Orchard Center Frequently Asked Questions
A. The Orchard Center is located at 2245 Sequoia Drive in Aurora, near the interchange of I-88 and Orchard Road, approximately five miles from the main campus. Classes are held on the third floor of the Orchard Center. When you enter the building, proceed from the lobby to the first floor elevators on your left. Take the elevator to the third floor. The Aurora University classrooms and offices are immediately to the right after you exit the elevator. You may also access the third floor via the stairwell located in the rear of the first floor lobby. To locate your specific classroom, please go to WebAdvisor and check under the "meeting information" section. If your class is scheduled for the Orchard Center, it will be listed as ORCH.
Q. Are faculty and administrative offices held at the Orchard Center?
A. Yes, select faculty and administration, including the staff of the Center for Adult and Graduate Studies, have offices on the third floor.
Q. Do I have to pay for parking at the Orchard Center?
A. No, parking is free and conveniently located near the entrance of the Orchard Center. You are required to have a free university parking sticker.
Q. I do not have a car. How will I get to the Orchard Center?
A. The university is currently assessing transportation needs. Announcements about a transportation plan will be made later this summer.
Q. Is there a student lounge and computer lab at the Orchard Center?
A. Yes, there is both a new student lounge (with vending machines) and a computer lab with printing capabilities on the third floor of the Orchard Center.
Q. Are student resources, such as Financial Aid, Student Accounts and the Registrar, available at the Orchard Center?
Map to the Orchard Center