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Campus Visit Program

Visit our campus to learn more about our graduate programs, admission requirements, and graduate student life at American University. Campus visit hours: Monday through Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

  • Meet our faculty: Meet with faculty to gain a greater insight about our graduate programs.
  • One-on-one meeting: Meet with an admission representative to learn more about the application requirements for your program of interest.
  • Campus tour: Meet with a current AU graduate student for a tour of our state of the art facilities and a chat about graduate student life at AU.

To schedule your visit, simply submit a Campus Visit Request Form one week in advance. Please note that visits are contingent upon the availability of the department. We will do our best to fulfill your campus visit request. Please note:

  • The PhD Clinical Psychology and PhD Behavior, Cognition and Neuroscience programs do not offer faculty visits.
  • For the PhD and MA History programs, please contact Katie Erickson,
  • For the PhD and MA Anthropology programs, please contact Jean Wogaman,

Graduate Open Houses

Join the College of Arts & Sciences for an exploration of graduate school. Our Graduate Open Houses give prospective students an opportunity to meet with faculty, current students, and graduate admissions staff to learn more about our programs and what it's like to be a student in the College.

Our upcoming graduate open house will be held on:

  • Thursday, November 2nd, 2017. Registration will open in September.

CAS Office Extended Hours

For the Fall 2017 Semester, the Office of Graduate Enrollment will hold evening hours for general inquiries several times a month. Dates will be posted in September.

Graduate School Fairs

Our admissions staff travels to multiple graduate school fairs during the year to meet with prospective students typically during the fall.

2017-18 Schedule

  • QS Graduate School Fair. Washington, D.C.. 9/14/17
  • QS Graduate School Fair. New York, NY. 9/16/17
  • NY Idealist Fair. New York, NY. 9/19/17
  • Atlanta Idealist Fair. Atlanta, GA. 9/20/17
  • Boston Idealist Fair. Boston, MA. 9/25/17
  • Virginia Tech Grad Fair. Blacksburg, VA. 9/25/17
  • James Madison Grad Fair. Harrisonburg, VA. 9/26/17
  • University of Virginia Grad Fair. Charlottesville, VA. 9/27/17
  • DC Idealist Fair. Washington, D.C.. 10/2/17
  • Colby College Grad Fair. Waterville, ME. 10/2/17
  • Bates College Grad Fair. Lewiston, ME. 10/3/17
  • Bowdoin College Grad Fair. Brunswick, ME. 10/3/17
  • Chicago Idealist Grad Fair. Chicago, IL. 10/5/17
  • University Texas at Austin Grad Fair. Austin, TX. 10/10/17
  • University Southern California Grad Fair. Los Angeles, CA. 10/19/17
  • Temple University Grad Fair. Philadelphia, PA. 11/1/17

Virtual Open Houses

Learn more about our graduate programs at upcoming webinars, now through February.

Education Graduate Programs

Health Promotion Management Program