Visit AU's College of Arts and Sciences

The College of Arts and Sciences offers visitors a number of ways to connect with us and explore all that we have to offer. Whether it's an on-campus visit for an open house, online information session, or one of our graduate school fairs across the country, the CAS graduate admissions team has you covered.

New online, on-campus, and regional events are added throughout the year, so be sure to check for updates.

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.

  • Next Open House will take place in Spring 2018.

Off-campus Graduate Receptions

Can't make it to campus? Join Graduate Admissions representatives and alumni for a meet-and-greet near you:

  • Washington D.C. Graduate Applicant Reception
    Tuesday, December 5. 6-9 p.m.
    Register for Dec. 5

Online Events

Join College of Arts & Sciences representatives for virtual presentations.
  • Application Procedures and Writing Your Statement of Purpose Thursday, November 30. 12-1 p.m. Register for Nov. 30

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Front of Battelle Tompkins building in spring time.

Campus Visits

CAS offers prospective applicants and newly admitted students the opportunity to meet with a CAS Graduate Admissions Representative during the week.

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The Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC

CAS in Your Area

Join CAS at events, graduate fairs, and receptions across the country to meet with an CAS representative in your area.

View the fall 2017 schedule

FAQ

Yes, you can meet with faculty to gain a greater insight about our graduate programs.

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.

Campus visit hours: Monday through Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

For the Fall 2017 Semester, the Office of Graduate Enrollment will hold evening hours for general inquiries on Wednesday Evenings from 5-7pm. To schedule an appointment, contact Kristen Horning at kh0715a@american.edu.

Still have questions? Send us an email: casgrad@american.edu