Welcome to Go West Orientation, Future Tigers!
Go West Orientation is your exciting first step in transitioning to the UWA family. Whether you are living on- or off-campus, you will take on new responsibilities, meet a variety of diverse people, and adjust to the academic demands of college life.
Go West consists of informative sessions and fun interactive programs, designed to enhance your new student experience at the University of West Alabama. Whether you need info on housing or you want to find out how to join an organization, orientation is you and your family’s one-stop show for everything you need to know to become a successful Tiger.
Go West Orientation Dates
Go West is offered before each semester and will allow you to register for classes. All new undergraduate students (freshmen and transfer) must participate in Go West before being allowed to enroll in academic courses or other UWA activities.
|November 16, 2023||January 4, 2024|
|For freshmen and transfer students starting Spring 2024||For freshmen & transfer students starting Spring 2024.|
If you are unable to make a session above or have questions regarding your session, please use the contact information listed below:
The University of West Alabama
Livingston, AL 35470
How Do I Register?
Preregistration for Go West Orientation is required. All students are emailed an invitation to register online after they are admitted and pay their nonrefundable Enrollment Confirmation Fee (ECF). Students must fill out the online application to complete the registration process. Students can click on the registration link, HERE.
If you have paid your Enrollment Confirmation Fee and have not yet received an invitation to Go West, please contact the Admissions Office at 205-652-3578 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Can My Parent or Guardian Attend UWA Orientation?
Because this time can be both exciting and challenging for the entire family, we encourage parents to attend Go West Parent Orientation as well. Go West Parent Orientation is designed to offer vital information for the family support system of each new UWA student.
Once a student has selected their Go West Orientation date, parents and guardians can select their session and then register to attend by clicking HERE.
Parent Orientation for Spring Semester and Summer Semester will run concurrently with the Student Go West Orientations. Parents will attend sessions with their students until the registration point. During registration, parents will attend a session geared toward supporting their students while at UWA.
For questions regarding Parent Orientation, please use the information listed below: