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.
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.
If you are relocating to work at American University, we have partners who can assist you with this transition. Please review our Relocation Policy which is available to assist some faculty and staff hires with their relocation expenses. For more information and to see if you are eligible, please contact your hiring department. Also check out our relocation guide which gives you a detailed guide on where to live, K-12 Schools in your area, moving companies to choose from, banking options, and a variety of other relocation services.