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SECTION 400 – STUDENT AFFAIRS

SECTION 400 – STUDENT AFFAIRS

 

416     ORIENTATION POLICY AND PROCEDURE

 

 

POLICY

 

It is mandatory for all new students entering Georgia Perimeter College to

participate in orientation prior to class registration.  Hereafter, the term “new student” will mean any person who has not attended Georgia Perimeter College within the past two calendar years, including but not limited to transfer students, Joint Enrollment students, first-time nontraditional students, first-time freshmen, and former students.  Students may attend orientation at any location.

 

Students taking all of their classes online will participate in online orientation.

 

PROCEDURE

 

 

l.          The college-wide Orientation Planning Committee will confirm campus orientation dates for the academic year.

 

ll.          The Orientation Team at each location will implement orientation each semester.

 

III.         Newly admitted students will be notified about orientation.

 

IV.               All new International Students holding an F-1 (student) visa are required to

attend an International Student Information meeting in addition to Orientation.

These students will be notified separately by International Student Admissions

and Advising of the date, time, and location of these meetings.

 

V.        In order to participate in orientation, students must have fulfilled all placement testing requirements.

 

 

 

Approved by the CAB (11/19/98)

Revised by Student Affairs Advisory Council (9/21/05)

Approved by President’s Advisory Board (10/26/05)

Revised by Student Affairs Advisory Council (7/23/08)

Approved by President’s Advisory Board (1/27/09)