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Creed Stanza 4
"I believe in a sound mind, in a sound body and a spirit that is not afraid, and in clean sports that develop these qualities"
Creed Stanza 1, 2, 3

"I believe that this is a practical world and that I can count only on what I earn, therefore I believe in work, hard work."


"I believe in education which gives my mind the knowledge to work wisely and trains my mind and my hands to work skillfully"


"I believe in honesty and truthfulness, without which I cannot win the respect and confidence of my fellow men"

Administration Info

The Board of Trustees is the governing body of Auburn University. Its 13 members consist of the Governor of Alabama, the President of the University, as well as one member from each of the nine districts which the state is split into, and two members at large.


President: Dr. Jay Gouge 107 Samford Hall

Provost and VP of Academic Affairs: Dr. Mary Ellen Mazy 208 Samford Hall

Associate Provost for Undergraduate Studies: Dr. Patricia Duffy 211 Samford Hall

VP for Alumni Affairs: Dr. Debbie Shaw Alumni Center

Executive Director of Educational Support Services: Dr. Nancy McDaniel Cater Hall

VP for Student Affairs: Dr. Ainsley Carry AUSC Suite 3248

Foy Hall (History)

Year: 1935

-Named for James E. Foy who served as the Dean of Student Affairs from 1950 until his retirement in 1978. 


-Dean Foy passed away on October 9, 2010. He was 93 years old. 

Foy Hall (Current Use)

-Houses a food court including restaurants such as Au Bon Pain, Mondo Subs, Salsarita's, The Southern Grill and Wild Greens. 


-Houses the First Year Experience Office, Photographic Services, and the Distance Learning and Outreach Technology Office. 

Ralph Brown Draughon Library (History)

Year: 1963


-Construction for the library starting in 1962 and was completed in 1963. 

-It has a capacity for 3.4 million volumes and furnished seating for approximately 3,200. 

-In 1965, the library was named for Ralph Brown Draughton, AU's 10th President. 

-In 1979, the library was present with its one millionth volume, The Great Bible, printed in 1566. This Bible is the first complete translation of the Old and New Testaments. 

RBD Library (Current Use)

-The Ground Floor houses Academic Support Services in 1076 B (includes Study Partners, SI, Learning Communities and UNIV classes)

-The 1st floor consists of the circulation desk and Media Digital Resource Lab (MDRL).

-The circulation desk has laptop computers available to students for check-out. The MDRL can be used by students to create multimedia/digital materials for class assignments, projects and scholarly research. 

-The 2nd floor consists of a Caribou Coffee, Main Reference Desk, Miller Writing Center, Study Partners, the Learning Commons and OIT in the evenings. Copy Cat provides students with photocopying services. Caribou Coffee is a full-service cafe. Check in for Study Partners is in the Learning Commons area. 

-The 3rd Floor consists of the Office of Information Technology (OIT) and various group study rooms and study areas. 

-The 4th floor is the quiet floor. 

-There are additional photocopy machines available on each floor. Mobile whiteboards are located on the 2nd floor. 

-The library is open 24 hours during the week. It closes at 6 PM on Friday nights, open from 9am-6pm on Saturdays and reopens on Sunday at 1:00pm, to be open the rest of the week. 

Haley Center (History)

Year: 1969


-Completed in 1969, this building was named for Paul S. Haley, an Auburn Civil Engineering graduate and Auburn trustee for 51 years. 

Haley Center (Current Use)

-The Haley Center houses the College of Education and the University Bookstore. 

-The top flood is the Eagle's Nest which contains meeting rooms and an observation deck from which the entire campus can be viewed that is accessible only to Student Recruiters, War Eagle Girls, Plainsman and authorized staff and personnel. 

-Advising for the College of Education and the College of Liberal Arts also takes place here during Camp.

-At 10 stories, Haley is the tallest building in Lee County. 

The Concourse

-Main thoroughfare for students.

-In years past it has been the site for Organization Days hosted at the beginning of every semester where various organizations throughout campus set up tables in order to promote their groups. 

-Also, Hey Day, an Auburn tradition that promotes Auburn's friendly campus by passing out nametags to every student is located at highly-traveled spots throughout Auburn's campus, including the Concourse. 

-Re-bricked in the fall of 2008. 


The Student Center 



Year: 2008

-Houses student organization offices including the SGA, UPC, BSU, IMPACT and GLO. 

-Home to multiple dining options such as Chick Fil A, Au Bon Pain, Papa John's, Outtakes, Nathan's Hotdogs, Tiger Fried Chicken/Auburn Blues BBQ, and Starbucks. 

-The Foy Help Desk (844-4244) was dedicated in the fall of 2008. 

-It contains student meeting rooms, study areas, a state-of-the-art game-room, offices, food areas, Copy Cat, the Tiger Card Office and other student uses near the center of campus.

-The Vice-President of Student Affairs Office is located on the 3rd floor.  

Katharine Cooper Cater Hall (History)

Year: 1915


-Built in 1915, Cater Hall originally served as the President's Home. Dr. Charles Coleman Thach was the first president to live here. 

-It is named for Katharine Cooper Cater, Dean of Women from 1946-1976 and Dean of Student Life from 1976 until her death in 1980. This building was both her home and her office. 

-Cater Hall is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. 

-The back steps are home to the 'Call Outs' tradition of having the names of an organization's new members announced to the student body. 

-Katharine liked to keep an eye on the ladies who lived in the upper quad, so it is rumored that she kept a detailed notebook of the comings and goings of her residents marking what time they went out, who they were with, what they were wearing, etc. It is said that her notes were so scandalous that they would ruin the reputations of these up and coming women in society and had to be burned. 

Katharine Cooper Cater (Current Use)
-Houses Educational Support Services, the Honors College, and the Center for Academic Career Excellence (Cater Center)
Medical Clinic (History)

Year: 2005


-The Director of the Medical Clinic is Dr. Fred Kam, a board-certified Internist, and was chosen by his peers as one of the Best Doctors in America. 

Medical Clinic (Current Use)

-The AU Medical Clinic is a full-service primary care clinic whose function is to serve Auburn University students, faculty, staff, and the Auburn community. 

-The clinic is run by physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and a full nursing staff. 

-It has a full lab, X-ray facility, and a massage therapist. 

-Pharmacy Services through the James Harrison School of Pharmacy are available on-site. 

-The Clinic handles all types of medical services, including women's healthcare.

-Student Counseling Services is located here and has offices on the 2nd floor. 

Parking Services
Located in a trailer at the west end of the Allison Physics Labs on Duncan Drive
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