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Aurora University





Educational Resources

Libraries

Jenks Memorial Adventural Collection, Schingoethe Center reference library

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 92,025 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 210 current serial subscriptions.
  • 218,116 microforms.
  • 7,497 Audio/Visual items.
  • 0 e-books.

Museums & Art

Schingoethe Center for Native American Cultures; Downstairs Dunham Gallery; Aurora University Center for Faith and Action; Perry Theatre in The Aurora Foundation Center for Community Enrichment; Institute for Collaboration.

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 125 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 0 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 51 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 0 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 716 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is not available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 1,000 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, health service, health insurance

Remedial

math, writing, study skills, other

Counseling

career, personal, academic, psychological

Career

on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 31% of students live in school housing.
  • The school does not provide assistance for off-campus housing.

Types of housing available

  • 6% of housing units are Singles.
  • 84% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 8% of housing units are Triples.
  • 2% of of housing units are some other type.
  • In total, there are 5 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 100% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 30% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is not permitted on campus.
  • Student activities: choral groups, dance, drama/theater, literary magazine, student government, student newspaper
  • In total, there are about 27 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education, Phi Alpha Social Work Honor Society, ETA Delta Alpha Phi Sigma National Criminal Justice Honor Society, Sigma Tau Delta English Association, Omicron Delta Kappa national leadership honor society, Alph Nu Chapter of Rho Phi Lambda Honorary National Honor Society for the Parks and Recreation Administration Profession;
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Intervarsity Christian Fellowship
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Latin American Student Association, Black Student Association, Native American Club
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Political Science Club, Psychology Club, Social Work Ass'n, Circle K, Spanish Club, Colleges Against Cancer, Sigma Tau, Science Club, Gospel Choir, Spartan Singers, Aurora University Student Association, Activities Programming Board, Accounting Club, Colleges Against Cancer, Fitness and Health Promotion, Future Educators of Aurora University, Social Workers Club, Spartan Athletic Training Student Organization, Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, Student Nurses' Association, AU Spartan Singers, Cheerleading and Dance Team, Circle K International, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Allies League, Photography Club
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Spartan (monthly)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Chicago (25), Chicago (25)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Aurora (5)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Aurora (5)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 18% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 4,160
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 1 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • 1% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 7 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses
  • 3% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (Wheaton College)
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited






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