AU4U Embark: Your Journey Awaits

AU4U Embark 2024

AU4U Embark is Aurora University’s summer student orientation designed to prepare incoming freshmen for their first year on campus. During the event, you and your family will participate in activities that provide the information needed for a successful transition to AU.

How to Register for AU4U Embark

Registration is open to admitted students who have submitted a deposit. If you haven't done so already, you can submit your deposit here. Once you have submitted your deposit, click on a date and time below to register and log in using your MyAU credentials, which are the username and password you created for your application

Register for ONE half-day event:

  • Saturday, May 18 — 8:30–11:15 a.m. — Full | 12:30–3:15 p.m. — Full
  • Friday, May 31 — 8:30–11:15 a.m. — Full | 12:30–3:15 p.m. — Full 
  • Friday, June 7 — 8:30–11:15 a.m. — Full | 12:30–3:15 p.m. — Full 
  • Friday, June 21 — 8:30–11:15 a.m. — Full | 12:30–3:15 p.m. — Full 
  • Friday, July 12 — 8:30–11:15 a.m. — Full | 12:30–3:15 p.m.

What to Expect at AU4U Embark

During AU4U Embark, you will learn about academic opportunities and career preparation at AUAfter welcoming remarks from AU President Dr. Rivera-Mills, you and your guests will follow different tracks to hear from speakers and interact with faculty and staff from areas across the university. You will then reconnect for a closing ceremony.


  • Hear about your major from faculty and explore future career paths.
  • Meet with your academic advisor and a small group of fellow incoming students to register for fall 2024.


  • Hear from the director of Career Services about opportunities for students to prepare for future careers.
  • Speak with university leaders about the partnership between families and the university in promoting student success.
  • Gain tips on supporting students through the transition to college. 

You will also have the opportunity to meet with several campus departments before or after your AU4U Embark session. These departments include:  

We look forward to welcoming the Class of 2028!

Questions? Please contact the Office of Admission at 630-844-5533 or