by Student Type

High School – Dual Enrollment/MOWR Students

* A campus Orientation is REQUIRED for this student group.

* Please go to http://depts.gpc.edu/dualenrollment/ and contact the Dual Enrollment Coordinator at your GPC campus regarding orientation and course registration.

* Campus maps and directions are provided online at www.gpc.edu.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Traditional Students

* A campus Orientation is REQUIRED for this student group.

* Campus maps and directions are provided online at www.gpc.edu.

* Orientation sessions typically begin every 30 minutes during scheduled orientation days. Students must be on site 30-45 minutes prior to the start of their session to check-in. Late arrivals will be required to sign up for another session (if spaces are available).

* Click here to sign up  

Take me to select an orientation session.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Non-Traditional Students

* A campus Orientation is REQUIRED for this student group.

* Campus maps and directions are provided online at www.gpc.edu.

* Orientation sessions typically begin every 30 minutes during scheduled orientation days. Students must be on site 30-45 minutes prior to the start of their session to check-in. Late arrivals will be required to sign up for another session (if spaces are available).

* Click here to sign up  

Take me to select an orientation session.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

International Students

* A campus Orientation is REQUIRED for this student group.

* Campus maps and directions are provided online at www.gpc.edu.

* If you are an F-1 student, please contact International Student Admissions & Advising to sign up for a F-I information session. This session is required for F-1 students.

* Orientation sessions typically begin every 30 minutes during scheduled orientation days. Students must be on site 30-45 minutes prior to the start of their session to check-in. Late arrivals will be required to sign up for another session (if spaces are available).

* Click here to sign up  

Take me to select an orientation session.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Former Students

* Verify to see if your application is still active or if you will need to submit a new one. Applications are only good for three (3) consecutive semesters. Verify at www.gpc.edu/mystatus.

* A campus orientation is REQUIRED for this student group.

* Campus maps and directions are provided online at www.gpc.edu.

* Orientation sessions typically begin every 30 minutes during scheduled orientation days. Students must be on site 30-45 minutes prior to the start of their session to check-in. Late arrivals will be required to sign up for another session (if spaces are available).

* Click here to sign up  

Take me to select an orientation session.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Online Students

* A campus orientation is NOT REQUIRED. Online students are required to do an online orientation.

* Click the button below to begin the online orientation. Upon completion you will receive a confirmation number. Please print this form for your records.

Take me to Online Orientation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Transfer Students

* A campus orientation is OPTIONAL if you have 30 or more hours of college transfer credit.

* A campus orientation is REQUIRED if you have less than 30 college transfer credits.

* Orientation sessions typically begin every 30 minutes during scheduled orientation days. Students must be on site 30-45 minutes prior to the start of their session to check-in. Late arrivals will be required to sign up for another session (if spaces are available).

* Campus maps and directions are provided online at www.gpc.edu.

If on-campus orientation is required for you, click here to sign up for on-campus orientation.  

Schedule an on-campus orientation session.

 

If orientation is optional for you, you may review information by going through the online orientation.  

Begin on-line orientation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Transient Students

* A campus orientation is NOT REQUIRED to attend orientation. You can, however, click below to start the "online orientation" to learn more about registration.

 

Take me to Online Orientation.

 

*Transient students will generally be able to register early. Transient students are generally required to register only for courses authorized by their home institution. 

* Campus maps and directions are provided online at www.gpc.edu.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Senior Citizen Students

* If you are a "Prime Timers" Student (You are 62 years of age or older.), you are NOT REQUIRED to attend orientation. You can, however, click below to start the "online orientation" to learn more about registration.

 

Take me to Online Orientation.

* Campus maps and directions are provided online at www.gpc.edu.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Post Baccalaureate/Special Students

* A campus orientation is NOT REQUIRED to attend orientation. You can, however, click below to start the "online orientation" to learn more about registration.

 

Take me to Online Orientation.

* Post Baccalaureate students will generally be able to register early, but may need to get departmental authorization to register for courses which have pre-requisites.

* Campus maps and directions are provided online at www.gpc.edu.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


If you need any special accommodations, please contact the Advising, Counseling and Retention Services (ACRS) office at any of our campuses:

Clarkston Campus ACRS: 678-891-3300
Decatur Campus ACRS: 678-891-2350
Dunwoody Campus ACRS: 770-274-5110
Newton Campus ACRS: 770-278-1240
GPC Online: 678-891-2805

Questions about other topics? Please visit our "Roadmap for Success" for more information on the whole admissions to registration process.