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Information for New Faculty


Center for Teaching, Research & Learning
(202) 885-2117
Hurst Hall, Room 214

Mon - Fri: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Center for Teaching, Research & Learning
4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20016
Faculty small group discussions


We welcome you to campus and the community. This guide is designed to introduce you to various offices, services and opportunities to enhance your experience as an AU faculty member.

"We are pleased that you have chosen to join the American University community. Our faculty members are dedicated teachers, engaged scholars, artists and professionals, and stimulating colleagues. We trust that you will benefit from their expertise as they will learn from your unique capabilities and experiences. We are confident that you will find your new position at American University to be productive and rewarding."

Mary Clark, Dean of Academic Affairs and Senior Vice Provost

New Tenure Line / Term Faculty Orientation

Both of these faculty orientations are held at the beginning of each Fall semester.

New Tenure Line

New Term

Adjunct Faculty Orientation

Adjunct Faculty Orientations are held for new adjunct faculty at the beginning of each semester: Spring, Summer, and Fall.