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 Hall We 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.

In-Person Orientation days will only allow 2 Guests.

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 for in person days.

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.  All attending will need to secure their own lodging.  If you need help finding a hotel, check out our list of local hotels. 

Price Breakdown

  • Guest Fee- $25 (In-Person one day)
    $40 (Overnight Experience)
  • Limit 2 guests for In-Person events

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

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.

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.

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.

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 New Student & Family Transitions via email at orientation@augusta.edu.

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

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.


 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.