Philanthropy & Alumni Engagement COVID-19 (Coronavirus) FAQs

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RESOURCES

Where can I find out the latest news regarding Augusta University and COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

 

IN-PERSON EVENTS

Which events are cancelled? Are any postponed?
  • Most public events have been cancelled. Prior to attending an event, contact the organizer to verify it is still occurring. Registrants for cancelled events are being emailed directly with additional information. Some events may be postponed/hosted virtually and registrants will be informed of new date information as it is finalized.
  • We continue to assess events May 1 and beyond.
  • For the most updated information, we encourage you to visit our Alumni webpage and the Augusta University campus calendar.
I paid to attend an event. Will I receive a refund?
  • For paid events, we will begin processing refunds immediately. Registrants for cancelled events are being emailed directly with additional information. If you have any questions or concerns, regarding your refund please contact Alumni Affairs by emailing alumni@augusta.edu.
When will you know if additional events are cancelled, postponed or going to be hosted virtually?
  • University System of Georgia (USG), Augusta University and Philanthropy & Alumni Engagement leadership continue to assess events throughout the calendar year.
How will I know if my event is cancelled or postponed?
  • If you are registered for an event (at any time) and it is cancelled, postponed, or the format is changed, you will receive an email with additional information.
  • You can always email alumni@augusta.edu if you have specific questions.
I have questions about an upcoming event. Who should I contact?
  • Our team is managing a large quantity of inquiries relating to events and programs – and we are working remotely. Therefore, please email alumni@augusta.edu and we’ll be sure to respond as soon as we can. Thank you!

 

PHILANTHROPY & ALUMNI ENGAGEMENT STAFF

Is your team working during this crisis?
  • The University System of Georgia (USG) has decided that all 26 institutions will move to online instruction for all courses for the remainder of the semester with extremely limited exceptions.
  • Our staff began telecommuting beginning March 16. Our greatest attention will be placed on protecting the health and well-being of our alumni and campus communities during this time.
  • If you need to reach us, please email philanthropy@augusta.edu or visit our staff directory to email a staff member who can assist you.
How do I contact a member of the Alumni Relations team?

 

SUPPORT AND FUNDRAISING

With so many in the Augusta University community affected by this crisis, is there anything I can do?
  • Please follow all guidance provided by public health officials. Official updates relating to the university will be posted to Augusta University’s coronavirus webpage.
  • As always, your financial support is appreciated. The Augusta region is experiencing unprecedented demands to address the COVID-19 pandemic. The population needs pre-screening, testing and treatment of patients who require isolation and complex treatment. For these reasons, we have established a COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Emergency Response Fund to meet the current and rapidly emerging needs
  • We will share any specific fundraising opportunities to support students, faculty, and staff affected by this crisis as they develop.
I have made or plan to make a gift to Augusta University. Should I follow the same processes? How do I ensure a gift by check is processed by Augusta University?
  • As always, your financial support is appreciated. Philanthropy & Alumni Engagement will be processing checks, albeit with most staff working remotely. There may be some delay.
  • If you have questions, please email philanthropy@augusta.edu.

Your support paves the way for continued success at Augusta University.