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Six questions to ask yourself before attending graduate school
December 10, 2020

Choosing to earn your master’s degree is a big decision, and a very personal one. Your choice will depend on your goals, your field of study, and your finances. Here are six questions to ask yourself when considering if now is the right time for you to pursue an advanced degree. Can I get...

How AU empowered nursing student to find her leadership skills
February 7, 2020

Update: On June 5, 2020, Alexis Hodges was appointed chair of the Council of State Presidents Planning Committee by the National Student Nurses Association. She will also serve as Ex-Officio Director on the NSNA board of directors. Ever since high school, Alexis Hodges has been passionate about...

AU's 20 places to visit in 2020
January 23, 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...

Students studying in library.
November 26, 2019

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...

Student walking in quad.
August 9, 2019

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...