Stephen F. Austin State University

Jacks Back Weeks of Welcome

Jacks Back Weeks of Welcome

The Orientation Programs Department plans and implements Jacks Back, SFA's Weeks of Welcome. The purpose of Jacks Back is to welcome new students to campus, and introduce them to campus life. For returning students, Jacks Back is a way for students to become involved and interact with new students and campus organizations. 2015 Fall Jacks Back Weeks of Welcome will be held August 28th-September 11th. Make sure to come out to all of the wonderful events! See you there!

Additional information, contact the Orientation Programs office at (936) 468-6641 or

Interested in being a Transfer Ambassador? Sign up here!

Did you transfer from another institution to SFA? Do you wish you had a mentor to guide you through your first semester? Well here's your chance to be a mentor for someone else!

The Transfer Student Peer Mentor Program provides incoming SFA transfer students with an upper-class mentor during the fall of their first semester at SFA. The primary goals of the program are to support transfer students as they make the transition to SFA, to help them navigate the many opportunities at the SFA, and to foster community and camaraderie among the transfer students.

We are looking for former transfer students to mentor an incoming transfer students to get them adjusted to being a Lumberjack during their first semester. Qualifications and expectations can be found below. Interested? Sign up here.

Want to host an event during Fall Weeks of Welcome? Apply here!

Want to host an event during Fall 2015 Jacks Back Weeks of Welcome? Click on the link here.

Please note: I understand that submission of an event request form does not automatically guarantee that an event will be included in the Weeks of Welcome schedule. All event submissions will be reviewed by the Weeks of Welcome staff to determine eligibility for publication. Please note that if your event is approved, submission of this form does not serve as a ground reservation request. All ground reservation requests must be made online through AXES.

All requests for event must be made by March 23rd.

2015 WOW Student Connections Council

Meet the Executive Officers

In order from left to right:

Briana Causey- President

Linley Ward- Operations Coordinator

Cony Bonilla- Marketing Coordinator

Jennifer Harrell- Vice President

Amelia Lyle- Special Events Coordinator

Want to be apart of the Weeks of Welcome Staff? Apply to be a WOW Leader TODAY!

WOW Leader Applications

Applications are due July 24th by 1PM

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Jacks Back Weeks of Welcome Brochure

2015 Spring WOW Brochure-Front

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2015 Spring WOW Brochure-Back

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