Welcome Families and Guests!  

We are excited to have you be a part of Jaguar Nation and have you attend a Jaguar Nation Orientation & 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 Orientation & Welcome! As a Parent, Guardian, Spouse or other supporter, you are encouraged to attend the Jaguar Nation Orientation & 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 Orientation & 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 Registration Fee (per person).

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

The registration fee DOES NOT include the overnight stay.  If a guest would like to stay overnight in Elm Hall there is an additional $35 fee.  Please visit the housing website to register for an overnight stay.  Only the student registration fee includes the overnight stay.  Please note there are limited spaces for guests to stay over night in Elm Hall.  You may also visit the resources tab for a list of local hotels. 

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 Orientation & 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 Orientation & 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 your session 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 your Jaguar Nation Orientation & Welcome and have received a confirmation email.

Can I change my Jaguar Nation Orientation & Welcome date?

If you need to change your 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 Student Life and Engagement 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 Orientation & 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.

 


Schedule 

 The Jaguar Nation Orientation & Welcome schedule is available for download via the Guidebook App.  It is highly encouraged to view and download the schedule before arriving to campus.