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Frequently Asked Questions

The following Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) reflect American University’s current policies and resources. This page is designed to provide the AU community with up-to-date answers to help you navigate the university’s response to the evolving COVID-19 situation.

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General Questions



Online Classes

Pass/Fail Grading Impact on Financial Aid

Summer and Fall Classes

Campus Life

Residence Halls


Student Health

Transportation and Parking

Finances and Student Services

Finances, Refunds, and Financial Aid

Student Jobs and Internships

International Students

Travel and Immigration

Courses and Course Load

Jobs, Internships, CPT, and OPT


Travel and Study Abroad

Faculty and Staff

New Students