Skip to main content

Start Now

Prospective and former undergraduate students who want to attend Georgia Southern University have a unique opportunity to START NOW! October Minimester begins October 8th on our Armstrong (Savannah) and Liberty (Hinesville) campuses. Courses are also available online. 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 October.
  • Speak with a financial aid counselor.
  • Take a college placement exam (if needed).
  • Admitted students are required to attend SOAR (orientation) after the Start Now event in order to complete course registration. Contact orientation@georgiasouthern.edu or (912) 478-7627 for more information.

Start Now Steps (New Students)

  1. Register to attend an event by campus below.
  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 Georgia Southern campus you registered for on the event day.

Start Now Steps (Former Students)

  1. Complete the returning student form.
    If you have/know your My.GeorgiaSouthern.edu login credentials, use this form.
    If you don’t have/know your My.GeorgiaSouthern.edu login credentials, use this form and select the “Create New Account” on the left side below the Log In button. Complete your registration and activate your account by following the link you receive in your email after creating a new account. Then, complete the returning student form needed prior to the event.
  2. Gather official copies of transcripts from all schools attended.
  3. Visit the Georgia Southern campus you wish to enroll at on the event day.

There is no pre-registration for former students. Arrive at check-in and you will be directed to the appropriate representative.

Event Information by Campus

Tuesday, September 25 | 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. | Liberty Campus | REGISTER*
Wednesday, September 26 | 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. | Armstrong Campus | REGISTER*

*Registration is only for new students. Former students do not need to pre-register.

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

Last updated: 8/29/2018