New Students

Once accepted, you’ll be able to meet with an advisor prior to Orientation. You can use that time to ​work with your advisor to research possible majors and programs. Our advising teams make sure deciding on the right major for you is a process that uses your interests, strengths, and goals. You’ll register for classes at Orientation, and if you come to an earlier session, you’ll have a wider potential choice of class offerings, dates, and times.

  • To set activate your NetID click here

    To set up your student email click here 

  • After you set up your email, sign up for Orientation

  • Make an appointment with an advisor

    Be sure to use NetID (do not include @students.kennesaw.edu) and password

    For issues logging in, contact UITS at studenthelpdesk@kennesaw.edu

  • To help ensure you are on track with requirements and are choosing the best courses to meet your goals, if you have under 30 completed credit hours, you will be required to meet with your advisor prior to registering for classes. This hold is placed on your account each semester and will prevent you from registering for any upcoming semesters.

    Purpose of the Advising Hold

    • Encourages you to meet with your academic advisor prior to registering for classes
    • Helps ensure you are receiving proper guidance when planning for the upcoming semester
    • Allows for you and your advisor to discuss resources on campus that support academic success
    • Aids in fostering communication between you and your advisor

    How to remove the Advising Hold

    When you meet with your academic advisor, your hold will be removed. You are encouraged to meet with your advisor early to ensure you can register as soon as your time ticket opens!

    You can find out who your advisor is here, or click here to schedule an appointment.

    If you have questions about the advising hold or need help identifying your advisor, please email advising@kennesaw.edu.

    FACULTY/STAFF ADVISORS: email advising@kennesaw.edu to have the advising hold removed from a student you advised. Please include the student's name and KSU#. We will email you when the hold has been removed.

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