Welcome to Washington, D.C.

Relocation Resources

Mid-Atlantic Higher Education Recruiting Consortium (HERC)

The Talbot Group: Independent Relocation Counseling Services: http://www.thetalbotgroup.com/

Movers

Wheaton World Wide Moving
Olympia Moving & Storage - Local Agent
Mark McEwen, Corporate Vice President
mmcewen@olympiamoving.com
617-231-1204 Direct Line
617-797-1771 Cell
1-800-222-4744 x1204

Mayflower
Joe Moholland Moving
Maria Kennedy, Gov't/Corporate Svcs. Mgt.
MKennedy@jmm333.com
703-494-8256 Direct Line
571-330-2783 Cell

Arpin Van Lines
Schelly Decker
Relocation Coordinator
Tel: (978) 649-9653 x 15
E-mail: sdecker@arpinintl.com
Sipa Sikaulu, Director Business Development
Account Mgr for AU
ssikaulu@arpinintl.com
571-312-3402

Housing Resources


Housing for Rent

4wallsindc.com
apartmentlinks.net
apartmentratings.com
Craigslist
homefair.com
sublet.com

Housing for Sale    

homefair.com
Realtor.com
Washington Post Real Estate Section

Mortgage Resources

Bankrate.com
Chevy Chase Bank
Engraving and Printing Federal Credit Union

Cost of Living Calculators

Cnnmoney.com
homefair.com

Neighborhoods & Communities

Cultural Tourism DC
DCAbout.com
DC Guide (provided by DC Government)
Dcregistry.com
realtor.com
washington.org
washingtonpost.com

DC Area News & Media

WAMU (Local public radio)
WETA (Local Public radio & television)
Washington City Paper
The Washington Post
The Washinton Times
Washingtonian
Yahoo Directory of Local Radios Stations

State Government

Maryland
State of Virginia

Local Governments

District of Columbia
Montgomery County, Maryland
Prince George's County, Maryland
Arlington County, Virginia
Fairfax County, Virginia
Loudon County, Virginia


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At American University, many relocation resources are available for you and your family at no cost. If you require support for moving expenses, please discuss with your options with your hiring manager.

Transportation and Travel

Air Travel

BWI (Baltimore/Washington International Airport)
Dulles International Airport
Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport

Automobiles

DC Department of Motor Vehicles
Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration
Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles
SuperShuttle (Airport Transportation)
Taxi Fare Calculator
Zip Car

Buses

AU Shuttle
DC Circulator
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA)

Trains

Amtrak
MARC (MD communters)
VRE (VA Communters)
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA)

Hotels

Hotels near AU
Hotels.com

Maps

AU Campus Map
Washington.org

Books about DC

Mastering DC
Newcomer's Handbook for Moving to and Living in Washington
Not for Tourists Guide
The Unofficial Guide to Washington DC