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2020 Staff Performance Awards

Submit Staff Award Nominations

Recognize and nominate a staff member for their outstanding performance at AU. Nominations due by March 4.

Submit a Nomination

Faculty & Staff Assistance Program (FSAP)

The FSAP provides assessment, short-term counseling, referrals to community services, follow-up contact, and other services.

Available all faculty & staff members and their immediate families.

Learn More about FSAP

News & Announcements

American University Sick Leave and Leave Share Policies

February 3, 2020 — Beth Muha, Assistant Vice President of Human Resources, announces updates to the Sick & Safe Leave and the Leave Share policies, effective January 24, 2020. These updates support full-time staff, eligible part-time staff, and library faculty who seek to take paid time off for parental and family leave.

American University New Personnel Policies

Background Screening and Out of State Policies

December 18, 2019 - HR announces the Background Screening Policy and the Out-of-State Staffing Policy

Letter to American University Medicare-Eligible Retirees

September 13, 2019 - American University is proud to support the wellness of our retired faculty and staff and providing comprehensive health insurance to retirees is among our highest priorities. The university is taking steps to improve retiree benefits based on feedback that we received and we are pleased to announce changes that are responsive to the feedback and will provide our retirees with greater choices and more affordable options.

Upcoming Deadlines

March 4, 2020

Staff Awards Nomination
Nominate outstanding staff for one of seven awards.

Staff awards criteria and nomination and information 

May 17, 2020

Summer 2020 Tuition Remission Deadline
Eligible faculty and staff must submit an application each semester.
Tuition remission information

Upcoming Events

Understanding Inclusive Excellence through a Common Language

Dependent Children Benefits Workshops

Learn about education benefits dependent children of eligible full-time faculty and staff at an upcoming workshop.

March 17 and March 25
12pm - 1pm | MGC 328

Understanding Inclusive Excellence through a Common Language

Be a part of the ongoing effort that helps to shape a more inclusive AU. This two-part hybrid program consist of an online course followed by a in-person conversation facilitated by AU Connects.


Be Active. AhealthyU Spring 2018 Fitness Classes. American University faculty and staff exercising.

AhealthyU Group Fitness Classes

Stay active and moving at work! Our group fitness classes, exclusively for faculty and staff.