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Emergency Resources

Several local emergency resources are available for parents and families of students living on campus. Should you have any questions, do not hesitate to reach out to any one of the offices listed.

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Hospitals
Hospital Main Phone Number Emergency Room Number Address Distance

Sibley Memorial Hospital

(202) 537-4000

(202) 537-4080

5255 Loughboro Rd NW, Washington, DC 20016

1.6 miles

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

(202) 444-2000

(202) 444-2119

3800 Reservoir Rd NW, Washington, DC 20007

2.6 miles

George Washington University Hospital

(202) 715-4000

(202) 715-4911

900 23rd St NW, Washington, DC 20037

3.8 miles

Howard University Hospital

(202) 865-6100

(202) 865-1141

6323 Georgia Ave NW, Washington, DC 20011

4.8 miles

MedStar Washington Hospital Center

(202) 877-7000

(202) 877-6267

110 Irving St NW, Washington, DC 20010

5.0 miles

Providence Hospital

(202) 854-7000

(202) 854-7001

1150 Varnum St NE, Washington, DC 20017

6.3 miles

St. Elizabeths Hospital

(202) 299-5000

1100 Alabama Ave SE, Washington, DC 20032

10.7 miles

United Medical Center

(202) 574-6000

(202) 574-6541

1310 Southern Ave SE, Washington, DC 20032

13.6 miles

Hotels
Hotel Phone Number Address Distance AU Rate

Days Inn Van Ness

(202) 244-5600

4400 Connecticut Ave, Washington, DC 20008

1.9 miles

N/A

Embassy Suites Friendship Heights

(202) 362-9300

4300 Military Rd NW, Washington, DC 20015

2.0 miles

Inquire about American University rate

Marriott Friendship Heights

(301) 656-1500

5520 Wisconsin Ave, Chevy Chase, MD 20815

2.3 miles

Inquire about American University rate

Residence Inn Bethesda

(301) 718-0200

7335 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814

3.9 miles

N/A

Hyatt Bethesda

(301) 657-1234

1 Bethesda Metro Center, Bethesda, MD 20814

3.9 miles

Mention American University when booking for 12% off rack rate

Hilton Garden Inn Bethesda

(301) 654-8111

7301 Waverly St, Bethesda, MD 20814

4.0 miles

Limited availability based on dates of stay

Local Police
Department Phone Number Address

Metropolitan Police Department Second District

(202) 715-7300

3320 Idaho Ave NW, Washington, DC 20016

MPD Central Cell Block

(202) 727-4222

300 Indiana Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20001

Transportation and Getting Around
Type Name Phone

Airport

Baltimore Washington Airport (BWI)

(800) 435-9294

Airport

Dulles International Airport (IAD)

(703) 572-2700

Airport

Reagan National Airport (DCA)

(703) 471-8000

Train

Amtrak (Union Station)

(800) 872-7245

Rental Car

Enterprise Car Rentals

(301) 657-0095

Local Transportation

AU Campus Shuttle

(202) 885-3111

Local Transportation

D.C. Metro (Bus and Rail)

(202) 637-7000

Local Transportation

Yellow Cab

(202) 544-1212

Local Transportation

Airport Super Shuttle

(703) 416-7873

American University Offices
Department Phone Number Hours of Operation

Student Health Center

(202) 885-3380

Mon 8:30 a.m.-8 p.m., Tue-Wed 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Thu 8:30 a.m.-8 p.m., Fri 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.

Dean of Students Office

(202) 885-3300

Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-5 p.m., extended by appointment

Department of Public Safety

Emergency: (202) 885-3636, Non-emergency: (202) 885-2527

24/7, office Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Housing & Residence Life

(202) 885-3370

Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-5 p.m.