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Cadet Admissions Manual (CAM)

Before You Begin

Activate Your Student Banner Account

In order to complete several of the steps in the CAM, you will need to access your Student Banner account. 

If you have a problem with your Banner account, please contact the IT Service Desk at 706-864-1922.

Confirm Your Acceptance

Summer 2021 Applicants Confirmation of Acceptance Process

  1. Activate your UNG username
  2. Pay the $250 cadet room deposit (using your activated UNG username), login to your UNG Banner account
    • Select "Student"
    • Select "Student Account"
    • Select "Student Invoice"
    • Select "Continue"
    • Select "Deposits" from the black menu bar
    • Select "Summer 2021" as the term and then click "Select"
    • Select the "Cadet Deposit" then click "Select"
    • Verify deposit name and the $250 dollar amount
    • Select your payment method of choice and follow the instructions to complete the transaction
  3. Return to the Cadet Admissions Manual and begin from "Step 1". You may skip ahead to "Housing Contract" followed by "Frog Week Fee". You do not need to the housing application fee.

Fall 2021 Applicants Confirmation of Acceptance Process

Confirm your acceptance to UNG through the Check Application Status page. Log in to this page using your UNG ID number or Social Security Number, and your date of birth. On the right side of the page, or beneath your admissions decision, select “Confirmation of Acceptance”. Complete the form as appropriate.

Once you have confirmed your acceptance, return to the Cadet Admissions Manual and begin from Step 1: Sign Cadet Housing Contract, Pay Housing Application and FROG Week Fees.

Note: It will take 24-48 hours for your confirmation of acceptance to process. Because of this, you may not be able to access the cadet housing portal immediately.

If you no longer plan to attend UNG or need to update your acceptance, please let cadet admissions know. If you have any question about this process, please email us at or call our office at 706-867-2918.

Confirmation of Acceptance Due Dates

  • Summer and fall semester application fee: May 1
  • Deadline for fall semester application fee: July 1
  • Deadline for spring semester application fee: November 20
  • Spring semester application fee: December 1


Step 1: Sign Cadet Housing Contract, Pay Housing Application and FROG Week Fee

Housing Contract

Cadets will need to visit the Cadet Housing page to sign housing contracts. 

Important Note: If you decide not to attend UNG, you must cancel your Cadet Housing Contract. More importantly, if you do not cancel by the deadline, room charges will be billed to you even if you do not enroll.

  • Deadline to cancel for fall semester and receive refund for room deposit: July 1
  • Deadline to cancel for fall semester and not be billed room charges: July 15
  • Deadline to cancel for spring semester and receive refund for room deposit: December 1
  • Deadline to cancel for spring semester and not be billed for room charges: December 15

To cancel, please contact the Assistant Commandant's Office. Email or contact Ms. Lisa Siuta at 706-864-1793 or

Housing Application Fee - Fall 2021 Accepts Only

Cadets who apply for housing will be charge a $150 one-time, nonrefundable housing application fee. After signing your Cadet Housing Contract, the Assistant Commandant will notify the business office to apply this fee to your student invoice within 7-10 business days and you may pay it with your tuition and fees. 

We cannot guarantee you space in the Corps of Cadets unless you pay your application fee on time. The application fee serves as your confirmation that you will attend UNG and reserves your room. Summer 2021 accepts do not need to pay the housing application fee.

FROG Week Fees

This payment covers your room and board for FROG Week and must be paid separately from other fees. The FROG Week fee must be paid prior to the beginning of FROG Week. 

  • FROG Week fee: $150

Make your check payable to UNG. Put cadet's first, middle and last name, and student ID on the memo line. Mail your check to: 

University of North Georgia
Business Office
82 College Circle
Dahlonega, GA 30597

*You can also call the business office and have this added to your account.

All male cadets are required to report with a military haircut from a professional barber using a number one guard all around. Haircuts are optional for female cadets.

  • Haircut - $15 (exact change, cash only)
  • Do not bring extra money or valuables to FROG Week

*Prices/fees are subject to change without notice.

Step 2: Email Account and Information Technology

Upon admission to UNG, you are provided with a student email account. Student email is the official channel of communication between the university and its students. It is your responsibility to monitor your student email account and be aware of the information sent by the university.

You can access your student account information by the following:

Note: If you have IT related questions or concerns, you may contact the IT Service Desk at (706) 864-1922, by email at, or stop by their office in the Library Technology Center, Room 164.

Step 3: Financial Assistance

Applying for the FAFSA

New financial aid information is updated at the beginning of March each year for the following academic year. Apply for the Free Application for Financial Aid (FAFSA):

  • Visit Financial Aid Website
  • On the left under Financial Aid, Select “Paying for College”
  • Select “Federal Aid”
  • Follow the Steps in the Middle of the Screen

Note: All financial aid correspondence is done through your UNG email account.       

Check Your Financial Aid Status

Once you have applied for financial aid by filling out the Free Application for Financial Aid (FAFSA), you can check your financial aid status by the following:
  • Log into your UNG Banner Web account
  • Select "Financial Aid,"
  • Select "Financial Aid Status".

Note: Please refer to the Financial Aid website for deadlines and preferred filing dates. You will be assigned a financial aid counselor based on the first letter of your last name. If you have financial aid related questions, please contact the Financial Aid Office at 706-864-1412.

Cadets Receiving Financial Aid Credits

Funds will be made available in your bookstore account on day 1 of FROG Week. This includes Cadets receiving scholarship money (Army ROTC Scholarship for books or Georgia Military Scholarship for books and uniforms).

Georgia ROTC Grant and Future Officer's Grant

The General Assembly of the State of Georgia has established an ROTC grant for eligible Cadets enrolled in the Corps of Cadets at UNG. The grant is for a maximum of $750 each semester of the regular academic year (fall and spring) through your senior year. You must be a legal resident of the state of Georgia, a full-time student, be enrolled in a military science class and earn a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher. You must also be in good conduct standing with the Commandant of Cadets at the end of each semester. The grant is paid during the last week of each semester. The amount of the grant may vary due to availability of state funding. You will fill out the ROTC Grant Application during FROG Week in-processing. Each year after, you must apply for this grant with the Financial Aid Office.

If you sign a contract with the Professor of Military Science (PMS) to commission as an Army officer prior to earning 90 semester hours, you will receive the Future Officer's Grant which pays up to $2,000 per semester. To receive these funds, you must complete the Future Officers application and provide a copy of your ROTC contract to the Financial Aid Office. You cannot receive the Georgia ROTC Grant in the same semester that you receive the Future Officer’s Grant.

To see an itemized cost list, please visit our Cadet Cost webpage.

Step 4: Freshman Advance Scheduling Online Form

After you pay your room deposit you will be eligible to participate in UNG's Freshman Advance Scheduling Program.

You will be registered for 12-17 credit hours of courses that are appropriate to your major.

Most majors require completing at least 120 credit hours. This equates to an average of 15 credit hours per semester to graduate in four years, or eight semesters.

You will be able to adjust your schedule during New Student Orientation and then again during the Add/Drop period.

Note: Students must complete the Advance Scheduling Online Form before they can register for Orientation. 

Step 5: Register for New Student (NSO) or Transfer Student Orientation (TSO)

New Student Orientation (NSO) or Transfer Student Orientation (TSO) is required for all new students. Cadets will verify class registration during Orientation.

All incoming FROGs will have a Saturday, August 14 in-person orientation beginning at 9:00 a.m. New freshmen can sign up for an earlier orientation date.

  • Freshman and Transfer students who will be beginning courses in the fall term will participate in a hybrid orientation format – a combination of online coursework and a face-to-face component in August. New student orientation will email all students.
  • The date students initially select in the orientation reservation system will be the start date for the course.
  • Academic Advisors will begin reaching out to students to assist with building a fall course schedule based on this course start date.
  • Uniform Fittings will be on Friday, August 13 for those unable to schedule a fitting over the summer. New cadets can contact the Military store regarding the fitting time sign-up process. Students who are unable to be fitted over the summer will be fitted prior to FROG week.
  • Overnight housing will be provided on August 14 and 15 for incoming FROGs who are unable to travel back and forth to campus. More information will be available regarding this closer to the event date.

To schedule your orientation date please go to the Nighthawk Engagement & Student Transitions (NEST) website. Prior to attending Orientation, please select the button for Online Pre-Orientation. You will need to register for and complete Online Pre-Orientation before you attend orientation.

Note: All Cadets are required to participate in NSO or TSO, however, Cadets can request an exemption to this policy due to an extenuating circumstance by completing orientation exemption form.

Step 6: Submit your Documentation

Cadet Housing Agreement and In-processing Forms

Cadets may now accept the offer for Summer 2021 and Fall 2021 Cadet Housing Contracts in the Cadet Housing Portal.

Please follow the instructions on how to ACCEPT/DENY your room contract offer.

Roommate requests

You may request a roommate in the Cadet Housing Portal but keep in mind the following:

  • The Cadet whom you are requesting to room with must also request you in return. If the request is not mutual, the request will not be granted.
  • Roommate requests and changes are done through the Cadet Housing Portal.
  • The deadline to request or change your roommate is 1 JUN 2021.
  • Roommate and Company requests are not guaranteed.

Please read Exhibit B (Cancellation Schedule) in the contract. These deadlines are strictly enforced.

If you have any further questions regarding a Cadet Housing Contract, contact Ms. Siuta at 706-864-1793 or MSG Nowak at 706-864-1795.

Attending Summer Language Institute

Summer Language Institute 2021 is currently scheduled to take place in person on the UNG Dahlonega campus. This is subject to change based on university guidance.

Official Final High School Transcript and/or Official Final College Transcripts (includes Dual-Enrolled students)

Due dates for official final transcripts:
  • Summer Accepts: 1 June
  • Fall/Spring Accepts: 1 July

Prior to attending Orientation, you must send an official final transcript for each hold placed on your account.  Official transcripts must be sent to UNG directly by your school through a secure eTranscript or by mail in a sealed envelope. Transcripts that are sent by email or by the student directly are not valid.

Have your school mail your official final transcript to the following address:

University of North Georgia
Admissions Imaging Center
P.O. Box 1358
Gainesville, GA 30503
  • Final College Transcripts: An official transcript is needed after you complete each college semester with all grades and credits posted.  A hold will be placed on your account for this item.  You are required to send an official college transcript after each completed college term (even if you withdrew or never enrolled).
  • The Registrar’s Office will conduct a credit evaluation of your college transcripts to determine how many credits will transfer to UNG.  For questions, please call 706-864-1760 or email    
  • Final High School Transcripts: Graduation date must include day, month, and year.  All credits and grades must be posted. 
  • Final Home School Summary Form: If you are graduating from an unaccredited homeschool program, you are required to submit a final transcript or the Cadet Home School Summary Form with your exact graduation date listed: day, month, and year.
  • Please email with any questions or concerns about submitting your final transcripts.

To verify that we have received your final transcripts and that the hold has been removed, please View Your Application Status online.

Required Medical Forms: (keep a copy for your personal records)

Due dates for Medical Forms:
  • Fall/Summer Semester (August): 15 July
  • Spring Semester (January): 1 December
  • Summer Language Institute: 1 June
Email to 
  • Dental Records Form
    • This form does not require a visit to the dentist. The only signature required is yours.
  • DA Form 3425-R – Medical Fitness Statement
    • This form must be completed and/or signed by a Doctor, Physician’s Assistant or Nurse Practitioner. Your physical exam form must be dated within one year of the start of FROG week.
E-mail, Fax, or Mail to Student Health Services:
  • University of North Georgia – Medical Report Form
    • This form must be completed and/or signed by a Doctor, Physician’s Assistant or Nurse Practitioner. Your physical exam form must be dated within one year of the start of FROG week.
  • Certificate of Immunization
    • *Cadets who are soldiers in the Guard, Reserve, or who were on active duty within two years of enrollment can access their IPERMS for the Certificate of Immunization form.
You will not be allowed to participate in FROG Week without a current physical. Also, you will not be able to register for your classes without turning in your UNG "Certificate of Immunization" form.
It is imperative that you arrive to FROG Week in good physical condition. If you have a medical condition that prevents you from fully participating in the Corps of Cadets, you must notify the Assistant Commandant’s Office at 706-864-1793 or 706-864-1792.

Medical Insurance

Your student health services fee will cover your treatment on campus at Student Health Services for minor injuries and illnesses while a Cadet at UNG. Charges incurred while seeking care at another facility (i.e. an Emergency Room visit or appointment with a Specialist) are your responsibility. If you are a contracted Army ROTC Cadet, you are covered during ROTC training by the federal government. 

Although it is not mandatory, health insurance is recommended. For a fee, The University System of Georgia offers health insurance. Please go to this website for information:

Complete Direct Deposit Form (U.S. Citizens Only), Photo Copy of Birth Certificate and Uniform Commutation Allowance (UCA) Form

Due dates for Forms:
  • Fall/Summer Semester (August): 15 July
  • Spring Semester (January): 1 December
  • Summer Language Institute: 1 June

Hand Carry the Direct Deposit form to FROG Week. Email the Birth Certificate and Uniform Commutation Allowance form to

Photo Copy of Birth Certificate

Cadets must bring a photocopy of their birth certificate with them to FROG Week. If you submitted a birth certificate to Cadet Admissions for Proof of Lawful Presence Verification, we will send a photocopy to the Military Department on your behalf; you do not need to bring another copy.

Cadets born outside the United States

You must submit a statement notarized by a public notary or any commissioned Army officer to act as a notary verifying citizenship as indicated below:
  • Certificate of Naturalization
    • Either provide a copy of the naturalization certificate or the following signed statement from one of the above listed individuals, I have on this date seen the original certificate of naturalization or certified copy of court order establishing citizenship, stating that (name of Cadet) was admitted to the United States by court of; _ ( ) at ( ) on ( ).
  • Citizenship through naturalization of parents.
    • The following statement will be submitted: I have this date seen the original certificate of citizenship, issued to (name) by the Immigration and Naturalization Service, Department of Justice, stating that (name of applicant) acquired citizenship on _ ( )
  • Citizenship through birth abroad of parents who are citizens of the United States.
    • The following statement will be submitted: I have this date seen the original or certified copy of one of the items shown below:
      • INS Form N-560 (Department of Justice Immigration and Naturalization Service)
      • Department of State Form 1350 (Certificate of Birth Abroad of a Citizen of the United States of America).
      • FS Form 240 (Report of Birth, Child Born Abroad of American Parent or Parents).
      • FS Form 545 (Certification of Birth Abroad of a Citizen of the United States of America).
      • Valid U.S. Passport issued in the name of the Cadet.

Permanent Residents

Immigrants who have been lawfully admitted for permanent residency in the U.S. must provide a copy of their Permanent Residence Card.

Note: If any of your information is in any language other than English, it must be translated into English.

Uniform Commutation Allowance Form 

This is an annual allowance paid by the Army to help defray the cost of your uniforms. To be eligible to receive commutation allowance, you must score at least 50 points on each event of the Army Physical Fitness Test (APFT) which includes push-ups, sit-ups, and a 2-mile run. You must be contracted in order to receive your MSIII and MSIV uniform commutation. For contracted Cadets, the criteria raises to 60 points in each event on the APFT and you must meet the Army's height/weight standard. You must be enrolled at UNG for two consecutive semesters. You will receive your allowance at the end of your second semester.

Direct Deposit Form

While participating in the Corps of Cadets, you may receive money from the Army for uniforms and stipends through Direct Deposit. Therefore, you need to fill out a Direct Deposit Form. The form must be completed to include a signature from a bank official. Please make sure all routing and account numbers are correct. Failure to complete this document will result in a Records Hold placed on your Banner Account. A hold will disallow any action including, but not limited to, class registration.

  • Direct Deposit Form
    • If you are currently in the Armed Forces, you must list the same account that is on file with your unit.

Step 7: Military Clothing and Sales

Paying your Uniform Fee

The uniform fee is $1,800. All new Cadets must pay a uniform fee, to include National Guard, Reserve, and prior service soldiers. To pay by phone please call the UNG Military Clothing & Sales at 706-864-1537. To pay by check, please make checks payable to: UNG Military Clothing & Sales and put Cadet’s first, middle, last name and student ID on the memo line of your check and mail to:

University of North Georgia
ATTN: Military Clothing & Sales
110 South Chestatee Street
Dahlonega, GA 30597
The uniform fee is due no later than the first day of FROG Week

Note: Georgia Military Scholarship recipients will be credited the uniform deposit to their student account 10 days prior to FROG Week.

Required Uniforms

You are responsible for having all uniform items by the first day of FROG week. Uniforms become your personal property and must be maintained in a good and serviceable condition. Replacement of worn, outgrown, lost or damaged items will be at your expense. The UNG Military Clothing & Sales asks that you keep all receipts, tags and packaging from newly purchased items for FROG Week. Altered items cannot be returned.

Individual appointments must be made between 15 April and 31 July for the fall semester (August), and 1 October and the first Thursday in December for the spring semester (January) for fittings, payment, and uniform issue.

Appointments are held in the UNG Military Clothing & Sales which is located beneath the UNG Bookstore at:

110 South Chestatee Street
Dahlonega, GA 30597

The hours of fittings are 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday. If you live several hours away and wish to have your uniform fitting during Orientation, you may do so.

For appointments, the UNG Military Clothing & Sales staff can be contacted below:

Note: Army enlisted personnel: Those who have attended Army Basic Training can bring issued items but the items must be identical to those listed in the table below and cannot differ in color or style.

Uniform Redistribution Program

The Corps of Cadets has developed a uniform donation program to assist incoming cadets who may need assistance. Items come from recent graduates from the Corps of Cadets. 

Corps of Cadets Uniform Redistribution Inventory (Google doc.)

Your uniform deposit will cover the purchase of the following items:

(Abbreviations: OCP = Operational Camouflage Pattern)


Male Quantity

Female Quantity




Bag, Laundry, OD



Belt, Black, w/Brass Tip



Belt, Reflective



Blanket, Wool (UNG Navy Blue)



Bow Tie



Buckle, Brass






Cap, Device, UNG



Cap, Garrison, Dress Blue



Cap, Service Dress Blue



Coat, Service Dress Blue



Crest, UNG



Epaulets, Cadet Blank



Light, Head Lamp



Gloves Black Leather  w/ Inserts



Gloves, White



Kit, Desert, Boot Care, Tan



Name tag, Black Plastic



Nametapes, OCP



Necktie (Male)/Necktab (Female)



Parka, Gortex, Black/W Liner



Pumps, Black, Women



Raincoat, Black



Rank, OCP, E-1



Scarf, Company



Shirt, Grey Herringbone, Dress, Long Sleeve



Shirt, Grey, Herringbone Dress, Short Sleeve



Shirt, White, Long Sleeve



Shirt, Polo, Corps of Cadets



Shoes, Black Oxford, Low Quarters



Skirt, Dress Blue



Socks, Black Dress, pair



Torch, ROTC



Trousers, Gortex, (Black)



Trousers, Service Dress Blue



T-shirt, Company



Windbreaker, Black



Operational Camouflage Pattern (OCP)/Army Physical Fitness Uniform (APFU)

In addition to uniforms purchased at the UNG Military Clothing & Sales, the Operational Camouflage Patterns (OCP/work uniforms), coyote brown boots and a complete set of the Army Physical Fitness Uniform (APFU) are issued to you by the Military Science Department Supply during FROG Week.

These uniforms are on loan to you from the U.S. Government and must be returned when you leave the Corps of Cadets. You are responsible for replacing lost items. Exchange for uniform sizes along with wear and tear is made to you at no cost.

Required Personal Clothing and Equipment:

You are REQUIRED to bring the following items when you report to FROG Week:

  • *2 pencil boxes (any style)
  • *6 pair boot socks (green or black)
  • *10 pair white or black athletic socks (above ankle height, no visible logos)
  • *1 combination lock (to secure footlocker)
  • 1 extra pair of khaki shorts (See step 9)
  • 1 pair Black Dress Pants (for wear with UNG Cadet Polo)
  • 1 pair Black Dress Shoes
  • 1 Black Dress Belt (Must match shoes)
  • 2 dozen hangers (black plastic no wire hangers)
  • 1 pillow
  • 2 pillowcases, white
  • 4 regular length twin flat sheets (no fitted), white
  • 1 shaving kit (males)
  • 1 pair shower shoes
  • 1 black book bag (no colors)
  • 2 pair running shoes (No minimalist shoes, light weight track/road racing flats, racing spikes, toe shoes, or shoes that simulate barefoot running)
  • 1 pair of old, full-length blue jeans with no holes (to be used during field training)
  • 1 old long sleeve t-shirt (to be used during field training)
  • 2 storage boxes (i.e. Rubber-Maid-type containers),with lids (not to exceed 18L x 12W x 12H) Not painted
  • 2 required (6 recommended) athletic bras (females)
  • 9 white T-shirts, crew neck (male and female)
  • 3 white towels, bath size
  • 12 pair underwear (personal preference on type), (male and female)
  • 2 white washcloths
  • *1 Footlocker
    • Approximately 32 1/2 x 17 1/2 x 16
    • Subdued color (black or dark blue)
    • Plastic or wood material
    • Must be able to be secured with a combination lock
  • Toilet Paper

Suggested Items (Not Required):

  • 1 set boot blouses or blousing bands (Available for purchase at the University Bookstore)
  • *1 sewing kit
  • 1 alarm clock
  • 1 lint brush
  • 1 computer and accessories
  • 1 electrical power strip
  • 1 ethernet cable
  • 1 iron
  • Swim goggles
  • 3 sets of civilian clothing
  • Bathroom cleaning supplies (include toilet brush)

*Note: Asterisk items and additional items can be ordered below:

Restricted to One Per Room:

Do not purchase these items prior to the start of FROG Week. If you have already purchased these items, please wait until after FROG Week to bring them to campus. After FROG Week, you can agree with your roommate on what optional items each of you will provide. You will be given time the day of FROG Week graduation and the week thereafter for you to visit local stores to purchase them.

  • 1 radio or stereo (size limited to 18 x 24)
  • 1 refrigerator (size limited to 36 high)
  • 1 ironing board
  • 1 electric fan
  • 1 coffee pot
  • 1 TV (26” flat screen or smaller)

Prohibited Items for Freshman Cadets living on Campus:

  • Additional furniture or rugs, comforters, window treatments, etc.
  • Weapons and ammunition, including paintball guns, Air rifles, BB guns
  • Pyrotechnics and explosives of any kind
  • Knives with blades longer than 2 inches
  • Video games, video game consoles, DVD/Blu-ray players
  • Large screen TVs (Anything over 26 inches) or large screen computer monitors
  • Pornographic, racist, or extremist materials
  • Flame producing devices (candles, incense, etc.)
  • Pets
  • Plants
  • Alcohol beverages anywhere on campus, including vehicles
  • Use of tobacco products prohibited on campus.
*** UNG is an alcohol, tobacco, and drug free campus ***

Step 8: Paying Tuition, Room, and Board

Paying Tuition, Room, and Board

You will find your bill on our website in your "myUNG Student Banner" account. You will not receive a bill in the mail! To access your account:

  • Go to
  • Select Banner Drop-down tab
  • Access your UNG Banner Web
  • Select “Student”
  • Select “NightHawk Registration”
  • Select “Student Invoice”
  • Select “Continue”
For current bill due dates and payment options please visit;

Questions regarding bills or payments should be directed to the Business Office at (706) 864-1409

Step 9: FROG Week Reporting Instructions

If you are a National Guard or Reserve soldier attending Basic/AIT, AT, or drill and cannot begin FROG Week on the first day, please contact the Director of Cadet Admissions at (706) 867-2918 to discuss your options.

FROG Week Start Dates

2021 Fall Semester: 

  • Start: Sunday, 15 August 2021
  • Graduation: Saturday, 21 August 2021

2022 Spring Semester:

  • Start date and graduation date will be updated here when announced.
More information, including report time and location, will be updated here when announced.


Males - report with a haircut from a professional barber using a number one guard on the hair. 

Females - report with your hair up in a ponytail if you hair is not closely cut. 

All FROGs are to report wearing khaki shorts, belt, white socks above the ankle (no low cut socks), tennis shoes and a plain white t-shirt.

Bring all required items needed for your daily living on campus. All are expected to stay on campus, so you will stay here until Labor Day Weekend.

Prior to moving into your residence hall, you will be screened for COVID-19 symptoms. It is very important that you arrive wearing a black mask and have your personal hand sanitizer in your possession. You will also need to have your driver’s license. Once you have been directed to enter Memorial Hall, parents and other individuals will remain in their vehicle.

Once you have been medically screened and cleared, you will return to your vehicle. You will then be directed to your residence hall where you will move into your room. If you did not drive yourself, parents and other individuals will not be allowed to accompany you into the residence hall. 

If you are not successfully medically screened, you will be directed to depart campus immediately and seek COVID-19 testing. It is very important that you remain in contact with the Office of the Assistant Commandant during this period.


Important note - Room contracts for SY 21-22 are to be accepted and completed online. If you do not complete your room contract by 10 July, 2021, it is assumed that you will not be a cadet at UNG beginning in Fall 2021. If you have decided not to join the Corps of Cadets fall semester 2021, please contact Cadet Housing

Required Paperwork Checklist

Please bring copies (not originals) of the following documents:

  • Social Security Card
  • Direct Deposit form signed by your bank (everyone must have this)
  • Birth Certificate
  • In-processing forms (received via email)

You will be directed where to report upon your arrival. Note: You cannot move into the Cadet Residence Hall until after in-processing begins.

You are required to bring all items listed in Step 7 (except for "Optional Items"). Additional items now suggested:

  • 3 black face masks (one or two layers of cloth, straps behind ears, all black material, no filter)
  • 3 hand sanitizer, one ounce (to carry in pocket)
  • 2 hand sanitizer, eight ounce (to keep in room)

You are required to report to FROG Week wearing the following:

  • A plain white T-shirt
  • Khaki shorts (loose-fitting for training and must come down to top of your knee)
  • A belt
  • Running shoes
  • Complete white socks that come above the ankle with no logo.
  • We recommend you bring an extra pair of shorts and t-shirt.

During FROG Week, we will store your keys, wallet, cell phone, electronics, and watch in a safe place and return them to you on the last day of FROG Week.

FROG Week will last six days. Your graduation will begin on Saturday, 21 August at 0800 hours (time subject to change based on inclement weather and COVID-19 guidance) on the General William "Lipp" Livsey Drill Field.

Parents/family are asked not to attend the FROG week graduation to minimize health concerns. The graduation ceremony will be live streamed on UNG social media. New freshmen will also be restricted to campus on Sunday, 22 August.

Graduation attendance for family and friends will be updated here when determined. Parents can call (706) 864-1793 or (706) 864-1796 to confirm how the graduation will be conducted.

Cadets starting in the Spring Semester (January)

It is mandatory that you attend Freshman Recruit Orientation Group (FROG) Week in January. Required reporting date and time will be updated here when announced. Be on time! Do NOT report early!

  • You will be directed where to report upon your arrival. Note that you cannot move into the Cadet Residence Hall until after in-processing begins.
  • You are required to bring all items listed in Step 7 (except for "Optional Items").
  • You are required to report to FROG Week wearing the following:
    • A neutral color sweatshirt
    • White t-shirt
    • Khaki pants or blue jeans
    • A belt
    • Running shoes
    • A winter knit hat and gloves
    • *We recommend that you bring an extra pair of pants and t-shirt.
  • During FROG Week, we will store your keys, wallet, cell phone, electronics, and watch in a safe place and return them to you on the last day of FROG Week.

Spring FROG Week reporting/training days and graduation will vary from year to year. Your graduation ceremony information will be updated here when announced.

FROG week graduation guidance for attendance will be updated here when announced. Parents can call (706)864-1793 or (706)864-1796 to confirm how graduation will be conducted.

Parents Instructions for Dropping off Cadets

  • It is not necessary for you to accompany your son or daughter to FROG Week. Current Cadets will assist them with unloading and moving baggage into the residence hall. Please say your goodbyes immediately after move-in. For those parents who accompany their son or daughter, there will be a briefing in the Pennington Military Leadership Center about FROG Week and the Corps of Cadets during in-processing. The time will be announced on your arrival to campus. You're invited to return to campus for FROG Week Graduation.
  • We will also post photos of FROG Week daily on our Facebook fan page.
  • To join the closed group, search for “North Georgia Cadet Parents” on Facebook. Click the “Join Group” button, answer the questions and click the “submit” button. If you have any questions about this, contact the Parents and Family Association at

Final Checklist

Step 1: Pay Room Deposit, Tuition, and Fees

  • Pay Room Deposit
  • Pay FROG Week Fee

Step 2: Email Account and Information Technology

Step 3: Financial Assistance

Step 4: Freshman Advanced Scheduling Online Form

Step 5: Register for New Student Orientation or Transfer Student Orientation

Step 6: Submit In-Processing Documentation - Submit electronically to 

Step 7: Military Clothing & Sales

  • Pay Uniform Fee
  • Uniform Fitting Scheduled

Step 8: Pay Tuition, Fees, Room, and Board

  • Pay Tuition, Fees, Room, and Board

Step 9: FROG Week Reporting Instructions


Appendix A: Notes for National Guard and Reserve Soldier - Cadets

Thank you for your service!

  • FROG Week is a requirement for every new Cadet to attend FROG Week. You will learn the history and traditions associated with the Boars Head Brigade. Contact your unit administrator and request an exemption from drill in order to attend FROG Week or ask for permission to use FROG Week as your drill an obtain a Split Certificate from UNG after FROG Week. If you are unable to gain an exemption, contact the Guard Unit liaisons on campus. Please call (706) 864-1662 for Georgia Army National Guard Officer.
  • You must be prepared to pay your college bills up front. Even with Tuition Assistance (TA), you will still have to pay for your books, fees, uniforms, room, meals, and incidental expenses yourself. If you have Montgomery GI Bill® and Tuition Assistance we still recommend that you fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA. You may qualify for additional financial assistance. Please visit the financial aid portion of our website to complete a FAFSA

Going to basic/AIT in the summer or fall before enrolling in the spring?

If you're going to basic training prior to enrolling in the Spring Semester, you must do the following before you depart for training:

  1. Verify you have a valid room contract and have paid $250 deposit (must be paid before you leave).
  2. Fill out the FAFSA form before you leave for training this summer. Don't wait until you get back! Access the FAFSA and get all info you need about financial aid.
  3. Complete as many steps in the Cadet Admissions Manual checklist before leaving for training. At a minimum, you must have submitted final high school transcripts, checked your banner account, and have set up your student e-mail account.

Note that the university closes during Winter Break; from about 20 December until the first week in January.

Good luck in training!

To apply for the Montgomery GI Bill® (MGIB):

  1. You must complete advanced individual training to apply for MGIB® benefits.
  2. You must apply for MGIB® benefits through the Veterans Affairs (VA) Administrator in the Financial Aid Office at UNG. You must have the following documents to submit with your application:
  3. DD Form 214
  4. Notice of Benefits Form (NOBE e-mailed through AKO)
  5. Direct Deposit Account information
  6. The VA will process your application, and the MGIB® benefits will be deposited into your Direct Deposit Account monthly.
  7. For questions or assistance in completing the GI Bill® Application you must schedule an appointment with the VA Administrator at UNG by calling (706) 864-1412.

Check your Army Knowledge Online Account (AKO Account)

Please verify that you are able to access your AKO account. Ensure that you verify access to your AKO account before reporting to FROG Week!

Appendix B: Important Phone Numbers

Name Information

Phone Number


Cadet Admissions Office

General Information 

(888) 413-9366

(706) 867-2918

Fax: (706) 867-2805 


Purchasing books, school supplies

(706) 864-1635 

Military Clothing & Sales

Uniform fittings, paying uniform fee

(706) 864-1636, (706) 864-1537 

Business Office/Comptrollers

Paying bills (Tuition, Fees, Room & Board)

(706) 864-1409 

Financial Aid          

Financial Aid

(706) 864-1412 

Registrar’s Office

Transfer Credit Requirements

(706) 864- 1760 

Nighthawk Engagement & Transition Programs (NEST)

New Student Orientation
Transfer Student Orientation

(706) 864-1010 

Student Health Services

Physicals, Immunizations

(706) 864-1948 

National Guard Recruiter

National Guard Detachment, Enlisting, General Information

(706) 864-1662 

U.S. Army Reserve Liaison

Enlisting, General Information

(678) 923-8649 

Assistant Commandant’s Office

Housing Contract Updates, Room Requests for Summer, General Information

(706) 864-1793, (706) 864-1795, 

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