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Friday, October 19

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Exhibitions at the American University Library: First Floor
Bender Library, first floor
Materials from AU Archives and Special Collections: Exhibit information at american.edu/library
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Historical Walking Tour of Campus
Self-guided tour of campus and AU’s history. Maps available in the Bender Library.
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Registration and Check-In at the All-American Weekend Hospitality Center
Friedheim Quadrangle (rain site: Mary Graydon Center, Room 200)
11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m.
Arboretum and Sustainability Tours
Meet in front of Bender Library
AU’s entire campus is an accredited and award-winning Arboretum and Gardens. Join Arboretum and Sustainability staff for a 45-minute guided walking tour. Learn about our diverse plant collection and the many sustainable features and initiatives underway.
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Exhibitions at the American University Museum
Cyrus and Myrtle Katzen Arts Center
Six new exhibitions, including paintings by former AU Professor Robert D’Arista and his students, collaborative sculpture by Dalya Luttwak and Emilie Brzezinski, selections from The Artery Collection, and a major sculptural installation by Jim Sanborn.
11:20 a.m. - 12:35 p.m.
12:55 p.m. - 2:10 p.m.
2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Open Classes
Varius campus locations
A list of courses and their locations is available at check-in. If you would like to attend your student’s class, please ensure the professor has given permission beforehand.
11:30 a.m.
Tour of AU Museum
Katzen Arts Center
Explore the galleries with a free, 45-minute guided tour.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Lunch in the Terrace Dining Room
Mary Graydon Center, Terrace Level
11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
AU Neighborhood Bus Tour
Departs from Hughes Hall
Sign-up at check-in. Space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis Explore local sites and history with AU Library staff. Landmarks may include former homes of presidents Lyndon Johnson and Richard Nixon, Embassy Row, National Cathedral, and Civil War forts. Sponsored by AU Library (Self-guided walking tour map available at check-in)
Noon - 2:00 p.m.
All-American Showcase (weather permitting)
Friedheim Quadrangle
Visit with representatives of campus programs and services. Note: Event is weather permitting.
Noon - 4:00 p.m.
STEAM (Science, Technology, Entrepreneurship, the Arts and Mathematics) Faire
Don Myers Technology and Innovation Building, Room 111 and the East Campus Plaza
An exhibition of the intersections of science, engineering, entrepreneurship and the arts at AU. Activities include "tech talks" from our leading researchers, demonstrations from our science and entrepreneurship students, and workshops in our makerspace and other interdisciplinary labs.
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Internationalizing an AU Education
Location TBD
International experience is an essential component of educational and professional development—and personally rewarding. Learn about global opportunities for students through AU Abroad.
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Transitioning to AU for Students with Disabilities
Get the facts and learn strategies for success from students and Academic Support and Access Center (ASAC) staff. For information, contact ASAC at 202-885-3360 or asac@american.edu.
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Family and Alumni Shabbat
ay Spiritual Life Center and McDowell Hall, Formal Lounge
oin the AU Hillel community for student-led services at Kay at 6:00 PM, followed by a kosher Shabbat dinner in McDowell Hall at 7:30 PM. Services are open; advance registration required for dinner (free for AU students and guests under 18; $25 for guests over 18). Register by email hillel@american.edu.
8:00 p.m.
Pippin
Harold and Sylvia Greenberg Theatre
Book by Roger O. Hirson, music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz. Isaiah Matthew Wooden, director; Britta Joy Peterson, choreographer; Nathan Beary Blustein, music director. With an irresistible score by Oscar and Grammy Award-winning composer Stephen Schwartz (Godspell, Wicked, The Prince of Egypt), this perennial musical favorite follows the young prince Pippin on his quest to find meaning and fulfillment in life. Join us as we spin a tale full of humor, illusion, romance, and intrigue. We've got magic to do, just for you! Tickets: $10-15; purchase at the box office, 202-885-2787, or www.american.edu/auartstix
8:15 p.m.
KPU Speaker
Bender Arena
AU’s student-run, nonpartisan campus lecture series was launched in 1968 to engage the university community in important topics across the political spectrum. Past guest speakers include Madeleine Albright, Newt Gingrich, Rudy Giuliani, and John Legend. AU students admitted to the event with their AU ID. Guests can purchase tickets through the registration site. Please note that tickets are available until the arena sells out. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. The event is open to the AU community only.
9:00 p.m.
SASA Presents Jalwa: An Annual Cultural Show
Mary Graydon Center, Tavern
Sponsored by the South Asian Student Association
Jalwa is a showcase of the history and culture of the South Asian Diaspora. Featuring performances, a fashion show, and South Asian food, this event is presented by members of the South Asian Student Association. Join us for a night of singing, dancing, laughter and good food!

Saturday, October 20

9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Registration and Check-In at the All-American Weekend Hospitality Center
Bender Arena Lobby 
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Exhibitions at the American University Library: First Floor
Bender Library, first floor
See Friday, 8:00 a.m.
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Presiden'ts Welcome
Bender Arena
AU president Sylvia Burwell will discuss her vision and plans for AU
10:00 a.m. - Noon
Multicultural Alumni Reunion Books and Brunch
School of International Service, Abramson Family Founders Room
The Books and Brunch is an event that showcases AU’s multicultural authors and provides a glimpse into their writing journey.
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Men’s Basketball Chalk Talk and Open Practice
Bender Arena
Meet Men’s Basketball Head Coach Mike Brennan, to hear about the upcoming season and get an inside look at the team in action.
11:00 a.m. - Noon
AU Ed Talks Session 1
Session list and locations will be available at the hospitality center.
AU’s faculty experts and renowned scholars will discuss their work at AU and beyond.
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Exhibitions at the American University Museum
Katzen Arts Center
See Friday, 11:00 a.m.
Noon - 1:30 p.m.
All-American Fall Festival
Woods-Brown Amphitheater (Tickets required)
Rain site: Mary Graydon Center, 1st Floor
Enjoy a barbecue and live music by the Knuckle Dusters, an old-time bluegrass band. Tickets purchased through registration. Student meal plans will not be accepted.
2:00 p.m.
Women’s Volleyball Home Match
Bender Arena
Support the women's volleyball team as they take on Bucknell. Tickets: $8 for adults, $5 for youth (under 17)/seniors (65+); free admission for AU students with a valid AU ID
2:00 p.m.
Pippin
Harold and Sylvia Greenberg Theatre

Book by Roger O. Hirson, music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz. Isaiah Matthew Wooden, director; Britta Joy Peterson, choreographer; Nathan Beary Blustein, music director. With an irresistible score by Oscar and Grammy Award-winning composer Stephen Schwartz (Godspell, Wicked, The Prince of Egypt), this perennial musical favorite follows the young prince Pippin on his quest to find meaning and fulfillment in life. Join us as we spin a tale full of humor, illusion, romance, and intrigue. We've got magic to do, just for you! Tickets: $10-15; purchase at the box office, 202-885-2787, or www.american.edu/auartstix

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
AU Ed Talks Session 2
Kerwin Hall, Terrace Level, Room 1
AU’s faculty experts and renowned scholars will discuss their work at AU and beyond.
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Celebrate! Multicultural Student-Alumni Reception
Katzen Arts Center, Rotunda

An MCAR tradition that is truly a celebration of the cultural tapestry that enriches AU. This event is a coming together of inter-generational multicultural alumni as they revel in diverse cultural performances.
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

AU Athletics Alumni & Friends Celebration
Kettler Palmer Lounge / Bender Arena

All Athletics alumni, letterwinners, friends and supports are invited to celebrate another exciting season with fellow Eagles, fans and head coaches.
5:00 pm
A Gospel Extravaganza
Kay Spiritual Life Center
Performed by the AU Gospel Choir
5:30 p.m.

Wrestling Ranking Match
Bender Arena
Get your first look at the team in action as they head into the 2018-2019 season.

6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

red star icon denotes alumni-only events 2018 Alumni Awards Dinner & Ceremony
Meet the 2018 Alumni Award winners at a special dinner and ceremony detailing their accomplishments and honoring their achievements. Cost to attend is $25 per person.

7:00 pm
Gospel Choir Family & Friends Reception
Kay Spiritual Life Center, Lounge
A reception with light snacks and drinks for choir members, family, and friends
8:00 p.m.
Pippin
Harold and Sylvia Greenberg Theatre
Book by Roger O. Hirson, music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz. Isaiah Matthew Wooden, director; Britta Joy Peterson, choreographer; Nathan Beary Blustein, music director. With an irresistible score by Oscar and Grammy Award-winning composer Stephen Schwartz (Godspell, Wicked, The Prince of Egypt), this perennial musical favorite follows the young prince Pippin on his quest to find meaning and fulfillment in life. Join us as we spin a tale full of humor, illusion, romance, and intrigue. We've got magic to do, just for you! Tickets: $10-15; purchase at the box office, 202-885-2787, or www.american.edu/auartstix

Sunday, October 21

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Exhibitions at the American University Library: First Floor
Bender Library, first floor
Materials from AU Archives and Special Collections: Exhibit information at american.edu/library
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
All-American Farewell
Bridge, Butler Pavilion, Second Floor
Join Clawed Z. Eagle for coffee and donuts –and a family photo op with AU's mascot.
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Brunch in the Terrace Dining Room
Mary Graydon Center, Lower Level, Terrace Dining Room

11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Multicultural Alumni Reunion Fraternity and Sorority Brunch
School of International Service, Abramson Family Founders Room
A brunch that will bring back alumni who were part of Greek Life at AU.

11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Exhibitions at the American University Museum
Cyrus and Myrtle Katzen Arts Center
Six new exhibitions, including paintings by former AU Professor Robert D’Arista and his students, collaborative sculpture by Dalya Luttwak and Emilie Brzezinski, selections from The Artery Collection, and a major sculptural installation by Jim Sanborn.
1:00 p.m.

Women’s Soccer Home Match
Support the women's soccer team as they take on Lafayette. Tickets free for all fans

1:30 a.m.

A Capella Showcase
Kay Spiritual Life Center
Enjoy a grand finale concert by AU’s student a cappella groups.

2:00 p.m.

Women’s Volleyball Home Match
Bender Arena
Support the women's volleyball team as they take on Lafayette. Tickets: $8 for adults, $5 for guests under 18; free admission for AU students with a valid AU ID