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New Student & Family Transitions

706-737-1610

orientation@augusta.edu

Registration

The process for registering for your Orientation experience is below, please read the instructions & check your Augusta University email for instructions.

You will need to activate your Admission Status Portal account (& submit your enrollment deposit if required), & complete your Online Welcome before you will have access to register for your Orientation.

Registration will open for Summer & Fall 2022 Entry students is open!

REGISTRATION & Payment Instructions:

*All registration fees are non-refundable.
Our registration fee covers the cost of all aspects of the Orientation program & Leap Week programs.

 

Price Breakdown

  • Virtual Orientation - $65
  • In-Person (1 Day) Orientation- $65
  • Overnight Experience Orientation- $110
  • Guest Fees: check the Family Info page.

* All fees include the cost of Leap Week programming.

 

  1. Log into your Student Status Portal to register- under the section titled "Enrollment Checklist".

  2. Once you have registered, you will return to the portal to pay the fee.

  3. We accept a web check, Discover, Visa and MasterCard. Cash is not accepted.

  4. After registration & payment is received, you will receive a confirmation via email.

Things to keep in mind when registering

Each student must have registered for a spot at Jaguar Nation Orientation & Welcome (Jag NOW).

If you have any trouble registering, please contact New Student & Family Transitions at 706-737-1610 or email us at orientation@augusta.edu 

You may experience some new terminology throughout the Jaguar Nation Orientation & Welcome website, so please visit the Glossary of College Terms to assist you through this process.


Guidebook

Prior to attending your session, you can download the Guidebook app to access your Orientation Schedule!

If you need to access the schedule to print, please see below for your session type and click on it to download the PDF for printing.

IN-PERSON ORIENTATION (1 Day)       Overnight Experience (2 Day)     Honors & Professional Scholars Orientation (7/7/2022)


Orientation Timeline

Please click on the dropdown options below for more detailed information regarding Orientation.

  • After completing your Online Welcome course, attend your session (Virtual or In-person)
  • Meet with your Orientation Leader
  • Meet with and learn the expectations of your college and major
  • Gain access to your class schedule
  • Connect with campus offices and departments virtually to complete any business
  • Give us your feedback. Take the Orientation Assessment Survey sent to your Augusta University email
  • Continue to check your Augusta University Email Daily
  • Explore JagNet Systems, which include PounceEmail and D2L
  • Contact Academic Advisement to make any adjustments to your class schedule
  • 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 July 1 for your Fall University Bill
  • Pay University Bill prior to the first day of classes
  • Register for a parking permit
  • Reserve textbooks online at the JagStore
  • 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
  • Attend events during Leap Week
  • Attend Convocation


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.

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.

After registering for the required orientation for all newly admitted students, a New Jag Survey will be added to your Student Status portal under your Enrollment Checklist. Once you have completed this survey, it will be sent to your academic adviser & they will reach out to you to help you schedule your courses.


Summer Entry Orientation

Orientation for Summer entry students is being offered both in-person (1 day) & virtual. Please note- students MUST complete their Online Welcome before being able to register for their Orientation session date.

April 22, 2022- In- Person (1 Day) Transfer Orientation
Location: Augusta University, Summerville/Health Sciences Campuses

May 11, 2022- Virtual Jaguar Nation Orientation
Location: via Zoom- Link email prior to date.

May 16, 2022- In-Person (1 Day)  Jaguar Nation Orientation
Location: Augusta University, Summerville/Health Sciences Campuses

* Summer sessions 1,2 & 4 start May 18, 2022.

June 24, 2022- In-Person (1 Day) Jaguar Nation Orientation
This session is for Jaguar Jumpstart & Students who are starting in Summer Session 3
Location: Augusta University, Summerville/Health Sciences Campuses

* Summer Session 3 starts June 27, 2022.


Fall Entry Orientation

Orientation for Fall entry students is being offered both in-person (1 Day & Overnight Experience) and virtually. Please note students must complete their Online Welcome to be able to register for their orientation session.

June 7, 2022- In-Person (1 Day) Jaguar Nation Orientation
Location: Augusta University, Summerville/Health Sciences Campuses

June 9 - 10, 2022- In-Person (Overnight Experience) Jaguar Nation Orientation
Location: Augusta University, Summerville/Health Sciences Campuses

June 13, 2022- In-Person (1 Day) Jaguar Nation Orientation
Location: Augusta University, Summerville/Health Sciences Campuses

June 16, 2022- In-Person (1 Day) Jaguar Nation Orientation
Location: Augusta University, Summerville/Health Sciences Campuses

June 21, 2022- Virtual Jaguar Nation Orientation
Location: via Zoom- Link email prior to date.

July 7, 2022- In-Person (1 Day) Jaguar Nation Orientation
This session is focused on Professional Scholars & Honors Students.
Location: Augusta University, Summerville/Health Sciences Campuses

July 11 - 12, 2022- In-Person (Overnight Experience) Jaguar Nation Orientation
Location: Augusta University, Summerville/Health Sciences Campuses

July 18, 2022- Virtual Jaguar Nation Orientation
Location: via Zoom- Link email prior to date.

July 27, 2022- Virtual Jaguar Nation Orientation
Location: via Zoom- Link email prior to date.

August 2, 2022- Virtual Jaguar Nation Orientation
Location: via Zoom- Link email prior to date.

August 4, 2022- In-Person (1 Day) Jaguar Nation Orientation
Location: Augusta University, Summerville/Health Sciences Campuses


Spring Entry Orientation

Orientation for Spring entry students have an in-person and virtual dates. Please note students must complete their online welcome to be able to register for their Orientation session.

Spring 2022 Orientation sessions have completed & we will update with dates for the next spring semester around September 2022.