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Graduate Admissions | Events & Visits


  • CAS-Graduate Admissions
    Fax: 202-885-1344
    Mary Graydon, Room 301

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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.
  • Attend a class: Experience firsthand a graduate class at AU.
  • 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 the campus visit options vary by program, and some programs cannot accommodate a class visit or a meeting with a faculty member. We will, however, do our best to fulfill your campus visit request.


Graduate School Fairs

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

2014-15 Schedule

  • University of DC, Sept. 17
  • Morgan State University, Sept. 17
  • Virginia Tech, Sept. 22
  • James Madison University, Sept. 23
  • University of Virginia, Sept. 24
  • William & Mary, Sept. 25
  • Mary Washington, Sept. 30
  • Colby College, Oct. 6
  • Bates College, Oct. 7
  • Bowdoin College, Oct. 7
  • Duke University, Oct. 20
  • Penn State University, Oct. 21
  • UNC - Chapel Hill, Oct. 21
  • Elon University, Oct. 22
  • East Carolina University, Oct. 23
  • DC Idealist - Convention Center, Oct. 28
  • Franklin & Marshall, Oct. 28
  • Bowie State, Oct. 29
  • Gettsyburg College, Oct. 29
  • Dickinson College, Oct. 30
  • Rutgers University, Nov. 5
  • Temple University, Nov. 6