Aurora University

Welcome U

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Welcome U is your orientation to life at Aurora University. For incoming first-year students, it is a mandatory part of the First Year Experience (FYE) course, a required general education course during your first semester at AU. Watch your AU email for more details!

Discover AU is our orientation event for incoming transfer students. Please stay tuned for additional information regarding this August event.

Welcome U Schedule
Date Event

Monday, August 8–Thursday, August 11
Monday, August 15–Thursday, August 18

Incoming first-year students will participate in four 30-minute Zoom sessions and four 60-minute Zoom sessions. Sessions will be repeated across multiple dates and times to provide students with the greatest flexibility.
Tuesday, August 23, or Thursday, August 25 Incoming first-year commuter students will attend one full-day orientation event designed to build connections with each student’s academic department and prepare each student for a successful year.
Friday, August 26 Incoming first-year resident students will move into residence halls. Additional information regarding move-in will be sent by the Office of Residence Life this summer.
Saturday, August 27 Incoming first-year resident students will attend one full-day orientation event designed to build connections with each student’s academic department and prepare each student for a successful year.