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Transcript of ATHENA
How to Register for Your Classes at the University of Georgia
Before you begin...
Get your UGA ID Card (these can be purchased at the Tate Student Center Cashier’s Window on the third floor for $20
Obtain a UGA E-mail Account. Your MyID will be assigned to you and emailed to the email address used on your application to the University.
If you find that you cannot register...you have encountered a registration BLOCK
You have not been advised and you need to meet with your adviser to be cleared for registration.
Barriers to your registration. Usually there are 4 types of flags international students acquire.
Types of Flags
: Indicates that you probably have not turned in your complete set of health records to the Health Center. ACTION: Call Health Center at (706)-542-1162
: (for graduate students) Indicates that you need to show proof of a degree from your previous school. ACTION: Call the Graduate School at (706)-542-1739 or visit their website here
Types of Flags Continued..
Official Complete Transcript:
(for graduate students) Indicated that you have not submitted an official transcript. ACTION: Contact the UGA Graduate school by calling (706)-542-1739 or visit their website here
VLP “Verification of Lawful Presence”:
a check-and-balance system that the state of Georgia uses to make sure that all students at Georgia state schools are legally in the U.S. All international students should have that flag cleared from their record within 24 hours of them checking in with the OIE staff.
What is Athena?
Athena is used to register for classes, update address information, access Student Financial Aid information, and much more.
You can access Athena through the UGA website or visit https://athena.uga.edu
Before You Register
It is a good idea to have alternative schedules in case the courses you want are full or conflict with each other.
For a list and description of courses go to http://bulletin.uga.edu and click on the "Courses" tab OR visit the UGA registrar's master class schedule at http://reg.uga.edu and click on the "Schedule of Classes" tab
Adding or Dropping a Class on Athena
Change of Address
All F and J international students are required by immigration laws to have a current local address and permanent foreign address on record with their University and current in SEVIS at all times
Before you register, update your local address in Athena
In order to
maintain your VISA status,
you must be considered a full time student.
To do this, all
are required to take at least 12 credit hours.
are required to take at least 9 credit hours.
However, students with
are required by the Graduate School to take at least 12 credit hours.
Always check with your Immigration Advisor before changing anything with your course schedule! Email email@example.com or call 706-542-2900.