Aurora University

Pathways to Discovery

What is Aurora University’s Pathways to Discovery Program?

  • A unique program delivered at Aurora University’s George Williams College campus in Williams Bay, Wisconsin
  • An immersive college program that prepares you to complete a bachelor’s degree at one of Aurora University’s campuses or another four-year institution
  • A supportive program to help you develop the blend of skills, knowledge, values, and attitudes necessary to succeed in college
  • An inclusive program delivered in an inspiring campus setting on the shores of Geneva Lake at George Williams College of Aurora University, 75 miles from Aurora, Illinois

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Why is it right for you?

It’s individualized

  • Structured support plan will ensure early success in your college journey.
  • Personalized coaching sessions will ensure that you progress on your academic path.
  • Committed faculty members and support staff will know how you learn best.

It’s immersive

  • You’ll live in an on-campus residence hall as part of an engaging and supportive learning community.*
  • You’ll receive support from faculty and staff in and out of the classroom to help you reach your academic and career goals.
  • Starting with our distinctive orientation program, you’ll find yourself participating in fun and exciting campus community experiences.

It’s affordable

  • Generous scholarship and financial aid packages are available.
  • Living on campus at George Williams College can be as affordable as commuting.
  • We will assist you in accessing all financial aid available to you.

It prepares you for success

  • You’ll take university classes that allow you to earn academic credit toward your degree.
  • Our career services staff will give you support for career exploration and search throughout the program.
  • Upon successful completion of the Pathways to Discovery Program, you’ll be prepared to transition to any one of Aurora University’s campuses or another four-year institution to complete your bachelor’s degree.

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What are the next steps?

We want to make sure this program is the right college fit for you.

To be considered for admission, a campus visit with an in-person interview is required.

Call 262-245-8564 or email gwcadmission@aurora.edu to schedule your interview and learn more about how the Pathways to Discovery Program can help you realize your full potential as a college student.

*Students who live within 15 miles of George Williams College are not required to live on campus, but will need to purchase a limited meal plan.