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News & Announcements

Happy Thanksgiving - Early Dismissal on Wednesday, November 27

November 21, 2019 - In appreciation of your work, President Burwell announced that American University will be closing at noon on Wednesday, November 27 to give everyone an early start to their Thanksgiving break.

Thank you changemakers airline ticket raffle

October 31, 2019 - American University is thanking its students, faculty and staff by raffling 14 airline tickets. View the raffle winners.

14-7 Announcement

October 3, 2019 - HR is reinventing the hiring process to improve the employee experience and eliminate manual work for university departments. Based on feedback from the community, we have transitioned to a new, online pre-boarding platform for new hire paperwork.

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

January 1, 2020

Cash grant application deadline for Spring 2020
Learn more about the Cash Grant Program available to dependent children to faculty and staff.

January 17, 2020

Tuition Remission application deadline for Spring 2020
Learn more about Tuition Remission for faculty and staff.

Upcoming Events

December 9, 2019

AhealthyU Recharge

Team Challenge, facilitated by AU Rec Sports & Fitness
12pm - 1pm | Kay Spiritual Life Center Lounge
Registration is required

December 23, 2019 - January 1, 2020

American University is closed for the holiday break.

American University Tuition Remission for Full-Time Faculty & Staff

Apply for Spring 2020 Tuition Remission by January 17, 2020

Applications are due each semester you plan to take classes.

Apply Now

20-Year Club


The 2018 20-Year Club inductees reflect upon their time at American University.