We shape the future through our research, community engagement, creative works, commitment to Native American and Indigenous people, sustainability initiatives, and energetic alumni network.
Research & innovation
One of the most powerful ways we make an impact is through our research. From astrophysicists and climate scientists to bioinformaticists and geneticists, NAU’s talented research faculty are leaders in their fields.
We pursue a better world. In our state and around the globe, we leverage our strengths to benefit the communities we serve.
Commitment to Native Americans
We amplify essential voices. One of our principal goals is to become the nation’s leading university serving Native American and Indigenous people.
We awaken creativity. Through scholarship, artistry, and ingenuity, we celebrate the human experience.
We seek solutions. Across disciplines, we work together to build a just and sustainable future.
Alumni making a difference
We teach powerful change-makers. For our alumni, their time at NAU is only the beginning of a lifelong quest to empower others.