Directory of Offices & Services

Office/Service

Phone

Location

  • S

      • School of Communication (SOC)
      • Mary Graydon Center, Room 300
      • 202-885-2061
    • For more than 40 years, the School of Communication has delivered a strong professional education for undergraduate and graduate students, with a focus on public affairs and public service using the resources of Washington, DC.

      202-885-2061
      Phone

      202-885-2019
      Fax

      Visit Our Website

      Email Us

      School of Communication (SOC)
      Mary Graydon Center, Room 300
      4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
      Washington, DC 20016
      Get Driving Directions

      View Full Campus Map

      • School of Public Affairs
    • Ranked among the top schools of its kind, American University’s School of Public Affairs offers education in the fields of political science, public administration, public policy, and justice. Our location in the scenic neighborhood of upper northwest Washington, D.C., our position, programs, and professors—all provide us a distinct advantage in educating and preparing leaders for careers in public service.

      Hours
      Phone: (202) 885-2940

      Graduate programs: spagrad@american.edu

      Undergraduate programs: aupublicaffairs@american.edu

      School of Public Affairs
      4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
      Washington, DC 20016
      Get Driving Directions

      View Full Campus Map

      • SETH
      • Gray, Room 119
      • 202-885-3720
    • Everything we do at SETH is grounded in four organizing principles: excellence, diversity, equity, and community. The first principle, excellence, is the standard by which the other three are defined; it is the bar for our activities and curricula—and by which we measure individual achievement.

      202-885-3720
      Phone

      202-885-1187
      Fax

      Visit Our Website

      Email Us

      SETH
      Gray, Room 119
      4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
      Washington, DC 20016
      Get Driving Directions

      View Full Campus Map

      • Shuttle Operations
      • Public Safety Bldg
      • 202-885-3631
    • American University's shuttle services provide students, faculty, staff, and guests with a convenient means of traveling between campus, the Washington College of Law, and the Tenleytown Metro station.

      202-885-3631
      Phone

      Visit Our Website

      Email Us

      Shuttle Operations
      Public Safety Bldg
      4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
      Washington, DC 20016
      Get Driving Directions

      View Full Campus Map

      • Sociology
      • Battelle Tompkins T-21
      • 202-885-2475
    • The Department of Sociology of the College of Arts and Sciences serves the university and students from throughout the world as a center for the advanced study of societal change, social institutions, and social processes. Its programs offer in-depth training in sociological theory and emphasize social justice and research methodology, as well as five areas of concentration: Gender and Family; Inequality and Stratification; Macrosociology; Professional/Applied Sociology; and Race, Gender, and Social Justice.

      202-885-2475
      Phone

      202-885-2477
      Fax

      Visit Our Website

      Email Us

      Sociology
      Battelle Tompkins T-21
      4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
      Washington, DC 20016
      Get Driving Directions

      View Full Campus Map

      • SPA Justice,Law / Criminology
      • Ward, Room 270
      • 202-885-2948
    • Hours
      Anna Castro, Administrative Assistant Eric Fleddermann, Assistant to the Chair

      202-885-2948
      Phone

      202-885-2907
      Fax

      Email Us

      SPA Justice,Law / Criminology
      Ward, Room 270
      4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
      Washington, DC 20016
      Get Driving Directions

      View Full Campus Map

      • SPA: Development & Alumni Relations
      • (202) 885-2660
    • Hours
      Dan Mackeben Director of Development mackeben@american.edu Alexis Pazmiño Events Specialist apazmino@american.edu

      (202) 885-2660
      Phone

      SPA: Development & Alumni Relations
      4200 Wisconsin Avenue, 5th Floor
      Washington, DC 20016-8143
      Get Driving Directions

      View Full Campus Map

      • SPA: Government
      • Ward, Room 230
    • The Department of Government makes use of the unique opportunities available from its location in the nation's capital for the teaching and study of political science and public affairs.

      Hours
      Graduate programs: spagrad@american.edu

      SPA: Government
      Ward, Room 230
      4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
      Washington, DC 20016
      Get Driving Directions

      View Full Campus Map

      • SPA: Graduate Admissions
      • Ward Circle Building, Room 306
      • (202) 885-6230
    • Hours
      Jacqueline Linde Assistant Dean Brenda Manley Director of Graduate Admissions

      (202) 885-6230
      Phone

      Email Us

      SPA: Graduate Admissions
      Ward Circle Building, Room 306
      4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
      Washington, DC 20016
      Get Driving Directions

      View Full Campus Map

      • SPA: Public Administration
      • Ward
    • Welcome to the Department of Public Administration & Policy. The Washington Metropolitan area has always been a magnet for men and women seeking careers in the public sector. It is only in this area that students can focus their studies on international, national, state, county, local or not-for-profit issues.

      Hours
      Graduate programs: spagrad@american.edu

      SPA: Public Administration
      Ward
      4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
      Washington, DC 20016
      Get Driving Directions

      View Full Campus Map

      • Special Events
      • Butler Pavilion 6th Floor
      • 202-885-2430
    • The Office of Special Events can provide you with information on vendors, site selection, catering, protocol, and more. Our primary role is to serve AU faculty, staff, and students with their event planning needs. You can reach us at: 202-885-2430 or 2431

      202-885-2430
      Phone

      202-885-2470
      Fax

      Special Events
      Butler Pavilion 6th Floor
      4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
      Washington, DC 20016
      Get Driving Directions

      View Full Campus Map

      • Student Accounts
      • Asbury, Room 300
      • 202-885-3541
    • Student Accounts is responsible for issuing and maintaining billing statements as well as receiving tuition payments.

      Hours
      Mon-Fri, 9:30am-5:00pm

      202-885-3541
      Phone

      202-885-1139
      Fax

      Visit Our Website

      Email Us

      Student Accounts
      Asbury, Room 300
      4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
      Washington, DC 20016
      Get Driving Directions

      View Full Campus Map

      • Student Activities
      • Mary Graydon, Room 271
      • 202-885-3390
    • Student Activities sponsors many events throughout the year including Welcome Week evening activities, Experience DC, Student Involvement Fairs, Club Recognition Workshops, Student Leadership Receptions, Leadership Connections workshops and co-sponsored events for the graduating classes Senior week and AU After Dark Initiatives.

      202-885-3390
      Phone

      202-885-3396
      Fax

      Visit Our Website

      Student Activities
      Mary Graydon, Room 271
      4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
      Washington, DC 20016
      Get Driving Directions

      View Full Campus Map

      • Student Conduct & Conflict Resolution
      • Butler Pavilion, Room 408
      • 202-885-3328
    • Student Conduct & Conflict Resolution adjudicates non-academic violations of the Student Conduct Code and offers free and confidential mediation services to all members of the campus community.

      Hours
      Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

      202-885-3328
      Phone

      202-885-1594
      Fax

      Visit Our Website

      Email Us

      Student Conduct & Conflict Resolution
      Butler Pavilion, Room 408
      4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
      Washington, DC 20016
      Get Driving Directions

      View Full Campus Map

      • Student Government
      • Mary Graydon MGC 271
      • 202-885-3390
    • The Student Government shall serve as the primary representative of the American University undergraduate student body by advocating policy, producing programming, and providing services to the Student Body. The Student Government consists of all undergraduate students who have paid their student activity fee. Members of the Student Government shall be entitled to vote in elections and on referenda.

      202-885-3390
      Phone

      202-885-3396
      Fax

      Visit Our Website

      Student Government
      Mary Graydon MGC 271
      4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
      Washington, DC 20016
      Get Driving Directions

      View Full Campus Map

      • Student Health Center
      • McCabe 1st Floor
      • 202-885-3380
    • The Student Health Center provides primary care medical services and health education and wellness programming to AU students. The Student Health Center services include routine exam, allergy injection, immunizations.

      Hours
      Summer & Semester Break Office Hours:

      8am-4:30pm
      Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday

      9am-4:30pm
      Wednesday


      Fall & Spring Office Hours:

      9am-6pm
      Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday

      9:30am-6pm
      Wednesday

      202-885-3380
      Phone

      202-885-1222
      Fax

      Visit Our Website

      Email Us

      Student Health Center
      McCabe 1st Floor
      4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
      Washington, DC 20016
      Get Driving Directions

      View Full Campus Map

      • Studio Art
      • Katzen Arts Center, Room 101
      • 202-885-1670
    • Offers students tools to ambitiously engage historical and contemporary criteria for making art in programs including BA, BFA, MFA, and MFA Studio Berlin (summer program).

      202-885-1670
      Phone

      202-885-1132
      Fax

      Visit Our Website

      Email Us

      Studio Art
      Katzen Arts Center, Room 101
      4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
      Washington, DC 20016
      Get Driving Directions

      View Full Campus Map

  • T

      • TESOL
      • Mary Graydon Center, Suite 300
      • 202-885-2582
    • The Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Program offers graduate degrees, certificates, intensive workshops, and an online TEFL MA.

      202-885-2582
      Phone

      Visit Our Website

      Email Us

      TESOL
      Mary Graydon Center, Suite 300
      4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
      Washington, DC 20016
      Get Driving Directions

      View Full Campus Map

      • Theatre & Musical Theatre
      • Katzen Arts Center, Room 222
      • 202-885-3414
    • The Theatre and Musical Theatre Programs enable students to perform in, design, manage, or direct a production and succeed in a variety of professions outside the theatre. Students work closely with internationally recognized artists in core classes, electives, productions, and extra-curricular seminars and workshops.

      202-885-3414
      Phone

      202-885-1092
      Fax

      Visit Our Website

      Email Us

      Theatre & Musical Theatre
      Katzen Arts Center, Room 222
      4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
      Washington, DC 20016
      Get Driving Directions

      View Full Campus Map

      • Transcripts & Certifications
      • Asbury Building, Room 200
      • 202-885-2200
    • Official Transcripts
      An official transcript is sealed and signed by the University Registrar.

      Students may obtain a letter of certification or verification of their enrollment from the Academic Services Unit of the Office of the Registrar.

      202-885-2200
      Phone

      Visit Our Website

      Transcripts & Certifications
      Asbury Building, Room 200
      4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
      Washington, DC 20016
      Get Driving Directions

      View Full Campus Map

      • Treasury Operations
      • New Mexico, Room 280
      • 202-885-2715
    • The function of Treasury Operations with the Office of Finance & Treasurer is to manage the University's working capital and liquidity needs as well as facilitate the electronic transfer of funds to meet the University's daily financial obligations.

      Hours
      9:00AM-5:00 PM

      202-885-2715
      Phone

      Visit Our Website

      Email Us

      Treasury Operations
      New Mexico, Room 280
      4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
      Washington, DC 20016
      Get Driving Directions

      View Full Campus Map

  • U

      • Undergraduate Admissions
        Office of Enrollment
      • 202-885-6000
    • Office of Undergraduate Admissions for American University

      202-885-6000
      Phone

      202-885-1025
      Fax

      Email Us

      Undergraduate Admissions
      4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
      Washington, DC 20016-8001
      Get Driving Directions

      View Full Campus Map

      • University Budget Office
      • New Mexico, Room 350
      • 202-885-3951
    • The university's Budget Office develops annual and long-range university budgets for Board of Trustees' approval and administers the budgets throughout the fiscal year. We aim to provide a direct linkage between the university's strategic plan goals and resource allocations and partner with various constituencies and school budget managers to ensure best practices in budget and financial management.

      202-885-3951
      Phone

      202-885-6175
      Fax

      Visit Our Website

      Email Us

      University Budget Office
      New Mexico, Room 350
      4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
      Washington, DC 20016
      Get Driving Directions

      View Full Campus Map

      • University Center
      • Mary Graydon, Room 274
      • 202-885-3939
    • The University Center offers the campus community and the public a wide variety of meeting, dining and entertainment options to enrich campus life and the educational experience at American University. Located in the heart of campus, we look to meet the co-curricular needs and interests of the University community by utilizing the University Center footprint as the primary venue for programs and events.

      202-885-3939
      Phone

      202-885-1534
      Fax

      Visit Our Website

      University Center
      Mary Graydon, Room 274
      4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
      Washington, DC 20016
      Get Driving Directions

      View Full Campus Map

      • University Communications
      • Constitution, Room 130
      • 202-885-5950
    • American University Media Relations, an office within University Communications and Marketing, works daily with campus constituents to publicize all aspects of the university through media outlets and the university's Web site. The office consults campus offices, schools, and departments on media relations, strategic communication strategies, and Web communications to promote professors, programs, research, and events to external audiences and the news media.

      202-885-5950
      Phone

      202-885-5959
      Fax

      Visit Our Website

      Email Us

      University Communications
      Constitution, Room 130
      4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
      Washington, DC 20016
      Get Driving Directions

      View Full Campus Map

      • University Honors / Scholars
      • Hughes First Floor South (Room 105)
      • 202-885-6194
    • Our prestigious program attracts top students nationally and around the world who are eager for a challenging and compelling academic experience and a welcoming community, located on a beautiful, traditional college campus.

      202-885-6194
      Phone

      202-885-7013
      Fax

      Visit Our Website

      Email Us

      University Honors / Scholars
      Hughes First Floor South (Room 105)
      4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
      Washington, DC 20016
      Get Driving Directions

      View Full Campus Map

      • UPS Store
      • Butler Pavilion Tunnel
      • 202-885-2030
    • Photocopies, packaging/shipping supplies and services, fax services

      Hours
      Mon - Th 8:30AM - 6:00PM
      Sat 11:00AM - 5:00PM

      202-885-2030
      Phone

      Visit Our Website

      UPS Store
      Butler Pavilion Tunnel
      4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
      Washington, DC 20016
      Get Driving Directions

      View Full Campus Map

  • V

      • Vice Provost for Academic Administration
      • Leonard Hall Lower Level
      • 202-885-2720
    • 202-885-2720
      Phone

      202-885-2173
      Fax

      Email Us

      Vice Provost for Academic Administration
      Leonard Hall Lower Level
      4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
      Washington, DC 20016
      Get Driving Directions

      View Full Campus Map

  • W

      • WAMU - 88.5
      • Brandywine
      • 202-885-1230
    • WAMU 88.5 is the leading public radio station for NPR news and information in the greater Washington D.C. area. It is member-supported, professionally-staffed, and licensed to American University. Since 1961, WAMU 88.5 has provided programming to a growing audience that now totals more than 650,000 listeners in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia.

      202-885-1230
      Phone

      Visit Our Website

      WAMU - 88.5
      Brandywine
      4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
      Washington, DC 20016
      Get Driving Directions

      View Full Campus Map

      • Washington Economic Policy Semester Seminar
      • 202-885-4900
    • The Washington Economic Policy Semester Seminar is an intensive examination of economic policy making in Washington. The heart of the seminar is on-site discussions with economic policy decision makers and economic policy analysts. Academic focus will be on global economic policy.

      202-885-4900
      Phone

      Visit Our Website

      Email Us

      WashSemester
      AIM

      Washington Economic Policy Semester Seminar
      4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
      Washington, DC 20016
      Get Driving Directions

      View Full Campus Map

      • Washington Internships for Native Students (WINS)
      • 202-895-4900
    • The Washington Internships for Native Students (WINS) offers students of sovereign American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian (AI/AN/NH) nations the opportunity to build leadership skills while living, studying, and interning in Washington, DC.

      202-895-4900
      Phone

      202-895-4882
      Fax

      Visit Our Website

      Email Us

      Washington Internships for Native Students (WINS)
      4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
      Washington, DC 20016
      Get Driving Directions

      View Full Campus Map

      • Washington Semester Foreign Policy Program
      • 202-895-4900
    • Washington Semester students have a front-row seat for the action as foreign policy is discussed, debated, and drafted. As a foreign policy semester student, you have unparalleled opportunities to examine firsthand the emerging.

      202-895-4900
      Phone

      Visit Our Website

      Email Us

      WashSemester
      AIM

      Washington Semester Foreign Policy Program
      4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
      Washington, DC 20016
      Get Driving Directions

      View Full Campus Map

      • Washington Semester in Contemporary Islam
      • 202-895-4900
    • The Contemporary Islam semester combines a rigorous and in-depth investigation of Islamic resources, contributions, and insights with hands-on experience to allow you to develop expertise on Islamic perspectives along with professional skills and political experience.

      202-895-4900
      Phone

      Visit Our Website

      Email Us

      WashSemester
      AIM

      Washington Semester in Contemporary Islam
      4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
      Washington, DC 20016
      Get Driving Directions

      View Full Campus Map

      • Washington Semester in International Business & Trade
      • 202-895-4900
    • Taking a company multinational is a necessity not a choice, and more than ever, an opportunity that no company can afford to neglect. During your Washington Semester you gain the knowledge and skills you need to become a marketable asset to the business world. D.C. is an international powerhouse.

      202-895-4900
      Phone

      Visit Our Website

      Email Us

      WashSemester
      AIM

      Washington Semester in International Business & Trade
      4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
      Washington, DC 20016
      Get Driving Directions

      View Full Campus Map

      • Washington Semester in Int'l Law & Organizations
      • 202-895-4900
    • The Washington Semester in International Law and Organizations focuses upon the expanding role of law in governing relations among nations, while an interdependent world turns to multinational organizations in the making of global policy.

      202-895-4900
      Phone

      Visit Our Website

      Email Us

      WashSemester
      AIM

      Washington Semester in Int'l Law & Organizations
      4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
      Washington, DC 20016
      Get Driving Directions

      View Full Campus Map

      • Washington Semester Program in American Politics
      • 202-895-4900
    • Washington, D.C. is the heart, soul, and lifeblood of politics in America. If you want to see how the game is played from the inside, apply for this program which has attracted politically interested students for more than 50 years. As an American Politics student, you will observe in-depth the machinations of our national government.

      202-895-4900
      Phone

      Visit Our Website

      Email Us

      WashSemester
      AIM

      Washington Semester Program in American Politics
      4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
      Washington, DC 20016
      Get Driving Directions

      View Full Campus Map

      • Washington Semester Program in Int'l Environment & Dev
      • 202-895-4900
    • (IED) semester combines the seminar in Washington, D.C. with an intensive 3-week field practicum in Galapagos Islands or Ghana. The seminar and overseas practicum, conducted in parallel with a two-day-per week internship component and a research project, provide a comprehensive experiential learning program in which students enter directly into the fields of international development and international environmental policy.

      202-895-4900
      Phone

      Visit Our Website

      Email Us

      WashSemester
      AIM

      Washington Semester Program in Int'l Environment & Dev
      4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
      Washington, DC 20016
      Get Driving Directions

      View Full Campus Map

      • Washington Semester Program in Journalism
      • 202-895-4900
    • Find out what it takes to be a member of the most elite and sometimes most despised groups around during this interactive, experiential semester. You examine virtually every aspect of journalism, from print and broadcast media to feature writing and media relations.

      202-895-4900
      Phone

      Visit Our Website

      Email Us

      WashSemester
      AIM

      Washington Semester Program in Journalism
      4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
      Washington, DC 20016
      Get Driving Directions

      View Full Campus Map

      • Washington Semester Program in Justice
      • 202-895-4900
    • You get a close – up look at how the legal system really works and at the people who define justice. The semester sweeps you into the political storm that surrounds issues of justice and introduces you to the experts and to the organizations that deal with the process on a daily basis.

      202-895-4900
      Phone

      Visit Our Website

      Email Us

      WashSemester
      AIM

      Washington Semester Program in Justice
      4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
      Washington, DC 20016
      Get Driving Directions

      View Full Campus Map

      • Washington Semester Program in Peace & Conflict Res
      • 202-895-4900
    • The International Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) program is grounded in the best practices of experiential and traditional learning pedagogies to foster learning and emphasize the importance of integrating theory, research and practice.

      202-895-4900
      Phone

      Visit Our Website

      Email Us

      WashSemester
      AIM

      Washington Semester Program in Peace & Conflict Res
      4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
      Washington, DC 20016
      Get Driving Directions

      View Full Campus Map

      • Washington Semester Program in Public Law
      • 202-895-4900
    • Explore the institutions and meet the practitioners who determine federal judicial policy in the public law semester. This program traces American public law through its origination, formulation, implementation, and interpretation.

      202-895-4900
      Phone

      Visit Our Website

      Email Us

      WashSemester
      AIM

      Washington Semester Program in Public Law
      4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
      Washington, DC 20016
      Get Driving Directions

      View Full Campus Map

      • Washington Semester Program in Transforming Communities
      • 202-895-4900
    • Transforming Communities is a public policy program that addresses the concept of community, the factors that make a community healthy, and how forces at the local, state, and national level are used to create and strengthen community.In fact, Washington DC – from the international to the national to the community level – offers an ideal setting for Transforming Communities.

      202-895-4900
      Phone

      Visit Our Website

      Email Us

      WashSemester
      AIM

      Washington Semester Program in Transforming Communities
      4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
      Washington, DC 20016
      Get Driving Directions

      View Full Campus Map

      • WCL Library
      • WCL
    • The Pence Law Library is open to the public, except during reading and exam periods when access is limited to WCL faculty, staff, and students, and WCL alumni. Visitors to the Law Library are asked to check in with Security with proper identification and wear visitor badges while using the Library.

      Hours
      Please check the Library's website for the most current information about hours and access.

      WCL Library
      WCL
      4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
      Washington, DC 20016
      Get Driving Directions

      View Full Campus Map

      • WCL,Washington College of Law
      • WCL WCL 370
      • 202-274-4000
    • The Washington College of Law (WCL) equips students in unique ways to navigate this new reality. A top law school that provides an excellent legal education in all areas of the law, WCL has renowned programs in experiential learning (clinics and externships), international law, law and government, intellectual property, business, and gender. These vital programs create an environment rich with opportunities for you.

      202-274-4000
      Phone

      202-274-0705
      Fax

      Visit Our Website

      Email Us

      WCL,Washington College of Law
      WCL WCL 370
      4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
      Washington, DC 20016
      Get Driving Directions

      View Full Campus Map

      • Wellness Center
      • McCabe Hall, Room 123
      • 202-885-3276
    • The Wellness Center provides health education resources and programs for AU students. The Wellness Center's mission is to provide students with wellness resources, to promote healthy lifestyles, reduce risk behaviors and offer a safe, non-discriminatory environment.

      202-885-3276
      Phone

      Visit Our Website

      Email Us

      Wellness Center
      McCabe Hall, Room 123
      4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
      Washington, DC 20018
      Get Driving Directions

      View Full Campus Map