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Orientation & Registration Schedules

For First-Year Students

For Parents of First Year Students

For Transfer Students

For Parents of Transfer Students

August Orientation

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First-Year Students Orientation & Registration schedule (June 9, 13, 16, 20, July 11 and 14)

9 a.m.
Student Check-in, Center for Student Life (CSL); coffee, juice, pastries
9 - 10 a.m.
Students will have their student ID photo taken, turn in Immunization forms and login to their student email and Arches accounts. Be sure to arrive at around 9 a.m. so you can complete these steps before the 10 a.m. welcome. CSL
10 a.m.
Welcome Students and Parents, CSL Gavle Room
10:30 a.m.
Icebreakers: Get to know some of your fellow students! Hanson Science 102
Mary Windeknecht, Director of First Year Advising
Patricia Santoyo-Marin, Director of Multicultural Services
Eric Rowell, Admissions Officer for Diversity Outreach
11:15 am
Your Augustana "Game Plan," Hanson Science 102
Dr. Pareena Lawrence, Dean of the College
11:40 a.m.
Lunch with Augustana Peer Mentors, CSL Dining Room
12:30 p.m.

Advising/Registration Overview - A look at the liberal arts core curriculum and requirements, and the courses you may take in the fall term. Hanson Science 102

Dr. Kristin Douglas, Associate Dean of the College
Mary Windeknecht, Director of First Year Advising

1:15 p.m.

Foreign Language information session, Hanson Science 102

Foreign Language Faculty

2 - 4:15 p.m. Students rotate between three sessions: "Advising/Registration," "Campus Life" and "Student Employment and Loans", CSL
4:15 - 5 p.m. Ice Cream Social/reunite with your parents/residence hall tours, The Brew, CSL



Parents of First-Year Students Orientation & Registration schedule (June 9, 13, 16, 20, July 11 and 14)

9 a.m.
Parent Check-in, Center for Student Life (CSL); coffee, juice, pastries
Meet with representatives from Financial Aid, Residential Life, ITS
10 a.m.
Welcome Students and Parents, CSL Gavle Room
Mr. Kent Barnds, Vice President of Enrollment
Dr. Evelyn Campbell, Dean and Vice President of Student Life
Ms. Mary Windeknecht, Director of First Year Advising
10:20 a.m.
Student Success...As We Work Together

Dr. Evelyn Campbell, Dean and Vice President of Student Life
Mr. Mark Anderson, Associate Dean of Students
10:30 a.m.
...At a Residential, Liberal Arts College

Dr. Pareena Lawrence, Dean of the College
11 a.m.

...During Advising

Ms. Mary Windeknecht, Director of First Year Advising

11:20 a.m.
Break
11:40 a.m. ...During Registration

Ms. Liesl Fowler, Registrar
12:00 p.m.
...In the Classroom
Dr. Jeffrey Ratliff-Crain, Associate Dean of Curriculum and Enrichment
12:30 p.m.
Lunch, CSL Dining Room
1:30 p.m.
...In Residential Life
Dr. Christina Lorge-Grover, Director of Residential Life
2 p.m.
...In Campus Life

Dr. Evelyn Campbell, Dean and Vice President of Student Life

Mr. Mike Tendall, Director of Counelsing and Associate Dean of Students

Ms. Patricia Santoyo-Marin, Director of Multicultural Student Life

Ms. Katey Bignall, Assistant Director of Student Life & Leadership

3:00 p.m.
...During Difficult Times
3:30 p.m.
Financial Information
Ms. Diane McCann, Student Accounts Services Director
Mr. Dave Myatt, Associate Director of Financial Assistance
4:15 p.m.
Reunite with your student, Ice Cream Social, Residence Life tours, The Brew, CSL



Transfer Students Orientation & Registration schedule (June 5)

8:30 a.m.
Student Check-in, Center for Student Life (CSL) fourth floor; coffee, juice, pastries
Students will have their student ID photo taken, turn in Immunization forms, and login to their student email and Arches accounts. Be sure to arrive at around 8:30 am so you can complete these steps before the 9 a.m. welcome.
9 a.m. Welcome Students and Parents, Gavle Room, CSL
9:15 a.m.

Your Augustana Game Plan, Academic Success at Augustana, Your Program Evaluation; Gavle Room, CSL

Dr. Kristin Douglas, Associate Dean of the College
Susan Granet, Director of Transfer and Commuter Student Services and Associate Registrar
Mary Windeknecht, Director of First Year Advising
10:15 a.m.

Coffee and Conversation, The Brew, CSL

Peer Mentors

10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Students rotate between two one-hour sessions; CSL
Advising and Registration
             and
Campus Life/Student Loans and Employment
12:30 p.m.
Reunite with family; The Brew, CSL; optional lunch available, CSL Dining Room, no cost to students



Parents of Transfer Students schedule (June 5)

8:30 a.m.
Parent Check-in, Center for Student Life (CSL), fourth floor; coffee, juice, pastries
9 a.m.

Welcome Students and Parents, Gavle Room, CSL

Dr. Ned Laff, Director of Advising

Ms. Mary Windeknecht, Director of First Year Advising

9:15 a.m.
Academic Success at Augustana, Gavle Room, CSL

Dr. Pareena Lawrence, Dean of the College
10:15 a.m.
Break
10:30 a.m.
Equipping Your Student to Handle the Challenges of Campus Life, Gavle Room, CSL

Dr. Evelyn Campbell, Dean and Vice President of Student Services
Mark Anderson, Assistant Dean of Students
Patricia Santoyo-Marin, Director of Multicultural Services
Dr. Christina Lorge-Grover, Director of Residential Life
11:30 a.m.
Financial Information
Mr. Dave Myatt, Associate Director of Financial Assistance
12:30 p.m. Reunite with your student in College Center lobby; optional lunch available

August Orientation schedule (Wednesday, August 20)

This event is for new first-year and transfer students (and their families) who are not yet registered for the fall term. Students attending this event may move in to their residence hall on this morning at no additional cost. The student may also choose to move in on Tuesday, August 19, but an additional charge of $25 will apply. Students should notify Residential Life (309-794-2686) of their move-in date in either case.

Students should allow about 45 minutes for the check-in process between 11 am and noon. Please bring:

  • Driver's license or photo ID
  • Original Social Security card, birth certificate or government-issued passport
  • Completed Immunization form, if it is not already submitted
  • Parent's current email address to sign up for e-billing

For students and parents

8 am - noon      Residence Hall Check-in/Move-in                                  
11 am - noon

Check-in, Center for Student Life (CSL), fourth floor

Photo for Student ID
Computer login
Immunization forms

Talk with representatives from Residential Life, Financial Aid and ITS

Noon - 12:45 pm

Lunch in CSL for students and parents

Students will receive a ticket for a free lunch at check-in.

12:50 - 1:10 pm

Welcome to families and students, Gavle 3

Dr. Evelyn Campbell, Dean of Students

Mary Windeknecht, Director of First Year Advising

Student Schedule

1:15-1:30 pm                

Student Welcome, Gavle 1                                                        

Dr. Kristin Douglas, Associate Dean                                            

1:30-2:30 pm            

Your Augustana Game Plan
The Liberal Arts Core Curriculum
Academic Success at Augustana

Fall Registration Worksheet (first year students), Gavle 1

Your Program Evaluation (transfer students), Gavle 2

Dr. Kristin Douglas, Associate Dean
Susan Granet, Associate Registrar

Mary Windeknecht, Director of First Year Advising

2:30-4:10 pm

Students rotate between two 50-minute sessions:

1) Advising and Registration, fourth floor CSL

2) A. Campus Life, Gavle 2

    B. Student Employment and Loans

4:10 pm

Reunite with family in The Brew

Parent Schedule

1:15-1:20 pm                      

Parent Welcome, Gavle 3    

Dr. Evelyn Campbell, Dean of Students                                                  

1:20-2:20 pm

Student Success...In the Classroom, Gavle 3

Mary Windeknecht, Director of First Year Advising

Pareena Lawrence, Provost of the College

Liesl Fowler, Registrar

2:20-2:30 pm

break

2:30-3:30 pm

Student Success...Outside the Classroom, Gavle 3

Dr. Evelyn Campbell, Dean of Students

Mark Anderson, Assistant Dean of Students

Mike Tendall, Director of Counseling Services

Patricia Santoyo-Marin, Director of Multicultural Student Services

Dr. Christina Lorge-Grover, Director of Residential Life

 

3:30-4:10 pm

Financial Realities

Diane McCann, Student Accounts Services Director

Dave Myatt, Financial Aid

Julie Bacon, Financial Aid

4:10 pm

Reunite with your student, The Brew