6.3.1. New TU Students Entering in the Fall

6.3.1.1. Passport

In conjunction with the provost and the office of campus life, the office of admission schedules and coordinates Passport programs each summer. All students who intend to enter during the ensuing fall semester are expected to attend one of these sessions. Students at Passport will meet in small groups with a “temporary” advisor. The temporary advisor will help the student select his/her fall classes and answer questions regarding the academic program. Students will be afforded the opportunity to take the mathematics placement test (Sec. 6.4.1. through Sec. 6.4.3.) and the language placement test (Sec. 6.4.4.), as necessary, so that their first semester’s schedule can be prepared most accurately.

Entering degree-seeking international students who are unable to attend any Passport session will coordinate with the international admission counselor to ensure their proper advising, registration and access to mathematics and language placement tests.

For international exchange students who enter in the fall, the international student services coordinator arranges advising between Oglethorpe and the student’s home institution.

For non-international students who are unable to attend any Passport session, arrangements are made by phone to ensure proper advising, registration and access to mathematics and language placement tests.

Students are warned that some classes may be closed for late registrants.

6.3.1.2. Orientation

All new Oglethorpe students entering in the fall must attend scheduled orientation activities. All students matriculating in the fall semester will pay an orientation fee (see Sec. 5.1.3.). This fee helps pay for various activities and events held during fall orientation.