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Academic Affairs / Office of the Provost

AU provides “a transformative learning experience, shaping graduates who work, serve and lead with integrity in their local, national and global communities.

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Majors & Programs

AU offers more than 70 different programs at the Bachelor’s level and also offers programs at the Master’s and Doctorate levels.

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Academic Colleges

AU features four academic colleges as well as a Graduate, Online and Adult Education Center; Founders School for Continuing Education; and Ashland Theological Seminary.

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Founders School of Continuing Education

Whether an adult learner completing an undergraduate degree or educator seeking licensure renewal, the Founders School serves the working professional.

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Ashbrook Center

The Ashbrook Center is an independent center at AU that restores and strengthens the capacities of the American people for constitutional self-government.

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Ashland Center for Nonviolence

This center believes there is more to peace than opposing violence and is dedicated to raising awareness, thinking and acting creatively, and encouraging open discussion.

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Ashland Theological Seminary

Ashland Seminary, a graduate division with campuses in Ashland, Detroit, Cleveland and Columbus, integrates theological education with Christ-centered transformation.

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Core Curriculum

The core curriculum, consistent with that of the liberal arts, promotes the development of the wise person as well as transferable, lifelong skills.

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Honors Program

The Honors Program offers academically talented students cross-disciplinary experiences, and participation in an intellectual community devoted to discussion and dialogue.

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Center for Academic Support - Undergraduate

This center provides individualized support services including scheduling, accommodations or accessibility, homesickness, roommate troubles, tutoring and advising.

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Graduate, Online & Adult Center for Academic Support

This center helps the adult student navigate their academic pathway as they pursue their degree, certificate, license or endorsement.

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Study Abroad

This office promotes learning opportunities for students to gain an understanding of other countries, languages and cultures through educational travel in the U.S. and abroad.

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Bookstore

The Bookstore is the one stop for textbooks; AU clothing and gifts; school, art and dorm supplies; general reading books; and technology products.

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Registrar's Office

This office handles registration for courses, withdrawal requests, declaring majors and minors, advisor changes, enrollment verification, transfer credit and transcript requests.

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Learn AU

LearnAU is the Instructional Design and Instructional Technology group that assists with fully Online Classes, Hybrid Courses and Web Enhanced courses.

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Library

AU Library, the tallest building on campus, provides a wide variety of services and resources for students, faculty and staff.

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Student Accessibility Center

Student Accessibility Services collaborates with students in the coordination of accommodations to ensure equal access to education and university life.