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Welcome AU Parents and Families

We know that parents and families are important partners on a student's academic journey. We're dedicated to keeping you informed and helping you find the answers and guidance you're looking for from your student's acceptance to their graduation and everything in between. 

To help you on this journey, we provide a single point of contact for parents and families. If you need assistance navigating AU's many offices, please reach out to our Parent and Family Engagement team at

Explore, Connect, Grow: Welcome to American University

As students start the school year, and some their college careers, we want them to come to American University and Explore, Connect, and Grow into Global Citizens in the laboratory know as Washington, DC.

Family Week

Family Week

We've got renowned speakers, book launches, tours and even trivia night! You'll find something for everyone this week as we take our program online. 


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Sign up for our Family Update newsletters and important campus memos. 


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Plan Ahead

Mark your calendars with these important dates, deadlines and events.

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