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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.

Online Events

Join College of Arts & Sciences representatives for virtual presentations.

  • Webinar: Crafting Your Statement of Purpose
    Wednesday, July 15, 2020. 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    Learn More and Register for July 15

  • Meet the Faculty Webinar: Application of Data Science to Today's Pressing Problems
    Thursday, July 16, 2020. 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    Learn More and Register for July 16

  • Virtual Coffee Chat - limited space available
    Monday, July 20, 2020. 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    Event at Capacity

  • Meet the Faculty Webinar: Impact of COVID-19 on DC Arts & Cultural Institutions
    Thursday, July 23, 2020. 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    Learn More and Register for July 23

  • Meet the Faculty Webinar: Post-Bacc Premedical Certificate Q&A with certificate director Dr. Lynne Arneson.
    Thursday, July 30, 2020. 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    Learn More and Register for July 30

Graduate Open Houses & On Campus events

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

  • Fall 2020 Open House: October 2020

Off-campus Graduate EVENTS & Receptions

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

Campus Visits

Front of Battelle Tompkins building in spring time.

Video Take a Video Tour


*Please note: Due to university closure, in-person campus visits are not available at this time. Please check back later this spring.

Campus visits include a meeting with admissions staff and optional campus tour. Faculty meetings can be requested, dependent on department availability.

To schedule a campus visit, please e-mail casgrad@american.edu with your intended visit date and timeframe. Please give us at least one week's advance notice 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.