Perimeter College New Student Orientation

Students will learn about campus resources, connect with their peers and register for classes at New Student Orientation. Please note that the program will last approximately three hours. If students leave early or miss their session, it could impact their ability to register for classes.

A registration fee is required for all orientation options for incoming students. This fee covers the expense of the production of materials and other administrative costs. The fee is not covered by scholarships, including HOPE, or financial aid.

Students may register up to two guests for New Student Orientation. Students should bring a government issued identification card (e.g., driver’s license) and should arrive 30 minutes prior to the start of their session. Sessions begin at 9:00am or 1:00pm unless otherwise noted.

Check dates for upcoming orientation sessions.

Students needing disability assistance should contact Disability Services.

Morning orientation check-in is from 8:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. The opening session will begin at 9 a.m. From there the program will continue throughout the morning and formally conclude around 12 p.m.

Afternoon orientation check-in is from 12:30 p.m. to 1 p.m. The opening session will begin at 1 p.m. From there the program will continue throughout the afternoon and formally conclude around 4:00 p.m.

Note: The end time may vary based the amount of time a student spends registering for classes.


Student $15

Parking is available free of charge in any parking lot on each campus. For directions to each campus, click on the location below or use the address for GPS directions.

  • Alpharetta: 3705 Brookside Parkway, Alpharetta, GA 30022
  • Clarkston: 555 North Indian Creek Drive, Clarkston,GA 30021
  • Decatur: 3251 Panthersville Road, Decatur, GA 30034
  • Dunwoody: 2101 Womack Road, Dunwoody, GA 30338
  • Newton: 239 Cedar Lane, Covington, GA 30014

Students should arrive at least 30 minutes prior to check in and receive an orientation ticket. Late arrivals may miss check in and be required to register for another session.

Campus Building
Alpharetta AB 106
Clarkston CL 1000
Decatur SB 1190
Dunwoody NC 1100
Newton 2N 1000