Student Announcements

Resident Assistant Applications Now Available

Jan. 19th, 2016

Resident Assistants possess strong leadership skills and a commitment to build quality relationships in not only their residential community, but all across the Urbana University campus. Read More

Housing Selection Process for Returning Residential Students

Apr. 6th, 2015

Time to start making plans for 2015-2016 housing. The Housing Selection process enables a student, or group of students to apply for a single room, suite, or double. All returning residential students must participate in this process to reserve a room for next academic year. Read More

Interim President Named at Urbana University

Dec. 22nd, 2014

Dr. David R. Decker has announced that Dr. Alex Capdeville will serve as Interim President of Urbana University. Read More

Urbana University Selected to Host a New Traveling Exhibition About Dust Bowl

Nov. 21st, 2014

Urbana University’s Swedenborg Memorial Library is pleased to announce that the traveling exhibit, “Dust, Drought and Dreams Gone Dry” will arrive on campus in March 2015. Read More

Local Students Receive First-Ever Kessler Scholarship at Urbana University

Nov. 7th, 2014

Urbana University is pleased to announce the first-ever recipients of the Donna and Kenneth Kessler Scholarships. Read More

Magno Relojo Exhibit at Urbana University’s Miller Center

Nov. 3th, 2014

Urbana University’s Miller Center for Visual Arts opens a new exhibit by artist Magno Relojo “Influence of Light” with a public reception on Thursday, November 6, 2014 from 5 to 7:30 p.m Read More

Urbana University Presents Six Characters in Search of An Author

Nov. 3th, 2014

The performance is in the University’s Black Box Theatre on campus in the Hub. Performances run from Thursday through Saturday, November 13, 14 and 15 at 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, November 16 at 3:00 p.m. Read More

2014 Homecoming Court Announced

Oct. 16th, 2014

It’s Homecoming week at Urbana University and campus is already buzzing with Blue Knight pride! Activities are going on all week long leading up to Homecoming Day on Saturday. Read More

Urbana University Homecoming “Blue Knights Unite” Set for This Weekend

Oct. 13th, 2014

Urbana University anticipates hundreds to converge on campus Saturday, October 18 for “Blue Knights Unite,” the annual homecoming celebration. Read More

Spring Break - Residence Hall Info

Feb. 28th, 2014

The residence halls will close for Spring Break on Friday, March, 7 at 4:00 p.m. and will re-open on Sunday, March 16 at 12:00 noon. All students must vacate the halls by 4:00 p.m on Friday. Read More

Tip Line created for a safer UU

Jan. 23th, 2014

Students, faculty, and staff can call 937-772-9338 to report any suspicious behaviors, activities, or other helpful information. Callers can remain anonymous when leaving their message. Read More

Intramural Sports Coordinator Named

Jan. 21st, 2014

Office of Campus Life and Division of Student Affairs has named Mike Bamber to coordinate intramural sports efforts on campus. Read More

End of Semester Residence Hall Closing Information

Dec. 4th, 2013

Residence Halls close on Thursday, December 12 at 4:00pm and reopen at noon on January 12. Read More

UU is becomming "A Campus of Difference"

Aug. 27th, 2013

A Campus of Difference is a diversity education session created by the Anti Defamation League. The ADL is a leader in the development and delivery of anti-bias training and resources for college and university campuses throughout the United States. At Urbana University, this session invites faculty and staff to explore the impact of stereotypes, bias and discrimination on individuals and on the entire campus climate. Read More

Peace Events Carry Out Titus Legacy

Aug. 27th, 2013

Events to promote peace scheduled from September 7 and 8. Join us! Read More

Urbana University debuts on Instagram

Aug. 27th, 2013

Get an inside look at the University and see how your fellow Blue Knights live in Blue Knight Nation. Follow “The U” at @urbanauniversity on the Instagram app or view online at Read More

Join the Hoopla on September 28

Aug. 27th, 2013

Friends, students, faculty, staff, and alumni are invited to ride and walk with the Urbana University float in the Hoopla Parade. Be sure to wear your Urbana apparel or Blue and White! Read More

Administrative Offices Move to Blackmer

May. 29th, 2013

The Office of the President, the Office of Institutional Advancement and Communications, and the Office of Alumni Relations have relocated campus offices from Williams Hall to the Blackmer suites. Read More

Residence Hall Closing Information

Apr. 16th, 2013

Residence Halls close for the academic year on Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 5:00pm (graduating seniors and other students participating in the Awards Convocation or Commencement may stay until the completion of those events). Read More

University will Open at 10:00 AM

Mar. 25th, 2013

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A New Approach to First-Year Student Housing

Feb. 4th, 2013

The Office of Campus Life is introducing a new approach to first-year student housing at Urbana University. As part of the student-centered experience at Urbana , the office is asking first-time students to select a theme for their residential experience. Read More

Network at CareerFest 2013

Jan. 18th, 2013

The Ohio Foundation of Independent Colleges (OFIC) is hosting CareerFest 2013 on Friday, February 1 from 10:00a.m.-3:00p.m. in Columbus, Ohio. This event is FREE and open to all UU students and alumni. Read More

Resident Assistant Applications Now Available

Jan. 14th, 2013

Resident Assistants possess strong leadership skills and a commitment to build quality relationships in not only their residential community, but all across the Urbana University campus. Read More

UU Men's Bowling Team Wins Raider Classic

Nov. 14th, 2012

On Sunday, November 11, 2012, the Urbana University Blue Knights men’s bowling team won their first collegiate bowling tournament. After three second place finishes, the Blue Knights won the Raider Classic held at Beaver-Vu Lanes in Dayton. In 2nd place was Notre Dame College of Ohio, and 3rd place, Martin Methodist College of Tennessee. Other teams in the tournament were from Ohio State, Purdue, and Wright State. All together there were fifty men’s teams competing.

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UU Theatre Department to Perform Marlowe's Dr. Faustus

Nov. 8th, 2012

Urbana University Theatre Department will perform Christopher Marlowe’s 1604 classical play, The Tragicall History of Dr. Faustus, which explores the struggle between good and evil on Friday, November 16 and Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 8:00 p.m. at the Hub.
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Annual Activities Fair Engages Students

Aug. 31st, 2012

Held at the start of every school year and sponsored by The Office of Campus Life, the Activities Fair highlights the many extra-curricular activities available at the school and in the community. Read More

Opening Convocation Speaker Announced

Jun. 19th, 2012

Urbana University’s annual Opening Convocation will be held on Friday, August 17 in the Warren G. Grimes Center. Ohio Supreme Court Justice Robert R. Cupp, will address those in attendance with words of wisdom to succeed at college. Read More

Summer Orientation Days Put the "U" in Urbana

Jun. 5th, 2012

"Our entire purpose behind the Orientation Day is to build a strong sense of Blue Knight pride and ramp up the excitement for the fall semester.“ states Mitch Joseph '08, Director of Campus Life. Read More

Relay for Life Impacts Campus

Apr. 27th, 2012

Senior Sarah Hotham, President of Urbana’s Colleges Against Cancer, said seeing different groups together was when she knew Relay hit the mark. "My favorite thing about Relay was the students, faculty and staff, and the community coming together to show their concern and to dedicate their time and money to such a great cause,” . Read More

Urbana University RELAY FOR LIFE & President's Bike Ride

Mar. 29th, 2012

Urbana University’s own “Tour de Urbana” cyclist, President Stephen Jones, will lead a 22-hour overnight bike ride beginning at noon on Friday till 10:00 a.m. Saturday morning. His goal is to ride a mile for each of UU’s 162 years. Cyclists of all ages and cycling experience are invited to join him for all or a portion of the 10 mile course throughout the campus and bike trail to help raise money for the RELAY. For more information about the President’s Bike Ride, pledging opportunities, and forms, visit the UU website at or contact Dr. Jones by phone at 937-484-1300 or email .

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Urbana University Theatre Performs

Mar. 21st, 2012

Urbana University theatre students will perform, The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde at 8:00 p.m. on campus in the Black Box Theatre at the Hub on March 29, 30 and 31. There is no charge but seating is limited.
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SATA Hosts Pancake Breakfast & Easter Egg Hunt

Mar. 20th, 2012

In recognition of National Athletic Training month, the Urbana University Student Athletic Training Association (SATA) is hosting a Pancake Breakfast and Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 24, 2012 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the lower level of the UU Student Center. The Easter Egg Hunt will begin at 10:00 a.m. in the center of the campus quad. In case of inclement weather, the Easter Egg Hunt will move to the Student Center.

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Choose Your 2012 Homecoming Theme!

Mar. 12th, 2012

It's time to choose your Urbana University 2012 Homecoming theme! Log in to Facebook today to vote.

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Extended Bookstore Hours

Mar. 9th, 2012

Next week the Urbana University Bookstore will have extended hours to for second term courses. Read More

FAFSA Reminder

Feb. 6th, 2012

This is just a reminder that it is that time of year that all Financial Aid Students need to complete their 2012-2013 FAFSA using their 2011 tax information. Read More

Urbana University Freezes Tuition, Room and Board for 2012-13

Jan. 30th, 2012

The Urbana University Board of Trustees and Administration are pleased to announce that the tuition, room and board charges for the 2012-2013 academic year will not increase for undergraduate students. Read More

Empty Bowls of Champaign County

Jan. 24th, 2012

“Empty Bowls of Champaign County,” an event to raise awareness about the growing problem of hunger in Champaign County, will be held January 26, 2012 from 5-7:30 p.m. in the Sara Landess Room. Read More

UU at OFIC Career Fest on February 3

Jan. 20th, 2012

Join Urbana University’s Offices of Alumni Relations and Career Services on February 3 for the Ohio Foundation of Independent Colleges (OFIC) CareerFest; one of the largest career fairs in Ohio! Read More

Remember to Apply for Graduation

Jan. 17th, 2012

If you are of Junior or Senior class ranking, remember to apply for graduation two terms prior to the term you plan to take your last course. Read More

Knights Military Support Club needs your help

Jan. 11th, 2012

The Knights Military Support Club will be sending out care packages to members of our military this semester. We are asking members of the UU community to send in names and addresses of soldiers who are overseas so they can receive a care package. This is KMSC's way of saying "Thank You" to the members of our armed forces for their service! Read More

Urbana University Inks Partnership with Kaplan Test Prep

Jan. 6th, 2012

Past and present Blue Knights are encouraged to take advantage of the 10% discount with Kaplan Test Prep! Go further with your Urbana degree. Read More

December’s U Can Make a Difference Spotlight on Sodexo Custodial Staff

Nov. 29th, 2011

We are pleased to SPOTLIGHT individuals for their extraordinary effort, dedication, and focus on humanity. Read More

Urbana University Annual Christmas on Campus

Nov. 21st, 2011

Urbana University Student Center, December 1, 2011 from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. Free activities for all ages. Read More

“A Fine Romance” Presentation on Broadway Scenic Designer Boris Aronson

Nov. 15th, 2011

The next presentation in the lecture series accompanying the national traveling exhibit "A Fine Romance: Jewish Songwriters, American Songs, 1910 - 1965" will be presented on Monday, November 21 at 4 p.m. in the Swedenborg Memorial Library Read More


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