Welcome Families and Guests!  

We are excited to have you be a part of Jaguar Nation and have you attend a Jaguar Nation Welcome Session with your student.

Family Moving in to Oak HallWe look forward to meeting you and your student(s) when you arrive for your scheduled Jaguar Nation Welcome! As a Parent, Guardian, Spouse or other supporter, you are encouraged to attend the Jaguar Nation Welcome with your student, whether they are a Freshman or a Transfer student.

Please refer to this page throughout your student's first year at Augusta University to learn about resources and information available to you and your student. We encourage you to take time to explore and learn more about Augusta University's campuses and the Augusta and greater CSRACentral Savannah River Area communities.

We look forward to providing you and your student(s) with a memorable experience to help you, as a family, transition into the Jaguar Nation family.

Guest Registration

During Jaguar Nation Welcome, guests are invited to come and support their student(s). As a guest, you would attend some sessions with your student(s) and some sessions designed specifically for guests.

All guests will be charged a non-refundable Orientation Registration Fee (per person).

Our registration fee includes the cost of the program, including: meals (varies by length of orientation), materials and all services provided.

Price Breakdown

  • 2 Day Program - $65 
  • 1 Day Program - $50 
  • Walk-In Fee - additional $25

Please make sure to register guests at the time of the student's registration.  After the student registers for the Jaguar Nation Welcome, please follow the payment link provided to you in the pop-up confirmation and/or in the follow-up email sent to the student's Augusta University email account to pay your (non-refundable) Orientation Fee, and any additional costs associated with your attendance.

We accept a web check, Discover, Visa and MasterCard. Cash will not be accepted.

Frequently Asked Questions

Will I receive a confirmation?

Yes! You will receive two confirmations: one confirmation with your Jaguar Nation Welcome session date and registration information and the other confirmation will confirm payment.

When should I make travel arrangements?

Do NOT make any airline, bus, train or car reservations until AFTER you have registered and paid for orientation and have received a confirmation email.

When should I make hotel reservations?

Do NOT make any hotel reservations until AFTER you have registered and paid for orientation and have received a confirmation email.

Can I change my orientation date?

If you need to change your orientation date, you may do so by logging into the system and selecting any date that is visible to you. If you have trouble changing your date, please contact the orientation office via email at orientation@augusta.edu.

I need to add or change information on my registration form.

Please email any additional information to orientation@augusta.edu.

Can my money be refunded?

Jaguar Nation Welcome fees (both student and guest) are non-refundable. Deciding not to attend Augusta University or having your admission rescinded due to poor academic performance does not qualify to receive a refund.



 The Jaguar Nation Welcome schedule will be available for download via the Guidebook App.  Please check back for an updated link.