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Ways to Get Involved

We welcome the participation, ideas, and support of all SIS alumni.  There are many ways to engage with current SIS students as well as with other alumni.  Interested in getting involved but not sure how?  Contact us at sisalum@american.edu and we’ll help you find the opportunity that best fits your schedule and interests.

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New Building Tours

Take a tour of our new, 70,000 square foot, LEED-Gold certified SIS building. To sign-up for a tour, contact Stephanie Block, associate director of alumni relations at (202) 885-1616.


Apply to mentor or e-mentor a current SIS student.

Alumni Events

The DC-area SIS alumni chapter is a vibrant group of local alumni committed to enhancing the connections they forged while at SIS. For more information, please contact SIS alumni chapter chair Ema Gantcheva, SIS/BA '06, MA '08, at egantcheva@gmail.com.

Not in the DC area? No problem! There are AU alumni chapters around the globe. Find your local area chapter.

Attend an upcoming alumni event either in the DC area or around the world. Visit the events calendar for details on activities in your area.


Interested in helping plan AU alumni events and activities? Join the AU Alumni Programs volunteer team.


You can support the mission of SIS by giving back. Learn about SIS programs in need of alumni support.

Keep in Touch

Recently moved? New job? Send an update to sisalum@american.edu.

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SIS Alumni Relations and Development
4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20016-8143