AU Campus Life

The Office of Campus Life is committed to providing the foundation for a student-centered environmen

Our office houses the 13 departments that make AU a great place to live and learn. From the Academic Support & Access Center to the Student Health Center, Center for Diversity & Inclusion, the Kay Spiritual Life Center, and others, the Office of Campus Life is here to support you, whatever your need may be.

Operating as usual

03/31/2023

STUDENT ORG SPOTLIGHT βœοΈπŸ“£ Meet Creative Writing Club, a community of writers at AU who create and share poetry, prose, and creative work every week. See Creative Writing Club in action in this video! πŸ“ https://youtu.be/z6jknGRBcfw

03/08/2023

STUDENT ORG SPOTLIGHT πŸŽ΅πŸ“£ Meet Treble in Paradise, a women and non-binary a ca****la group at AU. Get to know Treble in this video. 🎢 Treble In Paradise

Photos from AU Campus Life's post 02/10/2023

Many members of the AU community have been asking how best to support earthquake relief in Turkey and Syria. Here are some organizations, local and global, that are working to provide aid on the ground and have been shared by AU's International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS) and other informed sources. To research and track aid work in regions around the world, check out the UN's portal at reliefweb.int.

01/25/2023

Can't get to the Student Health Center? There's now an AU Nurse Advice Line, available to all students! ☎️ Just call 1-800-347-8020, provide your AU ID number to the care coordinator, and you'll get a call-back quickly from a registered nurse. (Usually within 20 minutes.) The AU Nurse Advice Line is freeβ€”and students have access 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

01/23/2023

Campus is already bustling with activity! Winter Welcome Week brought students together for exciting events and performances across campus. Check out the highlights in this video ❄️ https://youtu.be/mifTDz2RKmQ

10/25/2022

Students, are you voting absentee in your home state? Find tables around campus with stamps, envelopes, a notary if your state requires it - plus state-by-state mailing date info and more on the AU Votes webpage! https://www.american.edu/ocl/au-votes.cfm

10/21/2022

πŸ“š STEP students are hosting a school supplies donation drive for CARECEN-Central American Resource Center, a DC-based organization that offers services to the Latinx community and helps incoming asylum seekers.

Questions? Email [email protected].

10/04/2022

As a university committed to diverse voices and perspectives, how do we learn to listen to and hear each other?
How do we build a campus community resilient enough to respond to hurt and harm?

We invite all AU students, faculty, and staff to join in community circles to build relationships and explore these questions together.

Photos from AU Campus Life's post 09/20/2022

Get your absentee ballot requests in this week - just go to AU Library Sept. 19-21 and AU Votes volunteers will help with stamps, forms, and state-by-state guidance! Remember to bring your ID. Some useful sites: bit.ly/AULib-Request-Ballot tells you what you need to know for your state; vote.org/am-i-registered-to-vote is where you can go to check registration.

09/15/2022

Coming up today! Make sure you register: bit.ly/MPV-Info.

Faculty, staff and students are invited to this special update for universities with DC Health on MPX (monkeypox) cases, prevention, detection and more. Open to universities across DC. Register for webinar: bit.ly/MPV-Info.

Photos from AU Campus Life's post 09/12/2022

Students have been enjoying the end of the summer in between classes β˜€οΈ

09/09/2022

Faculty, staff and students are invited to this special update for universities with DC Health on MPX (monkeypox) cases, prevention, detection and more. Open to universities across DC. Register for webinar: bit.ly/MPV-Info.

09/08/2022

Your name should be pronounced correctly: in class, on campus, and in professional settings. Record your name with Namecoach through canvas.american.edu and/or go.american.edu/RecordMyName. πŸŽ™οΈπŸ”Š

09/06/2022

Join the AU community tomorrow for Black Student Welcome Day. Come meet and greet (and eat donuts from Astro Doughnuts & Fried Chicken! 🍩) RSVP at bit.ly/3COYcE1.

09/01/2022

The Student Involvement Fair is happening now! With almost 200 student clubs and organizations, there's something for every student.

American University Students Lend a Helping Hand with Explore DC 09/01/2022

Last week, students participated in The Center for Community Engagement and Service's for a day of service with community organizations and a visit to DC neighborhoods for a deep dive into the city’s history and culture.

If you're interested in engaging in service, head to american.edu/ocl/volunteer/about-cces.cfm.

American University Students Lend a Helping Hand with Explore DC Incoming students fanned out across the District last week for the Center for Community Engagement and Service's annual Explore DC program which includes a d...

08/31/2022

Be part of AU’s West African Drumming Ensemble – no auditions or experience needed!

It's led and taught by Amadou Kouyate, the 150th generation of the Kouyate family of Manding Diali, oral historians/musicians of West Africa. Djembe, dunun, and other drums provided! πŸ₯

08/30/2022

Connect with student clubs and organizations at the Involvement Fair! Academic, political, social, cultural, spiritual, service, media, fraternities, sororities, and advocacy organizations make up AU's 200+ recognized clubs. ​

08/29/2022

Kick off the new academic year with music, free food, and fun at Celebrate AU! Join the campus community (and Clawed!) on the quad on Wednesday, August 31. Enjoy treats, play lawn games, and mingle with friends new and old.

08/27/2022

A favorite late night event is back! Win prizes with your favorite Drag Queens Sasha and Brooklyn in Bender Arena 🎁

08/26/2022

Join the annual multicultural block party at CultureFest! Experience the sights, sounds, and connections across the campus community with student organizations, and cultural experiences from the DC-Maryland-Virginia area.

08/26/2022

Hang out Friday night and enjoy live music (+ fun giveaways!) at the amphitheater. 🎷 Bring your own blanket and your roommates or friends for a great night!

Photos from American University Parents & Families's post 08/26/2022

Convocation!

08/25/2022

Join Late Night Breakfast in Mary Graydon Center! 🍳 There will be a teaching kitchen, a DJ, giveaways, and more (one meal swipe for eating in TDR)

08/23/2022

: Join AU Dance Program faculty to learn about dance classes, level placement, auditions, and performance opportunities in the Dance Program this fall!

RSVP now at bit.ly/AAW-Dance-22.

08/22/2022

: Come out and create a DC Watercolor Map with local DC business, ! RSVP now at bit.ly/3c89Uik.

08/19/2022

Welcome (and welcome back) to AU! Get ready for All-American Welcome: with more than 70 events and activities, you'll get to meet new friends, build community, and explore involvement opportunities. There's something for everyone, whether you are a first-year, transfer, or returning student!

Check out events at bit.ly/AAW-22.

08/18/2022

Get to know the Center for Well-Being Programs and Psychological Services - now AU's combined home for therapy, victim/survivor advocacy, health education, and other wellness-related programs.

More info at american.edu/ocl/counseling.

08/12/2022

Students, your AU email is now being delivered to Outlook (Office 365). You can still find old emails in Gmail, but new ones will not deliver there. For more information, please see our transition FAQ at bit.ly/Transition-FAQs.

Additional questions? Contact OIT at [email protected] or 202-885-2550

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Our Story

Our office is home to 16 student-focused departments that help make AU a great place to live and learn. From the Student Health Center to the Center for Diversity & Inclusion to Kay Spiritual Life Center and others, the Office of Campus Life is here to support you.

Videos (show all)

STUDENT ORG SPOTLIGHT βœοΈπŸ“£ Meet Creative Writing Club, a community of writers at AU who create and share poetry, prose, a...
Student Organization Spotlight: Treble in Paradise
Campus is already bustling with activity! Winter Welcome Week brought students together for exciting events and performa...
The Student Involvement Fair is happening now! With almost 200 student clubs and organizations, there's something for ev...
Students, check your email! πŸ“§You'll find updates on vaccinations, isolation, COVID-19 testing, masking, and gatherings.
It's time for award nominations! Student Achievement Awards nomination deadlines are on March 23. πŸ…πŸ† Check out one of th...
University Student Awards
Do you know a graduating senior you'd love to honor for their advocacy impact? πŸ“£ Check out the new Gail Short Hanson Awa...
⚠️ Please note the winter break hours of the Constitution Hall testing clinic. For other sites, see the testing schedule...
If you're in the DC area, you've probably noticed the swarms of Brood X cicadas – and they've made their way out of the ...
Thrilled to celebrate our #2021AUGrad Eagles! Congratulations on all your accomplishments πŸ…πŸ¦…
Day 3 of Finals Week, you got this! πŸ’ͺStudying on campus? Check what's open and reserve a study space at american.edu/ocl...

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