Augsburg was the first seminary founded by Norwegian Lutherans in America, named after the confession of faith presented by Lutherans in Augsburg, Germany, in 1530. Augsburg opened in September 1869, in Marshall, Wisconsin, and moved to Minneapolis in 1872. The first seminarians were enrolled in 1874, and the first graduation was in 1879.
We believe in preparing knowledgeable, responsive teachers committed to educating all learners in a diverse and changing world. At Augsburg, developing a greater understanding of your vocation as a teacher is as important as developing the knowledge, skills, and practice of a teacher.
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The CLASS staff includes a Director, Disability Specialists, an Assistive Technology & Accommodations Specialist, and an Administrative Assistant, all experienced in serving students with disabilities. CLASS also employs many student workers, some of whom receive CLASS support.
A combination of computer labs, classrooms, web kiosks and laptop computers are available to meet your computing needs while you are an enrolled student at Augsburg.
•Augsburg contracts with Smiley’s Clinic for low-cost services for uninsured students.
•Need health insurance? See options for purchasing of private insurance, or for getting on government heatlh care programs.
•Get information on sexual health care and clinics, including birth control and STI testing.
When you live and learn in the heart of the city, there’s always something to do. Augsburg’s campus sits in the vibrant Cedar-Riverside neighborhood near downtown Minneapolis. Our location is a short walk, bike, or train ride away from Fortune 500 companies, world-renowned theaters and museums, concerts and sporting events, lakes and trails, restaurants and shopping, and hundreds of other destinations.
Nearly 80 percent of traditional, first-year students live on campus. These Auggies benefit from living near classes and resources like the library, bookstore, chapel, dining hall, and computer labs. Ultimately, these students blend convenience with the chance to form meaningful friendships and lasting memories.
ATHLETIC FACILITIES: ICE ARENA, AIR STRUCTURE, SI MELBY GYM, FITNESS CENTER, RACQUETBALL COURT
College is what you make of it, and getting involved is essential to getting the most out of your Augsburg experience. Augsburg offers many student organizations for you to choose from, and you aren’t limited to choosing just one!