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In a time of unprecedented challenges, the American University community steps up to take on issues and make an impact. At AU, we learn, research, and work to spark positive change in our neighborhood and world.

See Change in Action

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COVID-19 Operating Status

AU continues to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. The latest updates, guidelines, and resources for the AU community are available on our COVID-19 site. 

Resources and Guidance related to COVID-19

Where to Start

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Interested in getting a feel for our classes, campus, and community? Come tour campus, visit the Welcome Center, or bring the AU experience to you through virtual events, tours, webinars, and more.

 

Experience AU  For Parents & Families

Talk to an AU Insider

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Connect with an AU Student Ambassador or someone from graduate admissions to get the inside scoop on majors, clubs, or the difference an AU degree makes.

 

Connect With Us

Our Commitments

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