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Admissions Events

The College of Arts and Sciences offers visitors a number of ways to connect with us and explore all that we have to offer. Whether it's an on-campus visit for an open house, online information session, or one of our graduate school fairs across the country, the CAS graduate admissions team has you covered.

New online, on-campus, and regional events are added throughout the year, so be sure to check for updates.

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 tour campus, 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.

  • Spring Graduate Open House
    Monday, January 28, 2019.
    Registration Opens: January 2019

Off-campus Graduate EVENTS & Receptions

Can't make it to campus? Join Graduate Admissions representatives and alumni for a meet-and-greet near you.

  • Atlanta Information Session
    Tuesday, October 30, 2018. 5:00-6:30 p.m.
    Robert Woodruff Library, Room 303
    111 Mildred St., SW, Atlanta, GA 30314
    No registration required.
  • Philadelphia Happy Hour
    Thursday, November 8, 2018.
    Register for November 8
  • MFA Creative Writing Faculty Benefit Reading
    Wednesday, January 30, 2019.
    Suggested donation: $10 (all proceeds go to benefit 826DC)
    Registration Opens: January 2019

Online Events

Join College of Arts & Sciences representatives for virtual presentations.

  • How to Apply Webinar
    Monday, November 5, 2018, 12:00-1:00 p.m.
    Register for November 5
  • Master's in Economics Program Webinar
    Tuesday, November 13, 2018, 12:00-1:00 p.m.
    Registration Opens: October 2018
  • Master's in Sociology Research and Practice Webinar
    Wednesday, December 12, 2018
    Registration Opens: November 2018
  • School of Education Webinars

Campus Visits

Front of Battelle Tompkins building in spring time.

CAS offers prospective applicants and newly admitted students the opportunity to meet with a CAS Graduate Admissions Representative during the week, Monday-Friday, 10:00-4:00.

To schedule a campus visit, please e-mail casgrad@american.edu. Allow at least one week for us to schedule your visit.

The PhD Clinical Psychology and Behavior, Cognition & Neuroscience programs do not participate in campus visits. Please contact those departments directly for more information.