University College University College fosters the growth of interdisciplinary and cross-college academic programs, and its programs are designed to provide intellectual opportunities for students whose interests, aptitudes, and career goals range widely across college boundaries.
Amid classes and studying, good times will fill your days at Auburn. You’ll join a few organizations, maybe a book club, committee or intramural team. Some days, you’ll want to enjoy the beauty of campus with friends or immerse yourself in a cultural event. Or, you may decide to gather your books for an outdoor study session. Year round, Auburn's campus pulses with life, concerts, intercollegiate athletics, impromptu Frisbee-throwing, international festivals, art exhibits and more to fill the campus with color and excitement.
Aside from being a time for the alumni, Homecoming is a great time for the students. Spirits are high with events, including the Omicron Delta Kappa Cake Race, the big game on Saturday, painted signs and windows, election of Miss Homecoming, selling of the traditional mums by Mortar Board and band parties. In addition, the University Program Council brings events to celebrate the week, known as "Tiger Nights." Events include an outdoor cartoonist, hypnotists, fireworks, and bands on the campus for students to enjoy.
Even after state appropriations are included, some programs require funding through additional fees in order to provide the high-quality learning environment that students expect. Like the basic tuition and fees, these additional amounts help to cover not only the direct costs of providing instruction and advising in these programs but also indirect costs associated with Auburn’s role as a comprehensive center of higher education for the state.
Football gameday at Auburn is a unique and powerful experience that rivals any university in the nation. Some of the most storied traditions enjoyed on fall Saturdays include the famous Tiger Walk, the majestic pre-game eagle flight, the pageantry of the Auburn marching band and spirit squads, and the ever-popular rolling of the Auburn Oaks at Toomer’s Corner to celebrate hard-fought victories. This is where tradition lives. This is Auburn.