Freshman are defined as first time college attendees coming directly from high school within the past 12 months, including previously dual-enrolled students.
Each student is required to register and attend a Jaguar Nation Orientation & Welcome Session. Dates fill up fast! To get your preferred date, register as soon as possible! When you log into the registration system you will only see dates that match your term of entry and have space available.
Orientation Dates for Freshman Starting Summer 2019:
Orientation Dates for Freshman Starting in Fall 2019:
* Students who are planning to be in the Honor's Program should plan to attend this session.
^Jaguar Jumpstart students are REQUIRED to attend this session.
~Students who are classified as Professional Scholars should plan to attend this session.
Registration for summer Jaguar Nation Orientation & Welcome for students starting Augusta University in Summer or Fall 2018 is now open. Don't delay register today!
The cost to attend your required New Freshmen two-day program is $110.00. Our registration fee covers the cost of the program for the two days including: meals (a light continental breakfast on the second day, one lunch, and one dinner), overnight stay in Oak Hall, materials and programming activities.
All two-day Jaguar Nation Orientation & Welcome programs except the last session have an overnight component where students are required to stay in our University Housing with fellow orientation students. Guests will need to find a hotel in the Augusta community for overnight accommodations.
*Registration and payment happen in two different systems. Please be sure to follow all steps to ensure you complete both properly.
*Please Note: Apple devices may produce an error message when attempting to register, please use a PC for best results.
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?
Students are required to stay in Oak Hall housing during the Jaguar Nation Orientation & Welcome experience. Guests will need to make hotel reservations in the local community.
Can I change my orientation date?
If you need to change your Jaguar Nation Orientation & Welcome 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 email@example.com.
I need to add or change information on my registration form.
Please email any additional information to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
The Jaguar Nation Orientation & Welcome schedule is available for download via the Guidebook App. You are highly encouraged to download the app before arriving to campus.