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About SPA


Public Affairs, School of
Ward, Room

Phone: (202) 885-2940

Graduate programs:

Undergraduate programs:

Grahl, Emilie
Director, Financial Operations

Public Affairs, School of
4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20016
Ward Building
(AU/Robb Hill)

Visiting SPA

If you are thinking about joining the SPA community, the School of Public Affairs welcomes guests to visit its home in the Ward Circle Building on AU’s main campus.

Prospective Graduate Students

As a prospective graduate student, you may schedule a meeting with a member of the Graduate Admissions department. Whenever possible, your visit will include a meeting with a current student, academic advisor, or faculty member.

Prospective Undergraduate Students

As a prospective undergraduate student thinking about attending American University, we encourage you to visit our campus. If you would like to learn more, arrange a visit, or speak with an SPA staff member please contact the Assistant Director of Undergraduate Recruitment & Retention (information is below) or contact the AU Welcome Center.

Justin M. Williams
Assistant Director of Undergraduate Recruitment & Retention