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Living your best life means being yourself to the fullest — with opportunities to explore boldly and the support to shine.

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Life outside class is how you learn more, lead more, find what sparks you and surprise yourself. 

At Augustana and in the Quad Cities you can stretch your creativity, curiosity, endurance, intellect, empathy, spirituality, sense of adventure, and more.

Events and activities

There’s always something happening on campus, and ways to get involved.

The Office of Student Life and Leadership (OSL) hosts events throughout the year, and supports about 160 student organizations.

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Residential life

Augustana’s residential life focuses on your lived experience, year by year.

This approach helps you make connections between what you learn and how you live—and that’s good for everything from your friendships to your future career. 

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The Quad Cities

You’ll love this metro area along the Mississippi River. These four (or five) cities (pop. about 470,000) are great for your downtime, professional life, your need to explore, and the arts and/or sports fan in you.

Discover the QC



The Vikings' Rocket League teammates

Vikings esports wraps spring season with two championships

The Augustana College Vikings esports team celebrates a successful spring season. 

Sophomore Jesus Murillo in front of the You Belong Here Lounge mural

Class of 2023 gift creates You Belong Here Lounge mural

Members of the Class of 2023 raised funds to benefit the Office of Student Inclusion and Diversity. 

Shades of Beauty 2023

Highlights from Shades of Beauty 2023

Watch a video recap of Augustana’s Shades of Beauty Summit on March 19, 2023.


Zeta Phi Kappa

Why I Decided to Go Greek

Emily never expected to join a sorority. She thought she knew everything about "those" groups - but after spending some time on Augie's campus she was surprised to find that her initial judgment was way off base. 

Mary's dorm room

7 must-pack items: a CA's advice for incoming students

As a community advisor, Mary gets a lot of questions about dorm essentials. Here are the top seven things you shouldn't leave behind when packing to move in to your freshmen year dorm.  

Two students sitting in Andreen Door Room

Tips for living with a roommate

Sharing living spaces can be an incredible opportunity for personal growth and lifelong friendships, and it can become a memorable chapter in your life. However, it also comes with its fair share of challenges.