Registration

Registration

 

Registration is on a first come, first served basis.

Panther Access to Webs Services (PAWS) is the university’s web portal for students, which allows students to access, view and update all of their records and to register for orientation.

How to Register

  • Log on to PAWS with your campus ID and password.
  • Click on the Enrollment tab.
  • Choose New Student Orientation and review each link. When finished, select the link to Register for New Student Orientation.

Take care of a few other important tasks:

  • Register for placement exams before registering for orientation, if required. Students must take any required placement exams before attending orientation.
  • Register parents or any other guests who plan to attend orientation. Students can bring up to two parents or guests.
  • Thoroughly review orientation withdrawal policies before registering.
  • Contact the HelpDesk at 404-413-4357 for difficulty logging onto PAWS.

Register Now
For registration by check or money order, request a mail-in payment form.

Freshman taking classes on a Georgia State University campus are required to complete orientation on campus. Students should register using their PAWS account. Once logged on:

  • Select the Enrollment tab.
  • Choose New Student Orientation and review each link.
  • When finished, select Register for New Student Orientation.

Freshman taking online classes ONLY are required to complete the online New Student Orientation module. The orientation will take approximately 30 minutes to complete. Request online advisement at the conclusion of the module to complete orientation. An academic advisor can assist students register for classes.

 

Transfer Students with less than 30 credit hours taking on campus classes are required to complete orientation on campus. Students should register using their PAWS account. Once logged on:

  • Select the Enrollment tab.
  • Choose New Student Orientation and review each link.
  • When finished, select Register for New Student Orientation.

Transfer Students with less than 30 credit hours taking online classes ONLY are required to complete the online New Student Orientation module.

  • The orientation will take approximately 30 minutes to complete.
  • After completion of the online module, navigate back to the login page and click the link at the bottom of the page to request online advisement.
  • An academic advisor can assist students register for classes.

Transfer Students (with 30 + credit hours) and transient students are required to complete the online New Student Orientation module.

  • The orientation will take approximately 30 minutes to complete.
  • Students may proceed to PAWS to register for classes once orientation is completed.
  • Optional: Online students can request online advisement at the conclusion of the module. After completion of the online module, navigate back to the login page and click the link at the bottom of the page to request online advisement.
  • On campus students can contact the University Advisement Center to schedule an appointment for academic advisement.

 

Former students (previously enrolled at Perimeter College) are required to complete the online New Student Orientation module.

  • The orientation will take approximately 30 minutes to complete.
  • Students may proceed to PAWS to register for classes once orientation is completed.
  • After completing the online module you can register for classes using PAWS.
  • Optional: If you need assistance with registration or class selection please contact the University Advisement Center to schedule an appointment for academic advisement.

 

Post-Baccalaureate (Post-Bacc) students are required to complete the online New Student Orientation module.

  • The orientation will take approximately 30 minutes to complete.
  • Students may proceed to PAWS to register for classes once orientation is completed.
  • After completing the online module you can register for classes using PAWS.
  • Optional: If you need assistance with registration or class selection please contact the University Advisement Center to schedule an appointment for academic advisement.

 

Change Orientation Date

Cancellation and Refund Policy
To change an orientation date, students should not withdraw from an orientation date for which they have already registered. Fill out the Change Orientation Date form.

Please be aware, students will be charged for any orientation program for which they have completed a registration (online or mail in). To receive a refund after registering for orientation, students must withdraw or cancel their registration at least three full business days prior to their scheduled date.

If students meet the three day withdrawal deadline, the refund will be credited to their student account. The money will not be credited directly back to a credit card or bank account. This refund will remain on students' accounts and be applied to any outstanding fees when tuition and fees are due each enrollment cycle. If tuition and fees are covered completely by other funds, the orientation refund will be mailed to the address on students' files when Student Accounts distributes refund checks each enrollment cycle. If a student withdraws from orientation and does not attend Georgia State University, the refund will be mailed to the student's address on file when Student Accounts distributes refund checks each enrollment cycle.

If a student withdraws or cancels less than three full business days prior to the scheduled orientation date, there is no refund. There are no partial refunds. If a student registers for another day, he or she will need to pay the full registration fee again.

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