Next Steps for Residential Students

Rachel Chapman hangs pins photos on a cork board while moving into her dorm room in Crudup Hall. (AJ Reynolds/Brenau University)

Things to do right away

RSVP for the Registration Day you plan to attend: First time freshmen in the Women’s College must attend either Early Registration, August Registration or January Registration. You will receive more details regarding registration about 8 weeks ahead of time. Transfer students (those bringing 15 or more hours to Brenau) will meet directly with their academic adviser for advisement and registration. Contact your admissions specialist for more information.

Complete the Enrollment Intention Form that you received with your acceptance packet and submit it with your non-refundable tuition deposit as soon as possible. To pay your deposit online please click here. *If you have lost or misplaced your Enrollment Intention Form, please contact your Admissions Specialist to receive a new copy.*

Apply for Financial Aid: Submit the FAFSA and/or HOPE/TEG application (GSFAPPS for GA residents only). If you have any questions about the financial aid process or have submitted a FASFA and would like to check the status, please contact the Office of Financial Aid at 770.534.6152 or

Complete your Student Financial Agreement

Submit your Housing-Application and Housing-Contract.

AFTER you have paid your deposit, you will receive an email from the IT Department with directions on how to set up your portal. Please begin checking your student email account regularly. Email is the official method of communication with students at Brenau University.


Things to do before arriving on campus

Request that final transcripts (high school/college if applicable) be submitted the Office of Admissions. Final transcripts must be received before classes begin.

Visit the Accounting Office webpage to begin planning your Tuition Payment and Payment Arrangements. Tuition is due before the start of the semester you plan to attend classes. To discuss payment or payment plan options, please contact the Accounting Office at 770.534.6150 or 800.252.5119 ext. 6150.

Complete the online health forms and the Health Services physical exam and immunization forms (PDF) These forms must be completed and submitted before you arrive on campus for check-in.

Complete the Emergency Contact Form so that Brenau officials will know who to contact if you are involved in an emergency situation.

Request your Brenau ID card.

Sign-up for the E2 Campus Alert System.

If you would like to give designated individuals permission to speak with Brenau University officials regarding personally identifiable information, please complete the FERPA Release of Information Form. (optional)

Visit the Registrar’s Calendars and Schedules page to begin planning your schedule.

Explore the Barnes & Noble/Brenau University Bookstore: The bookstore has information on how to purchase or rent textbooks, store hours, how to purchase spirit wear and much more.

Review the Criteria for Maintaining Scholarships and Grants.

Get excited about joining the Brenau family!

General inquiries:, +1-770-534-6299 or +1-800-252-5119 | Admissions:, +1-770-534-6100 or +1-800-252-5119 ext. 6100