Directory of Offices & Services

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      • School of Communication (SOC)
      • Mary Graydon Center, Room 300
      • 202-885-2061
    • For more than 40 years, the School of Communication has delivered a strong professional education for undergraduate and graduate students, with a focus on public affairs and public service using the resources of Washington, DC.

      202-885-2061
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      202-885-2019
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      School of Communication (SOC)
      Mary Graydon Center, Room 300
      4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
      Washington, DC 20016
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      • School of Public Affairs
    • Ranked among the top schools of its kind, American University’s School of Public Affairs offers education in the fields of political science, public administration, public policy, and justice. Our location in the scenic neighborhood of upper northwest Washington, D.C., our position, programs, and professors—all provide us a distinct advantage in educating and preparing leaders for careers in public service.

      Hours
      Phone: (202) 885-2940 Graduate programs: spagrad@american.edu Undergraduate programs: aupublicaffairs@american.edu

      School of Public Affairs
      4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
      Washington, DC 20016
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      • SETH
      • Gray, Room 119
      • 202-885-3720
    • Everything we do at SETH is grounded in four organizing principles: excellence, diversity, equity, and community. The first principle, excellence, is the standard by which the other three are defined; it is the bar for our activities and curricula—and by which we measure individual achievement.

      202-885-3720
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      202-885-1187
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      SETH
      Gray, Room 119
      4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
      Washington, DC 20016
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      • Sociology
      • Battelle Tompkins T-21
      • 202-885-2475
    • The Department of Sociology of the College of Arts and Sciences serves the university and students from throughout the world as a center for the advanced study of societal change, social institutions, and social processes. Its programs offer in-depth training in sociological theory and emphasize social justice and research methodology, as well as five areas of concentration: Gender and Family; Inequality and Stratification; Macrosociology; Professional/Applied Sociology; and Race, Gender, and Social Justice.

      202-885-2475
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      202-885-2477
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      Sociology
      Battelle Tompkins T-21
      4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
      Washington, DC 20016
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      • SPA Justice,Law / Criminology
      • Ward, Room 270
      • 202-885-2948
    • Hours
      Anna Castro, Administrative Assistant Eric Fleddermann, Assistant to the Chair

      202-885-2948
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      202-885-2907
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      SPA Justice,Law / Criminology
      Ward, Room 270
      4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
      Washington, DC 20016
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      • SPA: Development & Alumni Relations
      • (202) 885-2660
    • Hours
      Dan Mackeben Director of Development mackeben@american.edu Alexis Pazmiño Events Specialist apazmino@american.edu

      (202) 885-2660
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      SPA: Development & Alumni Relations
      4200 Wisconsin Avenue, 5th Floor
      Washington, DC 20016-8143
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      • SPA: Graduate Admissions
      • Ward Circle Building, Room 310
      • (202)885-6230
    • Hours
      Jacqueline Linde Assistant Dean Brenda Manley Director of Graduate Admissions

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      SPA: Graduate Admissions
      Ward Circle Building, Room 310
      4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
      Washington, DC 20016
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      • SPA: Public Administration
      • Ward
    • Welcome to the Department of Public Administration & Policy. The Washington Metropolitan area has always been a magnet for men and women seeking careers in the public sector. It is only in this area that students can focus their studies on international, national, state, county, local or not-for-profit issues.

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      Graduate programs: spagrad@american.edu

      SPA: Public Administration
      Ward
      4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
      Washington, DC 20016
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      • Studio Art
      • Katzen Arts Center, Room 101
      • 202-885-1670
    • Offers students tools to ambitiously engage historical and contemporary criteria for making art in programs including BA, BFA, MFA, and MFA Studio Berlin (summer program).

      202-885-1670
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      202-885-1132
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      Studio Art
      Katzen Arts Center, Room 101
      4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
      Washington, DC 20016
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      • TESOL
      • Mary Graydon Center, Suite 300
      • 202-885-2582
    • The Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Program offers graduate degrees, certificates, intensive workshops, and an online TEFL MA.

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      TESOL
      Mary Graydon Center, Suite 300
      4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
      Washington, DC 20016
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      • Theatre & Musical Theatre
      • Katzen Arts Center, Room 222
      • 202-885-3414
    • The Theatre and Musical Theatre Programs enable students to perform in, design, manage, or direct a production and succeed in a variety of professions outside the theatre. Students work closely with internationally recognized artists in core classes, electives, productions, and extra-curricular seminars and workshops.

      202-885-3414
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      202-885-1092
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      Theatre & Musical Theatre
      Katzen Arts Center, Room 222
      4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
      Washington, DC 20016
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      • Transcripts & Certifications
      • Asbury Building, Room 200
      • 202-885-2200
    • Official Transcripts
      An official transcript is sealed and signed by the University Registrar.

      Students may obtain a letter of certification or verification of their enrollment from the Academic Services Unit of the Office of the Registrar.

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      Transcripts & Certifications
      Asbury Building, Room 200
      4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
      Washington, DC 20016
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  • U

      • Undergraduate Admissions
        Office of Enrollment
      • 202-885-6000
    • Office of Undergraduate Admissions for American University

      202-885-6000
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      202-885-1025
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      Undergraduate Admissions
      4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
      Washington, DC 20016-8001
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      • University Honors / Scholars
      • Hughes First Floor South (Room 105)
      • 202-885-6194
    • Our prestigious program attracts top students nationally and around the world who are eager for a challenging and compelling academic experience and a welcoming community, located on a beautiful, traditional college campus.

      202-885-6194
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      202-885-7013
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      University Honors / Scholars
      Hughes First Floor South (Room 105)
      4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
      Washington, DC 20016
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  • V

      • Vice Provost for Academic Administration
      • Leonard Hall Lower Level
      • 202-885-2720
    • 202-885-2720
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      202-885-2173
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      Vice Provost for Academic Administration
      Leonard Hall Lower Level
      4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
      Washington, DC 20016
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  • W

      • Washington Economic Policy Semester Seminar
      • 202-885-4900
    • The Washington Economic Policy Semester Seminar is an intensive examination of economic policy making in Washington. The heart of the seminar is on-site discussions with economic policy decision makers and economic policy analysts. Academic focus will be on global economic policy.

      202-885-4900
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      WashSemester
      AIM

      Washington Economic Policy Semester Seminar
      4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
      Washington, DC 20016
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      • Washington Internships for Native Students (WINS)
      • 202-895-4900
    • The Washington Internships for Native Students (WINS) offers students of sovereign American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian (AI/AN/NH) nations the opportunity to build leadership skills while living, studying, and interning in Washington, DC.

      202-895-4900
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      202-895-4882
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      Washington Internships for Native Students (WINS)
      4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
      Washington, DC 20016
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      • Washington Semester Foreign Policy Program
      • 202-895-4900
    • Washington Semester students have a front-row seat for the action as foreign policy is discussed, debated, and drafted. As a foreign policy semester student, you have unparalleled opportunities to examine firsthand the emerging.

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      WashSemester
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      Washington Semester Foreign Policy Program
      4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
      Washington, DC 20016
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      • Washington Semester in Contemporary Islam
      • 202-895-4900
    • The Contemporary Islam semester combines a rigorous and in-depth investigation of Islamic resources, contributions, and insights with hands-on experience to allow you to develop expertise on Islamic perspectives along with professional skills and political experience.

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      WashSemester
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      Washington Semester in Contemporary Islam
      4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
      Washington, DC 20016
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      • Washington Semester in International Business & Trade
      • 202-895-4900
    • Taking a company multinational is a necessity not a choice, and more than ever, an opportunity that no company can afford to neglect. During your Washington Semester you gain the knowledge and skills you need to become a marketable asset to the business world. D.C. is an international powerhouse.

      202-895-4900
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      Washington Semester in International Business & Trade
      4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
      Washington, DC 20016
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      • Washington Semester in Int'l Law & Organizations
      • 202-895-4900
    • The Washington Semester in International Law and Organizations focuses upon the expanding role of law in governing relations among nations, while an interdependent world turns to multinational organizations in the making of global policy.

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      WashSemester
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      Washington Semester in Int'l Law & Organizations
      4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
      Washington, DC 20016
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      • Washington Semester Program in American Politics
      • 202-895-4900
    • Washington, D.C. is the heart, soul, and lifeblood of politics in America. If you want to see how the game is played from the inside, apply for this program which has attracted politically interested students for more than 50 years. As an American Politics student, you will observe in-depth the machinations of our national government.

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      Washington Semester Program in American Politics
      4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
      Washington, DC 20016
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      • Washington Semester Program in Int'l Environment & Dev
      • 202-895-4900
    • (IED) semester combines the seminar in Washington, D.C. with an intensive 3-week field practicum in Galapagos Islands or Ghana. The seminar and overseas practicum, conducted in parallel with a two-day-per week internship component and a research project, provide a comprehensive experiential learning program in which students enter directly into the fields of international development and international environmental policy.

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      Washington Semester Program in Int'l Environment & Dev
      4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
      Washington, DC 20016
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      • Washington Semester Program in Journalism
      • 202-895-4900
    • Find out what it takes to be a member of the most elite and sometimes most despised groups around during this interactive, experiential semester. You examine virtually every aspect of journalism, from print and broadcast media to feature writing and media relations.

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      Washington Semester Program in Journalism
      4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
      Washington, DC 20016
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      • Washington Semester Program in Justice
      • 202-895-4900
    • You get a close – up look at how the legal system really works and at the people who define justice. The semester sweeps you into the political storm that surrounds issues of justice and introduces you to the experts and to the organizations that deal with the process on a daily basis.

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      Washington Semester Program in Justice
      4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
      Washington, DC 20016
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      • Washington Semester Program in Peace & Conflict Res
      • 202-895-4900
    • The International Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) program is grounded in the best practices of experiential and traditional learning pedagogies to foster learning and emphasize the importance of integrating theory, research and practice.

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      Washington Semester Program in Peace & Conflict Res
      4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
      Washington, DC 20016
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      • Washington Semester Program in Public Law
      • 202-895-4900
    • Explore the institutions and meet the practitioners who determine federal judicial policy in the public law semester. This program traces American public law through its origination, formulation, implementation, and interpretation.

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      Washington Semester Program in Public Law
      4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
      Washington, DC 20016
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      • Washington Semester Program in Transforming Communities
      • 202-895-4900
    • Transforming Communities is a public policy program that addresses the concept of community, the factors that make a community healthy, and how forces at the local, state, and national level are used to create and strengthen community.In fact, Washington DC – from the international to the national to the community level – offers an ideal setting for Transforming Communities.

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      Washington Semester Program in Transforming Communities
      4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
      Washington, DC 20016
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      • WCL Library
      • WCL
    • The Pence Law Library is open to the public, except during reading and exam periods when access is limited to WCL faculty, staff, and students, and WCL alumni. Visitors to the Law Library are asked to check in with Security with proper identification and wear visitor badges while using the Library.

      Hours
      Please check the Library's website for the most current information about hours and access.

      WCL Library
      WCL
      4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
      Washington, DC 20016
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      • WCL,Washington College of Law
      • WCL WCL 370
      • 202-274-4000
    • The Washington College of Law (WCL) equips students in unique ways to navigate this new reality. A top law school that provides an excellent legal education in all areas of the law, WCL has renowned programs in experiential learning (clinics and externships), international law, law and government, intellectual property, business, and gender. These vital programs create an environment rich with opportunities for you.

      202-274-4000
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      202-274-0705
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      WCL,Washington College of Law
      WCL WCL 370
      4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
      Washington, DC 20016
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