Fort Valley State University  

Frequently Asked Questions

  • 1. Make sure your official high school or last college transcript is sent to FVSU.
    2. Submit your official ACT or SAT scores to the Office of Admissions.
    3. Submit the required immunization records to the Office of Admissions.
    4. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA) so you are eligible to receive loans and scholarships.
    5. If on-campus, pay your $200 housing reservation fee along with your housing application
    6. Check your BannerWeb account. There you can view classes, pay/accept fees, and check your student email.

  • An admissions check list is available at Admissions Check List.

    Also, you may visit Admissions Staff to find the staff directory.

  • Download the form Immunization Certificate and return it the Office of Admissions and Recruitment, 478-825-6278.

  • Please visit FVSU Financial Aid for more information.

  • Yes, there is a $100 fee assessed to cover the cost of the new and transfer student orientation program. Your fee is used for program implementation, staffing, orientation publications, and orientation related supplies and materials. The fee also provides for year-round orientation programming for all new students.

    Note: the fee is already built into your student billing, you will not need to pay upon arrival.

  • Remember to bring:

    • Paper & Pen
    • Admission Letter.
    • Picture ID (State issued Driver’s License, or ID, or Passport).
    • Comfortable walking shoes.
    • Comfortable clothing. Don’t forget, Georgia, particularly Middle Georgia in June and July is known to be extremely HOT!
    • Copies of important documents such as tax transcripts, immunization records, final transcripts, etc.

    Check your admission status by calling the Admissions Office at (478) 822-7993.

  • Visit FVSU Residential Life to obtain information related to your housing.

  • Banner Web is a self service portal that will allow you to:

    • Check your class schedule
    • View your student account
    • View your grades and unofficial transcript
    • Update information contained in your student record

    FVSU Banner Web

  • As a part of the orientation program you will receive your student ID card. Please be sure to wear your biggest smile for the picture. The FVSU Student ID Card Office is located in room 240, C.V. Troup Administration Building.

  • The Center for Retention Services will be taking appointments to advise students on their class schedule and enroll you into your classes. If you have not received correspondence please call 478-822-1325 so that you may contact an academic advisor that can assist you.

  • If you have special accommodations please contact Differently Abled Services prior to your arrival. We ask that you please give us two weeks notification so there is adequate time to prepare.

  • Students can pay tuition and other fees during the Orientation. There will be a time during Freshmen Orientation Week in which new or transfer students/ or their parents will be able to reconcile financial aid or residential life matters.

  • The academic calendar is maintained by the Officer of the Registrar. To vew the semester calendar you may visit FVSU Academic Calendar.

  • Placement tests are scheduled by the Testing Services Center. If you need to make arrangements please visit FVSU Testing Services or call the Office of Testing Services at 478-825-6384

  • Orientation Homepage

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