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Frequently Asked Questions

General Information

Who can attend summer sessions?

Current Georgia Southern students who are in good-standing, transient students, and newly admitted students can attend summer sessions. Newly admitted students should contact the Office of Admissions if you are unsure of your eligibility. All others should contact the Registrar’s Office with questions.

How many credit hours can I take this summer?

Undergraduate students can take no more than seven hours per term and no more than 12 hours total for the summer. Graduate students should check with their advisor to determine how many hours they can take over the summer.

Will I be automatically dropped from my class if I never attend?

Yes. If you do not attend the first day of class, you will be dropped from the course. If there is an emergency, please log into MyGeorgiaSouthern and click on the “Exemption Request Form.” Please follow those instructions to hold your seat in the course you will miss.

Can I park on campus during the summer?

Yes you can park on campus for the summer. Parking passes for summer can be purchased through Parking and Transportation Services. An additional $10 fee will be charged if you will be changing from a residential student to a commuter. If you do not wish to purchase a permit, you can park at the parking lot located at the football stadium and ride the bus to campus.

Do transient students have to attend SOAR?

No, transient students do not attend SOAR.

Where do I submit my immunization records?

All new students are required to submit their immunization records to Health Services.

Who do I contact about a summer internship?

Georgia Southern’s Office of Career and Professional Development (OCPD) can assist you in identifying professional internships to give you the experiential learning opportunities you need to prepare you for post graduation success. Contact OCPD at 912-478-5197 or email us at ocpd@georgiasouthern.edu.

For information visit http://students.georgiasouthern.edu/career/students/internships-co-ops/

Can I work on campus during the summer?

Yes! Student Assistant and Work-Study Student Assistant positions are available to students during the summer semester. In order to be eligible for a Student Assistant position during the summer, the student must be enrolled in at least six (6) or more credit hours as an undergraduate student or at least three (3) credit hours as a graduate student at Georgia Southern University during the Fall and Spring semesters. Work-Study Student Assistant positions are available to any student that has been awarded through the financial aid process.

Can I live on campus during the summer terms?

Summer housing is available to students who are enrolled in classes during the summer terms at both the Statesboro and Armstrong campuses. Summer housing for Statesboro will be at Freedom’s Landing and summer housing at Armstrong will be at Compass Point. Please visit http://auxiliary.georgiasouthern.edu/housing/summer-housing/ for more information regarding summer housing.

Tuition and Fees

When are my tuition and fees due?

All tuition and fees are due the first day of classes for the academic session of the semester which is May 15.

In addition to tuition, what University fees do I have to pay in the summer?

Students will be charged mandatory fees based on number of hours enrolled.

Will I have Financial Aid over the summer?

Depends – please contact your Financial Aid advisor to discuss your eligibility.

Registration and Transcripts

How do I register for classes?

New students will register for their classes during SOAR, and after advisement, current students can log into WINGS via the https://my.georgiasouthern.edu/ portal to register for classes. Graduate students need to consult their advisor for registration information.

How do I get a Registration Access Number?

New students will be given a RAN during SOAR, and current students will obtain a RAN during advisement. The RAN allows you to register for classes.

Why do I need an Eagle ID number?

Your Eagle ID number allows you to register for classes, pay your tuition and fees, view your schedule and grades and request transcripts. Always have your Eagle ID card with you while on-campus.

I like the name of a course. Where do I find the course description?

If you’re looking on the Course Search webpage, by clicking on the course prefix and number (ex: ENGL 4337), a new page will appear with the course description, schedule information, professor information and show how many open seats are available in the course.

How do I check my schedule for the summer?

Log into MyGeorgiaSouthern, and click on WINGS. Then, click on “Student Records,” then click on “Registration,” then click on “Concise Student Schedule.” Select “Summer 2018” from the drop-down menu, and your schedule will appear with time and date information as well as professor information.

How do I have a transcript sent to the school I attend during the academic year?

It depends upon which campus you attended during summer 2018.  Visit the transcript request page and follow the instructions.