Orientation is designed to make your transition into college one that is simple and successful. It's time to get started on your journey to becoming part of the Tiger family.

New Tiger - Enrollment Check List


1. Admissions

  • Accept your offer of admission through the PAWS account
  • Acceptance must be made 60 days from receipt of acceptance to SSU
  • Submit a copy of your state-issued ID
  • Submit final high school transcripts before DECEMBER 30TH (SPRING SEMESTER ENTRY); AUGUST 1ST (FALL SEMESTER ENTRY)
  • All transfer and veterans students must submit all previous colleges and military transcripts PRIOR TO THE NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION OF YOUR SEMESTER OF ENTRY

2. Activate PAWS Account

Go to: https://savstate.gabest.usg.edu/pls/B480/twbkwbis.P_WWWLogin

  • Enter SSU Student ID - ("915" Number)
  • Enter PIN
  • First time user? Your PIN is your birth date in MMDDYY format, example: 102869 (for Oct 28th, 1969).
  • Once logged in for the first time, you will be required to change your pin to something other than your DOB.

3. New Student Orientation Registration

Tiger Enrollment Session:
TBA for Spring 2017 / Fall 2017
Please check your email for updates
Download the New Tiger Checklist

Enrollment Questions

Email: admissions@savannahstate.edu
Phone: 912 358 4338

4. Financial Aid

  • COMPLETE the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at www.fafsa.ed.gov
  • FAFSA Submission Deadlines: Spring Semester Finaid Entry, Priority Deadline: December 1st.; Fall Semester FinAid Entry, Priority Deadline: June 1st.
  • View the status of your financial aid by checking your PAWS account
  • (Call Financial Aid to speak with your counselor regarding your aid award)
  • If selected for verification, submit appropriate documents to the SSU Financial Aid Office immediately.

5. Housing

  1. Submit your online Housing Application and through the Office of Residential Life.
  2. Pay Mandatory Housing Reservation Fee ($50)

6. Student Health Services

Submit your immunization form to Health Services via fax or mail to:

Harris-McDew Student Health Center
3219 College Street
Box 20448
Savannah, Georgia 31404
Phone: 912-358-4122
Fax: 912-358-3667

SSU Health Center Website

Download Immunization Form