Welcome to Leap Week! (Extended Orientation Programming)

All incoming students are required to participate in Leap Week (Extended Orientation) to make meaningful connections aimed at enhancing their sense of belonging and ability to succeed academically- As well as growing their confidence and skills to communicate within and outside of our diverse AU community.

Registration is OPEN! Dates for Leap Week 2022 events are August 12-15, 2022

VIEW THE 2022 SCHEDULE!


Registration

We are excited to have registration open for our Leap Week Events! There is no additional cost to attend the Extended Orientation events. To register, you will log into your Student Status Portal.

*Please Note: Apple devices may produce an error message when attempting to register, please use a PC for best results. 


BETWEEN ORIENTATION & Leap Week

  • Complete the Augusta University New Student Checklist
  • Continue to check your Augusta University Email Daily
  • Explore JagNet Systems, which include PounceEmail and D2L
  • Check Pounce to see and verify your financial aid status. You must accept or decline any offered aid in Pounce. Return any required forms.
  • Check Pounce after class registration for your University Bill
  • Pay University Bill prior to the first day of classes
  • Register for a parking permit
  • Reserve textbooks online at jagstore.net
  • Submit all final transcripts from high school and/or college credit earned to the Office of Admissions
  • Submit Immunization Forms prior to move-in, if living on campus, or before the first day of classes, if a commuter student
  • If living on campus, coordinate with roommate about room needs and who is bringing what items
  • Contact Academic Advisement if under 60 credits to make adjustments to your schedule


DURING Leap Week

See below for events to take place during Leap Week 2022!!

Getting Started

Friday, August 12th

Education Commons, Health Science Campus

Meet your Team Leader and team members! Enjoy a game night and fun interactive activities (Bring your A Game & Jags After Dark!). Receive your daily schedule of events

Getting Plugged In

Saturday, August 13th

Jaguar Park, Health Science Campus/ Summerville, Health Science Campuses & Augusta & Co./ Campus Recreation Center, Health Science Campus

Participate in a variety of activities beginning with the ColorFun Rock, Roll & Stroll put on by Campus Rec! Along with Jaguar Pursuit & Playfair in the afternoon, you will get to end the night with Jagapalooza!

Finding Your Niche

Sunday, August 14th

Education Commons, Health Science Campus

Stacks on Stacks in the morning- this event has everything to do with finances! We will be joined by campus partners who will provide resources to help you make sound financial choices. This will also be an opportunity for you to make a Walmart run with transportation provided by AU! End your night with dinner and a movie!

Building Momentum

Monday, August 15th

Summerville Campus

Cap off Leap Week by Leaping into Academics & learning about how to succeed academically in your coursework and then celebrate the start of the school year with AU Take Over at Stars & Strikes!

Ring the Bell! Welcome to AU

Tuesday, August 16th

Jaguar Student Activity Center, Summerville Campus

Freshman Convocation is the bookend to graduation. The arsenal bell will ring to signify the beginning of your Journey at AU! (Brunch Included)

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THE FIRST DAY OF CLASSES & BEYOND

  • Welcome Brigade! - Stop by any of our multiple stops across each campus for a 1st day of class photo and snack
  • Family Weekend - Invite your family to come visit  for a weekend filled with family fun and memories
  • First Gen Week - Be on the look out to celebrate our First Generation College Students