The Center for Student Involvement

Campus Life

Welcome to CSI

The Center for Student Involvement (CSI) is the hub for the student experience at American University. CSI is home to Student Government, Student Clubs, Student Media, Fraternity and Sorority Life, and Graduate Leadership Council. CSI is dedicated to leadership development, organizational advising, and programs that help foster a sense of belonging for the next generation of changemakers.
To find clubs and a calendar of student events: Check out Engage, your one-stop shop for the student activity experience.
To stay in the know: Follow CSI on InstagramFacebook and Twitter.
To find virtual resources: Club leaders, visit CSI's Virtual Resource Page for more information and resources on virtual club activities! 

Visit Engage Events Calendar Virtual Resources

Events April 2021

Congrations Spring Superlatives

Congratulations to all our nomniees and winners in the CSI Spring Superlatives! 

Superlatives Recap:

Best Event

Alpha Chi Omega- Domestic and Sexual Violence Prevention Panel
Muslim Student Association- Politics of Fast Fashion with Hoda Katebi
*African Students Organization- African TikTok Panel
Student Union Board-Phoebe Bridgers


Best Club Member

*Megan Long- American Television

Best Zoom Background

*Panhellenic Council -Recruitment

Most Friendly Member

Jesal Patel - Phi Mu
*Isaiah Washington- Student Media Board

Best Collaboration 

Delta Gamma and Muhammad Ali Center- Diversity, Equity, Anti-Racism, and Justice Program
*SUB, AUCC, and Caribbean Circle- Koffee
AmLit and Visible- Queer Arts Show
Kruttika Gopal- Sunrise AU Environmental Justice Day of Action

Best Organization Experience

Sigma Delta Tau
*Asian American Student Union
Sis Graduate Student Council
*Chabad AU

Member Most Likely to Succeed 

*Anna Waldman- Panhellenic
Daniel Cohen- AUCC
Tamir Harper- The Blackprint
Lucy Hermann- Sunrise AU

Member with Most AU Spirit 

*Justin Horowitz- Cheese Club

Most Creative Member  

Maya Richman- Panhellenic
*Kayah Ryerson and Emma Andersen- Sunrise AU

Learn more on Engage

Student Organization Cohorts

Kennedy Political Union

Student Government 

AU Student Government includes the Senate, Kennedy Political Union, Student Union Board and Women's Initiative. Get involved today!


Student Clubs

Club Council & Student Clubs

AU is home to more than 150 student clubs, including everything from social and cultural organizations to service and academic groups. Find your match!

ATV Beats films Bridge Concert

Student Media

AU Student Media houses organizations that produce journalism, photography, film, music and much more. Find your creative outlet at AU!


Fraternity and Sorority Life photo

Fraternity & Sorority Life

Fraternity & Sorority Life at AU is made up of 3 councils, 20+ organizations and more than 1,000 students. 

Graduate Leadership Council

Graduate Leadership Council

Graduate Leadership Council represents over 3,800 graduate students and includes leaders of 5 councils


Good Luck on Finals

CSI Staff April 19 2021

You made it! Two virtual semesters in the books. Cheers to all our student leaders and organizations! Finish strong. 


CSI Team

Frequently Asked Questions

CSI Staff members at the 2019 Founders Event

Have a question about the Center for Student Involvement? Visit our Frequently Asked Questions page.