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Accepted Student Checklist

My Check Admissions Status shows I have been accepted to the college. What do I do next?

Regular Admissions Student Checklist

  1. dollar icon with graduation capApply for Financial Aid.
    • If you have not already applied for financial aid, please go to the FAFSA web page and submit the application today. The GHC school code is: 009507. It can take 6 to 8 weeks to complete the financial aid process so don't delay! For more information regarding filling out the FAFSA, click here.
    • If you have applied for financial aid, you need to check your record for any documents that are needed to complete your file and/or to review your award. You can access that information online through your SCORE account. Need help with that? Click here.
  2. Student ID iconComplete Pre-Orientation via the Check Admissions Status. Pre-orientation introduces students to life at GHC and explains how to login to your student accounts.
  3. sign post iconRegister for new student orientation via the Check Admissions Status.
  4. calendar iconReview the academic calendar for important dates and deadlines.
  5. Syringe iconProvide remaining immunization records and transcripts to the Admissions Office. Immunization records should be emailed to imhold@highlands.edu. All official transcripts must be sent directly from your school to the GHC Office of Admissions.
  6. money iconPay your tuition and fees by the published deadline dates, remembering to enroll in our Payment Plan option while it is available!
  7. Parking iconGet your parking decal and textbooks/course materials.
  8. Lock iconSign and Submit a FERPA form to the Registrar’s Office at registrar@highlands.edu to allow authorized individuals access to your student records.
    • Georgia Highlands College (GHC) will disclose a student’s information to their parents and/or legal guardian from the student’s academic record provided GHC has on file a student’s written consent. Visit the Registrar’s FERPA Informational Guide to learn more.
  9. Student iconGO TO CLASS! All students need to be registered prior to the start of classes and the expectation is that students at GHC attend class starting on day one!

Dual Enrollment Student Checklist

  1. dollar icon with graduation capApply for Dual Enrollment Funding.
  2. Student ID iconComplete Pre-Orientation via the Check Admissions Status. Pre-orientation introduces students to life at GHC and explains how to login to your student accounts.
  3. sign post iconRegister for new student orientation via the Check Admissions Status.
  4. calendar iconReview the academic calendar for important dates and deadlines.
  5. Syringe iconProvide remaining immunization records and transcripts to the Admissions Office. Immunization records should be emailed to imhold@highlands.edu. All official transcripts must be sent directly from your school to the GHC Office of Admissions.
  6. money iconPay your tuition and fees not covered by Dual Enrollment Funding (science lab fees, unfunded courses, hours over the 30 allotted funded hours.)
  7. Parking iconGet your parking decal and textbooks/course materials.
    • Check to see if your classes require physical books or access codes through the Bookstore. If so, watch for these to arrive in the mail or for codes to be sent to your GHC student email a few days before classes begin.
  8. Lock iconSign and Submit a FERPA form to the Registrar’s Office at registrar@highlands.edu to allow authorized individuals access to your student records.
    • Georgia Highlands College (GHC) will disclose a student’s information to their parents and/or legal guardian from the student’s academic record provided GHC has on file a student’s written consent. Visit the Registrar’s FERPA Informational Guide to learn more.
    Submit your Proof of Lawful Presence to admitme@highlands.edu if you have not already done so.
  9. Student iconGO TO CLASS! All students need to be registered prior to the start of classes and the expectation is that students at GHC attend class starting on day one!