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New Student Orientation

Welcome Week Orientation

Eagle Summit First-year Fundamentals (Make-up Orientation)

First Year Fundamentals, American University's new student orientation held during Welcome Week, is designed to welcome new families and students to American University.  During the program, you will learn more about academics and campus life at AU, while meeting other new students as well as current AU student leaders who will help you acclimate to the campus.  In addition to meeting with your academic school and advisor, you will learn your way around campus and our community so that you are prepared for the rest of Welcome Week and the school year!

Program Details

Monday and Tuesday of Welcome Week 2017.

Check-in will be available from 8:00 a.m.- 9:00 a.m. on the first morning. The program will run until about 7:30 p.m. that evening for students and about 6:45 p.m. for parents and families. The second day will begin at 8:00 a.m. and will conclude around 2:00 p.m.

Program Fees

$160 for students

$85 per Family Member (over the age of 12)

$65 per Family Members (under 12)

View the draft student schedule for First Year Fundamentals!

View the draft family and guest schedule!


Transfer Transitions (Orientation for Transfer Students)

Transfer Transitions, American University's Transfer Student Orientation held during Welcome Week, is designed to welcome Transfer students and their families to the AU community!  During the program, students and guests will hear from a variety of on campus departments and resources, meet other transfer students, and get the opportunity to meet with their academic schools and advisor.  Beyond this, attending students will become more prepared to better start Welcome Week and the Fall semester on a high note!

Program Dates

Tuesday of Welcome Week 2017.

Program Details

Check-in will be available from 8:00 a.m.- 9:00 a.m. on the morning of the program. It will conclude around 5:00 p.m. that evening. Please check back here for a draft of our schedule with the coming weeks.

One-Day Program Fees

$40 for students

$40 per Family Member (over the age of 12)

$20 per Family Member (under the age of 12)

View the draft schedule for Transfer Transitions!

 

More Information on Registration will be made available in April, 2017.