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Auggie Days

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August 28 – September 4, 2020

Part 1: Welcome to Auggie Days

Friday, August 28
8am – 8pm
IN-PERSON

Students will register for a 20-minute time slot to come to campus to obtain important information, including their student ID, Auggie Pass, fob (electronic key for building entry), Augsburg swag, and more. Students will also be able to obtain a laptop or wireless hotspot if they still need one, as well as talk to staff members about questions regarding financial aid and transferring credit. Face coverings must be worn; students will be provided one upon arrival.

Click here to register for Welcome to Auggie Days, which will also begin your registration process for the other parts listed below!

Part 2: Auggie Days I – VI

VIRTUAL

  • Auggie Days I – Saturday, August 29 from 8am – 12:45pm
  • Auggie Days II – Saturday, August 29 from 1 – 5:45pm
  • Auggie Days III – Sunday, August 30 from 8am – 12:45pm
  • Auggie Days IV – Sunday, August 30 from 1 – 5:45pm
  • Auggie Days V – Monday, August 31 from 8am – 12:45pm
  • Auggie Days VI – Monday, August 31 from 1 – 5:45pm

Students will attend one of the six virtual Auggie Days sessions above. Once a student registers for Welcome to Auggie Days (see Part 1), Campus Life will register a student for Auggie Days I, II, III, IV, V, or VI, depending on which neighborhood they were assigned to at SOAR. Students will be notified prior to Auggie Days which session they are registered for.

Part 3: First-Year First Day

Tuesday, September 1
Time TBD
HYBRID

First-year students will meet with their AugSem class. More details will be provided closer to the date.

Optional Activities

Optional activities will also be held between Friday, August 28 and Friday, September 4 for students, the majority of which will be held outside in-person or virtually in order to adhere to Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) guidelines. Students will find a listing of these activities on their Guidebook app closer to the dates.

What is Auggie Days?

Auggie Days is the second part of the required orientation experience for all incoming first-year students who will be starting at Augsburg University in Fall 2020. Auggie Days serves as Augsburg’s Welcome Week and is designed to complement SOAR, provide opportunities to enhance academic and personal success, and offers students a helpful advantage in starting their collegiate career off right.

Are students required to attend Auggie Days?

Parts 1, 2, and 3 (see above) are required for all incoming first-year students who will be starting at Augsburg University in Fall 2020. Students are highly encouraged to attend optional activities between Friday, August 28 and Friday, September 4.

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 University. For more information, transfer students should contact Campus Life at orientation@augsburg.edu or 612-330-1100.

How do students register for Auggie Days?

Students will register for Part 1 of Auggie Days through their Student Portal. Registration will open the week of July 20.

Students will be automatically registered for Part 2 (Auggie Days I – VI) and Part 3 (First-Year First Day).

Students do not need to register for optional activities.

Will Auggie Days be in-person or online?

  • Part 1 (Welcome to Auggie Days) will be in-person.
  • Part 2 (Auggie Days I – VI) will be online.
  • Part 3 (First-Year First Day) will be hybrid.
  • Optional activities will be held in-person or online.

In-person activities will adhere to MDH guidelines, including requiring face coverings (which will also be provided by Augsburg), maintaining 6 feet of social distancing, and access to hand sanitizer, among other things. In-person activities will be prioritized to be outside whenever possible.

What if I do not have a face covering?

Students will be provided a face covering upon arriving to Welcome to Auggie Days.

WHERE DO I CHECK IN FOR “WELCOME TO AUGGIE DAYS”?

Students will arrive at their scheduled time slot for Welcome to Auggie Days on Friday, August 28. Check-in will take place in Parking Lot D (or Si Melby Gym in case of inclement weather). A map of campus can be found here.

Where can students park during Auggie Days?

From August 28-September 1, students can park free of charge in Augsburg University Parking Lot L during the hours of Auggie Days. After the start of classes on Wednesday, September 2, parking is available in Augsburg University Parking Lots by permit only; however, city street parking is available. A map of campus showing Parking Lot L can be found here.

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

Students will be moving in during a staggered schedule in the days before Welcome to Auggie Days. Students will receive information on their specific move-in time from the Department of Residence Life. For additional move-in or housing questions, please contact Residence Life at residencelife@augsburg.edu or 612-330-1526.

Need accommodations?

Any student with a disability-related concern in regards to Auggie Days should contact the CLASS/Disability Resources Office at class@augsburg.edu or 612-330-1053. Contacting CLASS two weeks or more prior to Auggie Days will help ensure that all necessary accommodations will be available.

Additional questions?

Please contact Campus Life at orientation@augsburg.edu or 612-330-1100 for questions and concerns regarding Auggie Days.