Visiting & Relocation Resources



Visiting Hotel

There are many places to stay within easy distance to the university. Several area hotels offer special rates for visitors to American University, so be sure to mention us by name when making reservations.

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Air Travel

Visiting Air Travel

The Washington, DC area is served by three major airports, Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA), Dulles International Airport (IAD), and Baltimore/Washington International Airport (BWI).

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Getting around

Visiting Getting Around

Visiting AU's campus? There are a host of different public transportation options including Metro, AU Shuttle, and DC Circulator. Amtrak, MARC (MD commuters), and VRE (VA Commuters) serve commuters and travelers in and around the DC area.

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Relocating Resources

If you are relocating to work at American University, we have partners who can assist you with this transition. We offer a Relocation Policy to assist some faculty and staff hires with their expenses. For more information, please contact your hiring department. Also check out our relocation guide here to help you choose where to live, moving companies, to choose from, banking options, and other relocation services.