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Documentation Requests for International Grads & Guests

Students participating in commencement or their guests who are not in the U.S. at the time of graduation and do not have a U.S. passport may require documentation in order to secure a visa to attend commencement.

All requests must be submitted by the graduate via a written request to the Registrar's Office with the following information:

  1. Name of the graduating student
  2. Major or course of study
  3. Date of ceremony

Submission Options

Mail or Fax

Mailing Address:

Degree Clearance Team
Office of the Registrar
American University
4400 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20016

Fax: 202-885-1016


Email submissions must have a PDF attachment of the request which includes the student's signature.

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