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Preparing for Orientation & Registration

Important dates

Housing Preference Forms due June 1

Orientation & Registration for Transfer Students
June 6

Orientation & Registration
June 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19
July 8, 9 and 10
Aug. 21

Welcome Week Aug. 22-25

Classes begin Aug. 26

Family Weekend Sept. 13-15

Homecoming Oct. 11-13

2013-14 academic calendar

At Orientation & Registration, you'll meet an academic advisor and get acquainted with your new learning and living environment. At the end of the day, you'll be registered for classes for the fall term.

Starting in mid-April, new students will begin receiving Orientation & Registration packets from the Augustana Office of Admissions. Review the information carefully. It includes your student ID number, which you will need to complete several of the steps below.

Before you can sign up for Orientation & Registration, you must complete the following six steps:

ONE: Complete two placement tests and the Student Readiness Survey. (For more information about why we require tests, see the Placement Guide.)

Placement tests and survey

TWO: Watch for an email from us with a link to the Orientation & Registration signup page. Within a week of completing the placement tests and survey, you will receive an email from with a link to sign up for an Orientation & Registration date.

THREE: Sign up for Orientation & Registration. After you've done so, you'll receive a confirmation email from within a week.

FOUR:Complete your Housing Preference form by June 1.

Housing form

FIVE: Submit final transcripts and other forms.

If you are a first-year student, ask your high school to send your complete transcript to Augustana (including the second semester of your senior year). Transfer students should request a final transcript from any college they previously attended.

All students need to submit an Immunization Form and a Request for Special Accommodations form (if applicable).

Immunization and accommodation forms

SIX: Prepare to join your new community at Orientation & Registration.

Summer Connection schedule.
Transfer Connection schedule.

Where to park

Bring the following items to your Orientation & Registration event:

  • A photo ID.
  • Your Social Security card or government-issued passport. These will be needed for new student employment signup.
  • Your completed Immunization Form if you did not already send it.

We look forward to seeing you soon! If you have questions, email or call Mary Windeknecht at 309-794-8290.