martha smith, CSJ, PhD archives and research center

The Martha Smith, CSJ, Ph.D. Archives & Research Center


Located in the Hooley-Bundschu Library and Learning Commons, the Martha Smith, CSJ, Ph.D. Archives & Research Center's mission is to collect, arrange, preserve, and make accessible the permanent records of the University as well as rare and unique collections that support the University's administration, teaching, research, and service. The Archives is currently comprised of three collecting areas – the Women Religious Special Collections, the CSJ Heritage Center Archives, and the Avila University Archives.

Research Support

All materials within the Martha Smith, CSJ, Ph.D., Archives and Research Center are non-circulating. However, we welcome researchers, visitors and questions.

If you would like to schedule a visit, have materials we might be interested in, or would like further details about the Archives, please contact the Archivist at 816-501-3620 or via email at msarchives@avila.edu.

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The Avila Promise

  • Lower Tuition Rate
  • Tuition Protection
  • 4-Year Graduation Guarantee
  • Internship or Research Guarantee
  • up to $1,000 Travel Award

 

That’s the Avila Promise.

Reserve a room!

Room Reservation Slide

Did you know you can reserve group study rooms online?

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Writing Center

Writing Center Hours Spring 2018

Need writing help?

Good News! The writing center is open!

You can also schedule an appointment here!

The Arts at Avila: These Shining Lives

these shining lives
February 22-25
Evening performances: 7:30 p.m. 
Sunday matinee: 2:00 p.m.
Goppert Theatre on the Bill and Jean Buchanan Stage

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AU News

Avila University is seeking comments from the public about the University in preparation for its periodic evaluation by its regional accrediting agency. The University will host a visit February 26-27, 2018 with a team representing the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). Avila University has been accredited by HLC since 1946. The team will review the institution’s ongoing ability to meet HLC’s Criteria for Accreditation.

The public is invited to submit comments regarding the University to the following address:

Public Comment on Avila University,
Higher Learning Commission,
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604-1411

The public may also submit comments on HLC’s website at www.hlcommission.org/comment.

Comments must address substantive matters related to the quality of the institution or its academic programs. Comments must be in writing.

All comments must be received by January 19, 2018.