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Can't meet us in person? Join us online.

The Office of Admissions invites you and your family to join one of our webinars to learn more about undergraduate opportunities at American University or to gain more insight into the college admissions process in general.

Admissions staff and current students will be available on the webinars to answer your questions.

Feel free to sign up for any webinar of interest to you below. You can also see our previously recorded webinars.

Virtual First-Year (Freshman) Admissions Information Session

Wednesday, August 22, 2018
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT

Join us to learn more about living and learning at American University in Washington, DC. There will be a brief opening presentation followed by time for your questions. Admissions staff will be available on this webinar to answer your questions about the admissions process.

College 101 - Writing the College Essay

Tuesday, August 28, 2018
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT

For many students, writing the college essay can be the hardest part of the application process. Join us as we share our tips on college admissions essays that work. There will be a brief opening presentation followed by time for your questions. AU admissions staff will be available on this webinar to answer all your college essay questions.

College 101 - Preparing for the College Application Process

Wednesday, September 5, 2018
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT

Applying to college can feel like a full-time job. So educating yourself about key steps can make the college application process less stressful. Join us for this webinar to learn some tips to make the process easier. AU admissions staff will be on hand to present as well as answer any questions you may have.

Why Should I Consider Early Decision?

Tuesday, September 11, 2018
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT

Join us for a webinar to talk about the Early Decision application option at American University. If American University is your first choice, then applying early decision is a fantastic way to show your interest in us. There will be a presentation followed by time for your questions.

American University's Special Academic Programs

Wednesday, September 19, 2018
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT

AU is at the forefront of universities leading the way in new ways of learning. Join us to learn more about how we extend learning, both in the classroom and beyond. There is a great opportunity to learn more about our AU Honors Program, our Frederick Douglass Distinguished Scholars, and our Three-Year bachelor's degree programs. We'll discuss how these programs employ unique teaching methods as well as incorporate living-learning communities.

Virtual First-Year (Freshman) Admissions Information Session

Tuesday, September 25, 2018
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT

Join us to learn more about living and learning at American University in Washington, DC. There will be a brief opening presentation followed by time for your questions. Admissions staff will be available on this webinar to answer your questions about the admissions process.

AU: The Student Perspective

Wednesday, October 3, 2018
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT

Sometimes before you decide to apply to a university, you just want to hear what is like from a real student. Don't worry, we've got you covered. Join us for a webinar to learn more about academic and campus life here at American University. AU students will present as well as answer any questions you may have about living and studying at American University in Washington, DC.

Virtual First-Year (Freshman) Admissions Information Session

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
10:00 PM - 11:00 PM EDT

Join us to learn more about living and learning at American University in Washington, DC. There will be a brief opening presentation followed by time for your questions. Admissions staff will be available on this webinar to answer your questions about the admissions process.

Financial Aid 101

Wednesday, October 24, 2018
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT

Join us for a webinar to learn about the basics of financial aid as it applies to American University and other colleges and universities. We know that financial aid can be a complicated matter for families so there will a short presentation and then we will have time for any questions you might have.

Why Should I Consider Early Decision?

Tuesday, November 6, 2018
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT

Join us for a webinar to talk about the Early Decision application option at American University. If American University is your first choice, then applying early decision is a fantastic way to show your interest in us. There will be a presentation followed by time for your questions.

Virtual First-Year (Freshman) Admissions Information Session

Wednesday, November 14, 2018
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM EST

Join us to learn more about living and learning at American University in Washington, DC. There will be a brief opening presentation followed by time for your questions. Admissions staff will be available on this webinar to answer your questions about the admissions process.

AU: The Student Perspective

Tuesday, November 27, 2018
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT

Sometimes before you decide to apply to a university, you just want to hear what is like from a real student. Don't worry, we've got you covered. Join us for a webinar to learn more about academic and campus life here at American University. AU students will present as well as answer any questions you may have about living and studying at American University in Washington, DC.

Virtual First-Year (Freshman) Admissions Information Session

Tuesday, December 4, 2018
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM EST

Join us to learn more about living and learning at American University in Washington, DC. There will be a brief opening presentation followed by time for your questions. Admissions staff will be available on this webinar to answer your questions about the admissions process.

Financial Aid 101

Wednesday, December 12, 2018
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT

Join us for a webinar to learn about the basics of financial aid as it applies to American University and other colleges and universities. We know that financial aid can be a complicated matter for families so there will a short presentation and then we will have time for any questions you might have.