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2021 Extended Holiday Break Guidance

As President Burwell announced on December 2, the university will award AU full-time staff, faculty, and full-time NextSource employees with an additional five days of leave, to be taken adjacent to the regularly scheduled winter break closing.

Learn more about the extended break including eligibility, alternative days off, how to coordinate with your department, and how to record staff time off.

How We Work

Plan about hybrid work modalities for staff starting in the fall 2021 and into the future

Learn about fall plans

Are you a new hire at AU? Get your I-9 verified at various campus locations.

I-9 Verifications

Are you a new hire at AU? Remember to get your Federal I-9 Form (employment eligibility) verified within 3 days of your start date.

Find I-9 Verification Location

Tuition Remission Deadline Spring 2022: January 14

Eligible faculty and staff can apply for tuition remission benefits each semester you plan to take classes. Submit an online application by January 14, 2022, for the spring semester.


Apply for Tuition Remission

News & Announcements

January 3 - The Child Development Center is closed through January 31, 2022. For more information, call 202-885-3330 or email

December 22 - Update regarding modifications for January 2022

November 18 - Benefits Buzz Newsletter

November 17 - Holiday Best Practices

November 5 - Developing A Successful You Newsletter

November 1 - Instructions for This Year’s Open Enrollment Beginning Today, Monday, November 1

October 21 - Benefits Buzz Newsletter

October 7 - Developing A Successful You Newsletter

Update on Fall Return


Health and Safety Protocols, Vaccines, and the Hybrid Work Environment Plans

Meet Our Facilities Staff


Say hello to some of our essential Facilities Management staff.

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