Admissions at the University of South Alabama
Frequently Asked Questions
Advising Majors FAQ
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Transfer Information FAQ
Registration FAQ
Orientation FAQ
Miscellaneous FAQ
 
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Contact the admissions department at South AlabamaCONTACT US

USA Office of Admissions
2500 Meisler Hall
390 Alumni Circle
Mobile, AL 36688-0002

Office Hours:
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Central Time, Monday-Friday
 
   
Phone: (251) 460-6141 or
(800) USA-JAGS
 
FAX: (251) 460-7876

E-mail:
admiss@southalabama.edu



Orientation FAQ  
   

Q. How much is orientation? 

A. Spring Semester.................................$100.00 added to first tuition bill
     Summer Semester..............................$100.00 added to first tuition bill
     Fall: Early Freshman...........................$100.00 pre-paid
     Fall: Optional Early Freshman..............$25.00 pre-paid (one-night only)
             Overnight Stay
     Fall: Early Freshman Parent.................$35.00 pre-paid (each parent)
     Fall: Early Transfer.............................$100.00 pre-paid
     Fall: Adult/Non-Traditional...................$100.00 pre-paid
     Fall: August Wrap-up..........................$100.00 added to first tuition bill

All orientation fees are non-refundable

All new students are charged an Orientation fee except Audit and Online-only students.

 
   
Q. Do I have to attend orientation? 

A. Yes, unless you are entering as an Audit, or Online-only Student
 
   
Q. What time is orientation? 

A. Southbound Orientation information will be mailed to all new accepted students prior to the beginning of the semester they are starting at USA. Students may also visit the Southbound Orientation website at southalabama.edu/orientation.
 
   

Q. What do we do at orientation? 

A.  Information about orientation will be mailed to you in your Southbound Orientation Guide prior to the beginning of your first semester at USA. All students will attend orientation, academic advising and class registration.

 
   

Q. Does USA offer a Parent Orientation?

A. Yes. The Office of New Student Orientation offers an optional Parent Orientation during the Early Fall Freshman orientation sessions ONLY (June and July). Parents or family members of freshmen will attend orientation the same dates as their student, but will have a different schedule of events. Parents or family members may register and submit their information along with the student's registration card. There is a fee of $35 for each parent or family member in attendance. Spring, Summer, August and Transfer Orientation sessions do not offer an orientation for parents.

 
   

Q. If I am taking all of my classes online, do I have to attend orientation? 

A. No, if all of your classes are online, you do not have to attend orientation.

 
 

 

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