Get Ready to Leap Into Your First Semester!

LEAP Week is your chance to dive headfirst into the Augusta University experience! This action-packed time is all about building connections, discovering campus life, and exploring the vibrant city of Augusta.

All Leap Week experiences are designed with our students in mind, and are meant to foster a sense of community and belonging amongst students that are entering Augusta University. Get ready for an experience like no other, and sign up today for Leap Week!

Register today!


Contact Us

New Student & Family Transitions

Summerville Campus

Jaguar Student Activities Center

SAC 102


What to Know About Leap Week?

Leap Week is Augusta University's Extended Orientation Experience!

This is the final experience that students will participate in as they complete their transition into Augusta University. Like our other transition experiences, Leap Week is designed with students in mind, and is meant to facilitate a seamless transition into our Augusta University community. By connecting students with academic and engagement resources, Leap Week ensures students are well prepared for their fall semester. Leap Week encourages students to leap into their fall semester, and prioritizes student engagement and connection. 

Below are some important program highlights:


  • August 9, 8 AM - 5 PM

Check-In & Registration

Leap into AU

  • August 9, 8 PM - 11 PM

Kick Off!

Jaguar Jamboree

  • August 10, 8 PM - 11PM

Hypnosis with Tom Deluca


  • August 11, 8 PM - 11PM

Foam Party

Jags After Dark

  • August 12, 8 PM - 11 PM

Double Feature: Barbie Movie & Indiana Jones


  • August 13, 8 AM - 11 AM

Official welcome ceremony for incoming freshman

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Who can attend Leap Week? This year, Leap Week looks a bit different! The Office of New Student & Family Transitions remains committed to the successful transition of all undergraduate students into our Augusta University community. Our kickoff events will be made available for all incoming students - as both In-Person and Virtual experiences (Virtual options are only available for Oak Hall students). 
  • What will I gain from Leap Week? Leap Week is an opportunity for new students to engage with one another and familiarize themselves with both our campus community and the greater River Region community. 
  • What are the dates of Leap Week? Leap Week will take place from August 12, 2023 - August 25, 2023. 
  • Do I need to register for Leap Week? Your Leap Week portal will provide you with all of the information you might need to attend Leap Week! All students are pre-registered for Leap Week - meaning the only extra thing you will need to do is login to your portal and select your Explore Augusta Experiences. 
  • Is Leap Week Mandatory? All incoming students are expected to attend all Leap Week activities! 
  • How will I login virtually if I am unable to attend in person due to a delayed move-in? You will receive communications regarding your Leap Week portal. WIthin your portal - you will be provided links to login to your respective events. 
  • If I am moving into an alternative housing location, but want to attend Leap Week events prior to August 19th, can I? YES! However, housing accommodations will not be available for those who opt to come to Augusta prior to a scheduled move-in appointment. 
  • How will I connect with my classmates if I cannot attend Leap Week in-person? You will be paired with an Orientation Leader who will place you in a GroupMe chat that will enable you to connect with your peers!