Proud Pirate Parent (P3) Newsletter
October 2012, Volume 2, Issue 2

Hello Parents and welcome,
We are pleased that you've joined the community of Proud Pirate Parents (P3) and that your student selected Armstrong to prepare for the future!
Please read on, as this newsletter gives you some tips, dates and deadlines to help your student move successfully through the semester. We invite you to contact our office with questions: 

Office of Parent Services


Withdrawal Procedures?
Beginning this fall, the university will be following new procedures for withdrawing from classes after the drop date. For example, students who wish to withdraw from classes must receive the proper forms from Enrollment Services in Victor Hall. Also, the hardship withdrawal procedure begins at the Office for Advisement and Orientation in Solms Hall instead of Student Affairs.     Read More...

Changes for Pell Grant Beginning Fall 2012
A new federal law has placed a limit on the amount of Federal Pell Grant awards a student may receive over his or her lifetime. Read More...

Important Dates for Fall 2012 and Spring 2013

Events and Fairs

Save the Date - Family Weekend - October 18-20, 2012
Family Weekend activities include Celebrate Armstrong Day Festival, Family Cookout, Outdoor Movie, Treasure Savannah Day of Service, Lil Sibs Sleep Over, and a Student Success Seminar.  Read More...

Treasure Savannah Day of Service - October 20, 2012
Treasure Savannah is an Armstrong day of service that celebrates Armstrong's long and rich history in Savannah.  Read More...

Student Services & Resources

Bookstore Credit Information
The Bookstore Credit is available to assist students with the purchase of books. Read More...

Student Housing: Help Students Help Themselves
Important Information for Parents of Residential Students.

2012-13 Housing and Residence Life Important Dates
The Office of Housing and Residence Life would like to remind parents of the important dates of the 2012-13 academic year for those living in our residence halls and apartments. Read More...

Spring Semester Tuition Payment Options
You can pay for spring semester using a new payment plan from Nelnet, a partner with University System of Georgia institutions.  The plan allows you to make a series of payments from November through March. Depending on when you choose to make a down payment, you have the option of 4, 3 or 2 payments for spring semester. Deadline to enroll in the plan is December 21  Read More....

Sustainable WeCar Program
Students can now rent a fully electric Chevy Volt on campus through the Enterprise's WeCar system. Read More...

Good to Know

Men of Vision and Excellence (M.O.V.E.)
Armstrong State University received a grant in an effort to retain and matriculate African-American Men. The African-American Male Initiative will progress as (M.O.V.E.) or "Men of Vision and Excellence." Read More...

Attention: Military "Go Army Ed" Student
As of September 12,2012, the Army will no longer pay for mandated fees associated with tuition for the Federal TA. Students will be responsible to get an itemized account of
their tuition and fees and provide that to the Army for the Tuition Assistance program. Contact the Bursar's Office at 344-3243.

Office of Parent Services

The Office of Parent Services provides communication to parents with the goal of helping to support student success and working together to empower students to take personal responsibility for their social and academic choices. You will receive the Parent Newsletter on a regular basis and, in the near future, find even more information on our expanded parent website which is in development.