F-1 Visa Student Information Meetings


The staff of International Student Admissions and Advising looks forward to welcoming you at one of the F-1 Visa Student Information Meetings.  We will share important information about your F-1 visa status, you will complete necessary paperwork related to your I-20, and you will learn about services and programs for International students attending Georgia Perimeter College.  All new out-of-country and transfer F-1 students must attend one of these mandatory meetings.


Please follow these instructions carefully:


Go to www.gpc.edu/studentsignup.  Select the INTERNATIONAL STUDENT link.


Choose one meeting from the options listed and complete the sign-up process.  Meetings last approximately 2 hours. 


Bring the following items to the meeting:  passport, I-94 card, and I-20 form


Arrive on time to the F-1 Visa Student Information Meeting you choose to attend. 


Do not hesitate to call International Student Admissions and Advising at (678) 891-3235 if you have any questions. 


Note:   Failure to attend an F-1 Visa Student Information Meeting will adversely impact your F-1 status.

New Student Orientation

Important: New Student Orientation is a mandatory college-wide orientation that all new students are required to attend.  New Student Orientation sessions will be offered at all Georgia Perimeter College campuses for new semester students.  You should plan to attend New Student Orientation in addition to the F-1 Visa Student Information Meeting.  


To sign up for New Student Orientation, go to www.gpc.edu/studentsignup


Please note:  If you have taken or will take the Compass Placement test for English as a Second Language (ESL), specific orientation sessions for ESL students are available ONLY in the highlighted sessions on the orientation page.  ESL students should sign up to attend orientation at one of the times highlighted.