Auggie Days

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Friday, August 28 – Friday, September 4, 2015
Aug 28 – 31: Required Programming
Sept 1 – Sept 4: Optional Programming

What is Auggie Days?

Auggie Days is a required on-campus orientation experience for incoming first-year students designed to complement SOAR, provide opportunities to enhance academic and personal success, and offer a helpful advantage in starting at Augsburg College.

Is Auggie Days required?

Yes, the first four days of Auggie Days (August 28-31) are required for all incoming first-year students who will be starting at Augsburg College in fall 2015. Students are then encouraged to attend the programming for the remaining four days of Auggie Days (September 1-4) around their scheduled fall semester classes.

Transfer students are not required to attend Auggie Days but are welcome to attend specific programming that may be beneficial to their transition to Augsburg College. For more information, transfer students should contact Campus Activities and Orientation – Orientation Programs at orientat@augsburg.edu or 612-330-1100.

How do students register for Auggie Days?

Students are automatically registered for Auggie Days once they register for their SOAR session.  Click here for more information about SOAR.

When and where is check-in for Auggie Days?

For students who will be living on campus in fall 2015, check in for Auggie Days and residence hall move-in will be at the same time.  Check in will take place on Friday, August 28 between 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Students will receive information on their specific move-in time from Campus Activities and Orientation. For additional housing questions, please contact Housing Specialist Cyndy Rowe at rowe@augsburg.edu or 612-330-1488.

For information about move-in times for international students, please contact James Trelstad-Porter at porter@augsburg.edu or 612-330-1686.

Students who are commuting to campus in fall 2015 should arrive by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, August 28 for the Welcome Dinner. The Welcome Dinner is the official start to Auggie Days and will be held in the Quad.

When do students living on campus in the fall move into their residence halls?

As stated above, students will be moving into their residence halls on Friday, August 28 between 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. International students may be required to move in on a different date and/or at a different time. Students will receive information on their specific move-in time from Campus Activities and Orientation. For additional housing questions, please contact Housing Specialist Cyndy Rowe at rowe@augsburg.edu or 612-330-1488.

Can parents attend Auggie Days?

No, Auggie Days is specifically designed for incoming first-year students. However, the Welcome Dinner on Friday, August 28 at 4:30 p.m. in the Quad is for all incoming first-year students and their parents or guardians. After the Welcome Dinner, parents and guardians are welcome to stay and explore the Augsburg campus and surrounding community or leave while students begin their participation in Auggie Days.

Where is parking available during Auggie Days?

From Friday, August 28 through Monday, August 31, parking is free of charge in all designated Augsburg College parking lots (with the exception of the lots surrounding the residence halls on Friday, August 28).  After the start of classes on Tuesday, September 1, parking is available in Augsburg College parking lots by permit only; however, city street parking is available. A map of parking lots on campus can be found here.

Need Accommodations?

Please contact CLASS Disability Services at class@augsburg.edu or 612-330-1053 for all accommodation requests regarding Auggie Days.

Additional questions?

Please contact Campus Activities and Orientation – Orientation Programs at orientat@augsburg.edu or 612-330-1100 for questions and concerns regarding Auggie Days.