News and Updates
The Commencement Countdown Postcard and fifth email update were sent on March 24 to August and December 2013 graduates and to May 2014 expected graduates who are eligible to graduate (as of March 21). Click here to download the commencement guide, which contains general information, schedules, and information for guests.
American University’s 128th commencement ceremonies will feature the conferral of undergraduate and graduate degrees, recognition of the University and Student Achievement Award winners, commencement addresses, and remarks by President Neil Kerwin. All ceremonies will be held in Bender Arena, located on AU’s main campus.
Saturday, May 10, 2014
- 9:00 a.m.: School of Communication Ceremony
- 1:00 p.m.: Kogod School of Business Ceremony
- 4:30 p.m.: School of International Service Ceremony
Sunday, May 11, 2014
- 9:00 a.m.: School of Public Affairs Ceremony
- 1:00 p.m.: College of Arts and Sciences Ceremony