Congratulations and Welcome! 

Congratulations on your acceptance to Kennesaw State University and Keeping Sights Upward Journey Honors College! We are thrilled to be a part of your future at KSU! This checklist is intended to aid you as you navigate your transition into life at Kennesaw State University and KSU Journey Honors College. While the resources and forms referenced below do not need to be completed in any specific order, please note that some of the items below are addressed on a first-come, first-serve basis and some timelines are tighter than others.  

Honors-specific opportunities such as housing and scholarships are on a first-come, first-serve basis. 

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1. Next-Steps

Review university-wide, new-student resources, activate your netID and student email, and begin checking your student email for KSU and honors updates! 

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2. Once your decision to attend KSU and KSU Journey Honors College has been made, complete the Honors Intent to Enroll form

Your honors acceptance email provides you with a link directly
to the form.
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3. Attend an Honors Welcome Session virtually or in-person

This session will act as your first honors advising appointment, and it will help you ensure a smooth and successful first semester in honors. Your honors acceptance email provides you with a link directly to the registration form. 

5. Consider your KSU Housing options

KSU Journey Honors College has partnered with KSU Housing to provide the Honors Living-Learning Village (LLV). Tenants for this community are selected and managed by KSU housing - for more information, please view the KSU Housing website. To apply for housing in the Honors LLV, please complete the KSU Housing application and indicate an interest in the Honors LLV. 

 KSU Housing
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6. Attend a KSU Orientation

Attendance at an in-person or virtual KSU Orientation session is required for all owls. The Honors Welcome Session does not take the place of KSU Orientation. 

Pop by the Honors Lounge on either the Marietta or Kennesaw Campus during your KSU Orientation!

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7. Follow Us

Follow KSU Journey Honors College on instagram (@honorsKSU)

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8. Get Involved

Check out OwlLife to get involved with student organizations and RSVP for honors events!  
Student Organizations

9. Scrappy’s Bucket List

Check out Scrappy’s Bucket List to learn about KSU traditions!  
 Scrappy’s Bucket List
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