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In a time of unprecedented challenges, the American University community steps up to take on issues and make an impact. At AU, we learn, research, and work to spark positive change in our neighborhood and world.

See Change in Action

Challenge Accepted

COVID-19 Operating Status

We look forward to seeing you! We are currently on track to conduct in-person classes for the fall 2021 semester.

For Spring 2021, individuals coming to campus must complete a daily self-screening. COVID-19 testing is available on-campus for asymptomatic students, faculty, and staff.
 

Self-Screening COVID-19 Testing Current Operating Status

Where to Start

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Interested in getting a feel for our classes, campus, and community? Bring the AU experience to you with virtual events, tours, webinars, and more.

 

Experience AU  For Parents & Families

Talk to an AU Insider

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Connect with an AU Student Ambassador or someone from graduate admissions to get the inside scoop on majors, clubs, or the difference an AU degree makes.

 

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Washington, DC is our
  • laboratory.
  • classroom.
  • home.
  • community.
  • playground.
  • laboratory.
  • classroom.
  • home.
  • community.
  • playground.