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General Frequently Asked Questions



Q: When is the deadline to register for Operation Hornet Nation?

Why wait? We want you to register as soon as possible! The last day to register for orientation depends on which session you choose.            

Orientation Day



   Last Day to Register  

Friday, January 4, 2019

8 a.m. - 5p.m.

Spring Orientation

Friday, December 28, 2018

Friday, May 24, 2019

8 a.m. - 5p.m.

Summer School

Friday, May 17, 2019

Saturday, June 15, 2019

8 a.m. - 5p.m.

Summer Bridge

Friday, June 7, 2019

Wednesday, June 19, 2018

8 a.m. - 5p.m.

General Orientation #1

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

8 a.m. - 5p.m.

General Orientation #2

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Friday, August 2, 2019

8 a.m. - 5p.m.

Hornet Band Orientation

Friday, July 26, 2019

       Friday, August 9, 2017

8 a.m. - 5p.m.       General Orientation #3          Friday. August 2, 2019

Q: Do I have to pay online?

Yes! The method of payment for Operation Hornet Nation: New Student Orientation is online, via the registration link that has been provided.

Q: If I paid for an earlier Orientation program  but did not attend, do I have to pay again to attend?

No, you don’t have to remit another payment of $75 if you already Paid. We will account for your first payment, and ensure that you have the appropriate materials (if applicable) for the orientation date. This also includes any payments for parents and family members.

Q: What if I am a student that will be serviced by the Office of Diversity and International Affairs?

If you are an International Student, please ensure that you have been admitted into ASU. Once you receive your acceptance letter, the Office of Diversity and International Affairs will be contacted; and, begin the I-20 generation process. For specific questions, please call the Office of Diversity and International Affairs at (334) 229-4713.

Q: Why do I need to complete a Health Form?

Your Health Form is essential to your health and wellness, while you are enrolled at ASU. All new students are required to submit a completed form to the Health Center. Please note that the form is two-sided. Prior to arriving on campus, your information must demonstrate that you have had: 1) 2 Measles Immunizations; 2) a TB Test (that is not older than 12 months); and, 3) a Physical Examination (that is not older than 12 months). The Director of Health Services, Ms. Gwendolyn Mann, reserves the right to interpret the validity of all documents submitted for compliance reasons. Likewise, your documents must be legible in order to be processed and approved. Supplemental immunization records included with your Health Form must also have an authorizing signature, date and office stamp or address.

On very rare occasions, you may request a Health Form exemption, based on medical, good cause, religious, philosophical and/or moral conviction. You must complete an ASU Health Exemption Form; and, before its submission, it must be notarized by a Notary Public.

Q: Where do I send my Health Form?

Please scan and email your form to: Healthservices@alasu.edu

Q: How do I receive mail on campus?

To meet your United States’ postal needs, the ASU Mailroom is open, Monday through Friday, from 9:00 am until 4:30 p.m., The ASU Mailroom is located on the first floor of the John G. Hardy Student Center. Standard mailing supplies (i.e. stamps, envelopes) are available for purchasing, as well as shipping via UPS and FedEx. In order to receive mail from your loved ones, please ask them to use the following mailing address:

Your Name
Name of Your Residence Hall and Room Number
Alabama State University
P.O. Box #5615
Montgomery, AL 36103

Q: What if I lose my ASU Identification Card?

Please visit the ID Station on the second floor of the John G. Hardy Student Center (Office B.23), as soon as you discover the loss of your card. The lost card will be
deactivated at that time and you can be issued a new card with the same photo.

Q: Can I take a new ID photo?

Once we have taken your photo and printed a card, that is the photo we keep on file. Replacement cards will use the same photo.

Q:  How do I change my meal plan?

At the beginning of each term (Fall, Spring Summer), there is a designated time period that students can change meal plans. Eligibility for these changes are based
on classification and housing assignments. Students should visit the ID Station if they have problems with the selected or changed meal plan working.

Q:  My card is not working in the Dining Hall/ Residence Hall. What do I do?

Student ID cards have a magnetic stripe that is read in the Dining/ Residence Halls- they can become damaged or de-magnetized based on how they are handled. If you
need a replacement card, please visit the ID Station in the John G. Hardy Student Center (Office B.23). ID Cards are only operable for actively enrolled students.

Q:  I have a card that worked the last term, but will not work this term...

ASU ID cards are for Faculty, Staff and Actively Enrolled Students. If you have not registered for classes for the current term, your card will be de-activated until you are registered for classes.

Q:  What is the University's policy regarding freshmen students and vehicles?

Freshmen will need to register their vehicle, pay all applicable registration fees, and obtain a decal from the ASU Transportation and Parking Office.
For more information, please contact Maxine Oliver, Coordinator of Parking, at 334-229-4660 / moliver@alasu.edu. You must have a vehicle registration and current insurance information.