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Campus Life at AU

Life at American University is full of opportunities to build community, make an impact, and nurture friendships that will last a lifetime. At AU, you can become a changemaker in practice, in your own unique way — and the Office of Campus Life is here to support you on your journey.

COVID-19 vaccination requirement: Students, staff and faculty must be vaccinated or have an approved medical or religious exemption. Questions? See this FAQ page.

COVID-19 testing: AU provides testing for students, staff and faculty. See testing schedules, locations, and hours.

 

AU Calendar of student events

Calendar of Student Events & Activities

See what's happening and find over 200 clubs and organization.

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What We Offer

Getting Involved

Student Engagement

Check out student activities, spiritual life, diversity support, service opportunities, and the University Center where students gather!

Getting Involved

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Student Support

Our support offices include health and wellness centers, international student services, Dean of Students, conduct and conflict resolution, and AU's food pantry.

Finding Support

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Housing & Residence Life

Eleven residence halls. Multiple learning communities. Find your home at AU!

Living on Campus

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Orientation

Welcome, new Eagles! Launch your AU experience with Orientation.

Orientation

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Parents & Families

Families are important partners on a student's academic journey. We'll keep you informed and help you support your student.

Eagle Families

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Videos & Webinars

Find videos and recordings of AU webinars on many topics – from financial aid to academics to wellness support – on OCL’s YouTube channel.

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YOU@American

AU's personalized wellbeing portal is a tool to help each student assess challenges, set individualized goals and support emotional wellbeing.

Head to Your Portal

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Welcome to Campus: A Resource Guide

New at AU? Have questions? Here's a quick guide to key resources — from tech setup to shopping to safety guidelines.

Find It Quickly

Stories of Campus Life

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Student Life ·

AU Grant Supports Student in Bringing His Music to Life

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International ·

Bringing the World to AU

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In the Community ·

The World Beyond AU: Exploring DC

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