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Freshman Orientation and Registration 

Welcome to Austin Peay! As you begin your college journey, please know we're here to help. The best time to learn about life at APSU is during Governors Orientation (GO), where we'll answer your questions, introduce academic and support services, highlight campus activities and help you register for classes. 

The following dates will be available for you to attend Governors Orientation:

April:  

Saturday, April 23

May:  

Saturday, May 21

June:  

Saturday, June 4

Saturday, June 18

July:  

Friday, July 8

Saturday, July 30

August:  

Saturday, August 6

Tuesday, August 16

**To register for your Governors Orientation date, please use the email and password you used to apply to APSU. 

Reserve your spot

Schedule of Events


Time Session Location

7:30 a.m.

Check-In

UC Lobby

8 a.m.

Welcome

Clement Auditorium

8:15 a.m.

Registration Preview

Clement Auditorium

8:45 a.m.

PeayPalooza Activity

UC Ballroom

9:30-10:45 a.m.

Group 1: Registration

Group 2: ID Cards & GO Leader Meeting

Computer Labs

UC Ballroom

11 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

Group 1: ID Cards & GO Leader Meeting

Group 2: Registration

UC Ballroom

Computer Labs

 11:15 a.m.

Optional Activities:

Lunch in the Café

Meet with Financial Aid/VA

Tour of Campus/Residence Halls

UC Lobby

 

Time Session Location

7:30 a.m.

Check-In

UC Lobby

8 a.m.

Welcome

Clement Auditorium

8:15 a.m.

Registration Preview

Clement Auditorium

8:45 a.m.

Financial Aid & Cost

Clement Auditorium

9:30 a.m.

Student Affairs Session

Clement Auditorium

10 a.m.

Welcome from the City of Clarksville

Clement Auditorium

11:15 a.m.

"How to best support your student!" with Dr. King-Sanders

Clement Auditorium

 11:15 a.m.

Optional Activities:

Lunch in the Café

Meet with Financial Aid/VA

Tour of Campus/Residence Halls

UC Lobby

 

 

Important information to keep in mind

 

 

 

Honors/PELP/Purpose First Orientation

When you confirm your acceptance into the Honors Program, Presidents Emerging Leaders Program (PELP), or Purpose First Scholars Learning Community, you will automatically be registered for this two-day orientation.

Schedule of Events

Friday, June 3, 2022

Time Event

9-10:30 a.m

Check-In at Residence Hall

10:45-11:45 a.m.

Opening Session: University Leaders Welcome to APSU

Noon-1 p.m.

Lunch

1-5:30 p.m.

Program Specific Sessions

5:30-6:30 p.m.

Family BBQ

7 p.m.-Midnight

Evening Activities

 

 

Saturday, June 4, 2022
 

7-8 a.m.

Breakfast

8 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

Governors Orientation Programming

12:15-1 p.m.

Lunch

1-2 p.m.

Closing Sessions

2-3 p.m.

Mandatory Checkout

 

How do I register for Governors Orientation (GO)?

You will be registered for orientation if you confirmed your spot in one of these programs. You will receive a confirmation email and a link to a form you will fill out to let us know about any guest(s) you are bringing and accommodations you or your guest(s) might need.

If you registered for a different session, you will be moved. Contact your program coordinator if you have any questions.

How much does it cost?

For students, the fee for Governors Orientation will be billed automatically to your student account, appearing on your tuition and fees statement as a "new student" fee. New student fees cover all of the events that you attend as a new student, including Governors Orientation for parents and guests.

Can I bring a guest(s)? 

Yes, we strongly encourage parents and family members to attend GO with you. Students will have the option to bring a maximum of 2 guests with them. Your program's coordinator will send you a form to fill out via email. You will provide us with your guest(s) information on this form so that we know to expect them.

If my guest(s) or I require special accommodations - how can I share this information with you?

Your program's coordinator will send you a form to fill out via email. There will be space on this form to let us know of any accommodations you or your guest(s) might need. There will also be a space for you to provide us with information on any food allergies/requests you or your guest(s) have so that we are aware.

Purpose First Scholars Learning Community

purposefirstscholars@apsu.edu

Honors Program

honors@apsu.edu

Presidents Emerging Leaders Program (PELP)

pelp@apsu.edu