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There’s nothing quite like visiting Georgia Southwestern State University and experiencing our beautiful campus in person! From walking down "Hello Walk" to planning how you will decorate your dorm room and even interacting with faculty, staff, and current students, our Preview Days will give you a snapshot of life at GSW.

Preview Day Highlights

    • Tour our beautiful, Southern campus
    • Meet faculty in your area of interest
    • Learn about financial aid and university housing
    • Participate in a drawing for a $1000 scholarship*

Upcoming Preview Day

Preview Day 2017

If you would like to visit before the above scheduled Preview Days, please schedule a Daily Campus Tour.

Online Registration

Online Registration for Preview Day will begin in August.



8:30 AM - 9:30 AM Check-In
  • Student Success Center Lobby
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM Visit Campus Resources
  • Visit with faculty and staff to learn about the various resources available to students at Southwestern.
  • Student Success Center
9:00 AM - 9:25 AM Accepted Student Meet and Greet (Accepted Student Event - February and April Preview Days)
  • Get an early start on meeting other future Hurricanes and their families. Attendees will also receive a small, special gift, only for accepted students.
  • SSC Conference Rooms
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM Welcome
  • Student Success Center Storm Dome
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM Academic Sessions
  • Academic Buildings
  • Arts and Humanities
  • Business
  • Computing and Mathematics
  • Education
  • Nursing
  • Sciences and Pre-Professional Health
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM Student Organization Fair
  • Student Success Center
11:45 AM - 12:15 PM Admissions, Residential Living, and Financial Aid
  • SSC Conference Rooms
11:45 AM - 12:15 PM Accepted Student Information Session (Accepted Student Event - February and April Preview Days)
  • Learn more about the next steps to becoming enrolled. We will discuss university living, summer orientation, financial aid, and what to expect this fall.
  • Wheatley Administration Building, Room 127
12:25 PM - 12:30 PM Scholarship Drawing
  • SSC Storm Dome
12:30 PM Campus Tour or Lunch
  • Campus Tour - Families planning to explore the city of Americus or needing to end their day early are encouraged to tour campus at this time. Tours include a stop at the freshmen residence hall.
  • Lunch - Be our guest and enjoy lunch on campus in our university dining hall.
1:15 PM Campus Tour
  • Families joining us for lunch now have the opportunity to see the entire Southwestern campus. Tours include a stop at the freshmen residence hall.
  • Tours leave from Dining Hall.
12:30 PM Accepted Student Lunch and Campus Tour (Accepted Student Event - February and April Preview Days)
  • Enjoy lunch with other accepted students and members of leadership at GSW followed by a special tour of the university that will share more about the traditions of Southwestern and future updates to campus.
  • Private Dining Room, Marshall Student Center

Please plan to eat lunch on campus following Preview Day or at one of Americus's great local restaurants. A list of local eateries will be provided at Preview Day.

*Only high school juniors and seniors who attend Preview Day are eligible to enter the drawing and/or receive the $1000 scholarship. Students must be present the entire day. The Preview Day Scholarship must be used during the academic year immediately following the recipient's high school graduation. The recipient will receive $500 for fall semester and $500 for spring semester. This award is for one year. Students may only win this scholarship once.

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