April 7, 2017
9 a.m.–1 p.m. (optional city tours beginning at 1 p.m.)
Experience Augsburg for Yourself
Join us for an open house to see what life is like as an Auggie!
At Destination: Augsburg (for admitted Day Undergraduate students) you will get a glimpse of what it’s really like to be an Auggie through an interactive experience. You can choose to take a campus tour; talk with current students, faculty, staff, and recent alums; meet with financial aid; tour the residence halls; explore your future home via city and neighborhood tours; enjoy some great food; and much more!
Destination Augsburg Schedule of Events:
Check In: Hoversten Chapel
9–9:15 a.m.Welcome from William Mullen, VP of Enrollment Management
9:15–10:15 a.m. Brunch with Faculty/Students
10:15–10:40 a.m. History of Augsburg with Professor Phil Adamo
10:40–11 a.m. Interfaith Chapel
11 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Activities and Student Organizations Fair
11 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Student Support Office Hours
11 a.m. Mini Tour (30 min) Includes Academic Buildings, Library, Athletic Center, Bookstore
11:30 a.m. Mini Tour (30 min)
12 p.m. Mini Tour (30 min) Includes Academic Buildings and Library
12:30 p.m. Mini Tour (30 min)
11:30 a.m. Residence Hall Tours (30 Min)
12 p.m. Residence Hall Tours (30 min)
12:30 p.m. Wrap Up
1 p.m. Optional City Excursions*
Augsburg College is a school in and of the city; we are proud of our location and it is a big part of our commitment to experiential learning! We would love to show you and your family around Minneapolis! We offer the following excursions— register for the one you are interested in; space is limited!
*Please note: Excursions will require quite a bit of walking! Please let us know of any accessibility issue beforehand.
Destination: Neighborhood (1–3 p.m.)
Tour the vibrant Cedar-Riverside neighborhood that Augsburg calls home. Led by Mary Laurel-True, Director of Service Learning and Community Engagement, the tour will include cultural centers, amazing eateries, and a walking history of our area.
Destination: Super Bowl (2–4 p.m.)
Take a private guided tour of U.S. Bank Stadium, home of our Minnesota Vikings and site of Super Bowl LII. Your ninety-minute guided adventure will give you behind-the-scenes access. Discover the inner workings of U.S. Bank Stadium including premium clubs and suites, the Thomson Reuters Press Level, stadium art collection, team locker room, stadium floor, and so much more.
Destination: Arts (1–3 p.m.)
Join us as we take a look the Guthrie Theater, a constant entertainment venue in Minneapolis since 1963. Stand on the very stage where “South Pacific”, “ A Christmas Carol”, and “Macbeth” among others came to life. Learn about the history of the Guthrie, and see behind the scenes of this signature building.
For questions regarding Destination: Augsburg, call 612-330-1001 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.