If students choose to continue at Georgia Southern after high school graduation they must:
- Complete the Intentions Survey sent in December which will be used to notify their Admissions Counselor, Devon Hodges. This survey will ask students to declare a major and specify if they want to begin in the summer or fall semester after they graduate from high school. Please refer to this link: Continuing Student Form
- Send an updated high school transcript showing grades through at least their junior year of high school. Students will also need to provide a full schedule of their senior year’s classes to Devon Hodges. Students must be accepted to Georgia Southern as a new freshman before they can register for classes. Students will be requested to send a final transcript after high school graduation as well.
- Abide by all new freshmen policies, including the First Year Live On Requirement.
Students graduating in 2018 who wish to stay at Georgia Southern after high school are required to attend SOAR again. Graduating Seniors will attend a freshmen two-day SOAR session.
Students are eligible and encouraged to apply for scholarships through the Office of Admissions for their first term after high school. The final deadline is February 1 of each year.
All students are also highly encouraged to complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA for the 2018-2019 school year opened on October 1, 2017. To heighten your chances of receiving funding, submit your Free Application for Federal Student Aid as soon as possible.
If students choose to attend another institution after high school graduation they will need to notify their Georgia Southern advisor by completing the Intentions Survey which is sent in December of each year. Students will also need to request that their Georgia Southern transcript be sent to their new institution, which can be done through WINGS. Click here for more information.
Advisement and Major Declaration
Students graduating in 2018 who wish to stay at Georgia Southern after high school should check their Georgia Southern emails for more information regarding advisement. Students are highly encouraged to complete Career Service’s Focus Test prior to their advisement appointment. The Focus Test results will help students with the decision of declaring a major.
FYE 1220: First-Year Seminar
Graduating Dual Enrolled students who are planning on staying at Georgia Southern may be required to take FYE 1220: First-Year Seminar. The First-Year Seminar is Georgia Southern’s most intentional initiative to introduce students to college-level learning and help them make a successful transition to the university. Students will be notified by their advisor if they are exempted from the course. More on the exemption policy and waivers can be found here.