AU Today - Student Life

Student life stories
Meet Tony
June 13, 2023

“As an athletic training 3+2 student, I’ll be completing the bachelor’s degree coursework in three years and a master’s in two, so the Junior Mentoring Program has been an important tool to ensure I stay on track. Junior Mentoring provided me with a faculty...

Meet Emily
February 23, 2023

“AU’s Hill Center for Student Success connected me to an internship and a job during my senior year. A career counselor also reviewed my résumé and cover letter, proofread my writing samples, and did a mock interview with me. My internship was with an...

Tango's Pantry
February 20, 2023

Spartans with animal companions now have a new source for dog, cat, and fish food. Tango’s Pantry, a student-run, on-campus pet food pantry, recently opened in the Wackerlin Center for Faith and Action. The pantry came to fruition as part of an animal welfare course project created by...

Meet Francis
October 1, 2022

“At AU, I discovered I want to become a teacher. I also further pursued my passion for music while I continued to be involved in Spartan Athletics. Over winter break, I wrote my first composition for guitar and performed it during a student recital in the spring. I don’t feel...

Don and Betty Tucker Hall
August 21, 2022

Aurora University has opened a new residence hall, supporting the university’s mission to enrich campus life through diversity and inclusivity. The five-story building, named Don and Betty Tucker Hall, functions as both a living and a learning center. It offers 70 resident rooms, study...