Newly Admitted Students

Congratulations on your admission to Georgia’s Public Liberal Arts University.

Please follow the enrollment steps below if you are a returning, transient, second undergraduate, non-degree seeking, post-baccalaureate, or non-traditional freshman student. If you are a transfer student, please view the New Transfer Admit page

Getting Started at Georgia College

Your PAWS account will allow you to pay your confirmation and housing deposits, INTRO, print your schedule, find your advisor, access financial aid awards, pay for your classes, view course offerings and much more!

  • Visit http://unify.gcsu.edu/
  • Select “Initial Student Access” icon
  • Refer to your acceptance letter for your GCID number and GC email address
  • Complete the information and select submit
  • You will be brought back to the main unify.gcsu.edu page
  • Select the “MyPassword” tab along the top bar
  • Select “Set or Change Enrollment” to enroll in the system by setting unique security questions
  • You will be brought back to the main unify.gcsu.edu page
  • Now you are ready to log in and explore the virtual world of GC!

For questions about creating your account, contact our Serve Help Desk at: serve@gcsu.edu or (478) 445-7378.

Returning/Post-Baccalaureate/2nd Undergraduate Seeking/Non-Traditional Freshman Students:

Students should contact the Advising Center to set-up an appointment to meet with their faculty adviser to discuss registering for classes.

Transient/Non-Degree Seeking Students:

Academic advisement is not required: students should seek assistance from the University Registrar at 478-445-6286 if they have problems registering for a class.

  • Visit http://unify.gcsu.edu/
  • Enter your GC email address and Unify password
  • Access PAWS from the third tab at the top or from the PAWS icon under the student tab
  • Choose “Menu for New and Returning Students” tab
  • Select “Online Housing Application/Contract”
  • If the application does not open, you will need to allow pop-ups for the site. Select the term that you are applying for and follow the on-screen instructions
  • Choose “Housing Application” located between the GCSU logo and The Max logo
  • Select the term that you are applying for and follow the on-screen instructions

For questions about the housing contract, the $200 deposit or $35 application fee, contact University Housing at: housing@gcsu.edu or (478) 445-5160.

Other final steps include:

  1. Complete the FAFSA and/or GSFAPPS by July 1 ((November 1 for spring admitted students)
  2. Provide Verification of Lawful Presence by July 1 (December 1 for spring admitted students)
  3. Complete your certificate of immunizationemergency contact form, and special assistance request (found in admission packet)
  4. Request your final college transcript(s) to be sent to Georgia College. Official copies should be sent to admissions@gcsu.edu or GC Office of Admissions, Campus Box 023, Milledgeville, GA 31061
  5. Student E-mail: Your email account is considered the official mode of communication between GC faculty, administration and students. Check your email account every day for important information. Your e-mail address should be activated within 3 business days after acceptance. Please follow the steps to set up your e-mail:
  • Visit http://unify.gcsu.edu
  • Select "Student GMAIL" icon located on the main page
  • Enter your bobcats e-mail address (located in your acceptance letter)
  • Select "Next" and follow the steps to set up your e-mail account

 

If you wish to cancel your admission, please complete this form.


Frequently Asked Questions

  • Visit http://unify.gcsu.edu/
  • Enter your GC email address and Unify password
  • Access PAWS from the third tab at the top or from the PAWS icon under the student tab
  • Choose “Main Menu” tab
  • Select “Semester Course Schedules” link
  • GC Class Schedules Choices” page will appear
  • You may search for specific terms, subjects, class times, instructors and locations by choosing options in the drop down menus.

For questions about finding courses, contact our Registrar’s Office at: registrar@gcsu.edu or (478) 445-6286. 

  • Visit http://unify.gcsu.edu/
  • Enter your GC email address and Unify password
  • Access PAWS from the third tab at the top or from the PAWS icon under the student tab
  • Choose “Student Services” tab
  • Select “Add or Drop Classes
  • Select “Registration
  • Check the “I agree” box (please read the statement before moving forward)
  • Select “Continue to Registration” button
  • Choose intended entry term
  • Add your course CRN number(s) or search for desired courses

For questions about adding/dropping courses, contact our Registrar’s Office at: registrar@gcsu.edu or (478) 445-6286.  

  • Visit http://unify.gcsu.edu/
  • Enter your GC email address and Unify password
  • Access PAWS from the third tab at the top or from the PAWS icon under the student tab
  • Choose “Student Services” tab
  • Select “GCSU Printable Schedule
  • Select “Registration
  • Select intended entry term
  • Select “Submit Term” button

For questions about viewing the class schedule, contact our Registrar’s Office at: registrar@gcsu.edu or (478) 445-6286. 

  • Visit http://unify.gcsu.edu/
  • Enter your GC email address and Unify password
  • Access PAWS from the third tab at the top or from the PAWS icon under the student tab
  • Choose “Student Services” tab
  • Select “Student Records
  • Select “View Holds

If holds exist, you should contact the appropriate department with questions and concerns.