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Tue.
05

Mass of the Holy Spirit

Mass of the Holy Spirit
11:00am l The Chapel

Join campus ministry in our annual Mass of the Holy Spirit to kick off the school year!

Wed.
06

Dinner & Dialogue

Dinner & Dialogue
6:00pm l Carondelet Activity Room

The Service and Justice Ministry Presents:
Dinner & Dialogue
Topic: Immigration




Fri.
08

First Year Retreat

First Year Retreat
September 8-9
3:00pm Friday-3:00pm Saturday
Precious Blood Center
Liberty, MO

Make new friends, reflect on time at Avila thus far, eat great food and best of all…come to a place of peace with your new college experience

Sat.
09

Kansas City Walk for PKD

kansas city walk for pkd

Saturday, Sept. 09, 2017      
Avila University
Registration Time: 9 a.m.
Penny Kids Dash: 10 a.m.   
Walk starts at 10:30 a.m.        
To register: Kansas City Walk for PKD      

Mon.
18

Superhero Day

Dress as your favorite superhero!

Tue.
19

Community Cookout

Community Cookout

Location: Quad by the Fountain
Time: 5:30 PM-6:30 PM
Food: Hamburgers, hot dogs, veggie burgers, baked beans, & chips!
Prizes: Gift cards!!

Tue.
19

Free Zumba Class

4pm to 5pm
Mabee Fieldhouse Dance Studio

Tue.
19
Tue.
19

Twin Day

Pick your favorite person and twin with them!

Wed.
20

Avila Blood Drive

9am to 3pm
Marian Center Lounge
Walk-ins Welcome!

Wed.
20

Wednesday Mass

4:30pm
Orscheln Memorial Chapel, Foyle Hall

Wed.
20

Purple Wednesday

Wear purple & show your school spirit!

Thu.
21

Boys Hope Girls Hope

September 21 
4:30-7pm
Boys Hope Girls Hope
Join fellow students in cooking, serving, and sharing a meal with the guys at Boys Hope Girls Hope, an academic and residential program for at-risk youth.
 

Thu.
21

Animal Day

Dress as your favorite animal!

Fri.
22

Heritage Day Mass

TIME: 11:00a.m.-12:00p.m.
LOCATION: Chapel
All are welcome to join us as we celebrate our annual Heritage Day Mass for our Heritage Club members and remember Alums who have passed away in the past year.

Fri.
22

Avila Heritage Day Mass

11am
Orscheln Memorial Chapel, Foyle Hall

Fri.
22
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22
Fri.
22

Avila Spirit Day

Wear your best school spirit outfit!

Sat.
23

View AU-Homecoming Weekend

Come visit us!

Day begins at 9:00 AM-Whitfield Conference Center!

Sat.
23

Avila Tailgate Party & BBQ

11am to 1pm
Thompson Hall Lobby & McCarthy Observation Deck
Featuring Jack Stack BBQ - Only $10

Sat.
23

Avila Football vs. Culver-Stockton

12pm
Zarda Family Athletic Complex
Homecoming King & Queen Crowned at Halftime!

Sun.
24

Homecoming Mass

TIME: 11:00a.m.-12:00p.m.
LOCATION: Chapel

Tue.
26
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Thu.
28
Fri.
29

Kansas City High School Counselor Breakfast

High school counselors from the Kansas City area join us on campus for a morning to learn all about what Avila has to offer your students. 

Sign up today!

Fri.
29

Hospice House

September 29 l 4:30-6:30pm
Join fellow students in creating and serving a meal to families whose loved ones are on Hospice Care at KC Hospice House across the street from Avila.

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.

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

> Order tickets

2018 Student Scholar Day

student scholar day

student scholar day
Be a part of the 18th annual Avila Student Scholar Day on April 19! 

Student applications due on Feb. 23.

Apply Now  

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.