COVID-19 Updates

Per USG guidelines, the University of Georgia (as a USG institution) has moved all summer 2020 classes online, including the Freshman College Summer Experience (FCSE). Due to the nature of FCSE, we have implemented the following changes in order to adhere to USG guidelines:

  • FCSE participants will take online classes in July.
  • FCSE participants will receive priority registration for Russell Hall and will live together as a cohort for the 2020-2021 academic year.
  • FCSE participants will be able to move-in to Russell Hall early (tentatively scheduled for August 14th, 15th, and 16th).
  • FCSE participants will participate in elements of Beyond Class curriculum during their fall 2020 semester.

The Freshman College Summer Experience will be different for summer 2020 students. Know that we are working diligently to design an online experience that will equip first-year students in their transition into the University and their success beyond the program. The faculty and staff of FCSE are up to the challenge and are excited to welcome (first, virtually, and later, face-to-face) #UGA24! The changes underway are necessary to keep our students, faculty, and staff safe. This page will continue to be updated as we have more information. Be well and stay safe, future Bulldogs!

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