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Operations Update: Spring 2021 Plan Released AU’s Spring 2021 plan for enhanced operations released. More information is available on the COVID-19 Resources Page.

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In-person events might be on hold, but don’t let that stop you from getting to know AU’s campus. Visit AU from anywhere with virtual experiences, webinars, and virtual info sessions.
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Ready for your next big step? Get started by exploring common questions and important things to know in our Frequently Asked Questions section.


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Interested in talking to someone about a major, program, club, or anything about the AU experience? We’ll connect you with an AU Student Ambassador or someone from graduate admissions.
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Discover your future with AU

Six months after graduation,

% of Graduates are now Working, Grad School, or Both

% of Graduates Participated in an Internship

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First-Generation Proud

It’s great to realize I’m capable of more than I think.

As a first-gen student, my parents didn’t know what to expect from the college experience, so I had to learn about the higher ed environment and the different resources on campus. Every student has to find their way during their first year, and it’s challenging being in charge of your own routine for the first time.

I’ve learned how to take initiative to seek out resources–like the Center for Diversity and Inclusion and the Career Center–and make my own decisions. It’s made me more independent and aware of my choices.
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We are Eagles, and we are in this together.

We may be apart, but we are Eagles. We are resilient. We are determined. We are stepping up and helping out. We are in this together. And we are up to the challenge.

AU News & Events

SOC welcomes Sam Fulwood III as dean

Communications ·

Sam Fulwood III Joins American University School of Communication as Dean

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Ludy Grandas delivers food in the Humanities Truck

In the Community ·

AU Humanities Truck Receives $100,000 Grant to Feed DC’s Hungry

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Announcement ·

Five Questions with Sine Fellow Lt. General H.R. McMaster

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Announcement ·

New Report Reveals Growing, Violent Threat from QAnon Movement to Public Safety and Democracy

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Joe Biden.

International ·

Foreign Policy Is Biden’s Best Bet for Bipartisan Action, Experts Say

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AU Is Carbon Neutral

Carbon Neutrality at AU = 10,000 passenger vehicles off the road per year

AU's electricity comes from 100 percent renewable sources

First University, Urban Campus, and Research University to reach carbon neutrality