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CENTER FOR DIVERSITY & INCLUSION (CDI) – CDI provides education, outreach and advocacy on issues of equity, specifically to enhance LGBTQ, multicultural, first generation and women’s experiences on campus. In addition, CDI works to create a safe, supportive and empowering community for all, regardless of identity. Staff members can provide guidance and support on issues of equity, and provide referrals to on- and off-campus resources.


COUNSELING CENTER – The Counseling Center offers free and confidential counseling, self-help resource, referrals to private care, workshops, and discussion groups. Students come to the Counseling Center with concerns about their relationships, health, happiness, motivation, behaviors, stress, trauma, or life decisions.


KAY SPIRITUAL LIFE CENTER – The Kay Spiritual Life Center is a home for students of any and all faiths. In addition to the daily religious ceremonies of our various faiths, the Kay Center hosts guest lectures and discussions exploring the moral dimensions of issues facing our university, nation and world. The Chaplains at Kay can provide free and confidential counseling and spiritual guidance.


PUBLIC SAFETY – The Department of Public Safety is the primary department charged with creating a safe and secure environment. They operate 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Call to anonymously report suspicious activities or crime.

Non-Emergency: 202.885.2527
Emergency: 202-885-3636

SEXUAL ASSAULT VICTIM ADVOCATE – For anyone who has been directly or indirectly impacted by sexual violence, and is seeking support, please contact AU’s Sexual Assault Prevention Coordinator for confidential services that do not result in any official report unless requested.


STUDENT ACTIVITIES – The staff in Student Activities can help you navigate your involvement in American University. Fraternity and Sorority Life offer an anonymous hazing report form HERE. Please speak with any staff member if you have questions or concerns about a student organization or your involvement.


STUDENT CONDUCT & CONFLICT RESOLUTION SERVICES – Student Conduct consists of two distinct programs: administrative and organizational support to resolve student conduct issues; and, to help any AU community member work through and resolve conflict. The office’s website allows any member of the AU community to file a complaint and find all the necessary Student Conduct forms and applications.


STUDENT HEALTH CENTER – In addition to providing medical care for presenting illnesses and injuries, the Student Health Center also offers many health-prevention services such as routine immunizations, health screenings and screenings for sexually-transmitted infections.


WELLNESS CENTER – The Wellness Center provides outreach and education on a number of wellness-related topics, such as alcohol and drug use, sexual health, sexual assault, mental health, body image, and eating disorders. Health Educators can assist you in learning more about a wellness topic, or finding resources on- and off-campus for more support.