Office of Advancement

Office of Advancement at AU

The Augustana University Office of Advancement concentrates efforts in the areas of university strategy, development, annual and planned giving, alumni relations and event services.

Augustana has a dedicated staff member serving alumni and friends in the greater Twin Cities area of Minnesota.


Administration Building 2022

Giving Day 2024

The Augustana University community is invited to participate in its annual Giving Day on Friday, May 10. We encourage you to "Give Boldly" with a goal of reaching $500,000 to support of Augustana's strategic plan, Viking Bold: The Journey to 2030.

Giving Day 2024


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Contact Us

Office of Advancement
Administration Building (Third Floor)
2001 S. Summit Ave.
Sioux Falls, SD 57197


Latest News

In August 2023, Augustana University received an estate gift worth $660,000 to provide resources to student-led environmental sustainability initiatives. While estate gifts aren’t out of the ordinary, this one was different — Dr. Donald H. Nelson had no known connections to Augustana.

Supported by the LaMoyne Pederson (‘63) Philosophy Enrichment Fund, Augustana is excited to announce that the university will be hosting television writer and producer Dr. Eric Kaplan on campus. His talk, "11 Questions About Questions: Regarding a Parable by Raymond Smullyan,” will take place at 5:30 p.m., on Tuesday, April 30, in the Froiland Science Complex (FSC), Room 113, and is free and open to the public.

In the fall, Augustana University brought back its criminal justice major after nearly 35 years — adding to the list of interdisciplinary academic programs being developed as part of Augustana’s strategic plan Viking Bold: The Journey to 2030.