1. PICK UP A MASK AND GET INFO AT ASK ME BOOTHS.
Volunteers at Ask Me booths, a mainstay of the first weeks of the semester, will be handing out Georgia State cloth face coverings and answering questions.
Here’s where you can find the Ask Me booths:
- Atlanta Campus: In the lobbies of Aderhold Learning Center, Langdale Hall and Student Center East
- Alpharetta Campus: In the AA Building lobby
- Clarkston Campus: In the CN Building lobby
- Decatur Campus: In the SC Building lobby
- Dunwoody Campus: In the NB Building lobby
- Newton Campus: In the 1N Building lobby
Booths will be staffed from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
2. Get ready for your classes and finalize your schedule.
Georgia State offers multiple learning models fostering student and faculty safety in our classrooms. Blended model and face-to-face courses will have required onsite meeting expectations. Plan accordingly as you build your schedules. You can see how your courses will be taught on the PAWS schedule search or your personal schedule if you have already registered. Take time to prepare for the spring semester and review the resources available to you.
3. Order books for your classes. Review financial aid.
You can purchase or rent books for your classes at the Georgia State University Bookstore. Late registration tuition payment is due by 5 p.m., Friday, Jan. 15. Log in to PAWS to review your financial aid package, accept or decline awards and pay your balance.
4. Schedule a virtual appointment.
Take care of your tasks online and be ready for the first day of classes. You can sign up for a virtual appointment with Admissions, Advisement, Enrollment and Registration Services or Student Financial Management to be prepared for a great first day.
5. Get your PantherCard if you haven’t already.
As your official Georgia State identification, PantherCard is your passport on campus — your access card to the library, campus facilities, meal plans and more. To get yours, bring your government-issued ID to the PantherCard Office (University Bookstore Building, Suite 200).
6. Sign up for PantherAlert. Download the LiveSafe app.
PantherAlert sends out critical safety information about inclement weather and campus safety emergencies through email, text messages, phone calls and social media. LiveSafe allows students to request safety escorts, report crime tips and more.
7. Pick up a new MARTA pass or a parking permit.
8. Stay informed.
To ensure your semester is as safe and academically rewarding as possible, we are committed to keeping you well informed as new developments occur in the coming weeks and months. Visit the Georgia State Ahead site for the information you need for the spring semester.
Below are additional video resources with tips for online learning, information on how to check your learning models and reminders about academic integrity.