First Year Students

Before beginning your first year at the University of Georgia, there are several steps to consider. Use the links and information to navigate your way through the “check list” of coming to college.

Before You Arrive

Advice on how to make the most of your senior year.



What to expect at First Year Orientation.


Starting Classes

Your first semester can be stressful.  Get started early.


College Basics

Be responsible, be well, and thrive at UGA.


A Guide for Parents