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Congratulations! Welcome to FVSU!

Whether you are a first year student or a transfer student, the FVSU orientation program will be an important yet enjoyable experience. You will learn about your classes and campus life experiences, meet current students, staff, and faculty, and begin to build relationships that will last a lifetime.  If you have any questions please contact us at orientation@fvsu.edu or by telephone at 478-825-6290.
Orientation is required of all new students.

Orientation Schedule Overview

  • Registration/Check-in

9:00 AM

  • General Session

9:30 AM

  • Concurrent Sessions (Parent & Student Session)

10:00 AM

  • Office Visits (ID Office, Housing, Financial Aid, Etc.)

11:00 AM 

If you need to locate a building you may consult our campus map



(For the detailed list of items allowed by Residential Life please click here.)


REGISTER NOW for the orientation session of your choice.


Information for Fall 2017


Reserve Your Early Orientation Date for Fall 2017

Early orientation session for new students entering FVSU Fall 2017 (August).

Pre-Orientation Checklist

  1. You must be fully admitted (Eligible to Register) to FVSU before you can participate in Orientation.
  2. Please retrieve your Banner ID by visiting Banner Web.
  3. Setup your new Wildcat E-mail. http://wildcatmail.fvsu.edu/
  4. To reserve your seat at the orientation, you must register using the form below.

New Student (Freshman & Transfer) Orientation Sessions.

Saturday, April 15, 2017 (Registration Closed)

Saturday, May 13, 2017 (Registration Closed)

Friday, June 9, 2017 (Registration Closed)

Friday, June 16, 2017 (Registration Closed)

Friday, June 23, 2017 (Registration Closed)

Friday, July 14, 2017 (Registration Closed)

Friday, July 21, 2017

Friday, July 28, 2017


Thank you for choosing Fort Valley State University. We intend to provide you with the strongest foundation of excellence.

Guidebook: Get Connected Early and stay connected throughout your orientation experience!

 FVSU Guidebook

Guidebook is an interactive app that will prepare you for orientation and your first year at Fort Valley State University.

Follow the directions below to join the Wildcat Nation at FVSU. To get the guide, choose one of the methods below:

  • Download ‘Guidebook’ from the Apple App Store or the Android Marketplace

From the Guidebook application, search FVSU New Student Orientation, and click Download Guide!

Don’t have a smartphone? No worries! Check out the Guide here!

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