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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.

Spartans capture conference championships

Student-athletes and Spartan fans have a lot to celebrate this season with four AU teams clinching Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference (NACC) championships.

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 synthetic turf infield and will be used exclusively by [...]

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 development.

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.

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, professor of chemistry and chair of Physical Sciences, and her colleagues, including assistant professors of chemistry Ami Johanson and Kyle McElhoney, initiated a chemistry major using the same model: working with external partners to develop the curriculum. The classes, which kicked off in fall 2018, are part of a hands-on program that is better preparing AU students for careers in the chemical industry.

Remembering John Curran: Associate Professor of Theatre, Technical Director, and Friend

Aurora University is saddened to announce the death of John Curran. He was a valued member of the Theatre Department as an associate professor and technical director and also a great friend to the many students with whom he came in contact. He died Thursday, July 11, 2019.

Jumping at opportunities

Recent graduate and AU women’s basketball player Adriana Ramirez would never want to be called for traveling, but off the court, it’s a different story. She has been intrigued with travel since she was a child, so attending college 2,000 miles from her California home was almost to be expected.

Graduate with presidential aspirations reflects on study beyond experience

Internships, choir tours, study abroad experiences, and mission trips — all adventures beyond the classroom — give students the opportunity to help others, think on their feet, meet remarkable people, and learn vital skills. All of which will help them in their careers. Political science and business administration double major Christine Emma-Ann Williams ’19, recently shared her experience participating in an exciting off-campus learning opportunity.

Aurora University announces spring 2019 Dean’s List

Aurora University congratulates the more than 1,100 undergraduate students who earned Dean’s List honors for the spring 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 included on the Dean’s List completed a minimum of 12 semester hours for [...]

A nursing first: four students elected to Student Nurses Association of Illinois board

In an unprecedented accomplishment, Alexis Hodges ’21, Shea Demonteverde ’20, Kristy Britton ’19, and Kirsten Mueller ’19 were elected to the Student Nurses Association of Illinois board of directors.

11.14

Date: Thursday - November 14, 2019
Time: 6:00 pm
Location: Crimi Auditorium in the Institute for Collaboration

11.20

Date: Wednesday - November 20, 2019
Time: 11:00 am

12.05

Date: Thursday - December 05, 2019
Time: 6:00 pm
Location: University Banquet Hall

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