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Student Guide


Dean of Students
Fax: 202-885-1560
Butler Pavilion, Room 408

Hradsky, Robert D
Assistant Vice President and Dean of Students

Dean of Students
4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20016-8148
Student Guide - Campus Activities

The learning process at American University includes far more than what takes place in the classroom. AU students have a wide array of clubs, organizations, and activities in which to get involved, make friends, and learn how to lead. Some of the ways to get involved are listed below. Call the University Center Information Desk at x3398 for additional information.

Campus Activities and Involvement Listing

4200 Wisconsin Avenue

The Alumni Association serves as a liaison between the current student body, university administration, and the more than 115,000 alumni worldwide, ensuring that enrolled students as well as proud graduates have full access to the very best that AU has to offer. With close to 40 regional and international alumni chapters across the globe, a wide range of social, cultural, and networking events, continuing education opportunities, special deals and discounts, and full access to the Career Center’s resources, you’ll be able to find the best ways to stay connected to American University long after you’ve received your diploma.

Bender Arena

American University Eagles varsity athletics’ program sponsors 16 NCAA Division I pro¬grams that compete in the Patriot League. Included are men’s and women’s soccer, men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s cross country, indoor and outdoor track, men’s and women’s swimming and diving, field hockey, volleyball, wrestling, and women’s lacrosse. Recreational Sports and Fitness offers fitness and wellness programs and Intramural and Club Sports programs including team and individual competitions.

Learn More about Intramural Sports
Learn More about Club Sports

Mary Graydon Center, Room 273

AU’s Center for Community Engagement & Service Center connects students to volunteer and service-learning opportunities in the greater Washington metro area and internationally. Programs include the Freshman Service Experience (FSE), DC READS tutoring, Community Service-Learning Program (CSLP), the Eagle Endowment for Public and Community Service, Alternative Breaks, and One Day Service Events.

Learn More about DC Reads
Learn More about Alternative Breaks  
Learn More about Explore DC
Learn More about Community Service-Learning Program
Learn More about Eagle Endowment for Public and Community Service
Learn More about One-Day Service Events
Learn More about Residence Hall Association

Mary Graydon Center, Room 271

Student Activities staff, serving as advisors, mentors and educators, provide the foundation for student engagement, leadership development and student-initiated programming in a challenging environment which promotes personal, social, and intellectual growth. Visit our website, stop by our office, or email us about the more than 230 ways to get involved on campus!

Student Governance
Learn More about the Graduate Leadership Council, x2600
Learn More about the Student Government, x6400
Secretary’s Office, x6428
President, x6423
Vice President, x6420
Comptroller, x6422
Secretary, x6428
Senate, x6403
Student Advocacy Center, x6413
Kennedy Political Union, x6416  
Student Union Board, x6425
Greek Organizations
Learn More about Fraternity and Sorority Life

Student Media
Learn More about American Literary Magazine
Learn More about American Way of Life
Learn More about American Television (ATV)
Learn More about American Word
Learn More about The Eagle
Learn More about The Talon
Learn More about WVAU

Honorary Societies
Learn More about Honorary Societies

Student Clubs
Learn More about Student Clubs