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Eagle Preview – Open House

Prospective and admitted students are invited to join the Office of Admissions for our open house events. As our most comprehensive event, Eagle Preview gives students the opportunity to talk one-on-one with representatives from all of our academic colleges and student services departments and the Office of Admissions. Numerous break-out sessions are offered on a wide variety of topics including Admissions, Housing, Financial Aid, Leadership and Community Engagement, and more! Tours of our residence halls, fitness center, and campus are also offered as part of the event.

2018-19 Eagle Preview Dates

  • All Statesboro Campus Eagle Preview dates have passed for this year. Please visit our Daily Visits page for all upcoming tour dates. 2019-2020 Eagle Preview dates will be available later this Spring.

A username and password is required to register for an event. If you have not received your username from the Office of Admissions, or have misplaced your username information, please contact the Office of Admissions at 912.478.5851 or visit@georgiasouthern.edu.

Information Sessions

Join the Office of Admissions for an Information Night to learn more about the Georgia Southern University Statesboro Campus. During these short information sessions, Office of Admissions staff and leadership will answer your questions about Georgia Southern University. Please join us to learn more about the opportunities available to students in the Statesboro area! All information sessions will take place in Lewis Hall at 6 p.m.

2019 Information Session Dates

  • All Information Nights have passed for this year. Please visit our Daily Visits page for all upcoming tour dates. More information on future Information Nights will be posted later this Spring.

 

Transfer Visit Day

Learn more about what it’s like to #BeMore at Georgia Southern!

Prospective and admitted transfer students are invited to join the Office of Admissions for Transfer Visit Day. This event provides students and their guests with transfer-specific information in areas such as admissions, financial aid, housing, and student life on campus. Students will have the opportunity to meet with academic colleges to learn more about their intended major and the advisement process, take a campus tour with one of our Southern Ambassadors, and hear from a panel of current transfer students about their experiences at Georgia Southern.

Transfer Visit Day check-in opens at 12:00 p.m. for those guests who wish to take a campus tour, or visit with Academic reps, prior to the Welcome Session starting at 1:00 p.m. Campus tours, housing tours, and Recreation Activity Center tours are also offered once the event concludes at 3:00 p.m. All guests must arrive and check-in by 1:00 p.m. to be seated for the Welcome Session.

Transfer Friday tours are available once or twice each month on both the Armstrong and Statesboro Campuses. Go to the “Daily Visits” tab for each campus to see available dates. Transfer Fridays include a transfer-specific information session by Transfer Admissions professional staff and campus tour.

2018-19 Transfer Visit Days

  • All Transfer Visit Day dates have passed for this year. Please visit our Daily Visits page for all upcoming tour dates. 2019-2020 Transfer Visit Day dates will be available later this year.
Dual Enrollment Information Sessions

The Dual Enrollment Program allows high-achieving, self-directed high school students to challenge themselves through college coursework. Students can take a single course or enroll full-time, and some students graduate high school having earned as much as two years’ worth of college credits. More than 200 students from over 25 high schools in the state of Georgia participate in Dual Enrollment each semester at Georgia Southern University.

Dual Enrollment Information Sessions are held during the fall and spring semesters each year on all three campuses, and allow students interested in the program to learn more about the programs admission requirements and the application process. Students also have the chance to speak one-on-one with Georgia Southern’s Dual Enrollment representatives from the Office of Admissions and the First-Year Experience office.

More detailed information about Dual Enrollment can be found here.

Dual Enrollment Information Sessions in Statesboro

  • All Dual Enrollment Information Sessions have passed for this year. Information on upcoming dates will be posted later this spring. If you have questions about the dual enrollment process, please visit our Dual Enrollment page.

Dual Enrollment: Staying at Southern Session

Students that are currently dual enrolled at Georgia Southern and plan to continue as freshmen are invited to the Staying at Southern Information Session! Join us for a presentation from the Office of Admissions and the Office of First Year Experience to learn more about the transition from dual enrollment to full-time freshman at Georgia Southern. Financial Aid representatives and the Major and Career Exploration Center will also be available.

  • All Staying at Southern Sessions have passed. Information on upcoming dates will be posted later this year. If you have questions about staying at Georgia Southern after your high school graduation, please visit our Dual Enrollment page.
Honors Information Sessions

Learn more about the University Honors Program at one of our honors information sessions. The University Honors Program seeks scholars interested in research, change agents interested in engaging local and global communities, and individuals seeking to explore their curiosity and express their creativity. The program provides an enhanced educational environment for bright and motivated students who seek a distinctive and challenging undergraduate experience. The program is designed as a “college within a college,” where students have access to smaller classes and enriching seminars and, at the same time, enjoy the opportunities provided by a large university.

2018-19 Honors Information Sessions 

  • All Statesboro Campus Honors Information Session dates have passed for this year. Please visit our Daily Visits page for all upcoming tour dates. 2019-2020 Honors Information Session dates will be available later this year.

For additional information, please contact your admissions counselor or email scholarships@georgiasouthern.edu.

Start Now

Prospective and former undergraduate students who want to attend the Statesboro Campus have a unique opportunity to START NOW! The summer semester begins May 20th with an opportunity to start mid-semester on June 24th.

Event Information

  • Wednesday, May 8 | 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. | Statesboro Campus | REGISTER*

*Registration is only for new students. Former students do not need to pre-register. Former students should report directly to the Office of the Registrar on May 8.

At this event you can:

  • Meet with a counselor to discuss your ability to receive a same-day admission decision.
  • Once admitted, meet with an academic advisor to start classes this summer.
  • Speak with a financial aid counselor.
  • Take a college placement exam (if needed).
  • Admitted students can register to attend SOAR (orientation) after the Start Now event in order to learn about important resources available to new students for success at Georgia Southern. Contact orientation@georgiasouthern.edu or 912.478.7627 for more information.

Start Now Steps (New Students)

  1. Register to attend above.
  2. Complete your admissions application online for free by using the fee waiver included in your event registration confirmation email. Apply at least one day prior to the Start Now event.
  3. Gather official copies of transcripts from all schools attended.
  4. Visit the Statesboro Campus May 8.

This event is specifically tailored for transfer, adult, & non-traditional students. If you are a high school senior, please visit our Freshman Admissions page.

Start Now Steps (Former Students)

  1. Complete the Former Student Application
  2. Order official transcripts from all schools attended and have them sent to Georgia Southern University – Office of the Registrar.
  3. Visit the Statesboro Campus May 8.

There is no pre-registration for former students. Former students should go directly to the Office of the Registrar on May 8. 

Frequently Asked Questions | Eagle Preview

 

When is the deadline to register for the event?
The deadline to register for each Eagle Preview is the Friday before each event at 4:00 p.m.

How do I register for the event?

Please visit the event-specific pages for more information and to register. You can also register for an event by searching our Event Calendar, selecting the event you would like to attend, and clicking the “Register” button on the event’s information page. You will receive an automatic confirmation email upon registering for an event, and a reminder email prior to the event. A username and password is required to register for an event. If you have not received your username from the Office of Admissions, or have misplaced your username information, please contact the Office of Admissions at 912.478.5851 or visit@georgiasouthern.edu.

How do I cancel, reschedule, or modify my registration for the event?

Use our Event Calendar to search for the event that you are looking to make changes to. Select the event on the calendar and you will be redirected to the information page for the event. Click “login” in the top right corner of the page to log in to your events account. Once you’ve logged in, you can cancel, reschedule, or modify your registration for the event. If you have not received your username from the Office of Admissions, or have misplaced your username information, please contact the Office of Admissions at 912.478.5851 or visit@georgiasouthern.edu.

Can I register a group of students for the event?

Yes. School, community, and other groups are welcome to register students for an admissions special event. To register your students for the event, please call the Office of Admissions at 912.478.5851 or email us at visit@georgiasouthern.edu.

Are registrations capped for the event?
No. At this time, we do not cap registrations for Eagle Preview. All interested students, their family members, and friends are welcome to attend.

Is there a cost to attend the event?
No. Eagle Preview is a free event for all interested students, their family members, and friends.

What are the benefits of attending Eagle Preview?
Eagle Preview is a great way to experience all that Georgia Southern has to offer. You’ll get the information you need about our academic programs, student life, and admission requirements. You can take a campus tour, check out residence halls, and choose from several academic buildings to visit throughout campus. There are also opportunities to talk with professors about our 120+ degree programs.


Frequently Asked Questions | General Event Questions

When should I expect to receive a confirmation email for an event?

You should receive a confirmation email from the Office of Admissions within five minutes of registering for an event. The email will be sent to the student’s email address, as entered on the event registration form.

What should I do if I do not receive a confirmation email for an event?

If you do not receive a confirmation from the Office of Admissions within five minutes of registering for an event, please give our office a call at 912.478.5851, or email us at visit@georgiasouthern.edu.

Where should I stay if I am traveling from out of town?
There are a number of hotels located within a short drive of campus. For a complete listing of hotels in the area, or for more information about the City of Statesboro and the surrounding area, please visit the Statesboro Visitor Bureau, or call 912.489.1869.

What should I wear?
We strongly encourage you to wear comfortable walking shoes and to dress appropriately for the forecasted weather. There are both indoor and outdoor components to our events, so you may wish to bring a light jacket or sweater to wear indoors, should the air conditioning be on high. No matter the weather, the Office of Admissions will set up water bottle stations for guests at specified times throughout each event.

Last updated: 5/9/2019