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It Begins with 'A'

Saturday, April 18

It Begins with "A" is a day of activities to connect with students who have chosen Augustana, and those still deciding.

Event highlights

Reaffirm that Augustana is a great choice for you. 
Hear from alumni about how Augustana made a difference in their careers.
Interact with your future classmates and current Augustana students.
Participate in an Augie tradition. If you know you will join the Augustana Class of 2019, you can celebrate by ringing the gong.

Schedule of events

8:30 a.m. Campus tour (optional)
9:30 a.m. Check-in
10 a.m. "Where can 'A' take you?" welcome address
10:45 a.m. Various sessions and lunch (see below)
1:45 p.m. Closing remarks and celebration
2:30 p.m. Wrap-up

Session descriptions

Alumni Success Panel: During the welcome addres, hear the stories of Augustana alumni and learn where 'A' has taken them. 

Housing: Find out how housing selections are made and what makes each of our residence halls unique.

Student Life and Leadership: Learn how to get involved in student organizations and how to become a leader on campus and beyond. Get information about new student orientation and move-in day.

How to Choose Your Classes: Get information about choosing your classes, working with advisor as well as summer orientation and registration.

Dream Session: What do you still need to know? What next step is important for you — checklist of housing needs? athletic physicals? best dorm food? You tell us.

What topic should we offer to help you determine if Augustana is where you will enroll — a day in the life of an athlete? how hard are college classes? how do I choose classes? how do I meet people? who will help me get an internship? No question is off the table.

We want to offer what matters most to you. Tell us what you want to know.

Lunch: Students will eat with current Augustana and future classmates in the Center for Student Life dining hall. Parents will enjoy a buffet lunch with Augustana faculty, staff and current student parents.