How to Get to AU
American University is located at the intersection of Massachusetts and Nebraska Avenues, NW, in Washington, D.C. Our street address is 4400 Massachusetts Ave., NW.
We invite you to look up directions from your point of origin to campus in order to get the most efficient route for your travel.
Parking is available in the Nebraska parking lot, located on the corner of Nebraska and New Mexico Avenues, NW.
Campus is also accessible via the free AU shuttle from the Tenleytown metro stop on the Red Line. Please visit www.wmata.com for schedules, fares, and point-to-point directions.
Several Metro bus lines also run right by campus including the M4, N2, N3, N4, N6, and N8.
Need to rent a car?
Alamo offers unlimited mileage and year-round discounts off retail rates to American University alumni. Contact Alamo at 1-800-354-2322. Be sure to request ID #706768 at the time of reservation.
National offers unlimited mileage and up to 15% off rental to American University alumni. Contact National at 1-877-222-9058 to make a reservation and be sure to use the ID #5282865 to receive your discount.
Where to Stay near AU
Below is a list of suggested hotels close to American University's campus. When you call, indicate your affiliation with American University to receive the AU rate--we do not reserve a block of rooms, but instead have a long-standing discount for alumni. October is a very busy month in Washington, D.C., so be sure to make your hotel arrangements as soon as possible.
Carlyle Suites Hotel
731 New Hampshire Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20009
Just blocks from the Dupont Circle Metro, the Carlyle Suites Hotel features 170 spacious suites with fully equipped kitchens.
Embassy Suites at the Chevy Chase Pavilion
4300 Military Road, NW
Washington, DC 20015
Located across the street from the Friendship Heights Metro, the Embassy Suites is in the heart of the Chevy Chase shopping district. When booking your room, mention you'd like the American University Rate and you'll get 5 percent off your hotel stay.
Fairmont Washington, DC
2401 M Street, NW
Washington, DC 20037
Located near the Foggy Bottom Metro, the Fairmont Washington, DC is ideal for visitors who plan on spending time sightseeing while in D.C. When making reservations, please request the American University rate.
Hilton Garden Inn Washington/Bethesda
7301 Waverly Street
Bethesda, MD 20814
Located one block from the Bethesda Metro Station, the Hilton Garden Inn is also only three miles from main campus. Secure your accommodation with the group code AUALUM.
Holiday Inn Georgetown
2101 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20007
Located halfway between AU and Georgetown University, the Holiday Inn Georgetown offers convenient access via car or bus to all D.C. has to offer.
Marriott Courtyard Chevy Chase
5520 Wisconsin Ave
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Located north of American University in neighboring Chevy Chase, MD. Enter the three digit code UVQ under the promo section when booking online, and receive AU's discounted rate.
2505 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20007
The closest hotel to campus, the Savoy Suites offer complimentary guest parking and shuttle service to and from AU. If phoning in your reservation, be sure to mention the American University Alumni Weekend discounted rate.
Questions About Travel and Accommodations?
Contact Rebecca Vander Linde at 202-885-5968 for more information.