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SIS Recruitment Calendar: Join Us Around the World

Fall 2016 Recruitment Schedule
(Fall 2017 schedule available in Summer 2017)

Look for SIS representatives at graduate fairs, forums, and events this fall. Event details are subject to change, and more may be added throughout the fall. Please continue to monitor this page for updates.

SIS also hosts on-campus and online Open Houses. See the sidebar to the right for more information about SIS events and scheduling a campus visit.

Recruitment Schedule Overview:


9/8 - NEW YORK, NY: Graduate Fair
9/13 - NEW YORK, NY: APSIA Graduate Fair
9/14 - WASHINGTON, DC: APSIA Graduate Fair
9/20 - ONLINE: How to Select a Program that Fits (register)
9/22 - BOSTON, MA: Graduate Fair
9/27 - ATLANTA, GA: AUCC Graduate, Professional and Engineering School Fair
(open to students and alumni of AUCC member schools only)
9/27 - WASHINGTON, DC: Graduate Fair
9/29 - ONLINE: AmeriCorps Virtual Graduate Fair


10/5 - CHICAGO, IL: Graduate Fair
10/9 - SAN ANTONIO, TX: HACU College and Career Fair
10/12 - BOSTON, MA: Boston Network for International Development (BNID) Networking Night (register)
10/13 - BOSTON, MA: Networking Event (register)
10/17 - LOS ANGELES, CA: Graduate Fair
10/19 - SAN FRANCISCO, CA: Graduate Fair
10/20 - PORTLAND, OR: Networking and Info Session at WeWork (register)
10/20 - PORTLAND, OR: Info Session at Migration Brewing (register)
10/20 - ONLINE: How to Select a Program that Fits (register)
10/22 - SEATTLE, WA: Info Session at Fremont Brewing Co (register)

10/26 - WASHINGTON, DC: SIS Graduate Open House (register)


11/10 - WASHINGTON, DC: SIS Graduate Open House (register)
11/12 - WASHINGTON, DC: National Model UN (NMUN)
11/15 - ONLINE: How to Select a Program that Fits (register)
11/16 - ONLINE: APSIA Virtual Graduate Fair
11/30 - ONLINE: How to Craft a Competitive Application (register)


12/6 - ONLINE: How to Craft a Competitive Application - for international applicants (register)
12/9 - ONLINE: AmeriCorps Virtual Graduate Fair
12/15 - ONLINE: How to Craft a Competitive Application - for first generation applicants (register)
12/16 - ONLINE: How to Craft a Competitive Application (register)

Learn more about APSIA and Graduate Fairs

Remember to check this list often as our travel and events schedule is updated throughout the fall. We'll be adding additional virtual sessions over the coming weeks, and look forward to meeting you online or in-person soon!


The SIS Building is decorated with panels of details from the Buckminster Fuller map projection.

Visit SIS in Washington, DC

Come to the nation's capital to visit American University and the School of International Service. In addition to meeting with an admissions specialist, we offer a variety of on-campus, local, regional, and online events - see below for more details.

On-Campus Open House:

Every fall, join SIS faculty, current students, and staff at an SIS Graduate Programs Open House! Open House events allow you an opportunity to learn about the graduate admission process, hear from academic, career, and study abroad advisors, and meet with faculty from each graduate program.

Fall 2017 Open House dates will be available in late summer 2017

Online Events:

Unable to travel to Washington to visit campus? Join us online to learn more about the School of International Service and the admissions process. 

Online event dates will be available in late summer 2017

Meet with a Graduate Admissions Specialist or Visit and SIS Class

Prospective applicants are invited visit campus for a group, or one-on-one, informational meeting with an SIS Graduate Admissions Representative, or classroom visit experience.

View all upcoming one-on-one and group information sessions, plus class visits and special SIS events