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Housing & Residence Life


  • Best Nest Challenge: Think you have a great room setup? Enter our room design challenge for a chance to win a prize. Grand prize winner receives priority room selection.

    Opportunities: We're hiring for resident assistants! Learn more about applying at a resident assistant information session.

  • Spring 2018 On-Campus Housing Application: This application will open on October 2 at 12pm and should be completed by students who wish to request on-campus housing for the upcoming term. Students currently living on campus do not need to complete this application their housing is already scheduled for fall and spring.

Current Students

Dining Services at American University: Curious about meal plan rates and your dining options? AU Dining Services is committed to provided an excellent dining experience for all members of the campus community.

Returning Student Vendor Services Folder: Please check out our Vendor Services Folder to provide you with opportunities to make your new home at AU a unique and comfortable experience.

Additional Resources

Guest and Intern Housing: Looking for a place to live in DC while completing an internship? Learn more about guest and intern housing, offered through University Conference & Guest Services about living at AU during the Summer 2017 semester.

Room Rentals: Looking to rent a MicroFridge or loft your bed? Visit our room rentals page for products and services that you can use to personalize your living experience.

Housing & Residence Life on Social Media: Stay in touch with Housing & Residence Life on Facebook and Twitter. We share up-to-date information on policies, programming, and opportunities, as well as answer your questions.

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AU Names Cassell Hall To Honor $3 Million Gift

Cassell Hall Naming

For three generations, the Cassell family has shown tremendous dedication to American University as students, leaders, and philanthropists.

Read the Cassell Legacy