Recruitment Events

Selected
Major Events
Info Sessions
Recruitment Fairs

Major Events

Virtual Sessions
Event Date Location
JumpStart (On-Campus) June 13 & June 14, 2024 Main Campus
Preview Day* October 25, 2024 Main Campus
Preview Day October 31, 2024 Virtual
Top Prospect Day* February 7, 2025 Main Campus
Engagement Day* March 28, 2025 Main Campus
Decision Week April 8 - April 11, 2025 Virtual
JumpStart June 12 & June 13, 2025 Main Campus

*Class visits will be offered the evening prior.

Info Sessions

*All info sessions listed below are virtual.

Virtual Sessions
Event Date Time (ET)
Application Coaching Session June 11, 2024 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Virtual Information Session June 26, 2024 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Application Coaching Session June 27, 2024 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

If you are having trouble registering for an event, please contact spa_gradevents@american.edu.

Recruitment Fairs

Virtual Sessions
Event Date Location
CNCT Summer Graduate Fair June 11, 2024 US Capitol Cannon Caucus Room, 27 Independence Ave SE, Washington, DC 20003
PPIA Public Service Expo July 12, 2024 The George Washington University Student Center, 800 21st St NW, Washington, DC, 20052
Baylor McNair Research Conference Graduate Recruitment Fair August 2, 2024 Mark and Paula Hurd Welcome Center - Grand Ballroom, 901 S University Parks Dr, Waco, TX 76706
University of Virginia Graduate & Professional School Fair September 25, 2024

Newcomb Hall, 3rd Floor, Charlottesville, VA 22903

New York Idealist Grad Fair October 9, 2024 Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 W 18th St, New York, NY 10011

*If you are a student or professional that lives in the area, please reach out to engage with us. We would love to meet you!


Let's Chat at Happy Hour

Let's Chat at Happy Hour

We would love to get to know you and chat about the potential of pursuing a graduate degree at the School of Public Affairs.

Thursday, July 18
5:30 - 7:00 PM

Elephant & Castle (1201 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC, 20004)

Thursday, August 15
5:30 - 7:00 PM

The Admiral (1 Dupont Cir NW, Washington, DC, 20036)


Registration information for the rest of the events forthcoming.
Send your questions to spainfo@american.edu