Returning Students

Welcome Back!

Returning-Transfer applicants were once enrolled at Georgia College, transferred to another school and would like to transfer back to Georgia College.

Note: Returning students are subject to Catalog policies for academic standing such as warning, probation, dismissal, or exclusion. Please contact the Center for Student Success at 478-445-2361 for guidance on academic standing re-admission policies. 

A Note from the GC Admissions Team

We know this is a challenging time for everyone. Please know that our Admissions Office is still here for you and available to answer any questions you may have. If you have any questions moving forward, please do not hesitate to call us. Our office remains open Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m  – 5:00 p.m. (EST). We are constantly monitoring the Coronavirus/COVID-19 and will remain in touch with you. At this time, our campus remains closed, but our Admissions Counselors are available to speak with you via phone, email, and/or a virtual WebEx meeting. We will do everything to keep you informed.

Please reach out to us to let us know how we can best serve you during this unique time of “social distancing.”  Email us at admissions@gcsu.edu or call us at 478-445-2774. We look forward to hearing from you.

We invite prospective students to meet virtually with an admissions counselor to discuss the admissions process and answer any questions you have.

Schedule a call or meeting

Sincerely,

The GC Admissions Team

Returning-Transfer Admissions Requirements

Applications are reviewed once a file becomes complete which means all required documentation has been received by the Georgia College Admissions Office. Admission files should be complete by the indicated priority deadlines. Students are required to have a minimum cumulative GPA of a 2.5 or higher . Note that Nursing majors are required to have a minimum of a 2.75 GPA or higher.

1. One year or less since last enrollment

Undergraduate Update Form: Visit the Undergraduate Update Form page and submit. Once the form has been received, the Office of Admissions will update your file.

Application Fee: Application fee is waived.

Transcripts: Transcripts must be sent directly from each and every college (including technical institutions) attended to the GC Office of the Admissions.

Note: Official transcripts from Georgia College do not have to be requested.

Faxed documents and copies provided by the student are NOT considered official and will not be used for admission purposes. Courses from one institution that are listed on another college transcript will not substitute for an official transcript. Prior educational experience may not be omitted from an application package.

Official formats for receiving transcripts: ParchmentNational Student ClearinghouseMail

2. Beyond one year, but less than six years since last enrollment

Undergraduate Application: The Undergraduate application is used to apply as a returning transfer student. Please submit ONLY ONE application and use ONLY that application all the way through to submission. Submitting more than one application will most certainly delay your admission decision.  

GAFUTURES APPLICATION    Paper Application

Note: Two personal essays are not required. 

Application Fee: Application fee is waived. Please select the “Fee Waiver” option before completing your application to secure this waiver.

Transcripts: Transcripts must be sent directly from each and every college (including technical institutions) attended to the GC Office of the Admissions.

Note: Official transcripts from Georgia College do not have to be requested.

Faxed documents and copies provided by the student are NOT considered official and will not be used for admission purposes. Courses from one institution that are listed on another college transcript will not substitute for an official transcript. Prior educational experience may not be omitted from an application package.

Official formats for receiving transcripts: ParchmentNational Student ClearinghouseMail

3. Six years or more since last enrollment

Undergraduate Application: The Undergraduate application is used to apply as a returning transfer student. Please submit ONLY ONE application and use ONLY that application all the way through to submission. Submitting more than one application will most certainly delay your admission decision.

GAFUTURES APPLICATION  |  Paper Application

Note: Two personal essays are not required. 

Application Fee: The $35 (non-refundable) online application fee is payable at the time of application. The paper application fee is $40. If you submitted your application without paying the fee, you may do so by clicking here.

Transcripts: Transcripts must be sent directly from each and every college (including technical institutions) attended to the GC Office of the Admissions.

Note: Official transcripts from Georgia College do not have to be requested.

Faxed documents and copies provided by the student are NOT considered official and will not be used for admission purposes. Courses from one institution that are listed on another college transcript will not substitute for an official transcript. Prior educational experience may not be omitted from an application package.

Official formats for receiving transcripts: ParchmentNational Student ClearinghouseMail

Returning-Continuing STUDENTS Admissions Requirements

Returning-Continuing applicants were once enrolled at Georgia College, but have been absent for one or more terms and have not attended any other schools during the absence.

Note: Returning students are subject to Catalog policies for academic standing such as warning, probation, dismissal, or exclusion. Please contact the Center for Student Success at 478-445-2361 for guidance on academic standing re-admission policies. 

1. One year or less since last enrollment

Undergraduate Update Form: Visit the Undergraduate Update Form page and submit. Once the form has been received, the Office of Admissions will update your file.

Application Fee: Application fee is waived.

3. Six years or more since last enrollment

Undergraduate Application: The Undergraduate application is used to apply as a returning continuing student. Please submit ONLY ONE application and use ONLY that application all the way through to submission. Submitting more than one application will most certainly delay your admission decision.

GAFUTURES APPLICATION  |  Paper Application

Note: Two personal essays are not required. 

Application Fee: The $35 (non-refundable) online application fee is payable at the time of application. The paper application fee is $40. If you submitted your application without paying the fee, you may do so by clicking here.

2. Beyond one year, but less than six years since last enrollment

Undergraduate Application: The Undergraduate application is used to apply as a returning continuing student. Please submit ONLY ONE application and use ONLY that application all the way through to submission. Submitting more than one application will most certainly delay your admission decision.

GAFUTURES APPLICATION    Paper Application

Note: Two personal essays are not required. 

Application Fee: Application fee is waived. Please select the “Fee Waiver” option before completing your application to secure this waiver.

Deadlines

Student applications are evaluated once the file is complete with all supporting documents received. Evaluations and notifications are processed on a rolling basis. Students are strongly encouraged to complete the application process as early as possible and well in advance of posted deadlines. Qualified students are admitted on a space available basis.  Admission files should be complete for the following terms by the indicated deadlines:

July 1

Fall Semester Application Due

Nov 1

Spring Semester Application Due

April 1

Maymester Application Due

May 1

Summer (June & July) Application Due

Next Steps

App Status Check

You can track your missing and received application materials by visiting our application status check page.

Find Your Counselor

If you have questions about the admissions process, please feel free to contact your admissions counselor.

Accepted Students

If you've recently been accepted as a first-year student, view your next steps to complete enrollment!