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Getting Started at AU

Before you step into your new role, there are some things to do and know. Use our easy step-by-step guides to make your transition to AU as smooth as possible. To see what you need to do next, take a look at these key guides… 

Welcome to American University

Welcome to AU! Congratulations on your new position – we are excited you are joining our community! At AU, we are creating meaningful change to address society’s current and emerging challenges by advancing knowledge, fostering intellectual curiosity, building community, and empowering lives of purpose, service, and leadership.

Full-Time Faculty

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A checklist of actions to take before you start and resources to get you familiar with AU.

Get Ready for Day 1

Full-Time Staff

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Steps to help you transition easily into your new role at AU.

Prepare for Day 1

Student Workers

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What you need to do and know for your first day of work.

Get Started

Adjunct Faculty

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Information for new adjunct professors.

Get Started

Part-Time Staff

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Information for new part-time staff.

Get Started