Summer Transfer Orientation

Welcome Summer Transfer Students!

The Transfer FASET Orientation program for transfer students and their parents/guests is a full one-day program designed to orient students, parents, and guests to the Georgia Tech community. FASET is designed to acclimate new students and their guests to what it means to be a Yellow Jacket. During the session, you will become better acquainted with the academic environment at Tech, the support services available, the rich traditions, and the campus itself. You will receive all of the information and resources to help you make a successful summer transition. In addition, you'll meet other new Tech students, campus student leaders, faculty, and administrators. You won't want to miss out on FASET. Registration will open up on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at 10 a.m. EST. Students will get more information closer to the date about registration. Please email transitionprograms@studentlife.gatech.edu or call 404-894-6897 with questions.

 

Click below to Register! Registration Opens at 10 AM EST on 4/2

 

Medical Immunization Requirements

All students entering Georgia Tech MUST submit their REQUIRED IMMUNIZATION FORMS to satisfy the Board of Regents immunization requirements. It is highly recommended that the requirements be completed with your family physician or at Stamps Health Services prior to starting classes. All immunization requirements and the associated forms may be found at www.health.gatech.edu under “Immunization Requirements”. Please read all the information carefully and submit the forms by the due date shown. Students will not be able to drop/add or register for future classes if the immunization requirements are not satisfied. If you need assistance, please email us at immunizations@health.gatech.edu or you may call 404-894-1432.

If you are attending a FASET session and are lacking any of the requirements, Stamps Health Services will be happy to administer any or all of the required immunizations. Please call 404-385-4995 for an appointment. Payment is expected at the time of service for the administration of the immunizations. Our price list is located on the above webpage.

Cost

The orientation fee of $115 for each student, and $70 per guest covers the cost of lunch and materials.  The fee will be automatically added to your Georgia Tech student account.

Please note that the HOPE scholarship and other scholarships do not cover the cost of the orientation fee. Your FASET fee will be due with your other student fees. Please visit the Bursars Office Web site for the fee payment calendar.

Cancellations

All cancellations must be made in writing at least fifteen (15) business days in advance for refund of the registration fee less a $25 administration fee. To request a refund, e-mail transitionprograms@studentlife.gatech.edu.

If you are not planning to enroll at Georgia Tech this spring please update your application via www.admission.gatech.edu/cancel. Cancelling your application with the Office of Admission will not automatically cancel your FASET registration. You must follow both processes.

Lodging/Hotel Information

Students attending the Summer Transfer Session, that have a Summer semester housing assignments, can move into their residence halls beginning the day prior to the session. Please check with Housing to determine your fees for moving in early.  If you need accommodations for the evening prior to Transfer FASET, click here for a listing of local accommodations offering special rates.

Local Accommodations

If you are not going to live on campus but need accommodations for the evening prior to Transfer FASET, click here for a listing of local accommodations offering special rates.

Schedule Overview

The one-day Transfer session is designed to acclimate you to the academic environment at Tech, the support services available, the rich traditions and the campus itself. You will meet with an academic adviser, review transfer credit reports, and be prepared to register for classes. In addition, you'll meet other new Tech students, campus student leaders, faculty and administrators. You won't want to miss out on FASET, so register as soon as possible to attend! The Transfer FASET programs take place from 8 a.m. -6 p.m.

Check-in Information

Check-in begins at 7:45 a.m. in the Student Center Commons. Click here to download a campus map.

Parent & Guest Orientation

Parent and Guest Orientation is a 1-day program that runs concurrently with the transfer student program, focusing on a variety of topics of interest to parents of transfer students. Throughout the program, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Attend presentations on academic success, transfer credit evaluation, and much more
  • Participate in a campus resource fair
  • Attend with your student their departmental orientation/academic advising

While attending FASET is not required, it is a great way for parents and guests to learn ways to support your student through their various experiences they will encounter at Tech.  The FASET Office strongly believes that family participation during your student's transition to Tech is invaluable, and we hope you will choose to attend FASET. Parents and guests can register for FASET Orientation as part of the student registration process. For more information regarding Parent and Guest Transfer FASET Orientation, click here.

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