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.

Save the Date!! Dates for Leap Week 2022 events are August 13-15, 2022

CLICK HERE FOR the prior year's (2021) SCHEDULE


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. 


  • 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 that happened last year.

*Check back for updates to the upcoming events for Leap Week 2022!

Getting Started

Thursday, August 5th

Health Science Student Center- 1488 Laney Walker Blvd

Jagapooloza! Kick off Leap Week by meeting your group over dinner and fun.

Getting Plugged In

Friday, August 6th

Jaguar Student Activities Center, Summerville Campus and Lee Auditorium, Health Science Campus

Participate in a variety of Leadership and Service projects throughout the day and end the night by Bringing your 'A' Game. 

Adventure Day

Saturday, August 7th


Spend your Saturday exploring Augusta and having a little fun with friends!

Finding Your Niche

Sunday, August 8th

Hamilton Building, Lee Auditorium, and Christenberry Fieldhouse

Enjoy a pancake breakfast while learning about maintaining your finances and learning how to be an inclusive jag. End your night with dinner and a movie watching A Quiet Place Part 2!

Building Momentum

Monday, August 9th

Summerville Campus & Christenberry Fieldhouse

Cap off Leap Week by learning about how to succeed academically in your coursework and celebrate the start of the school year at the celebration carnival.

Ring the Bell! Welcome to AU

Tuesday, August 10th


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



  • 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