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It Begins with A

Saturday, April 21, 2018

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

Please email or call the Office of Admissions at 309-794-7341 for more information.


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 2022, you can celebrate by ringing the gong.


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

Session information

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 your advisor as well as summer orientation and registration.

Faculty Mentors: Hear from faculty members and current students about the role professors play in students' lives. Learn how faculty build relationships in class, serve as advisors, connect students with research projects and international programs, and more.

Lunch: Students will eat with current Augustana and future classmates in the Gerber Center dining hall. Parents will enjoy a buffet lunch with Augustana faculty and staff.