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Housing & Dining Programs

Emergency Resources

Below you will find a list of local emergency resources for parents and families. Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to any one of the offices mentioned.

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Hospitals

Hospital Main Hospital Line Emergency Room Address Distance from AU
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 near American University

Name of Hotel Reservation Line Address Distance from AU AU Rate?
Days Inn Van Ness (202) 244-5600 4400 Connecticut Avenue, 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 Pending Availability: Request American University Rate when booking
Marriott Friendship Heights (301) 656-1500 5520 Wisconsin Ave, Chevy Chase, MD 20815 2.3 miles Inquire about American University Rate when making reservation
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 12% off rack rate. When booking say you are with American University
Hilton Garden Inn Bethesda (301) 654-8111 7301 Waverly St, Bethesda, MD 20814 4.0 miles Limited Availability based on dates of stay

DC Police

Department Phone Number Address
Metropolitan Police Department 2nd 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 & Getting Around DC

Air Transportation Phone number Website
Baltimore Washington Airport (BWI) 800-I-FLY-BWI http://www.bwiairport.com/en
Dulles International Airport (IAD) (703) 572-2700 http://flydulles.com/iad/dulles-international-airport
Reagan National Airport (DCA) (703) 471-8000 http://flyreagan.com/dca/reagan-national-airport
Train Transportation Phone Number Website
Amtrak (Union Station) (800) 872-7245 http://www.amtrak.com/
Closest Rental Car Franchise to AU Phone Number Website
Enterprise Car Rentals (301) 657-0095 http://www.enterprise.com
Metro Local Transportation Phone Number Website
AU Campus Shuttle (202) 885-3111 http://www.american.edu/finance/facilities/shuttle.cfm
D.C. Metro (Bus and Rail) (202) 637-7000 http://www.wmata.com/
Yellow Cab (202) 544-1212 http://dcyellowcab.com/
Airport Super Shuttle (703) 416-7873 From BWI: http://www.supershuttle.com/locations/baltimorebwi
From IAD or DCA:
https://www.supershuttle.com/locations/washington-dca-iad/

American University Offices

Name Phone Number Business Hours Website
AU Student Health Center (202) 885-3380 The Student Health Center is open from 8:30am to 8:00pm Monday and Thursday, 8:30am to 6pm Tuesday, Wednesday (closed from 9:15-10am for Staff meeting) and Friday. During semester breaks and the summer, the Center is open from 8:00am to 4:30pm. www.american.edu/ocl/healthcenter
AU Dean of Students Office (202) 8850-3300
email: dos@american.edu
Monday-Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Extended Hours by Appointment
www.american.edu/ocl/dos
AU Department of Public Safety Emergency: (202) 885-3636
Non-Emergency: (202) 885-2527
24/7
Business Office Monday-Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm
www.american.edu/publicsafety
AU Housing & Dining Programs Office (202) 885-3370 Monday-Friday 9:00am-5:00pm,
Saturdays 11am-3pm (One Card Office Only)
www.american.edu/housing