Campus community welcomes Class of 2019


Excitement is in the air at Aurora University with the anticipation of approximately 615 freshmen joining the campus community next week.

A new view of AU


See AU from an all-new perspective! This summer, we filmed Aurora University from the air, offering a spectacular new look at its beautiful campus. A local freelance photographer shot this video using a quad copter, and he graciously donated his services.

Undergraduate experience paves the way to teaching career

Dr. Jennifer Buckley ’95, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Health and Human Performance

Working in the health field was never a consideration for Dr. Jennifer Buckley when she began as a first-generation college student at Aurora University. She remembers being unsure how her AU experience could help shape her future, but recalls fondly two mentors who led her on a path of discovery.

Ties to the past, eyes to the future


The year was 1912 and the Aurora College faculty welcomed 65 students through the main doors of Eckhart Hall for the first time. In the decades that have followed, doors to more academic buildings and residence halls have opened for thousands of students on the Aurora campus.

John C. Dunham STEM Partnership School at Aurora University receives LEED Platinum certification

John C. Dunham STEM Partnership School

The U.S. Green Building Council has awarded the John C. Dunham STEM Partnership School at Aurora University with a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum certification, recognizing the energy-efficient and high-performing design of the building.