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Campus Visit Program

Visit our campus to learn more about our graduate programs, admission requirements, and graduate student life at American University. Campus visit hours: Monday through Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

  • Meet our faculty: Meet with faculty to gain a greater insight about our graduate programs.
  • One-on-one meeting: Meet with an admission representative to learn more about the application requirements for your program of interest.
  • Campus tour: Meet with a current AU graduate student for a tour of our state of the art facilities and a chat about graduate student life at AU.

To schedule your visit, simply submit a Campus Visit Request Form one week in advance. Please note that visits are contingent upon the availability of the department. We will do our best to fulfill your campus visit request. Please note:

  • The PhD Clinical Psychology and PhD Behavior, Cognition and Neuroscience programs do not offer faculty visits.
  • For the PhD and MA History programs, please contact Katie Erickson,
  • For the PhD and MA Anthropology programs, please contact Jean Wogaman,


Graduate Open Houses

Join the College of Arts & Sciences for an exploration of graduate school. Our Graduate Open Houses give prospective students an opportunity to meet with faculty, current students, and graduate admissions staff to learn more about our programs and what it's like to be a student in the College.

Our upcoming graduate open house, AU Eagle Mixer, will be held on:


CAS Office Extended Hours

Starting in February 2017, the Office of Graduate Enrollment will offer extended office hours for phone or in-person visits. More details coming soon.

Please Note: Extended Hours will not be offered the week of April 19th, 2017. 

Graduate School Fairs

Our admissions staff travels to multiple graduate school fairs during the year to meet with prospective students typically during the fall.

2016-17 Schedule

  • New York Idealist Fair, Sept. 8
  • Philadelphia Idealist Fair, Sept. 20
  • Boston Idealist Fair, Sept. 22
  • Virginia Tech Grad Fair, Sept. 26
  • Washington, D.C. Idealist Fair, Sept. 27
  • University of Virginia Grad Fair, Sept. 28
  • Virginia Commonwealth University Grad Fair, Sept. 29
  • Colby College Grad Fair, Oct. 3
  • Bates College Grad Fair, Oct. 4
  • Bowdoin College Grad Fair, Oct. 4
  • Dartmouth College Grad Fair, Oct. 5
  • Duke University Grad Fair, Oct. 17
  • San Francisco Idealist Fair, Oct. 19
  • Franklin & Marshall College Grad Fair, Oct. 25
  • Dickinson College Grad Fair, Oct. 26
  • Gettysburg College Grad Fair, Oct. 27
  • Temple University Grad Fair, Nov. 2

Virtual Open Houses

Learn more about our graduate programs at upcoming webinars, now through February.

Education Graduate Programs

Health Promotion Management Program