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You've Been Accepted, Now What?

CONGRATULATIONS on your graduate student acceptance to the University of North Georgia!

Below are next steps to get started.

It is the responsibility of the graduate student to be familiar with the Graduate Catalog in effect at the time of official admission.  

Getting Started....

Confirm your acceptance

Go to
Enter your UNG # (located on your acceptance letter) and your date of birth.
Select "Please click here to confirm your acceptance or to cancel your file."

There are a limited number of spaces in our programs, so this commitment is necessary to guarantee your status as a graduate student at UNG. If you are unable to begin the program for the term you were accepted but would like to begin in a future term, please contact us at to discuss your options. If you have decided that you will not attend UNG, please let us know so we may offer the spot to another student.

Find your student ID and username

Click What is my UNG Network ID?, enter your SSN and your birth date and submit. Your user ID grants access to self-service Banner, UNG’s student information system, and is your network ID to access both myUNG and your UNG email.

Activate your UNG student email

Within 48 hours of receiving your physical acceptance letter, you are assigned a UNG Network ID. Your user ID grants you access to all UNG services including Email, Banner, and myUNG.  To use these services you will first need to activate your account.

In order to activate your UNG Network ID, you must first change the default password from the one provided by Information Technology. To assist you with this process, please visit our Account Activation Portal.

Student email is the official channel of communication between the university and students. It is the student’s responsibility to periodically monitor the UNG email account. Questions? Contact IT Service Desk, 706-864-1922 or

Log into myUNG

  • Log into myUNG with your username and password for links to financial aid, tuition and fees and to learn more about UNG life.

Log into Banner

Log into myUNG and from the menu bar across the top, select Banner/UNG Banner Web.

Check your Banner account for holds

Log into Banner. Click on Student, Student Records, View Holds. Holds must be cleared prior to registration and before final transcripts will be issued.

Submit immunization form

All students are required to submit an immunization form to the Student Health Center. If you are enrolling in a fully online only, no campus visits, program, download the immunization form, check the box for distance learning, sign and date and submit to the Student Health Center.

Students accepted to the entry-level DPT program only

Please complete the DPT immunization form and submit to both Lynn Youngblood and the Student Health Center.

Submit proof of lawful presence

If applying for in-state tuition, proof of lawful presence in the United States is required. Please submit to Graduate Admissions if you have not yet done so.

Obtain your Nighthawks student ID/refund card

Information on your student ID/refund card is available on the Business Office website. For more information visit the UNG Card Office.

New students receive a combined ID/refund card. The card is a debit card. Students who don’t want the card for refunds may elect to have funds automatically deposited in the bank account of their choosing.

Obtain a parking decal

In order to obtain a parking permit decal, you must first register your vehicle using the Parking Services Online Portal.

For additional details please visit the Auxiliary Services/Parking Services Website.

Dahlonega & Cumming > Parking Services 706-864-1697

Online class login, MEd in Middle Grades Math and Science only

MEd in Middle Grades Math and Science classes are offered in collaboration with Valdosta State University.

• Click myUNG in upper right corner.
• Select Academic Services from left sidebar menu.
• Follow the link for GoVIEW

GoVIEW is an online course management system specific to the MEd in Middle Grades Math and Science program to gain access to Desire2Learn (D2L), an online management system that provides a centralized hub for students to access course materials and assignments.  In addition, students are required to purchase the LiveText assessment program.

Contact the IT Service Desk at or 706-864-1922 for assistance.

Online class login

Once registered, you will receive a syllabus from the instructor with directions on how to access your courses through Desire2Learn (D2L), an online management system that provides a centralized hub for students to access course materials and assignments.

• Click myUNG in upper right corner.
• Select eLearning from top menu.

Contact the IT Service Desk at or 706-864-1922 for assistance.

If you are unable to find the information you need online, contact Graduate Admissions or your program.

UNG follows Section 508 Standards and WCAG 2.0 for web accessibility. If you require the content on this web page in another format, please contact the ADA Coordinator.

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