Verification of Lawful Presence


Effective Fall 2011, upon acceptance to Augusta University, all students are required to verify their lawful presence in the United States.

In accordance with Board of Regents Policy 4.1.6, all applicants for admission to Augusta University for Fall 2011 or any academic semester thereafter will be required to provide validation of lawful presence in the United States. Acceptance to the Augusta University is conditional until lawful presence is verified. ALL applicants must submit documentation that verifies his/her lawful presence in the United States.

Physical Address
Summerville Campus - Benet House
2500 Walton Way
Augusta, Georgia 30904

 

Mailing Address
Office of Academic Admissions
1120 15th Street - Benet House
Augusta, Georgia 30912

Email Address
admissions@augusta.edu

  • A Certified U.S. Birth Certificate showing the student was born in the U.S. or a U.S. territory. *A photocopy is not acceptable. Must bring original to physical address.
  • A U.S. Certificate of Naturalization (USCIS form N-550 or N-570).
  • A U.S. Certificate of Citizenship (USCIS form N-560 or N-561).
  • A U.S. Certificate of Birth Abroad issued by the Department of State (DS-1350) or a Consular Report of Birth Abroad (FS-240).
  • A current U.S. Passport. (photocopy must include the photo page and the following page)
  • A current Driver's License* issued by the State of Georgia after January 1, 2008.
  • A current Driver's License* issued by the State of Alabama after August 1, 2000.
  • A current Driver's License* issued by the State of South Carolina after November 1, 2008.
  • A current ID* issued by the State of Georgia after January 1, 2008.
  • A current military ID. (service member only, not dependent)

*Must have clear photo. 

  • A current, valid Permanent Resident Card (USCIS form I-151 or I-551)
  • If you are an F-1 or J-1 International Student, in addition to contacting IPSO prior to registration, upon arrival on campus you are required to present original immigration services documents to IPSO for review. Your lawful presence requirement will be fulfilled at this time.
  • If you are a permanent resident, in addition to contacting IPSO prior to registration, upon arrival on campus you are required to present original immigration services documents to IPSO for review. Your lawful presence requirement will be fulfilled at this time.
  • If you are a Non-US Citizen in another category, you must contact IPSO for documentation requirements. Upon arrival on campus you are required to present original immigration services documents to IPSO for review.

Prospective students must meet requirements as specified above.  Please contact your admissions office for instructions.

For Applicants to the

Medical College of Georgia

Medical College of Georgia

1120 15th Street, AA2040

Georgia Health Sciences University

Augusta, Georgia 30912-4760

706-721-3186 office

706-721-0959 fax

For Applicants to the

Dental College of Georgia

Dental College of Georgia

Office of Students, Admissions and Alumni

1459 Laney Walker Blvd AD1102

Augusta, Georgia 30912

706-721-3587 (Office)

706-721-6276

For Applicants to the

Dental College of Georgia

Advanced Education

Dental College of Georgia

Office of Advanced Education

Georgia Health Sciences University

Augusta, Georgia 30912-1000

706-721-2251 (Office)

706-721-6276 (Fax)