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

Join us for Winter Welcome Week January 19-29

full Winter Welcome Week Schedule

The Center for Student Involvement is excited to announce our events for Virtual Winter Welcome 2021! To kick off the spring semester, join CSI from January 19 - January 29 for a range of virtual events to get connected and involved with the AU community. The events include the CSI Virtual Involvement Fair, DIY series, Concerts, and more! To learn more about the events and RSVP, visit CSI Engage.

Schedule of CSI Winter Welcome Events:

Tuesday, Jan 19 DIY Hot Chocolate w/AU Spoon and The Bridge 4:00pm -5:00pm EST

Thursday, Jan 21 SUB Presents DVSN 8:00pm-9:00pm EST

Friday, Jan 22 Second District Records Concert w/ Hunter Rich  8:00pm- 8:45pm EST

Saturday, Jan 23 Game Night w/ AU Gamers 7:00pm- 9:00pm EST

Monday, Jan 25 FSL Meet the Greeks 4:00pm -5:00pm EST

Tuesday, Jan 26 Virtual Escape Room D.C. Edition 8:00pm- 9:00pm EST

Wednesday, Jan 27 Student Engagement Campus Partners Showcase 1:00pm- 4:00pm EST

Thursday, Jan 28 CSI Virtual Involvement Fair 12:00pm- 5:00pm EST

Friday, Jan 29 Charcuterie Board Making w/ AU Cheese Club and The Curated Plate 6:00pm- 8:00pm EST


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, 31 organizations and more than 1,600 students. 

Graduate Leadership Council

Graduate Leadership Council

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


CSI Virtual 2.0 Spring 2021 Events & Programs

Virtual 2.0 logo csi

Here we go again! This time it is going to be bigger and better! First, Join over 200 student clubs and organization during the two week long event which includes a Virtual Involvement Fair. More information on Engage.

CSI The Podcast

CSI The Podcast Logo

New Podcast from your friends in the Center for Student Involvement. Join host, Roderick Wilson and guest every month to unpack the issues and challenges that matter to student organizations and student leaders. Check back here for the newest episodes monthly. Listen to podcast on our YouTube page. 

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.