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Discover Your Future.

Are you ready to join 5,800 commuter and residential students who call AU their home away from home? Want to learn from professors who will know you by name? Want to be connected to over 32,000 graduates who are now proud AU alumni? Take the next step and explore Aurora University.

Discover value.

You can join more than 98 percent of AU undergraduates who receive some form of financial aid, including scholarships and grants.

Discover opportunities.

Take advantage of convenient summer classes, study abroad experiences, and online offerings.

How do you write a cover letter?

A good cover letter is difficult to write. That is why many job applicants skip it or turn it into a vague, cookie-cutter form letter. This is a bad idea. You can make your job application leap to the front of the line if you master the art of writing the cover letter. The cover letter is one of...

Schingoethe Center opens new exhibition on figurative art with Illinois State Museum

The Schingoethe Center of Aurora University opens its newest exhibition focusing on how Illinois artists have represented the human body with an eye to the narrative and fantastic. Curated by Douglas Stapleton, “Figurism: Narrative and Fantastic Art from the Illinois State Museum...

How AU empowered nursing student to find her leadership skills

Ever since high school, Alexis Hodges has been passionate about becoming a nurse. But the Aurora University senior nursing student never dreamed she would be leading a statewide association of 1,576 student nurses. That changed last fall when Hodges was named president of the Student Nurses...

The art of the professional handshake

You have probably heard the phrase, “first impressions are everything.” This is especially true when it comes to first meetings in professional situations. As a college student, you may make first contact with a potential employer at networking opportunities such as job fairs,...

Aurora University announces fall 2019 Dean’s List

Aurora University congratulates the more than 1,300 undergraduate students who earned Dean’s List honors for the fall 2019 semester. The Dean’s List recognizes students who have earned a 3.6 GPA or higher. Students recognized with high honors have earned a perfect 4.0. Students...

AU's 20 places to visit in 2020

It’s the start of a new decade. And we love lists! So what better time to take a look at all the places to visit at Aurora University. Whether you’re new to campus or looking to discover more, there are plenty of sights to see. Here are 20 that we recommend checking out this...

How to navigate a career fair

Whether you are looking for a job or an internship, attending a career fair is a great way to put yourself in front of potential employers. The thought of navigating a roomful of people can feel overwhelming at first. But you aren’t alone. Nearly 90 percent of all students attend a career...

Five steps to becoming a physical therapist

Are you considering becoming a physical therapist? If so, you need a solid foundation. Physical therapists (PTs) help people with their ability to move and perform activities on a daily basis. They spend much of their time on their feet — examining patients, developing treatment plans, and...

Ten tips from the Chicago Bulls on sport management

The business of sports is a dynamic, high-energy field filled with passionate fans and job opportunities for a wide range of professionals.  If you are interested in learning a business skill and applying it to the world of sports, a sport management career could be for you. AU students...

Campus safety remains a top priority

At Aurora University, safety is a campus-wide partnership between the university and each member of the campus community, where all of us, including you, are empowered and prepared to play an active role in your own safety and the safety of others. As part of the AU Spartan Safety campaign, we...

4.02

Date: Thursday - April 02, 2020
Time: 4:30 pm
Location: University Banquet Hall in Alumni Hall

4.04

Date: Saturday - April 04, 2020
Time: 10:00 am

4.07

Date: Tuesday - April 07, 2020
Time: 12:00 pm

Aurora University has been honored as a College of Distinction for the 2019-2020 school year. The College of Distinction designation is given to select schools to honor their excellence in student-focused higher education. AU was also recognized with three Fields of Study honors for our business, education and nursing programs.



College of Distinction 2019-2020
College of Distinction Illinois 2019-2020
College of Distinction Business 2019-2020
College of Distinction Education 2019-2020
College of Distinction Nursing 2019-2020