Finding the right place to live is important. At Auburn, you’re not required to live on campus as a freshman, but there certainly are advantages to being a member of our residential community. The Residence Life staff who live with you are responsive to your needs, and you’ll find plenty of opportunities for fellowship and fun right where you live!
The university offers accommodations in five housing neighborhoods comprising a total of 32 residence halls. All residence halls are within walking distance to academic buildings, and all are equipped with high-speed wireless Internet service. Students are encouraged to apply for housing early as space is limited. Visit our website for more about housing options.
For information about additional housing options in Auburn, visit offcampushousing.auburn.edu.
Tiger Dining offers a variety of quality, convenient dining options with more than 35 dining venues across campus, including several mobile options. For up-to-date details about Tiger Dining, go to their website or download their app.
Auburn’s dining program allows students to use their TigerCard to purchase meals and snacks at any on-campus dining venue. On-campus residents are charged $995 per semester while those residing off-campus are charged $300 per semester. Additional information on the innovative and flexible dining program and options for meal plans may be found at auburn.edu/tigercard.
The Medical Clinic staff, which includes physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and a full nursing staff, provides primary, preventative, and urgent care to students, faculty, staff, and members of the surrounding community. The Medical Clinic has a complete lab and x-ray facilities onsite, along with the Miller Clinic, which provides chiropractic care centered on clinical biomechanics. The Student Pharmacy, Student Counseling Services, Women’s Health, and Massage Therapy are also housed in the Medical Clinic.
Campus Recreation provides facilities, programs, and supervision for health, wellness, and recreational activities on campus. Programs include group fitness, personal training, competitive sports, outdoor adventure programs, and nutrition services. The state-of-the-art Recreation & Wellness Center includes a 1/3-mile corkscrew track, two 50-foot rock climbing towers, a PGA golf simulator, cardio and strength equipment, multi-purpose indoor courts, a bike shop, an out outdoor adventure equipment rental center, and more.
Student Counseling Services provides comprehensive preventative and clinical mental health services to enhance the psychological well-being of students and the campus community. The staff offers individual and group therapy, as well as crisis intervention services and mental health screenings. Our goal is to create a safe, supportive, and affirming climate for all individuals.
Auburn’s Center for Cross Cultural Excellence develops services and programs that promote the retention and success of students of color and international students. It also promotes education and understanding across cultures and creates an environment that ensures that underrepresented students, staff, and faculty feel at home at the university and in external communities. The center serves as a resource center for cultural education and as the home of cultural and ethnic student organizations.
OIT serves the campus with the latest in computing technology and support. A wireless network covers most common areas of campus and the residence halls; wireless printing from anywhere to designated locations is available. As part of Office 365, OIT offers e-mail for life, unlimited cloud storage, and Microsoft Office for free. AU Access, the campus web portal, is where students register for classes, view course materials and grades, pay bills, purchase tickets, and more. Some of the features in AU Access, dining availability, plus additional resources, are available in the official Auburn University mobile app. Instructors and students also use Canvas, a learning management suite of tools and shared resources that enhance the classroom experience. The OIT HelpDesk, located on the 3rd floor of the RBD Library, is available to answer your questions in person, firstname.lastname@example.org, 334-844-4944, or chat online through auburn.edu/oit.
TigerCard is the official Auburn University student ID card. It is used to check out books at the university libraries, gain access to residential buildings or labs, and is used to gain access into university events. The TigerCard is also used to access the Tiger Club Accounts and Dining Plan once an account has been established. Enjoy the convenience of using your ID to make purchases at participating merchants by opening a Tiger Club Account. For vending, dining, prescriptions, grocery stores, and much more, the TigerCard does it all. Go online to apply for an account and see a list of locations accepting the TigerCard.
Many students choose Auburn for its small-town environment, which brings with it a low crime rate. The campus supports security measures with an extensive closed-circuit surveillance system, the nightly Public Safety security shuttle, blue light emergency phones, and contracted security personnel. When an emergency does occur on campus, AU ALERT provides information on appropriate actions to students and employees via voice, e-mail, text messages, social media, and other methods. Students can choose how they receive notification.
Auburn students have unlimited access to Tiger Transit. Services include, but are not limited to: fixed routes, night transit, paratransit, and a special Friday night shopping shuttle. Students register their vehicles to park on campus at designated lots to access all academic facilities. Alternative modes of transportation, like ride share and bike share programs, create a more sustainable campus.