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What is an academic hold? How do I remove it?

Admitted applicants are required to provide official academic documents to complete their application. 

If you decide to enroll at Georgia Tech, we strongly recommend that you provide your official, final transcript(s) and degree document(s) (academic documents) prior to your first semester of study. If you are unable to provide them before your first semester starts, you can enroll, but a registration hold will be placed on your student account preventing registration for your second semester of study.

If you have not provided your official academic documents prior to enrolling, you will receive an email 30 days (about 4 and a half weeks) before the start of your first semester to remind you of your outstanding academic documents.

A second email is sent after the start of the semester informing you of any remaining outstanding documents and that a hold will be placed on your academic record which will prevent you from registering for the next semester.

A final email will be sent once the hold has been placed. The hold will remain in place until we have received all outstanding academic documents. If you do not get your final official academic documents turned in before Phase 1 registration ends, you will register during Phase 2 if the documents have been received.

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