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Our mission is to recruit, develop, and empower students to be active leaders who are engaged, healthy, and culturally competent; to advocate for diversity, inclusion, and respect; and to inspire students to realize their educational goals and personal potential.

The vision of our 13 departments is to create a transformative college experience from recruitment to graduation that fosters holistic growth, civic engagement, and courageous leadership in a dynamic global society.

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Office of the Vice President for Enrollment and Student AffairsAbout Us

SUSAN DAVIES, PhD

Vice President for Enrollment and Student Affairs

Dr. Susan Davies serves as Vice President for Enrollment and Student Affairs at Augusta University. In this role she provides leadership and supervision to thirteen departments that support the student experience on campus. She earned her B.A. in English from Georgia Southern University, her M.A. in College Student Development at Bowling Green State University, and her Ph.D. in Educational Studies from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Prior to Augusta University, she served as Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Enrollment Services at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), Associate Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management at Appalachian State University, and Director of Admissions at Georgia Southern University.

She is a member of the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, the Southern Association for College Student Affairs, and the American Association of Collegiate Registrar and Admissions Officers. She was selected to serve as a faculty member for the SACSA and NASPA Region III’s Mid-Managers Institute for 2019 and 2020.


Patrice Jackson

Patrice Jackson, Ed.D.

Associate Vice PreSident For Student Affairs

Scott Wallace

Scott T. Wallace, Ph.D.

ASSociate VICE PRESIDENT AND DEAN OF STUDENTS

Alexis Pope

Alexis Pope, Ed.D.

ASSociate VICE PRESIDENT for Enrollment Management

Leza Witherington

Leza Witherington

Administrative Assistant II

Kimberly Mims

Kimberly Mims, MBA

Business Manager

Zia Dean

Zia Dean, MBA

Coordinator Special Programs

Contact Us

Enrollment & Student Affairs

Summerville Campus

Bellevue Hall

Suite 101

706-737-1411

Departments


Academic Admissions

Academic Admissions

 

The Office of Academic Admissions recruits Jaguar talent from across the globe. Responsibilities include handling the entirety of undergraduate admissions through student search, on and off campus events, and informational sessions as well as the processing of all applications for graduate programs.

Financial Aid

Financial Aid

 

Financial Aid works to offer scholarships, grants and other forms of aid to current and incoming students. Financial Aid facilitates the federal work study program and offers loan education (and other financial awareness programming) to students and the campus community.

Military and Veteran Services

 

The Office of Military and Veteran Services is committed to making the transition from military to university easier for service members and their families. This office processes military benefits, engages the student veteran community, and manages the Augusta University site at Fort Gordon.

Student Life and Engagement

 

The Office of Student Life and Engagement (SLE) supports over 170 student organizations and advises the Jaguar Production Crew, the Student Government Association (SGA), and more. This office fosters student leadership and creates a vibrant campus life through student-centered programming.

Multicultural Student Engagement

 

The Office of Multicultural Student Engagement is devoted to educating AU’s student body on the importance of diversity, equity and inclusion. The office hosts programming throughout the year focused on fostering informed global citizenship.

Maxwell Theatre

 

The Grover C. Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre is the cultural heart of the Augusta University campus, and hosts countless performances throughout the year for students, faculty, staff and community members to enjoy. As the largest venue and front door to the Summerville Campus, it supports recruitment activities and student events.

Dean of Students 

 

The Dean of Students Office, led by Dr. Scott Wallace, is all about fostering (and advocating for) the holistic wellbeing of our students. This office works to ensure that students are the top priority at Augusta University.

Student Counseling and Psychological Services

 

Student Counseling and Psychological Services (SCAPS) provides walk-in crisis services and a range of prevention and outreach programming to our students. SCAPS also offers consultations and individual, couples, and group therapy.

Student Support and Advocacy

 

The number one priority of AU Student Advocacy is supporting students who are struggling or at-risk. This Office leads the CARE Team and supervises both the “Open Paws” Food Pantry and the Jags Care initiative.

Testing and Disability Services

 

The Office of Testing and Disability Services (TDS) helps ensure an accessible and positive college experience for students with disabilities. TDS offers a variety of testing services for students and non-student visitors to the testing center including: career certifications, test proctoring, and administration of assessments for academic admissions.

Campus Recreation

 

Campus Recreation provides opportunities for Augusta University students, faculty and staff to participate in physical activities like personal training, intramural and club sports, group and instructional fitness classes and outdoor adventures.

Housing and Residence Life 

 

Housing and Residence Life strives to create a transformational on-campus experience for our students who live on campus. Dedicated housing staff work to provide residents with intellectual, social, cultural and recreational experiences.

Student Health Services

 

The mission of Student Health Services is to provide quality health care and preventive services to AU students. AU’s Student Health Clinic offers a variety of services and sponsors several health awareness programs throughout the year.

New Student and Family Transitions

 

The Office of New Student and Family Transitions helps new Jaguars adjust to life at Augusta University. The office facilitates the Jaguar Nation Orientation & Welcome programs for new undergraduates, manages the Parent and Family Association, and hosts retention programming throughout the year.

Student Wellness

 

Student Wellness Programs (SWP) is established to help students work toward a longer, healthier, and happier life by finding balance in all the factors that contribute to students’ overall wellness. SWP works together with several campus and community partners to provide AU students with a variety programs, services, and resources to promote student success, resilience, engagement, and well-being.

News and Events

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Pride of the Jaguar Battalion: Taylor Cook

"I feel like a lot of people think of ROTC and think of wanna-be soldiers. I don’t think people realize the learning and teamwork that takes place."

Woman through the years

A life full of heart: Angela McGahee defied the odds to become a mother and grandmother

Angela McGahee wasn't expected to survive to see adulthood, but she defied the odds to become the first woman with tricuspid atresia to ever deliver a full-term, healthy baby and went on to become a proud grandmother. Augusta University honors her memory.

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Jags Live Well initiative expands, introduces more mental health resources

Jags Live Well, an initiative of the Dean of Students Office, has launched new mental health resources on its website.

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Department of Medical Illustration seeks patient education topics

As in previous years, the Augusta University Department of Medical Illustration seeks topics on patient education assignments to create brochures.


Give

Giving is fundamental to ensuring our students and university community get the resources they need to thrive.


Open Paws Food Pantry Fund

Help feed the students of Augusta University who are in need. End hunger and malnutrition of college students across our campus.
Fund ID 297270

Student Emergency Fund

Provides limited financial assistance to enrolled students facing hardship related to an emergency
Fund ID 297000

Dean of Students Discretionary Fund

Supports division events for staff including award ceremonies, leadership workshops, homecoming events, and other professional development activities
Fund ID 297220


For a complete list of funds, visit the “Make a Gift” site and sort by fund name or fund area.  Search the term “Enrollment & Student Affairs” to see all the funds that support our division.

Learn more about how giving impacts our university.