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The American University Alumni Association serves more than 135,000 alumni worldwide through local, regional, and international programming.

We offer volunteer, networking, and mentoring opportunities as well as a suite of benefits and services.


Alumni on the Front Lines

Five AU graduates were honored as Alumni on the Front Lines: a mayor leading through a pandemic and against systemic racism, two alumnae battling COVID-19 with compassion and science, a restauranteur taking care of the food insecure, and an activist fighting for racial equity.

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Volunteer Virtually

Friedheim Quadrangle

Alumni play an important role in ensuring our students’ success. Time and again, AU alumni demonstrate that Eagles look out for one another by networking, mentoring, and providing jobs and internships to fellow alumni and current students.

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Notable Alumni

Graduates' mortarboards

From heads of state to pillars of the community, AU has a surplus of notable alumni. AU graduates continue a legacy of transforming ideas into impact across the globe.


New Leadership

Jonathan Mathis at Kogod School of Business

Jonathan Mathis represents more than 135,000 alumni worldwide as the Alumni Association's new president.

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Events Calendar

2016 Alumni Awards Dinner crowd and stage

More than 200 alumni events are hosted each year on campus, in DC, across the country, and around the world.

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Alumni in the News

White House

At least four AU alumni and another familiar face from AU joined the White House under President Biden.

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More than 135,000 alumni around the world

number 76 Best National University

U.S. News and World Report 2018

1,500+ alumni volunteers