Incept Fees

Incept Fees

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There is a registration fee for Incept programs that all freshman and transfer students, including those receiving HOPE scholarships, must pay. This fee covers the expense of meals, printed materials, and other administrative costs. There is a separate registration fee for parents, family, and guests and each student may register up to two guests.

There are four Incept formats at Georgia State. The same orientation information will be covered at all Incept conferences. Depending on your classification (freshman/transfer) and/or the time of year you are entering the University (i.e. fall, summer, spring) you will attend one of the conference options listed below.

One Day Incept (Freshmen only)

This Incept is a full day of orientation activities designed specifically for freshman students. Only freshman students and their guests will attend this orientation. Check-in begins at 7 a.m. and the conference will end at 5 p.m.


Incept Cost
Freshmen $56
 First parent or guest $41
 Second parent or guest $26

Overnight Incept (Freshmen only)

The same format of a ONE DAY Incept will be used with an overnight component and additional activities added. Only freshman students and their guests will attend this orientation. Check-in begins at 9 a.m. on the first day, and the program ends at 4 p.m. on the second day.


Incept Cost
 Freshmen $110
 First parent or guest $65*
 Second parent or guest $50*

 

*The parent/guest registration fee does not cover the cost of overnight accommodations, and parents/guests are not required to stay overnight. However, if you would like to make a reservation, please contact University Housing or a local hotel.

Transfer Express Incept (Transfer students only)

This conference is a 1/2 day of orientation activities designed specifically for transfer students. Only transfer students and their guests will attend this orientation. The Transfer Express option will be offered for new transfer students entering the university during the fall and spring semester but not during the summer semester. Check-in begins at 7 a.m. and the conference ends at approximately noon.


Incept Cost
 Transfer student $26
 First parent or guest $26
 Second parent or guest $26

Combination Incept (Freshmen and Transfer students)

This conference is a full day of orientation activities designed for those that are unable to attend a June or July freshman or transfer student specific Incept. Also, new freshman students entering the university in the spring and summer semesters will attend a Combination Incept. The Combination format will include both freshmen and transfer students and will provide a basic orientation to the University. Check-in begins at 7 a.m. and the conference ends at 5 p.m.  Please note that there is no Transfer Express option during a Combination Incept.


Incept Cost
 Freshman or transfer student $41
 First parent or guest $41
 Second parent or guest $26

Children under three (3) years old are free for all Incept programs.

Incept Cancellation & Refund Policy

If you need to change your Incept date, please do not withdraw from an Incept date for which you have already registered.  Please call Incept: New Student Orientation at 404-413-1580 to change your Incept date.

Please be aware you will be charged for any Incept for which you have completed a registration (online or mail-in). To receive a refund after registering for Incept, you must withdraw or cancel your registration at least three full business days prior to your scheduled conference date.

If you meet the three day withdrawal deadline, the refund will be credited to your student account. The money will not be credited directly back to your credit card or bank account.

This refund will then remain on your student account and be applied to any outstanding fees you may have when tuition and fees are due each enrollment cycle. If your tuition and fees are covered completely by other funds, the Incept refund will be mailed to your address on file when Student Accounts distributes refund checks each enrollment cycle.

However, if you withdraw from Incept and do not attend Georgia State University, the Incept refund will be mailed to your address on file when Student Accounts distributes refund checks each enrollment cycle.

If you withdraw or cancel less than three full business days prior to your scheduled conference date, there is no refund. There are no partial refunds. If you register for another Incept day, you will need to pay the full registration fee again.

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