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Fall 2019 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!


Freshman Convocation

Date: Tuesday, August 13

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

Location: Christenberry Fieldhouse

Description: Meet the class of 2023 and get ready to start your journey at Augusta University!

Lemonade Brigade

Date: Wednesday, August 14

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!

Jaguar Madness

Date: Friday, August 16

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

Location: Christenberry Fieldhouse

Description: Meet our Athletics teams and get pumped for the beginning of the school year! Following this tradition, The Jaguar Production CREW will be sponsoring a Silent Headphone Party immediately afterwards. Food and beverages will be provided for the first 500 students!

Taste of Augusta

Date: Tuesday, August 20

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.

Club Fest

Date: Wednesday, August 21

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!

The CREW's Kickoff Event: Escape Room and Glow Party

Date: Thursday, August 22

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

Location: Wellness Center, Health Science Campus

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

Meet & Greek Cookout

Date: Friday, August 23

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

Location: Douglas Bernard Amphitheatre

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

Student Night with the Greenjackets

Date: Saturday, August 24

Time: 7:05 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Location: SRP Park

Description: Join us at SRP Park as the Green Jackets take on the Lexington Legends and enjoy a free fireworks show. 100 free tickets will be given away to AU and EGSU students.

The Scoop on Networking: Ice Cream Sundae Sunday

Date: Sunday, August 25

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

Location: Oak Hall Connect Space (Health Science Campus)

Description: Meet our multicultural student organizations and connect with each other while enjoying free ice cream sundaes!

TakeOver Tuesday

Date: Tuesday, August 27

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 TakeOver Tuesday, please visit The CREW's website at http://www.augusta.edu/student-life/crew/.

*Sponsored by the     Jaguar Production Crew *

Dream Jobs Redefined

Date: Wednesday, August 27

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

Location:   Jaguar Student Activity Center Ballroom

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

Multicultural Center Housewarming

Date: Thursday, August 28

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

Location: Jaguar Student Activities Center Multicultural Center (209)

Description: Tour your new multicultural space on campus, learn about our upcoming events, and meet multicultural student organizations. Refreshments will be served!

Health Science Kickoff

Date: Friday, August 29

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.

Sweet Success Showcase

Date: Thursday, September 5

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

Location: University Hall 156 and Atrium

Description: Sweet and Salty snacks served while you learn how to create the most interesting, productive, and successful college experience ever! Meet staff and obtain resources to plan your collegiate journey and realize your full potential!

Let's Talk: Sex & Consent- What are Title IX Violations? 

Date: Thursday, September 12

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

Location: JSAC Coffeehouse

Description: Learn best practices for navigating a variety of relationships, understanding consent & Title IX violations, & how to utilize on-campus resources. Free food provided.

CPC Recruitment Weekend

Date: September 6-9

Time: Morning and Evening

Location: JSAC Ballroom & JSAC Coffeehouse

Description: This event is mandatory for women interested in joining a Panhellenic sorority. Participate in 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.

IFC Open House

Date: Monday, September 9

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

TakeOver Tuesday: World Religions and Spirituality Fair

Date: Tuesday, September 10

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

Location: JSAC Breezeway

Description: Join us for a fun interfaith dialogue in which you’ll have the opportunity to experience and learn about diverse, religious, spiritual, and humanistic beliefs and communities! Refreshments will be provided.

Dinner & A Movie Night

Date: Friday, September 13

Time: 8:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m.

Location: Douglas Barnard Amphitheatre

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

Student Abroad Fair

Date: Wednesday, September 18

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

Location:JSAC   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!