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Freshmen Orientation - Spring/Summer Semester

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Welcome to 老司机福利网bound Orientation! You are here because you are a 2024 high school graduate or a student who is a first-time freshman under the age of 23. If you are 23 or older and are not transferring from another institution, we recommend you attend a Transfer & Adult Freshman session of 老司机福利网bound New Student Orientation.

We look forward to helping our new Jaguars transition to USA! Orientation Leaders will lead the way, providing new students with information about our campus, student services and support, and other resources.  Only admitted students will have orientation registration access. Students who register for orientation will be contacted by an academic advisor who will assist them with course registration. 

In an effort to prepare all of our new Jaguars for their transition to 老司机福利网, we will host multiple orientation sessions and new undergraduate students are required to attend one. Spaces for each session will fill up quickly, so we encourage you to register as soon as possible to secure your preferred session. 

Admitted students should to their application portal to register for 老司机福利网bound New Student Orientation.

  • After you have viewed your admissions status in the portal, click the "Register for Orientation" link to sign up.
  • Complete the orientation registration form and submit.
  • There is an orientation fee, which is a university fee that cannot be waived and is required at the time of orientation registration. Your registration is not confirmed until payment is made.

If your orientation plans change and you choose to cancel your registration, please contact our office directly to provide notification of the change. For refund consideration, a written notice of cancellation and refund request must be received by the respective deadline. No refunds will be issued after May 1, 2024 for incoming summer students. 

Dates for our regular Summer 2024 virtual orientation sessions are as follows:

  • April 11, 2024 - CLOSED
    • May term students must register for this session.
    • Summer I, Summer II, and full summer term students may register for this session.
  • May 28, 2024
    • Summer I, II, and full term students may register for this session.
  • June 24, 2024
    • Only Summer II students should register for this session.
  • NOTE: Only Summer Start students should register for June 10, as directed by their program coordinator.

We look forward to helping our new Jaguars transition to USA!

 

鈻   Freshman Admitted Student Checklist

Congratulations on your admission to 老司机福利网! We are so excited that you have decided to join the Jaguar family. Here are the steps to take to become a student at USA:

Top Priority

  • Activate your JagNet Student Account at southalabama.edu/services/jagnet.
  • Login to your JagMail and PAWS (Personal Access Web System) accounts at southalabama.edu/logins.
  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid for financial aid at (FAFSA opens in December). Visit the USA One Stop Financial Resources page at southalabama.edu/onestop/resources.
  •  Log in to JagSPOT to:
    • Search and apply for additional USA scholarships in JagSPOT.
    • Complete your special programs application in JagSPOT, if you meet the requirements and desire consideration.
  • All freshmen USA students are required to live on campus unless they commute from home. Students complete the housing application to live on campus or the housing exemption form to commute. Both are available in the USAHousing portal. More Information: southalabama.edu/departments/housing/residencypolicy.html.
  • Register for 老司机福利网bound, your New Student Orientation, and pay the fee in your admissions portal. Visit southalabama.edu/orientation for more information.
    • Summer and Fall orientation registration opens in January.
    • Spring orientation registration opens in November.
  • Apply for USA Housing at southalabama.edu/housing and pay deposit.
  • Register for 老司机福利网bound, your New Student Orientation, and pay the fee in your admissions portal. Visit southalabama.edu/orientation for more information.
    • Summer and Fall orientation registration opens in January.
    • Spring orientation registration opens in November.
  • Submit immunization information and records through the Student Health Web Portal at /departments/studenthealth/immunization.html. Please contact the Student Health Center at 251-460-7151, if you need assistance.
  • Request final official transcript(s) be submitted to 老司机福利网, if you have not yet done so. If applicable, also submit official test scores (i.e. ACT/SAT, IB/AP).
  • Meet with your academic advisor to register for courses in PAWS. Your advisor will contact you for an appointment after you register for orientation. Some students may be required to take a placement test.
  • Attend your scheduled orientation.
  • After semester billing posts to your student account, pay tuition or set up a payment plan via PAWS. See southalabama.edu/onestop/resources for more information.
  • Order your textbooks and other materials for classes as required.

Priority

  • Submit JagID photo to the Student Center鈥檚 Jag Card Office at southalabama.edu/departments/studentcenter/photosubmission. You will be notified via JagMail when you can pick up your JagID.
  • Visit our campus or check out other opportunities at southalabama.edu/visit.
  • Complete Title IX training to ensure we are working together to keep our campus a safe environment for everyone. You should receive an email to your JagMail and should email usauetraining@southalabama.edu if you need assistance.
  • If you plan to have a vehicle or bicycle on campus, register with USA Parking Services at .
  • If you need accommodations, please contact the Center for Educational Accessibility & Disability Resources at southalabama.edu/sds to learn more.
  • Review financial and academic deadlines on the academic calendar.

Strongly Encouraged

  • If you鈥檙e interested in the Student & Scholar Health Insurance, be sure to review the health insurance plan information for details at southalabama.edu/studenthealth/insurance.
  • Complete the brief on-line alcohol prevention program, Alcohol eCHECKUP TO GO, at . Your responses will remain confidential.
  • Complete the USA Sports Interest Survey, a tool that aids in sports planning and programming at
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  • If you are interested in departmental programs (for example, Jaguar Marching Band), be sure to check the department鈥檚 website to learn about the requirements to join.
  • Check out our student organizations and ways to get involved. Visit southalabama.edu/departments/studentactivities.

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Contact Us

If you have additional questions, please call or email the New Student Orientation Office:

(251) 460-7093
southbound@southalabama.edu