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Orientation & Registration Schedules

Starting in late April, new students will begin receiving Orientation & Registration packets from the Augustana Office of Admissions. This packet will include everything you need to know and do to prepare for Orientation & Registration. See the event schedule below.

For First-Year Students

For Parents of First Year Students

For Transfer Students

For Parents of Transfer Students

August Orientation & Registration

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First-Year Students Orientation & Registration schedule (June 8, 12, 15, 19, 22 and July 13)

8 a.m.
Doors Open, Center for Student Life (CSL)
8:30 - 9:15 a.m.
Student Check-in, CSL, 4th floor
 
Students will turn in employment paperwork, have their student ID photo taken, turn in Immunization forms and login to their student email and Arches accounts. Be sure to arrive at 8:30 a.m. or earlier so you can complete these steps before the 9:30 a.m. Welcome.
9:30 a.m.
Welcome Students and Parents, CSL Gavle Room
10:00 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
Peer Mentors
11:00 a.m.
Introduction to the Liberal Arts and Core Requirements, Hanson Science 102
Dr. Kristin Douglas, Associate Dean of the College
Gillian Lederman, Professor
11:30 a.m.
Lunch with Augustana Peer Mentors, CSL Dining Room
12:30 p.m.

Foreign Language at Augustana, Registration Information and Preview of Arches. Hanson Science 102

Foreign Language faculty
Mary Windeknecht, Director of First Year Advising

1:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Students rotate between three sessions: "Advising/Registration," "Your Augustana Game Plan," and "Campus Life" CSL

4:30 p.m. Ice Cream Social, reunite with family, residence hall tours. The Brew, CSL



Parents of First-Year Students Orientation & Registration schedule (June 8, 12, 15, 19, 22 and July 13)

8:30 a.m.
Parent Check-in, Center for Student Life (CSL); coffee, juice, pastries
Meet with representatives from Financial Aid, Residential Life, ITS, Medical Coordinator
9:30 a.m.
Welcome Students and Parents, CSL Gavle Room
Mr. Kent Barnds, Vice President of Enrollment
Mr. Mark Anderson, Associate Dean of Student Life
Dr. Evelyn Campbell, Dean and Vice President of Student Life
Ms. Mary Windeknecht, Director of First Year Advising
10:00 a.m.
What Faculty Do at Augustana College That Sets Us Apart. Gavle

Dr. Pareena Lawrence, Dean and Provost of the College
 
Concurrent Session: What Being a Student is Like at Augustana (in Spanish). Video Room
 
Ms. Patricia Santoyo-Marin
10:30 a.m.
How the Curriculum is Designed to Equip Your Son or Daughter for Success. Gavle

Dr. Jeffrey Ratliff-Crain, Associate Dean
11:00 a.m.
Break
 
11:30 a.m.

The Nuts and Bolts of Registration. Gavle

Ms. Liesl Fowler, Registrar

12:00 pm
The Role of the Advisor. Gavle
 
Ms. Mary Windeknecht, Director of First-year Advising
12:30 p.m.
Lunch, CSL Dining Room
1:30 - 2:15 p.m.

Break-out Sessions in Olin Auditorium and Classrooms:

What Life is Like Outside the Classroom

What Life is Like Outside the Classroom (In Spanish)

Financial Assistance and Billing

How Augustana Prepares Students for Success

2:30 - 3:15 p.m.
Break-out Sessions in Olin Auditorium and Classrooms:
 
Life in the Residence Halls
 
Special Needs Services (ADA, Mental Health, Physical Health)
 
What it's Like to be a Multicultural Student at Augustana
How Augustana Prepares Students for Success
3:30 - 4:15 p.m.
Break-out Sessions In Olin Auditorium and Classrooms
 
What Life is Like Outside the Classroom
 
Financial Assistance and Billing
 
What it's Like to be an Athlete at Augustana
 
What it's Like to be a First-Generation Student
 
4:30 p.m.
Ice Cream Social, reunite with your student, residence hall tours, The Brew, CSL



Transfer Students Orientation & Registration schedule (June 4)

8:30 a.m.
Student Check-in, Center for Student Life (CSL) fourth floor; coffee, juice, pastries
Students will turn in their employment forms, 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 or earlier 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
Mary Windeknecht, Director of First Year Advising
 10:15 a.m.

 Break

10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Students rotate between two one-hour sessions; CSL
Advising and Registration
             and
Campus Life, Student Loans
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 4)

8:30 a.m.
Parent Check-in, Center for Student Life (CSL), fourth floor; coffee, juice, pastries
 
Meet with staff from Financial Aid, Residential Life, ITS, and Medical Coordinator
9 a.m.

Welcome Students and Parents, Gavle Room, CSL

Dr. Evelyn Campbell, Dean of Students

Dr. Kristin Douglas, Associate Dean of Students

Ms. Mary Windeknecht, Director of First Year Advising

9:15 a.m.
Student Success in the Classroom, Gavle Room, CSL

Dr. Pareena Lawrence, Dean of the College
 
10:15 a.m.
Break
 
10:30 a.m.
Student Success Outside the Classroom, 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
11:45 a.m.
Financial Realities
Mr. Dave Myatt, Associate Director of Financial Assistance
Ms. Diane McCann, Director, Business Office
12:30 p.m. Reunite with your student, optional lunch available, The Brew, CSL

August Orientation schedule (Wednesday, August 19)

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 18, 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:

  • Completed employment forms (Federal W-4, State W-4, and I9)
  • 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

11 am - noon

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

Employment Forms

Photo for Student ID
Computer login
Immunization forms

Talk with representatives from Residential Life, Financial Aid and ITS

Noon - 12:50 pm

Lunch in CSL for students and parents

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

1:00 p.m.

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 Loans, Gavle 2

4:10 pm

Reunite with family in The Brew, CSL

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

 

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 in The Brew, CSL