Orientation (Enrollment 101)

New Student Orientation artwork

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.


Spring 2019 Orientation registration is now open.  Click here.


Wildcat Enrollment 101 Session for Spring 2019

Wildcat Enrollment 101 session for new students entering FVSU Spring 2019.

Enrollment Checklist

  1. You must be fully admitted (Eligible to Register) to FVSU before you can participate in your Wildcat Enrollment 101 session.
  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 Wildcat Enrollment 101, you must register using the form below.

New Wildcat Enrollment 101 Sessions (Spring 2019).

Thursday, January 10, 2019

What to Expect:

Students that attend an Enrollment 101 session can expect a one on one approach for their enrollment experience.  During your visit, future students will have the opportunity to visit the Wildcat Commons Residence Halls, meet with staff from Financial Aid, and meet with your academic advisor from the University College.

Are you an online or distance education student and still need some help?  Check out some of our eServices.

 Tentative Schedule

9:30 AM (C.W. Pettigrew Center)

Registration and check in


10:00 AM-12:00 PM

Opening Session/Welcome

Departmental Overview and Services


12:00 PM (Office Visits)

  • Class Schedule
  • Bursar/Billing
  • Financial Aid (By Appointment)
  • Student ID Card
  • Residence Hall Tour



Classes and Registration

Students that need to register for classes below 60 earned credit hours (freshmen and sophomore) can contact the University College at 478-822-1070.  The center is located on the second floor of the Roycal C. Peabody Building located next to the Hunt Memorial Library.

Students above 60 earned credit hours (juniors and seniors) will register within your academic department.

For more information visit the University College website.

Residential Living

Experience the Ultimate Living Experience at FVSU!

On-campus living at Fort Valley University provides the ultimate in convenience to enhance your college experience.

The Wildcat Commons community comes complete with modern clubhouse, which includes a Slice of Life Pizza Takeout and recreation center.

The Commons come complete with awesome amenities:

  • Furniture Package
  • High Speed and Wireless Internet Access
  • Telephone Line (Student must contact AT&T for service)
  • Computer lab in each Wildcat Commons facility
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Cable TV
  • Individual Leases
  • Recreation/Gaming Center

For more information please visit the Office of Residential Life website.