Weeks of Welcome 2018: August 14 - September 9


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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!


Freshman Convocation

Date: Tuesday, August 14

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Location: Christenberry Fieldhouse

Description: Meet the class of 2022 and get ready to start your journey at Augusta University!

Lemonade Brigade

Date: Wednesday, August 15

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Location: Summerville Campus & Health Science Campus

Description: Stop by for a refreshing drink of water or lemonade!

Student Health Services Open House

Date: Wednesday, August 15

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Location: Health Science Campus (Pavilion 2)

Description: Visit the staff, have refreshments and receive some free health screenings at the Student Health Clinic!

Jaguar Madness 

Date: Friday, August 17

Time: 8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Location: Christenberry Fieldhouse

Description: Meet our Athletics teams and get pumped for the beginning of the school year!

Movie Night

Date: Friday, August 17

Time: Following Jaguar Madness at 8:30 p.m.

Location: Christenberry Fieldhouse

Description: The CREW will host its first monthly movie night of the year following Jaguar Madness.

Beyond the Wall Poster Sale

Date: Thursday, August 23

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Location: Summerville Tear Drop Area

Description: Attend the Beyond the Wall poster sale to get materials to decorate your dorm or office!

CURS Welcome Back Snacks

Date: Monday, August 20 - Friday, August 24

Time: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Location: Summerville Research Suite - Allgood Hall/E330

Description: Stop by the CURS and Interdisciplinary office suite to enjoy free coffee/snacks and learn about potential research opportunities.

Taste of Augusta

Date: Tuesday, August 21

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Location: Douglas Barnard Amphitheatre

Description: Come learn about the services that are offered on campus as well as in the community! This event will feature vendors from retail, health, food, entertainment, and religious institutions.

Big Dream Gathering

Date: Tuesday, August 21

Time: 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Location: Jaguar Student Activity Ballroom

Description: Find your dream and make it a reality in this inspiring and fun program hosted by speaker and author Mitch Matthews!

Clubfest

Date: Wednesday, August 22

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Location: Douglas Barnard Amphitheatre

Description: Network and learn how to get involved on campus by meeting with Augusta University student organizations!

Meet & Greek

Date: Wednesday, August 22

Time: 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Location: JSAC Ballroom

Description: Connect, ask questions and learn more about the fraternities and sororities at Augusta University!

Student Employment Expo

Date: Thursday, August 23

Time: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Location: JSAC Ballroom

Description: Interact with the staff from the Career Services office and learn about job opportunities on campus!

The Crew's Kickoff Event: Foam Party

Date: Thursday, August 23

Time: 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Location: Jaguar Park (Health Science Campus)

Description: Don’t miss the foam party! This event is a great way to kickoff the semester with friends and have some free fun!

Grad Student Night with the GreenJackets

Date: Thursday, August 23

Time: 7:05 p.m.

Location: SRP Park

Description: Join us at SRP Park as the Green Jackets take on the Kannapolis Intimidators. 60 free tickets will be given away to AU Graduate Students.

Multicultural Series: Networking at Ice Cream Sundae Sunday

Date: Sunday, August 26

Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Location: Oak Hall Connect Space (Health Science campus)

Description: Interact with new people and make lasting connections while enjoying delicious ice cream at this multicultural event!

Kickback with Campus Rec

Date: Monday, August 27

Time: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Location:   Jaguar Park (Health Science Campus Student Wellness Center)

Description: Hear from vendors from the community on nutrition and outdoor recreational activities while enjoying games, free giveaways, and free food from a local food truck!

Take Over Tuesday

Date: Tuesday, August 28

Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Location: JSAC Patio

Description: Take a break between classes to join The CREW and other student organizations for free food, music, games and giveaways!

If you would like to participate in this Take Over Tuesday please visit The CREW’s website at http://www.augusta.edu/student-life/crew/.

*Sponsored by the Jaguar Production Crew *

Multicultural Series: Multicultural Center Sneak Peek

Date: Wednesday, August 29

Time: 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Location: JSAC Multicultural Center

Description: Share your thoughts on what you think the new Multicultural Center should encompass and accomplish while enjoying free food!

NPHC Intake 101

Date: Wednesday, August 29

Time: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Location: Maxwell Performing Arts Theater

Description: Come learn about intake requirements, university policies, and the best way to express interest! This is mandatory event for any student interested in joining an NPHC organization.

Health Science Kickoff

Date: Thursday, August 30

Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Location: Education Commons Patio (Health Science Campus)

Description: Take a break between classes with the Jaguar Production Crew and the Graduate Student Government Association! Free food, music, and games will be provided.

Multicultural Series: Let's Talk Consent

Date: Wednesday, September 4

Time: 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Location: JSAC Coffeehouse

Description: Gain the best practices for navigating relationships and on-campus resources to help you do so. Free food will be provided!

IFC Open House

Date: Tuesday, September 4

Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Location: JSAC Coffeehouse

Description: This event is mandatory for men interested in joining an IFC fraternity. Come learn about university policies, membership requirements, meet members of each fraternity and learn about the upcoming recruitment events.

Multicultural Series: World Religions and Spirituality Fair

Date: Wednesday, September 5

Time: 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Location: JSAC Breezeway

Description: Connect with religious and spiritually affiliated organizations at Augusta University and in the Augusta community.

Sophomore Welcome Back Ice Cream Social

Date: Thursday, September 6

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Location: University Hall Patio

Description: We invite sophomores to come celebrate completing their first year of college with HOMEMADE ice cream on the University Hall patio!

Student Success Showcase

Date: Thursday, September 6

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Location: University Hall Room 156 and Atrium

Description: Get snacks and see how you can create the most interesting, productive, and successful college experience ever!

CPC Recruitment Weekend

Date: September 6-9

Time: All Day

Location: JSAC Ballroom and Coffeehouse

Description: This event is mandatory for women interested in joining a Panhellenic sorority. Participate in the the weekend-long formal recruitment to meet both Panhellenic sororities while learning about sisterhood, philanthropy, financial obligations, and leadership opportunities.There is a $45 cost for this event.

Movie Night

Date: Friday, September 7

Time: 8:30 pm

Location: University Hall 170

Description: The CREW will be sponsoring its monthly movie night to kickoff the weekend.

Study Abroad Fair

Date: Wednesday, September 19

Time: 10:00 a.m . - 1:00 p.m.

Location: Douglas Barnard Amphitheatre

Description: Learn about programs, both domestic/international, meet the faculty leading these trips and hear about the trip logistics. After this event, you should be able to figure out which trip is right for you!