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Built in 1894, Old Main is the oldest building on the Northern Arizona University campus. Once home to classrooms, offices and a men's dormitory, the Romanesque-style Old Main now houses an art gallery, museum and offices, including Alumni Relations. Photo by Northern Arizona University.
Nestled in the heart of pine country at 7,000 feet in Flagstaff, Ariz., Northern Arizona University boasts spectacular surroundings and myriad four-season recreational and cultural activities. Photo by Northern Arizona University.
Northern Arizona University averages an annual snowfall of more than 100 inches. Photo by Northern Arizona University
Northern Arizona University's Applied Research and Development Building is one of the "greenest" buildings in the world with a Platinum rating from the Leadership Energy and Environment Design building system. Photo by Amanda Voisard.
Built in 1977, the Walkup Skydome at Northern Arizona University seats 10,000 and provides facilities for Lumberjack athletic events including football and indoor track and field, as well as concert events, commencements, intramurals and a host of other university and community activities. Photo by Charlie McCallie.
Northern Arizona University's new Native American Cultural Center officially opened Oct. 14, built with Native American design features and sustainable principles. Photo by Charlie McCallie.
Northern Arizona University's new Health and Learning Center, which opened in August 2011, combines under one roof an expanded recreation facility, Campus Health Services, NCAA team athletic facilities and flexible academic space. Photo by Derick Washurn.
The Flagstaff area averages nearly 300 days of sunshine per year, experiences four distinct seasons, and has an annual snowfall of more than 100 inches. Photo by Northern Arizona University.
Northern Arizona University's Pledge offers new undergraduates eight semesters of locked-in tuition, providing predictability in their education costs. Photo by Northern Arizona University.
Close student-faculty interaction has always been a hallmark of Northern Arizona University, and it is a quality reaffirmed throughout the campus every day. Photo by Northern Arizona University
Northern Arizona University is helping address the state's nursing shortage with a streamlined program aimed at increasing the supply of nurses throughout the state. Photo by Northern Arizona University
Student orientation leaders at Northern Arizona University help incoming students and their families connect with valuable academic and student support services during more than 16 orientation sessions each summer. Photo by Amanda Voisard
Student orientation leaders at Northern Arizona University help incoming students and their families connect with valuable academic and student support services during more than 16 orientation sessions each summer. Photo by Amanda Voisard.
Sustainable practices are all around the Northern Arizona University campus: progressive recycling efforts, shuttle buses powered with biodiesel and several energy-efficient buildings certified by the U.S. Green Building Council. 'Sierra' magazine named the university among the nation's "coolest schools" for its efforts to stop global warming. Photo by Northern Arizona University.
A campuswide initiative to boost the effectiveness of first-year courses at Northern Arizona University involves creating an environment that supports student effort, such as identifying the top study skills that students need to succeed in a discipline. Photo by Northern Arizona University.
Northern Arizona University has a strong reputation for providing hands-on research opportunities to its undergraduate students, moving them toward becoming passionate and engaged experts in their disciplines. Photo by Northern Arizona University
NAU is named among the best colleges in the nation for Native Americans in 'Winds of Change' magazine, a top institution for Latinos in 'The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education' magazine, and among the top institutions for graduating minority students in 'Diverse Issues in Higher Education' magazine. Photo by Northern Arizona University.