University Advancement

University Advancement works to:

  • promote Northern Arizona University
  • enhance the university’s reputation
  • foster volunteer involvement and private investment

To make a positive difference for our students, we build meaningful relationships with:

  • university alumni
  • parents
  • employees
  • community members
  • foundations
  • corporations
  • associations

University Advancement is comprised of a variety of departments, programs, and offices across campus. Read below to learn more about who we are.

The NAU Foundation

A non-profit organization, the NAU Foundation manages fiscal donations and contributions that support university priorities.

Alumni Relations

The Office of Alumni Relations connects university alumni and friends.  


A public service of Northern Arizona University, KNAU is a trusted source of information, music, and entertainment for northern Arizona.

University Marketing

University Marketing promotes university objectives, and supports efforts to build pride in and awareness of key university priorities.

Printing Services

Printing Services is the university’s on-campus printing and copying resource, offering quality and prompt delivery at competitive prices.

Public Affairs

The Office of Public Affairs works with the media and university departments to facilitate open dialogue between the university and public.