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Volunteer for AU

More than 700 AU alumni are also active volunteers.

Regional communities, reunions, admissions, affinity groups, and alliances...Check out the many ways to volunteer with your Alumni Association.

Whether you want to engage alumni in your hometown, recruit new Eagles to AU, or help plan events, we have an opportunity for you! Find rewarding activities that meet your interest, experience, and schedule.

Apply for the AU Alumni Board
The American University Alumni Board is a dedicated group of volunteers who serve as ambassadors for AU and work to actively engage other alumni in the life of the university.

Help Lead Your Local Community
Alumni volunteers worldwide work to strengthen the ties of alumni to American University by representing the Alumni Association in their specific geographic regions.

Participate in Affinity Groups
Affinity networks supporting identity, industry, interest, and student experiences provide opportunities to connect with students and fellow alumni.

Join the Multicultural Alumni Reunion Committee
The annual Multicultural Alumni Reunion (MCAR) celebrates the diverse cultural identities of American University’s alumni community. 

Get Involved with a Young Alumni Chapter
In DC and New York City, the Young Alumni Chapters sponsor programming designed to meet the social, professional, and educational needs and interests of our graduates from the past 10 years.

Become an Alumni Admissions Volunteer
Interview prospective students, attend college fairs at local high schools, and participate in events for potential and incoming students.

Mentor or Hire current students
Connect with the Career Center to not only identify qualified candidates for open positions at your company, but to help network, mentor, or guide current students and young alumni through their career development.

Get Involved with Your School or College:
CAS | Kogod | SIS | SOC | SPA | WCL
Each school and college holds its own events and programs with the help and career expertise of alumni. Connect with current students through mentorship programs, career development workshops, and more.

Student and alumnus meet at networking reception

Make a difference in the lives of AU students.

Alumni volunteers mentor, network with, and hire current students and fellow alumni.