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There are three airports serving the Washington, DC metropolitan area, Baltimore Washington International Airport (BWI), Reagan National Airport (DCA), and Dulles International Airport (IAD). Please note that the only airport located on the DC Metro system is Reagan National Airport.  

On-Campus Housing

This year, on-campus housing will be available from May 11 to May 15 for families and guests attending our commencement ceremonies. Guests must stay for a minimum of two nights (one guest: $80 per night; two guests: $65 per person, per night -- single beds only, with private bathroom) and will be housed in Constitution Hall, AU's newest residential facility. More info is online. To request an application, contact or call 202-885-8247.

Area Lodging

American University has negotiated discounted rates with local area hotels located conveniently to the campus. Discounted university rates are provided for guests of AU, faculty, staff, and current students for business or personal travel. Click here for additional information on available hotels and rates.

There are many hotels convenient to American University. We encourage you to make reservations as early as possible. Here are some hotels within a five-mile radius of campus: