The Center for Student Involvement

Student Affairs

Welcome to CSI

The Center for Student Involvement (CSI) is the hub for the student experience at American University. CSI is home to Student Government, Student Clubs, Student Media, Fraternity and Sorority Life, and Graduate Leadership Council. CSI is dedicated to leadership development, organizational advising, and programs that help foster a sense of belonging for the next generation of changemakers.
To find clubs and a calendar of student events: Check out Engage, your one-stop shop for the student activity experience.
To stay in the know: Follow CSI on InstagramFacebook and Twitter.
For helpful forms and resources: Club leaders, visit CSI's Resource Guide page for more information and resources on virtual club activities! 

Visit Engage Events Calendar 

Student Organization Cohorts

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Student Government 

AU Student Government includes the Executive Branch, Undergrate Senate, Judicial Board, and Undergraduate Class & School Councils. 

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Club Council & Student Clubs

AU is home to more than 150 student clubs, including everything from social and cultural organizations to service and academic groups. Find your match!

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Student Media

AU Student Media houses organizations that produce journalism, photography, film, music and much more. Find your creative outlet at AU!


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Fraternity & Sorority Life

Fraternity & Sorority Life at AU is made up of 3 councils, 20+ organizations and more than 1,000 students. 

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Graduate Leadership Council

Graduate Leadership Council represents over 3,800 graduate students and includes leaders of 5 councils


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Student Activity Council 

Housed under the Student Activity Council are the following programming boards: Kennedy Political Union (KPU), Students for Change (SFC), Spirit & Traditions (S&T), and Student Union Board (SUB) 

Looking for a list of Student Organizations? Visit Engage

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Looking to get involved? If you're interested in joining clubs, attending club events, and getting connected to the AU community, check out Engage!

Events in Engage: AU has tons of student hosted and departmental events on campus. Events can be found on Engage. Simply login to Engage using your AU Portal username and password. Then explore upcoming events on the “Events” tabs or connect with student organizations on the “Organizations” tab. You can also utilize the CORQ app! Corq is available for download via the App Store and Google Play.

Learning the Platform:

New to Engage or just need a refresher? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! Check out the videos below to learn how to search for events and organizations on Engage. 

How to sign in and search for organizations 

How to search for events

You can learn more on the info Engage page or visiting the AU Engage page powered by Campus Labs- Anthology.

Frequently Asked Questions

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Have a question about the Center for Student Involvement? Visit our Frequently Asked Questions page.