American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The university prohibits discrimination and discriminatory harassment (including sexual harassment and sexual violence) against any AU community member on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual's genetic information, or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively "Protected Bases").
The following persons, located at 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20016, have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the university nondiscrimination policies:
- Dean of Students, 202-885-3300
- Assistant Vice President of Human Resources, 202-885-2459
- Dean of Academic Affairs, 202-885-2125