Aurora University is on a 70-acre campus in a suburban setting in Aurora, Illinois, not far from Chicago. Aurora University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.
Aurora University also has fraternities and sororities.
Aurora University has a thriving Latin American Student Organization. In fact, more students participate in Latin American Student Organization than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Aurora University include Student Nursing Association, Phi Eta Sigma, Educators Rising and American Marketing Association.
Aurora University students' favorite campus traditions are Fall Involvement Fair, Spring Fling Carnival and Pancake Night.
Aurora University offers on-campus housing. Students are not required to live on campus. First year students are given priority for on-campus housing.
The majority of Aurora University students live on campus. In 2021, 9% of undergrads at Aurora University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 91% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Aurora University. There are 659 spots available in on-campus housing for all 4,158 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 300 students chose to live on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Aurora University offers coed housing.
At Aurora University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Aurora University:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Golf||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Ice Hockey||Club Teams||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Lacrosse||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Track And Field||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Wrestling||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Cross Country Running||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Volleyball||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Aurora University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Aurora University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
Aurora University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Aurora University, take Interstate 88 to Aurora, IL. If you need to fly, book your flight to O'Hare International airport.
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