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Eagle Summit

Eagle Summit is American University's orientation program for first-year students, designed to welcome new students and their families to campus. 

During the Summit, you will meet other new students, and learn about academics and campus life at AU. Your group will be led by a current AU students who will help you acclimate to the university. In addition to meeting with your advisor, you will learn your way around campus, spend a night in a residence hall, and much, much more. By the time you leave Eagle Summit, you will be well on your way to success!

The Orientation, Transition, and Retention (OTR) office hosts several orientation programs throughout the summer for students entering AU in the fall semester. 

Also, make sure you check out http://www.american.edu/newstudents/ which has all the information you'll need before arriving on campus for Eagle Summit!

Eagle Summit Sessions

All Eagle Summit sessions for 2017 have ended.

Orientation FAQ

Our most frequently asked questions regarding orientation programs for new AU students.

Orientation FAQ