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  • Discover the World of Communication

    Sarah Menke-Fish

Mailing Address
HDP - Leonard Hall

Leonard Hall

Demographics: First year, Transfer, WMP, IGP

Number of RAs: 7


Would you like to live on campus? American University campus can offer a great experience for you. When you choose to stay on campus, you receive access to free wireless high speed internet, a state-of-the-art health center, several computing complexes, several food options and other great facilities.

Each person living on campus for the Discover the World of Communication Program will be placed in a two-person room in Hughes Hall, which contains storage units, vanities, closets, beds and desks. Along with the standard furnishings, linens are provided. You may wish to bring an additional towel because the one provided is small. A Discover the World of Communication Resident Assistant will live on the same floor.

Things to Bring:


  • Bathroom Amenities (toothbrush,
    toothpaste, shampoo, etc.)
  • Casual Attire
  • Warm Weather Attire
  • Two business casual outfits
  • Walking Shoes
  • Shower Shoes
  • Alarm Clock
  • Umbrella/Rain Gear
  • Towel
  • Sunglasses/Sunscreen
  • Swimsuit/Workout attire
  • Notebook and pen
  • $150 spending money


  • Hat
  • Tennis Racquet
  • Laptop/Computer
  • iPod
  • DVDs
  • Musical instrument

1. Students staying on campus must take both a morning and evening class. 2015 fees for housing and dining, and after hours and weekend activities for students staying on campus are $1,700 (two weeks), $2,550 (three weeks), and $3,400 (four weeks).