Freshman: After Acceptance

Welcome to the College of Coastal Georgia Class of 2020! Below is a checklist of items that are needed to finalize your enrollment at CCGA. To ensure you are ready to begin classes, complete the following tasks as soon as possible.

Proof of Lawful Presence, Immunization Records and Final High School Transcript

All incoming students must show proof of lawful presence. There are a number of ways for a student’s lawful presence in the United States to be verified. Students only need to provide one of the following examples to satisfy this requirement:

  • Completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), and the U.S. Department of Education determines that the student is eligible to receive federal student aid
  • A copy of their U.S. birth certificate (certified)
  • Georgia driver’s license, or ID, issued after January 1, 2008. A License or ID issued for a period of less than two years is not acceptable. A Limited Term License/ID is not acceptable
  • United States passport
  • A current, valid Permanent Resident Card
  • US Certified Naturalization form
  • US Certification of Citizenship
  • US Certificate of Birth Abroad (issued by State Department)
  • Current Military ID (service member only, not dependent)

Students must also send in a record of immunization to complete the enrollment process. You can have your health care provider print a record of all immunizations, or use theimmunization form and send us the information by fax, regular mail or email.

Fax:
912-279-4534
Attn: Student Health Center

Email:
healthcenter@ccga.edu

Mailing Address:
College of Coastal Georgia
Attn: Student Health Center
One College Drive
Brunswick, GA 31520

Once you have graduated from high school, you will need to send us an official copy of your final high school transcripts that shows your graduation date. You can send your official transcript in one of two ways:

Electronically (using Parchment or eScript)
If your high school has the capability to send transcripts through either of these secure services, please use admiss@ccga.edu email address

Regular Mail:
College of Coastal Georgia
Attn: Office of Admissions
One College Drive
Brunswick, GA 31520

Financial Aid

Any student who wants to be considered for loans, grants and the HOPE or Zell Miller Scholarship (Georgia residents only) must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). For Georgia students only seeking HOPE or Zell Miller Scholarship consideration need to apply through the GSFApps on www.gacollege411.org.

For more information on the Financial Aid process, click here: Financial Aid at CCGA. To speak to a financial aid counselor, please call 912-279-5722.

  • Complete the Federal Financial Aid Application: https://fafsa.ed.gov/
  • College of Coastal Georgia School Code: 001558
  • Complete GSFApps (HOPE or Zell Miller Scholarship consideration only)

Scholarships

In Fall 2015, the CCGA Foundation distributed approximately $700,000 in scholarships to students. The Foundation Scholarship application will open in October of each year and there will be two rounds of awarding. The first deadline for freshman to apply is February 1st and the second deadline is April 1st. You must be admitted to CCGA before you can apply for scholarships. (link to scholarships)

Residence Life and Housing

All freshmen are required to live on campus for their first year. Students who live within the immediate five counties (Glynn, Camden, Wayne, Brantley, and McIntosh) are highly encouraged to live on campus, but have the option to exempt from the first-year requirement. Students should apply for housing immediately after acceptance. Residence Life and Housing at College of Coastal Georgia currently consists of a 350 bed, suite-style residence hall called Lakeside Village. In August 2016, a new residence hall called Mariner Village will open. This new housing facility will accommodate 216 more students on campus. Each of these living environments provides recreational lounges, study rooms, laundry, vending, and mailrooms. These options offer convenience in proximity and connection to campus.

Learn more about Residence Life and Housing!

Orientation

All freshmen must participate in a three-phase orientation program.

Phase One: One-Day Orientation

At this program, you will learn about programs and services available to you, and have an opportunity to meet with faculty members in your field of study. You will also have the chance to meet with representatives from Financial Aid, Bursar’s Office, Admissions, Student Life, Campus Safety and more.

Phase Two: Anchor Days

Anchor Days is a high-energy, two-day program that assists new students in their transition to the College of Coastal Georgia. The program is designed to familiarize students with the campus, outline academic expectations, and highlight programs and services that will assist in student success. At the end of the program, students will leave ready to begin the academic year with a better understanding of the campus community and fully integrated into the Mariner culture.

Phase Three: Coastal Discovery Workshops

The Coastal Discovery Workshops are designed to continue to educate and support students through mid-terms. The workshops will meet once a week and each will highlight a specific topic like how to register for classes for the next term, learning how to find and utilize free tutoring on campus and much more.

Only admitted freshmen will be allowed to register for orientation. Please check your admissions status to confirm you have been admitted. For Spring-entry, the orientation form will open in October and for Summer and Fall entry, the orientation form will open in March.

Check Admissions Status

If you have questions about your admissions status, please send your inquiries to admiss@ccga.edu. Be sure to include your CCGA ID number (i.e.- 9200XXXXX) in your email to expedite service.

If you have been admitted, you can visit the following link to register for orientation:

Orientation Registration via MyCCGA portal

The login will be your CCGA ID (9200XXXXX)

The password will be CCGaMMDDYY (your six digit birthday, including  zeros)

If you have questions about orientation, please email orientation@ccga.edu.


Office of Admissions
912-279-5730
admiss@ccga.edu

Office of Financial Aid
912-279-5722
finaid@ccga.edu
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