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American University Veteran Services We're Here To Help You Navigate Your VA Benefits

At AU, we're extremely proud of our Veteran and Military affiliated students and value the unique perspective, intellectual diversity, and experience Vets bring to the classroom. We thank you for your service and are excited that you've chosen to pursue or are considering to pursue your education at American University!

You've earned your benefits and we are committed to helping those who have served make the highest and best use of those benefits. Our Veterans Office and AU's campus resources are here to make sure your experience at AU exceeds your expectations.

Please feel free to explore this site to find out about all AU has to offer it's students utilizing VA Educational Benefits.

If you have further questions, our Veterans Office is here to assist you. The best way to reach us is through or stop by our office located in AU Central - 201 Asbury!

AU also has an active and engaged student group which facilitates various student support functions to AU's Veteran and military population. To find out more, or to get involved, visit the Veterans of American University Student Group web-page via or by clicking on the "Campus Resources" tab and then "Student Groups".

Thank you for visiting our web-page and we look forward to assisting you with all your VA Related Questions.

Military Representation

  • AU Has students from all 5 Branches of the Armed Forces
    Air Force
    Coast Guard
    Marine Corps

    We also have students from the NOAA Corps, US Merchant Marines, and PHS Corps

  • Our students receiving VA Benefits include service-members who are:
    Active Duty

  • Dependents and Spouses using VA Transfer of Entitlement Benefits comprised nearly 30% of Fall 2017 VA Student enrollment

There were 424 Students who used VA Benefits during Spring 2019

Approximately 69 percent of Spring 2019 students receiving VA Benefits were Veterans or are currently serving

American University Veteran Services Office

AU Veterans Office location and hours

201 Asbury Building - AU Central
Walk-in hours 9-5

AU Veteran Services Team would like to wish everyone a great semester and much success in progressing towards your degree/certificate program!

Your AU Veteran Services Team:
Valerie Verra
Scott Cassidy
Kasie Kirkpatrick