Students at an Orientation Group Huddle

 Each student is required to register and participate in Jaguar Nation Orientation & Welcome Programming. 


Spring 2021 Entry Student Orientation Programing:

In order to maintain safety during the COVID-19 crisis, all students will complete a mandatory virtual orientation session. Students will review video content and complete short quizzes via the orientation module on Desire2Learn (D2L) at their own pace. Altogether, the orientation experience will take approximately 2 hours.  

AU Live Sessions

Each of our Colleges, Office of Student Life and Engagement & New Student and Family Transitions will offer a Q&A style LIVE session.

Academic College Office Hours:

Join faculty and staff from your college to hear more about your major and to get any of your questions about what to be expect answered.

November 12, 4:00 PM - College of Science & Mathematics
November 17, 10:00 AM- College of Allied Health Sciences
November 17, 4:00 PM- College of Nursing
December 1, 12:00 PM- Hull College of Business
December 1, 3:00 PM- School of Computer & Cyber Sciences
December 7, 4:00 PM- Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences
December 10, 5:00 PM- College of Education

Ask the Experts:

Sometimes we need the perspective of someone who has "been there & done that!" The Orientation Leaders are a group of students who have been in your shoes and can answer your questions. Joins us for any of these three sessions to meet other students and get your questions answered.

November 10, 5:00 PM- New Student & Family Transitions + Orientation Leaders
December 17, 4:00 PM- New Student & Family Transitions + Orientation Leaders
January 4, 12:00 PM- New Student & Family Transitions + Orientation Leaders

Getting Involved:

Jaguars who are engaged outside of the classroom tend to do better academically. We have hundreds of ways for you to be involved and grow as a leader. Join Student Life & Engagement as they give best tips on being involved on campus and managing your academics.

December 9, 5:00 PM- Student Life & Engagement


This session is designed for your parents, family members, and other supporters to learn all about AU and what it will mean to support you on your journey.

 December 10, 6:30-7:30 PM


Price Breakdown:

The cost to attend your required virtual program is $25.00. Our registration fee includes the cost of the technology, staff support, and materials.

The fee for students starting in the Spring 2021 term is currently decreased due to COVID-19 and the programming being done completely online. 

REGISTRATION  Instructions: 

  1. Click on Registration Link, fill-in contact information, select student population that best fits you.                                                                                                                                       
  2. Select the Spring virtual orientation option.

  3. Decide if you will be having family members, parents or guests attending with you.

  4. Complete your Jaguar Nation Orientation & Welcome Registration Form.

  5. After your registration is received, you will receive follow up information via your Augusta University email.

 Register Here!


*Please Note: Apple devices may produce an error message when attempting to register, please use a PC for best results.  


Frequently Asked Questions

Yes! You will receive two confirmations: one confirmation with your Jaguar Nation Orientation & Welcome registration and the other confirmation will confirm payment.

You do not need to contact the office! We will release the Orientation Required Hold from your account within 1-2 business days of completion.

To access the quizzes you must complete the module quiz before with a 100%. (i.e. in order to access module 3 quiz, you will have needed to make a 100% on the module 2 quiz.)
If you think you should have access to the next module quiz & do not, please reach out to us at

Please email any additional information to

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 you sign up for Orientation, you will get an email with a Jag Survey that will assist with the registration process.

If you have less that 60 hours, your academic advisor will help you register for your first semester.