Summer 2020 Virtual New Student Orientation

Although we are not able to see you in person for a New Student Orientation, we want to make sure you have a great start to your first semester at Georgia Piedmont Technical College (GPTC).   Various departments at GPTC have prepared informative videos to guide you. Watch these videos to learn more about the college resources, support and opportunities.  Check out the videos below:

Welcome to Georgia Piedmont Technical College by President Tavarez Holston

15 things you need to know before classes begin

There is a handout that will be referred to in the video below. To download the handout, click here.

Learn more about using Financial Aid at GPTC

Learn more about using Disability Services at GPTC

Learn how to make payments and receive refunds at GPTC

Learn more about future Scholarship Opportunities at GPTC

How to use GPTC Technology (Email, Blackboard, Banner, and much more)

Learn how Special Populations can help you!

Learn about using Library Services at GPTC!

On-campus 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 2020 DeKalb Campus Orientation

Thursday, August 13, 2020 and will begin at 10:00am & 5:00pm

Location: DeKalb Campus Conference Center

 

Fall 2020 Newton Campus Orientation

Friday, August 14, 2020 and will begin at 10:00am

Location: Newton Auditorium

 

Spring 2021 DeKalb Campus Orientation

Thursday, January 7, 2021 and will begin at 10:00am

Location: DeKalb Campus Conference Center

 

Spring 2021 Newton Campus Orientation

Friday, January 8, 2021 and will begin at 10:00am

Location: Newton Auditorium

 

Contact an academic and career advisor:

Dekalb Campus
Monday-Thursday
8:00 AM – 5:30 PM

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

Newton Campus

Monday-Thursday
8:00 AM – 5:30 PM

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