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University Center

Welcome to University Center, the campus hub for student involvement, event scheduling, and the home of American University's student union.
We are building social spaces and creating communities to help improve the student experience.
Need to reserve a room for your organization's next big event? Looking for the best spot to grab a quick bite before class? The University Center team is here to help.

Michael Elmore

Michael Elmore is the Director of University Center. 



Event Scheduling

Space reservations, 25Live access, and event confirmations. University Event Scheduling (UES) can assist with your reservation needs.

Schedule an Event

MGC Operations

Visit the Mary Graydon Center to experience our eateries, social spaces and community-building opportunities. 

Building Operations

Mary Graydon Center Building Hours

MGC Open: 6 a.m. to Midnight

MGC Locked, AU One Card Required for Entry: Midnight to 6 a.m.

Information Desk Open: 8 a.m. to Midnight