Welcome to life as an Eagle! At AU, we're changemakers. We’re all about building connections, strengthening community, and creating a better future. On campus or off campus, in DC or abroad, we rise to the challenges of our times – and we do it together.
The AU journey starts with Orientation. Orientation at American University is a multi-part program, with virtual summer sessions and in-person welcome events offered at the start of the fall semester. We hope that after participating in orientation you’ll feel at home, be ready to succeed and have found a community with your fellow Eagles!
What to Expect
Information for Orientation 2022 will be made available in the coming weeks. If you have questions or would like to speak to someone from the New Student and Family Programs team, please email email@example.com
Summer Orientation Sessions
View and register for our 2021 summer orientation virtual sessions!
All-American Welcome is the official period to welcome American University's new students to campus.
Meet the Orientation Leader Team
Orientation Leaders (OLs) are here as your guides and peer mentors as you navigate the transition to college. They assist the New Student and Family Programs staff with orientation programs for new AU undergraduates and families. They’re knowledgeable Eagles and are here to help!
Engage is a platform to help you connect with student organizations and activities on campus. There is also a mobile app. (AU login is required.)