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Traditional Freshmen

Traditional Freshmen are students who have been out of high school for less than five years and have not enrolled in any college courses with the exception of dual enrollment courses.

Next Step Checklist to be a Piedmont Lion

Pay Your Deposit

Please pay your matriculation and housing (if applicable) deposits.  Your deposits will ensure your spot for enrollment and—if you intend to live on campus—will reserve your space for housing. 

Pay online:

If living on campus:  Housing & Matriculation Deposit
If living off campus: Matriculation Deposit

Or, pay via mail:

Print the Registration Deposit Form and submit it along with payment to the following:
Piedmont College
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
PO Box 10
Demorest, GA 30535

Register for Summer Orientation

2020 Orientation for incoming freshmen will be an enhanced, four-phase MANE Event that incorporates both asynchronous online modules and live virtual experiences! The dates for summer orientation are June 4 | June 9 | July 14 LEARN MORE AND REGISTER

Set up your Lions Email and PilgrimNet Accounts using Self Service

Your Lions email and PilgrimNet accounts will be available approximately one week after your deposit is received and processed. To learn more about setting up your email, please visit If you have questions, visit

Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)!

Completing the FAFSA will allow us to determine your eligibility for government-based financial aid. Once submitted and processed, our Financial Aid office will create and send your accurate award letter.

Submit your Official Final High School Transcript(s)

Email transcripts to Brenda Boonstra or mail to:

Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Po Box 10
Demorest, GA 30535

Complete these Forms (if living on campus)

Student Information Form (to be submitted online)
Housing Questionnaire (to be submitted online)
Health Services Immunization Record  (to be printed and completed by your health care provider)  
Find Residence Halls & Floorplans here.


Save these Important Dates

Fall Move-In: August 6 (subject to change)
First Day of Classes: August 10 

Financial Agreement

For information regarding your Financial Agreement, visit the Self Service on WebAdvisor

  1. Login
  2. Select your name at the top right of the screen
  3. From the drop-down menu, select "Required Agreements"
  4. Choose "Accept"

Steps to complete the Financial Agreement