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Parent and Family Services

You want to make sure your students achieve their greatest ambitions, and we’re here to help. As new members of our Lumberjack family, you’ll discover programs and services that will ease the transition to NAU, boost student success, and enable your family to focus on what matters most—the future.

Supporting Your Students

Explore the resources you need to help your students define—and pursue—their goals.

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Academic and Career Support

Your students’ success is our top priority. Explore support services that will help them stay on top of their academic performance and reach their goals.

A Unified Community

Find your home away from home. Our community of faculty mentors and peers are committed to diversity and driven to succeed, providing an ideal environment for personal and professional growth.

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Investing in Your Future

We are committed to guiding you through the process of applying for financial aid, discovering scholarship opportunities, and choosing the right options to finance your education. Explore:

Life on Campus

From a residential experience that puts students at the center of it all, to a Health and Learning Center that combines exercise options with dedicated medical services, our campus provides the perfect environment for your students to jump in and grow.

Campus Safety

Your students will live and learn in a community dedicated to their safety and wellness.

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The NAU Police Department is a full-service law enforcement agency staffed by sworn police officers who are certified by the state of Arizona and accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies. Officers patrol campus 24 hours daily.


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Emergency blue light phones on the NAU campus.

Nearly 130 blue emergency phones are located across campus, at all main residence hall entrances, and in all elevators. In case of an emergency, users push a button that rings directly to the NAUPD on-campus dispatch center.

Safety Tips

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This free service sends text messages to your cell phone in case of emergency, including weather-related closures. Additional phone numbers can be added so a friend or family member is notified of an emergency.

NAU Alert

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NAU’s annual Clery Report covers NAU police authority, police response, how to make a police report or request police assistance, crime prevention, safety escort service, building access and security, weapons, drugs and alcohol policies, and crime statistics for the last three years.

Annual Security Report