Housing & Dining Programs


  • Housing / Dining Programs
    Fax: 202-885-1154
    Anderson, Room 1st Floor Anderson

    Mon - Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    Sat 11:00am - 3:00pm
    Sun: Closed

    Moody, Christopher L
    Assistant Vice President for Housing & Dining Programs

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The Leadership Academy

The Leadership Academy in Residential Education at American University develops courageous and ethical future leaders of diverse intellectual curiosity, and a passion for learning, service and achieving uncommon success. This is accomplished by providing students with a unique opportunity to participate in seminars, lectures, colloquiums, and practical workshops that are designed to develop a capacity to lead in a complex global society. 

Some of the opportunities include: 

  • Leadership seminars and workshops
  • Special conversations with campus administrators
  • Colloquiums and lectures with AU Faculty
  • Mentorship and networking opportunities with AU faculty, staff and alunni.
  • Serving in a leadership position on the Academy Governance or Academy Advisory
  • Event management training
  • Advanced problem analysis and problem solving simulations.

Residents, or academy fellows, can discover and develop their leadership identity within a community of learners with activities facilitated by a dynamic group of student leaders, faculty and staff at American University. 

Interested students can reserve space in the Living Learning Community through the housing application.