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Campus Amenities

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Some employers promote their “campus-like” workplace. At American University our employees enjoy a real campus with classes, athletics, arts, lectures and events seven days a week.
Our dining options range from local-grown, organic creations in our University Club to South Asian at MegaBytes to Subway and McDonalds.
Our faculty and staff can work out in our fitness center, yoga or tai chi class, swim in our Olympic sized pool, run on the track, play a game of tennis or basketball or walk through our campus gardens and arboretum.
You can attend a political lecture, see a theatrical or dance performance, attend an artist talk or poetry reading, or catch an NCAA Division I basketball game.

And that’s just what’s available on campus.

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

AU Museum
Greenberg Theatre
WAMU-FM
Concerts
Dance performances
Theatre performances

ATHLETICS & WELLNESS

Fitness center
Track
Pool
Tennis courts
Basketball courts
Bender Arena
NCAA Division I Athletics
Men’s Basketball Division Champions
Men’s Cross Country Division Champions
Volleyball Division Champions
Field Hockey Division Champions
Indoor Track Title Champions
AU Wrestling All-American Titles
Patriot League

CONVENIENCES

Hair salon
Chevy Chase Bank
Eagle’s nest convenience store
Wireless campus
Computing centers open 24 hours a day, plus 26 computer labs and clusters around campus
University Library open 24/5 with extended weekend hours
Free intra-campus and Metro shuttles
UPS Store
Zipcar

DINING AND COFFEE

INTELLECTUAL AND SPIRITUAL

Dining services
University Club
American Café
Einstein's Bagels
Katzen Café
Megabytes
McDonalds
MudBox in the University Library
Pura Vida

Kay Spiritual Life Center
Kennedy Political Union speakers bureau

IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD

Chef Geoff’s
Drycleaners
Spa
Wagshal’s
Whole Foods
Z-Burger
Best Buy
The Container Store
Crate & Barrel
Mazza Galleria
Chevy Chase Circle
Friendship Heights
Tenleytown

OUR CAMPUS

Arboretum
Friedheim Quadrangle
Award-winning Campus Landscaping a residential area of upper northwest Washington, D.C
76-acre main campus and 8-acre Tenley satellite campus are within one mile of each other.
Washington College of Law is located on Massachusetts Avenue, a half mile from the main campus.
Housing for about 4,000 students
Two electronic auditoriums (one includes video conferencing capabilities)
Numerous classrooms with the latest in multimedia presentation capability
Radio and television studios
Recital halls
Bender Arena
Katzen Arts Center
Jacob's Fitness Center
Harold and Sylvia Greenberg Theatre

TRANSPORTATION

Campus shuttle buses
Metro
Zipcar