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Frequently Asked Questions

Please note: There is not a pre-orientation process for students attending orientation for the Perimeter College (two-year) campuses.  Please review all of the information on the Perimeter College page under the Register page to identify the correct orientation process.

Only certain students are required to attend on-campus New Student Orientation.  Your student type (freshman, transfer, transient, post-bacc, returning) determines if you attend online or on-campus New Student Orientation.  Click register when you are prepared to select your orientation process.  If you don't see the on-campus dates you may be required to do the online module.  Feel free to contact our office if you have questions.

  • Error Message=Your application has expired: The admission application is no longer valid. Students will need to reapply for admission.
  • Error Message=Your application is inactive: The student was admitted for a term prior to the 2016-17 academic year. The student must submit a reactivation form.
  • Error Message=Registration time tickets are not available for your Admission Term: The student was admitted for a term prior to the 2016-17 academic year. The student must submit a reactivation form.
  • Error Message=You are not orientation ready: The student may not have completed the online orientation module or has outstanding admission requirements. The student should view his or her admission status to confirm the completion of the online orientation module.

Perimeter College at Georgia State University operates as one college. That means that students may attend orientation and take classes on any of the Perimeter College campuses they choose.
Students who have an Inactive status (see Error Message) do not have to attend orientation again. Please contact New Student Orientation to verify attendance.
The online orientation module is required for all students with more than 30 hours. Students who have been admitted to Perimeter College already having 30 or more transfer credits do not have to attend on campus orientation. However, students who are taking all online classes must complete an online advisement form after completing the online orientation module.
Returning students must complete the online orientation module. Students with less than 30 hours must complete the on campus orientation.
Fully online students do not have to attend the on campus orientation. However, the online orientation module is still required. Online students must complete an online advisement form after completing the online orientation modeule in order to register for classes.
It will take approximately three and a half hours for students to go through the entire orientation session. Students are asked to arrive 30 minutes prior to the start time for check in. Check in ends 15 minutes after the start of the session. Arriving after check in closes may result in the student being referred to another session (if spaces are available).
Yes, students may bring a parent, relative or supporter with them to the orientation session. However, they will not be able to be present with for the registration portion of the session.

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