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When can financial aid be used in the bookstore for fall semester?

Financial Aid will be available in the bookstore from July 31-August 28.

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When is book buy back for Summer 2015?

Book buy back will be July 23-29 in the ABAC Bookstore

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What are the move-in dates for Fall 2015

First-time entering freshmen will move in on Saturday, August 8th.  For students who are attending the August 7th Advising and Registration day, they may move in on Friday, August 7th after he/she has completed advising and registration   All students must have completed an Advising and Registration day before moving into his/her housing assignment.  All students must be registered for classes and have paid their accounts in full or have sufficient awarded financial aid prior to moving into housing.   (Students only need to pay accounts in full; proof of payment will be provided by ABAC Residence Life & Housing.) Returning students may begin moving in on Sunday, August 9th and continue through the August 12th, the first day of classes.  All offices other than Residence Life & Housing will be closed on the weekend and students needing to speak with any other office should plan to move in on Monday or Tuesday, August 10 and 11.

Suggested Move-In Times:
On Saturday,  August 8th  for Freshmen:

Students traveling within 50 miles will move in from 8:00 am to 10:00 am

Students traveling 51 to 100 miles will move in from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Students traveling from 101 to 250 miles will move in from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Students traveling 250+ miles will move in from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

For Upperclassmen:

Sunday, August 9th : 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Monday, August 10th : 8:00 am to 7:00 pm

Tuesday, August 11th: 8:00 pm to 7:00 pm

 

If you have any questions at all regarding housing, you may contact 229.391.5140 or email housing@abac.edu

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When does fall semester begin ?

Fall classes begin August 12.

Click here to see the academic calendar.

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What is the Summer 2015 final exam schedule?

You may find a copy of the Summer Exam Schedule here.

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How do I get a copy of my transcript?

Need an ABAC Transcript?

Log into Banner Web, Academic Records, Academic Records, Order Official Transcript

or you can follow the instructions at http://www.abac.edu/academics/registrar/transcripts

If you need your transcript held until processing of final grades or until graduation has been completed, please mark the option in the transcript request process.

The basic charge for a printed-mailed copy or an electronic-sent copy is $5. You may pay by credit card or debit card online.

Please check Banner Web for any holds on your account. If you have no holds, your transcript will be mailed/sent processed immediately with electronic transcripts sent same day and mailed transcripts within three business days.

Note: If you need an unofficial transcript, you may log into Banner Web and print an unofficial copy from your academic records.

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When is the fee payment deadline for Fall 2015?

August 4 – Payment Deadline for all registered students
August 12 – Payment deadline for students registered since August 4
August 19 – Final payment deadline for students registered since August 12​

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Can students fish in Lake Baldwin?

Regulations

Fishing: Restricted to ABAC students only (with permit).  A valid Georgia Fishing License is also required.  Students can secure this required permit at the Forest Resources Department in the Yow Building.

When: Daylight to dark

Bait: Only artificial lures, worms and crickets allowed. Bait fish are not permitted.

Creel Limits and Minimum Sizes: Bream, Catfish, and Crappie, any size, 25; Bass over 12″, 4.   All other fish MUST be returned to Lake Baldwin.

Swimming and boating are not permitted except as a part of a supervised class, camp or group outing

Regulations are strictly enforced. Violators will be fined $25, their permit revoked and/or disciplinary action will be taken if necessary.

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When is the payment deadline for Summer 2015?

Payment deadline for Summer Semester is May 26.

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How do I obtain a copy of my 1098 tax form?

Go to 1098t.com

select “access record” on the left hand side.

Enter your basic identification information, the site will generate your form for you.

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When is the Health Center open?

The ABAC Health Center is open Monday-Thursday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm & Fridays 8:00 am to 2:30 pm.

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How do I withdraw from a class?

In order to drop a class, the student gets a drop form from the class instructor, who must sign it. Then the student should take the signed form to the Academic Support Counselors located in the bottom floor of the library.

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When is the deadline to apply for financial aid for Fall 2015?

Recommended deadlines to complete FAFSA for Fall 2015: 
Returning Students by April 1
New Students by July 1

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How do I get an official transcript?

If you need an official ABAC transcript, please follow these instructions.
This link is accessible from the ABAC Home page http://www.abac.edu
Scroll to the bottom in the large green rectangle, third column, last entry.
 
Final grades have already been processed for Fall 2014. If you need your transcript held until graduation processing for Fall 2014 is completed, please mark that option in the transcript request process.
 
The basic charge for a printed-mailed copy or an electronic-sent copy is $5. You may pay by credit card or debit card online.
 
Please check Banner Web for any holds on your account. If you have no holds, your transcript will be mailed/sent processed immediately with electronic transcripts sent same day and mailed transcripts within three business days.
 
Note: If you need an unofficial transcript, you may log into Banner Web and print an unofficial from your academic records.

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When will financial aid excess checks be ready?

Listed below are the dates for release of excess funds. If you have any questions, please contact the Financial Aid Office at 229-391-2261 or email them directly at sfs@abac.edu.
Students will NOT be allowed to pick up checks. The paper checks will be mailed to your ABAC address, if you have a box on campus, or to the mailing address in Banner.Be sure to check that your address is valid and update it in Banner if not. If you are signed up for direct deposit, be make sure the correct information is entered into eStallion.​
Date Processed
Date Available to Student
2/5/2015
2/9/2015
2/17/2015
2/19/2015
2/26/2015
3/2/2015
3/10/2015
3/12/2015
3/19/2015
3/23/2015
4/1/2015
4/2/2015
4/9/2015
4/13/2015
4/21/2015
4/23/2015
5/1/2015
5/4/2015
5/12/2015
5/14/2015
5/21/2015
5/26/2015​
 
 

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Where can I order my graduation pictures?

Professional pictures of the ceremony will be provided by Wes Sewell Photography. For the discounted rate sheet, click here and to view your photos, visit www.wessewellphotography.com. 

If you are interested in purchasing a video of the ceremony, contact Tom Grant at tgrant@abac.edu for more information.

 

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When can I use my financial aid to purchase books?

Students are currently able to go ahead and use their financial aid in the bookstore to purchase books.

Any questions regarding financial aid may be directed to Student Financial Services at 229. 391.4910.

For specific questions regarding the bookstore, please call 229. 391.4825.

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When is Spring Break?

Spring Break will be March 16-20, 2015.

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When is move in day for spring semester?

Returning students will be able to move back in January 4-6.

New students will be able to move in January 7, after they have completed registration.

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When is the fee payment deadline for Spring 2015?

January 6, 2015 is the fee payment deadline for Spring 2015.

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