New Student Orientation

Congratulations on your acceptance! Although we are not able to see you in person for a New Student Orientation for the Fall 2022 term, we want to make sure you have a great start to your first semester at Georgia Piedmont Technical College (GPTC).

Georgia Piedmont Technical College’s New Student Orientation is delivered online.

Fall 2022 New Student Orientation

Orientation provides new students with important information about the school, and offers the opportunity to meet with an academic and career advisor for advising and registration, pick up your Georgia Piedmont Tech student ID, get a parking decal for your car, learn how to use student email and Blackboard, meet with representatives from financial aid services, and purchase required textbooks and supplies.

Fall 2022 Orientation Dates:

6/29/2022: 10AM (Virtual)

7/7/2022: 3PM (Virtual)

7/21/2022: 10AM (Virtual)

7/28/2022: 10AM (Virtual)

8/16/2022: 10AM (In-Person/Newton)

8/18/2022: 10AM & 3PM (In-Person/Dekalb)

8/23/2022: 6:30pm (Make up session/Virtual)


Orientation for Accelerated B (October Start)

10/4/2022: 3PM (Virtual)

10/6/2022: 10AM (Virtual)


Click below to register for the Fall New Student Orientation:

Register for Fall New Student Orientation



Spring 2023 New Student Orientation

11/30/2022 10AM (Virtual)
12/7/2022 3PM (Virtual)
12/8/2022 10AM (Virtual)
1/5/2023 Newton Auditorium (In-Person) 10AM
1/6/2023 Dekalb 10AM (In person) A 256

Contact an academic and career advisor:

Dekalb Campus
8:00 AM – 5:30 PM

8:00 AM – 2:30 PM
Room A-171
(404) 297-9522 ext. 1109 

Newton Campus

8:00 AM – 5:30 PM

8:00 AM – 2:30 PM
A Building Lobby
(404) 297-9522 ext. 3100