Graduate Student Resources & Services

From academic and wellness support to software training and tutoring, you'll find everything you may need as an American University graduate student in the links provided below.


Student looking into an electric microscope

Research at American University
Faculty and student research, funding, centers & institutes.
Institutional Review Board
A to Z's of research at AU. From funding to proposal development to animal and human subjects.
Center for Teaching, Research, and Learning (CTRL)
Software access and support(SPSS, SAS, R, Python, and more)
Database access and support (environment, human rights, and more) 
Research consultations for faculty and students supporting faculty-led research.
Subject specific research consultations for students. (book an appt) 
Tool of Research (TOR) Language Examination
Language coaching & course options for students to prepare for the TOR exam.
Citation Guides (MLA, Chicago, APA, Turabian)
Zotero Citation Software
Free software that allows you to organize and use your research sources.


American University safety officials talking to student

AU Police
Internet Crimes
Includes but is not limited to: harassment, financial extortion, personally data hacking, copyright violations, such as software piracy, credit card theft and fraud, and email phishing. 
Lost Property Report
Mental Illness Crisis Prevention
Pre-arrest jail diversion for those having a mental illness crisis.
Sign Up for AU Alerts
Get text alerts of the latest emergency and crisis situations.
University Police Escorts
Police escorts are available, whether on foot or vehicle, to any member of the community who feels unsafe while at AU.

Student Services

A female student services representative assisting a graduate student

AU Central
Cross trained counselors assist you with Student Accounts, Registration, Health Plans, & Veteran's Services.
Student Accounts
Cross Register at a DC University
Student Health Plans
Graduation and Commencement 
University Catalog
Graduate Student Employees
Includes resources & union information
International Students
Immigration, employment, student orientation, J1 scholars & interns
Office of Equity and Title IX
Addresses the undue burdens on women, people of color, and underrepresented communities, and promote equity and inclusion for all students, faculty, and staff.
Veteran's Services