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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.

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

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

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...

Spartans capture conference championships

Student athletes and Spartan fans had a lot to celebrate during the fall 2019 season with four AU teams clinching Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference (NACC) championships: Football Not only did the Spartans win the NACC championship with a perfect 7-0 record, the team also competed in the...

Set up for finals success with AU support services

Students have a number of resources to help them prepare for and succeed with finals this month. From extended hours and additional study locations to one-on-one support and stress-free activities, the AU community is ready to help. PHILLIPS LIBRARY The library has extended hours over the next...

Remembering Alan J. Stone: AU former president

Alan J. Stone, DMin, president of Aurora University from 1978–1988, died in Arizona several days ago. He died after a battle with pancreatic cancer following a brief period under hospice care in Arizona, where he lived in retirement with his wife, Jonieta. Aurora College became Aurora...

Spartan baseball scores new home field

Aurora University and the Fox Valley Park District have reached an agreement that will provide a new home field for Spartan baseball. The field is located approximately 4 miles west of campus in the park district’s impressive Stuart Sports Complex. The existing field will include a...

Center for Student Success: The hub for academic, vocational, and career planning

Students are experiencing AU’s commitment to their success this fall with the launch of the Center for Student Success. The mission for the center is to prepare students for meaningful and successful careers and lives through academic advising, vocational exploration, and career...

40 tips for incoming students

We recently asked our Instagram followers to share advice they have for the Class of 2023 as they prepare for their first semester at AU. Here are some of our favorites: For Resident Students Talk with your roommates to coordinate what you all are bringing, like TVs and microwaves. You...

Industry leaders help develop hands-on chemistry major

Since the John C. Dunham STEM Partnership School opened on the Aurora University campus in 2014, its third- through eighth-grade students have consistently demonstrated outstanding growth in science skills. To strengthen undergraduate science offerings at AU in a similar way, Chetna Patel,...


Date: Saturday - January 25, 2020
Time: 9:00 am
Location: Crimi Auditorium


Date: Friday - February 14, 2020
Time: 9:00 am
Location: Hill Welcome Center Dining Room


Date: Saturday - February 15, 2020
Time: 10:00 am
Location: Institute for Collaboration - Crimi Auditorium Lobby

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