How to Check in at Blazer Beginnings Orientation

When you arrive at the University Center (1215 N. Patterson Street Valdosta, GA 31698) for Orientation, you’ll follow these easy steps to get checked in and ready to become a Blazer! These steps are for students and families attending our two-day Blazer Beginnings Orientation sessions.

Check-In and Registration – 8:30 – 11:30

Step 1: We will greet you at the University Center, where we will complete your check-in process and provide you with session materials.

Step 2: For those who have requested to stay with us on campus during orientation, Housing will have your assignment and keys at check-in.

Step 3: Pick up your 1Card. If you submitted your student identification card photo online before you arrived, your 1Card will be ready to pick up at check-in.

Step 4: Our Financial Aid team is available in the University Center for any questions you may have. This is an optional step; our Financial Aid team will also be in the Student Union throughout the Orientation schedule.

Lunch break!

We encourage you to have lunch on campus. Chick-Fil-AWhich-Wich, and Starbucks are open in the Student Union. Just make sure you’re ready for the Welcome Session in the Student Union, third floor, by 12:30.

Parking and Arriving at Orientation

Step 5: Parking will be available in the Oak Street parking deck after Check-In and Registration.

Step 6: Join us in the Student Union (click for directions) (third floor) by 12:30 to start your Blazer Beginnings Orientation experience!

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