Who To Contact

For general questions, contact our All-American Weekend events team at aaw@american.edu.

For questions regarding registration, please check back in late August for the registration link.

For questions regarding accessibility, please contact the Academic Support and Access Center at asac@american.edu.

Frequently Asked Questions

Registration will open in late August. Please register online.

We are excited to announce we removed the registration fee for the weekend, but please note a few of our events still require the purchase of a ticket. Online registration will close on Monday, October 8. We will offer onsite registration on October 19 and 20.

All-American Weekend is open for all to register. Most events do not have space limitations, so please feel free to make your travel arrangements prior to registration. While All-American Weekend is open for all to register, we strongly encourage you to register online in advance and make all arrangements at least one week in advance

If you need to cancel or change your registration, please submit a written request to aaw@american.edu by Monday, October 8.

Refunds will be granted only for written cancellations emailed by Monday, October 8. We regret that we will be unable to refund fees after this date. All refunds are subject to a 2.6% credit card processing fee. Please allow 2-3 weeks for your request to be processed. 

To inquire about access or sign language interpretation, contact the Academic Support and Access Center at asac@american.edu or 202-885-3360. For any other special need, including dietary restrictions, please email aaw@american.edu

This is a recreational weekend. Dress casually and comfortably for most activities. Business casual attire is appropriate for the Golden Eagles Luncheon, both multicultural alumni receptions, and the awards dinner. Cocktail attire is encouraged for reunions and for the All-Alumni Party.

Please check in at the All-American Weekend hospitality center. On Friday, October 19, the hospitality center will be located on the Friedheim Quad in front of Mary Graydon Center (rain site: Mary Graydon Center, room 200) from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

On Saturday, October 20, the hospitality center will be located in Bender Arena lobby from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m

American University has negotiated discounted rates with local area hotels located conveniently to the campus. Reservations for travel can be booked directly with the hotel via the Campus Travel Management portal. A small percentage of the proceeds from reservations made here will be returned to AU to support university programs and initiatives.

During the registration process, you can make a request for parking on Friday, October 19. We will send final parking information to all registered guests the week prior to All-American Weekend. Parking passes are not required on Saturday and Sunday.

We also strongly encourage using rideshares such as Lyft and Uber to get you to and from campus. Please visit the Parking Services website (hyperlink) for more information .

Please visit the hospitality center for information about campus resources, services, and programs. The hospitality center is located on the Friedheim Quad on Friday, October 19 and in Bender Arena Lobby on Saturday, October 20 (rain site: Mary Graydon Center, room 200).

Services are open to all; advanced registration for dinner is required. Dinner is free for AU students and guests under 18. The fee for dinner is $25 for guests over 18. Please contact hillel@american.edu to register.

For show times and ticket information, please visit american.edu/auarts or call 202-885-2787.

AU students do not need tickets and are admitted to the event with their AU ID. Guests can purchase tickets through the registration site. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. The event is open to the AU community only. Tickets are limited and available through the All-American Weekend registration process.

Please visit the hospitality center on the Friedheim Quad. Tickets are available on a first come, first served basis until all busses are full. Information for self-guided tours is also available at the hospitality center.

Don't forget to bring photos of family and friends, memorabilia from your college years, a camera, and an umbrella -- just in case!

If you or any of your guests have special needs, including dietary restrictions, that require special arrangements to participate in any All-American Weekend activity, please contact aaw@american.edu

Reconnect with AU alumni by joining our online community, on Facebook at the American University Alumni fan page, on LinkedIn's AU Alumni Association group, and by following us on Twitter @AmericanUAlum. Join the conversation by using the hashtag #ALLAUWEEKEND

Yes, don't miss a workout! Family: Get a weekend pass for just $13 with a picture I.D. and All-American Weekend Wristband. Alumni: Get your complimentary weekend pass from the Alumni Assocation.

For more information and hours of operation please visit Recreational Sports and Fitness. 


Refunds will be granted only for written cancellations emailed to aaw@american.edu by Monday, October 8. We regret that we will be unable to refund fees after this date. All refunds are subject to a 2.6% credit card processing fee. Please allow 2-3 weeks for your request to be processed. 

Yes, most definitely! Your children can join in most of the weekend's activities, especially the All-American Fall Festival and athletic events.

Yes! Below is a list of local companies providing discounts or promotions to All-American Weekend guests. We will continue to add promotions, so please check back closer to All-American Weekend!

Old Town Trolley Tours Washington DC 

To receive15% off one day trolley tour tickets and Monuments by Moonlight tour tickets, visit their website and enter promo code AU2018 at check out. Discounts do not apply on packages. 

International Spy Museum 

Featuring the current exhibit EXQUISITELY EVEL: 50 years of Bond Villians, the International Spy Museum is the only public museum in the United States solely dedicated to the tradecraft, history, and contemporary role of espionage. Visit the International Spy Museum and enjoy tickets for only $14.50! Use the secret code: ALL AMERICAN. Cannot be combined with other offers. Available for individual purchase in-person at the International Spy Museum (800 F Street NW, Washington, DC) only. Valid from October 19 - 21, 2018. 

Vamoose Bus

When you book a Vamoose Bus ticket using your Eaglebus Card you automatically receive a 20% discount upon check out. If you book at ticket on Vamoose Bus for travel on any schedule posted on the website during All-American Weekend, October 19-21, you will receive another 10% off the posted coach fare - giving you 30% discount if you use your Eaglebucks Card to purchase. Offer not valid on $20 promotional fares or on the Gold Bus. 

Angelico Pizzeria 

Visit our location in Tenleytown (4529 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC) during All-American Weekend, October 19 - 21, and receive 10% off when you show your AUID.