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New Registration System Announcement

The Institute of Government has transitioned to a new registration system.  The following provides an overview of the new process. Please review prior to proceeding.


Once you have selected your class, you can pay either online or by using a mail-in registration form. 

  1. Click on the blue Single Registration button to start the process.  The course will then be added to your cart, and you can proceed to Checkout.

  2. After reviewing your cart, click on Checkout

  3. You will then be taken to a page where you will have the opportunity to login or create an account.  Select I am a new user option and enter your primary email address. Click Create Account to proceed.

    • NOTE:  All users will need to create an account in the new system. 

    • If you have an existing student record with the Institute of Government, it will be migrated and merged with the student record you create in the new system.  The merge activity will not be complete until January.

  1. Complete the User Profile form.

    • In the Address and Telephone section, be sure to select the correct 'Type' (e.g. 'Office') from the drop down selections.

    • In the Employment Information section, enter your Employer, Job Title, Business Address, City, State and Zip, Telephone Number, and Email Address.

    • Optionally enter demographic information.

    • Select your preferred Marketing Opt in and Privacy options, and click the boxes to indicate that you have read and understand the privacy policies.

    • Once completed, click Continue Checkout.

  1. On the Payment page, select 'Credit Card' as your payment method.  Note: Payment by credit card is the only option available when registering for a course online.  If you are unable to pay by credit card, you will need to download the mail-in registration form and send the completed form, along with your check made payable to the University of Georgia, to the address printed on the form.

You will then be directed to a page where you can provide billing information.  Once completed, click on the Process Payment button to finalize your transaction

You will receive several emails which will be directed to the email address you provided when setting up your user profile.  The sender name on the emails will be no-reply-outreach@uga.edu. 

  1. New Account notification; password action required (Subject line: Vice President for Public Service and Outreach New Account) - This email is being sent because you set up a new user account in the registration system.  The email will include a link that you must click on in order to choose a password for future access.  Please take immediate action upon receipt of this notice as the link will expire in 90 minutes.

  2. Enrollment confirmation (Subject line: Carl Vinson Institute of Government Enrollment Notification for 'Your Name') - This email provides verification that your enrollment has been received and processed.

  3. Receipt and confirmation (Subject line: Carl Vinson Institute of Government Confirmation) - This email provides a transaction receipt and details of the course you enrolled in, including the cancellation and refund policy.

Download the registration form. To access the form, you must select the class you want to enroll in. The link is provided under Course Outline. Complete the registration form and send to

Carl Vinson Institute of Government, The University of Georgia, GTED Registrar, 201 N. Milledge Avenue Athens, GA 30602-5482. Once your registration has been processed you will receive an enrollment confirmation and receipt as indicated above. The preferred method of payment is online at the time of registration.


Participant Portal Information

Login to the participant portal and check your certificate progress, access your transcript, and keep up with your continuing education hours.

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