1. What Programs do you offer?
2. How many Terms are there?
The academic year is divided into seven periods of nine weeks each: Fall I, Fall II, Intersession, Spring I, Spring II, Maymester, and Summer. Students may enter the College at the beginning of either term.
3. Where can I apply for admission Online?
4. How long will it take for my admissions application to be processed?
5-7 Business Days pending required documentation
5. How much is tuition per semester hour?
6. What are the requirements for Military Service Members?
7. What are the requirements for Military Dependents?
8. What are the requirements for Civilians?
9. What are the requirements for people entering on probation?
10. What address do I need to send these documents to?
- Paine College Fort Gordon
P.O. Box 7057
Fort Gordon, Georgia 30905
11. Where can I purchase books for my courses?
12. How do I use a book voucher?
- Students who received federal financial aid in excess of the cost of attendance
can request a book voucher in an amount not to exceed the refund. After signing
the financial aid award letter, calculate any possible refund by subtracting the
amount of the cost of attendance by the amount of aid that you are receiving. If
you are due a refund, complete the Request for
Book Voucher form and return it.
13. How can I check what courses are being given for the semester?
14. How do I get to Fort Gordon and what do I need to get on base?
15. Who should I contact if I have any other questions?
Program Coordinator: Nazareth Ward
Office: (706) 793-2030
Toll Free: (888) 926-3401
16. What is the official withdrawal policy?
Any student who wishes to withdraw from the College must complete a withdrawal
form that is available from the Registrar‘s Office. When a student is considering
withdrawal, the College will provide any necessary counseling or assistance to the
student prior to the withdrawal. The withdrawal is considered as official only after
the student has been counseled by and received signatures from each of the following
individuals: Retention Departmental Chair, Dean of Student Affairs, Director of
Financial Aid, Chief Fiscal Officer, Vice President of Academic Affairs, and the
Registrar. The withdrawal form must be kept in the Registrar‘s Office. A student
who withdraws from the College and does not follow the withdrawal procedures as
outlined is not eligible for a refund.
The following schedule will be adhered to when applying credit(s) to the student‘s
Withdrawal before the 1st day of classes........ 100%
Withdrawal during 1st week ......................... 90%
Withdrawal during 2nd week ........................ 80%
Withdrawal during 3rd week......................... 80%
Withdrawal during 4th week .........................70%
Withdrawal during 5th week .........................70%
Withdrawal during 6th week .........................60%
Withdrawal during 7th week .........................50%
Withdrawal during 8th week .........................50%
Withdrawal after the 8th week.............. NO CREDIT
There is no reduction in tuition, fees, room and board made for days absent at the
beginning of the semester. Note: Any recipient of Title IV funds that withdraws
prior to the end of the term will be subject to the ―Return of Title IV Funds‖ policy.
Refer to the Financial Aid Student Consumer Information Guide.
Students wishing to officially withdraw from the college during the regular
- Fill out an Official Withdrawal From College Form
- The date of intent to withdraw is noted on the withdrawal form
- The Registrar‘s Office maintains an Official Withdrawal From College log that records
the student‘s name, form pick-up date, and form return date.
- The student is required to secure signatures from the following offices: a. Dean
of the School b. Business Office c. Financial Aid d. Library e. Academic Affairs
f. Registrar‘s Office (this is the last place from which a signature is secured)
- The student must return the completed form to the Registrar‘s Office within three
(3) days from pick-up. The student is contacted should he/she fail to return the
completed form within three (3) days. Any non-response is treated as an unofficial
- The date of intent (the date the form was picked up) is officially posted on the
- For a student who is unable to pick-up an Official Withdrawal From College Form,
the date the student notifies the Registrar‘s Office of his/her intent to withdraw
via telephone at (706) 821-8303 or the date of receipt of the intent to withdraw
submitted to the Registrar‘s Office via fax transmittal, email, U.S. mail, or courier
service will be posted to the students record as the official withdrawal date. Each
notification is attached to an Official Withdrawal From College Form and circulated
for appropriate signatures.
- The completed form is distributed in the following manner:
a. White copy – Registrar Office
b. Yellow copy – Financial Aid
c. Pink copy – Vice President of Academic Affairs
d. Goldenrod copy – Business Office
For students who do not officially withdraw from the college:
- Instructors are to secure a Faculty Administrative Recommendation for Excessive
Absences form (during the final enrollment verification process, after mid-term
and at the end of the term) from the Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs‘
office to indicate the student‘s excessive absences and overcuts and to assign the
appropriate ―W‖, ―WP‖, or ―WF‖ grade.
- Once this form has been completed and returned to the Office of Academic Affairs,
a letter notifying the student of the withdrawal is mailed.
- When the Letter of Withdrawal is received in the Registrar‘s Office, the date the
student was withdrawn by the instructor is posted to the student‘s record as the
withdrawal date or the last documented date of attendance.