Ph.D. in Building Construction

Student and Family Life

Health and Wellness

As a graduate student you will have access to the same amenities as the undergraduate students, including the Auburn Recreation and Wellness Center, the medical clinic, student and family counseling, and extracurricular clubs. For more information, visit


There is no university-based housing for graduate students. Most graduate students rent an apartment near campus, either individually or with one or more roommates. Auburn University Student Affairs has a number of resources available to aid students in finding housing in Auburn. For more information, visit


Auburn is a diverse community, represented by many faiths and cultures. A number of student and community-based faith groups have gatherings on campus and at local places of worship.

Employment for Spouses

Visit for on-campus job postings.

K-12 School System

Auburn City public school system is consistently ranked as one of the top public school systems in the country, serving over 8,800 students across 13 schools. For more information, visit

In addition, faith and STEM-based private education is available in Auburn.


A number of private daycares are available across Auburn.

Pet Care

Auburn is home to the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine. A comprehensive, small and large animal teaching hospital with a 24-hour clinic.