weeks of welcome




Fall 2021 Weeks of Welcome Schedule!

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!


For a list of all Fall 2021 Weeks of Welcome visit JagLife: Weeks of Welcome.

Student Employment Fair

Tuesday, August 17

JSAC Ballroom

Career Services

3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Interested in a paid, part-time position at Augusta University? Bring your resumes and come meet with hiring departments in need of student help for the academic year.

 

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Being LGBTQ+ at AU WOW Edition

Thursday, August 19

JSAC Coffeehouse

Multicultural Student Engagement

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

Engage at this programmatic platform that will allow students the opportunity to have educational, candid and cordial discussions involving topics such as privilege, power dynamics, implicit biases, etc. This event will educate and celebrate the LGBTQ+ community at AU.

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Disc Golf 101

Thursday, August 19

Summerville Campus, The Grove

Campus Recreation

3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

This will be a weekly outdoor activity to promote outdoor recreation and a healthy lifestyle through the fun and interactive sport of Disc Golf. Come out and try new discs and play on the mobile pop up course on the Summerville Campus.

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Artist Talk & Reception for Cumberland Island: Land, Water, Wind, and Light by Christa Bowden, Emily Gomez, and Ernesto Gomez

Thursday, August 19

Washington Hall, Room #116

Department of Art & Design

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Enjoy the multi-media exhibition that offers the fine art photography styles by Christa Bowden and Emily Gomez, along with the wind drawings and sound installations by Ernesto Gomez. A reception for the artists will follow.

Welcome Back Bash

Friday, August 20

Various locations (Summerville’s Amphitheatre, JSAC Field, Patio, & Ballroom)

Fraternity and Sorority Life

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

Welcome Back Bash is a great way for Greek Life to welcome you back to campus whether you’re new or returning students. Join us for an evening of celebration with food, outdoor activities, live music, indoor games, and much more!

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Beach Day: Clarks Hill Lake

Saturday, August 21

Clarks Hill Lake

Campus Recreation

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Come join us for some fun in the sun as we relax on the beach and enjoy the water. There will be tons of games, music, as well as kayaks and paddle boards to check out and paddle to nearby islands. Clark Hill Lake is located just 30 minutes outside of Augusta, GA.

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Club Fest

Tuesday, August 24

Amphitheatre

Student Orgs and Leadership

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

Description: Are you interested in joining an organization? Stop by Club Fest and learn about our various clubs/organizations to see which best intrigues you.

 

 

 

Sophomore Ice Cream Party

Wednesday, August 25

University Hall Patio

First & Second Year Experiences

10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Welcome back second-years! Be sure to stop by and grab a cool treat to celebrate your success. 

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Courageous Conversation: Where We've Been, Where We Are Now, & Where YOU Wan Us To Go

Wednesday, August 25

Virtual, Microsoft Teams

Multicultural Student Engagement

6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Be a part of our engaging programmatic platform that will allow you the opportunity to have educational, candid, and cordial discussions. This conversation will be in the background of our office, what we do and the future for our office.

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Taste of Augusta

Thursday, August 26

Amphitheatre

Civic Engagement

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

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.

 

 

Disc Golf 101

Thursday, August 26

Summerville Campus, The Grove

Campus Recreation

3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

This will be a weekly outdoor activity to promote outdoor recreation and a healthy lifestyle through the fun and interactive sport of Disc Golf. Come out and try new discs and play on the mobile pop up course on the Summerville Campus.

 

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Multicultural Monday

Monday, August 30

Ed Commons Lobby

Multicultural Student Engagement

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

Come and enjoy free donuts and coffee while learning how to get involved in AU’s multicultural initiatives.

 

 

 

 

 

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Cultural Club Fest

Tuesday, August 31

JSAC Patio

Multicultural Student Engagement

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

Stop by and learn how to get involved with multicultural student organizations and departments.

 

 

 

 

 

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Being Black at AU: WOW Edition

Thursday, September 2

JSAC Coffeehouse

Multicultural Student Engagement

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

Connect with our cultural student organization leaders and our MSE Center to discover ways to get involved, build community, and make AU your home away from home. This edition will be to educate and celebrate Black students and cultures.

 

 

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Being APIDA At AU: WOW Edition

Thursday, September 9

JSAC Coffeehouse

Multicultural Student Engagement

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

Connect with our cultural student organization leaders and our MSE Center to discover ways to get involved, build community, and make AU your home away from home. This edition will be to educate and celebrate APIDA students and cultures.

 

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Takeover Tuesday

Tuesday, September 14

JSAC Patio

The Jaguar Production CREW

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

Take a break between classes to join The CREW for free food, music, and giveaways!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mistletoe State Park Camping Trip

September 17-19

Mistletoe State Park

Campus Recreation

This trip will allow you to participate and enjoy the experience of living off the grid. We will be camping on the lake shores of Clarks Hill Lake. Activities will include camping, hiking, swimming, kayaking, paddle boarding and much more.

 

 

 

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Courageous Conversation: The Dimensions of Intimate Partner Violence

Wednesday, September 22

Virtual, Microsoft Teams (The link will be provided on Instagram)

Multicultural Student Engagement

6:00 p.m. -  7:30 p.m.

Engage at this programmatic platform that will allow students the opportunity to have educational, candid and cordial discussions involving topics such as privilege, power dynamics, implicit biases, etc. This conversation will discuss partner violence and how to maintain healthy relationships.

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