Welcome, Jags!


All incoming students are required to participate in Leap Week (Extended Orientation) to make meaningful connections aimed at enhancing their sense of belonging and ability to succeed academically- As well as growing their confidence and skills to communicate within and outside of our diverse AU community.

Weeks of Welcome

Augusta University is excited to have you a part of Jaguar Nation! We invite you to participate in Weeks of Welcome (WOW) to prepare you for success during your time on campus. WOW is packed with a variety of events and activities to assist first year, transfer and returning students in making new friends, connecting to Augusta University resources, and getting involved in campus life. We encourage you to make the most of your time at Augusta University!

New Student & Family Transitions

The mission of the Office of New Student and Family Transitions at Augusta University is to facilitate a positive transition into the Augusta University community. Students will learn the skills needed to get the most out of the college experience. They will also meet campus administrators, professors and student leaders, enabling them to build connections early in their journey.

Jags Live Well

Jags Live Well is a student-focused initiative that promotes a lifestyle of holistic wellness. Living holistically aids in student success and retention. This initiative acts to educate students on the various dimensions of wellness and provides resources for overall well-being.


Campus Recreation 2nd Annual Color Run

August 13, 2022

HSC Jaguar Park

Campus Recreation

7:00a.m. - 10:00a.m.

Campus Rec will host its 2nd Annual 2022 Color Fun Run to welcome students back to campus. The 2.25 mile course is set on the Health Science Campus. 


On Campus Student Employment Fair

August 23, 2022

JSAC Ballroom

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Students will have the opportunity to meet employers for part-time employment opportunities!


Pizza & a Plan with the Provost

August 30, 2022

JSAC Ballroom

6:30 p.m.

During this workshop students will learn how to navigate college while developing a career and life plan.


Parent & Family Weekend

October 7-9, 2022


Parent & Family Weekend at Augusta University is a time to visit with your student, enjoy campus, participate in family-friendly activities and see the wide array of opportunities and resources AU has to offer.


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