Camp War Eagle Parents Reception on the Roof!

Every Monday and Thursday during Camp War Eagle, The Collegiate Hotel will host a Parent’s Mingle on the Hotel’s Rooftop or Porch (weather back-up). The Collegiate Hotel is owned and operated by Brian and Kim Wirth, two Auburn alums and parents of two current AU students!

Join them from 5:30-7:30 p.m. each Monday and Thursday of CWE for a complimentary glass of wine, great conversation and incredible views.  Don’t just visit, plan to stay at Auburn’s only boutique hotel located across from campus for your upcoming CWE session.  Our complimentary golf cart shuttle to campus makes parent and student check-in a breeze.

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parents on the rooftop

Freshman Parents, at the CoHo we have you covered! 

Welcome to the Auburn family! Camp War Eagle (CWE) is an amazing experience that provides incoming freshman, parents, family, and friends a unique introduction to the rich history and traditions of Auburn University. It’s Auburn’s one-of-a-kind version of student orientation.

The Collegiate Hotel is located right across the street from Auburn’s campus and a short walk (or a CoHo golf cart shuttle ride) to 2019 Camp War Eagle central – The AU Student Center. The Collegiate is located downtown at the corner of Thach and Gay streets, which means you can park your car for your stay and enjoy all Auburn has to offer.

After a fact-filled day of tours and CWE sessions, return to luxury accommodations and take in amazing views of Auburn from our rooftop patio, lobby bar, or spacious front porch. The Collegiate Hotel is also the perfect place to mix and mingle with other Camp War Eagle parents.

The Collegiate Hotel is owned and operated by Brian and Kim Wirth, two Auburn alums who also have students currently at Auburn University.  Our remaining staff, consists of students, Auburn graduates, local residents, and AU parents. We are all here to show you true Auburn hospitality and make your stay memorable. While you might not have a ton of free time, here are the top things to do in Auburn that will make you feel like a seasoned member of the Auburn family.

    • Visit downtown. Walk down College Street and take photos in front of iconic Samford Hall, stock up on Auburn gear and souvenirs, and then satisfy your sweet tooth with popcorn, a Toomer’s lemonade, or a favorite popsicle (the best is buttermilk!)
      CoHo Tip: We also offer guests complimentary golf cart shuttle rides to campus and around town.
    • Get your picture made with Barkley, Newton, Sullivan and Bo! O.K. it’s just their statues, but it still makes a cool selfie. The football greats Pat Sullivan, Bo Jackson and Cam Newton’s statues dot the front of the Jordan-Hare football stadium, and Charles Barkley’s new statue is a must see in front of the Auburn basketball arena.
    • Visit the Lovelace Hall of Honor at Auburn Arena. While you’re at the basketball arena hanging with Sir Charles, visit the Lovelace Hall of Honor. Whether your family tree bleeds orange and blue or your uncertain if we are the Tigers, Plainsman or maybe the War Eagles, you can take a quick interactive walk through Auburn’s athletic history and learn more about the University’s beloved traditions and storied history.
      CoHo Tip: Our mascot is the Tiger (Aubie), our nickname is the “Plainsmen”, and our battle cry is War Eagle.
    • Say “War Eagle” every chance you get! “War Eagle” is Auburn’s version of Aloha. It’s appropriate for hello, goodbye or just because. Auburn people love Auburn, so embrace that Tiger spirit!


Visit the Auburn First Year Experience website to register or find out more about Camp War Eagle!