Congratulations on your admission to American University's
School of Communication!
This page provides answers to the most frequently asked questions by our newly admitted graduate students. As the fall semester approaches this page will be updated frequently so check back often to ensure that you have the latest information regarding your transition to American University's School of Communication.
Admitted Students Day
Videos from Admitted Students Day on April 6, 2013 coming soon!
Summer Events for Newly Admitted Students
May 8, 2013: Nationals vs Tigers baseball game at Nationals Park (6:00 pm)
June 18, 2013: Happy hour at Public Bar Tenley (5:30 pm)
July 16, 2013: Trivia at Clyde's Friendship Heights (5:30 pm)
August 17, 2013: Pizza social and networking with current students at American University (5:00 pm)
Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. Students are welcome to bring a guest.
- From this point on, all correspondence to you from the University will be sent to your american.edu email account. It is critical that you check your AU email regularly. You are responsible for information sent to that account, including wait list notifications.
- Your myau.american.edu portal contains a wealth of information – fees, registration and waitlist status, course schedules, etc.
- Weekend Academic Calendar (2013-2014)
- Fall 2013 Graduate Student Orientation Draft (PDF)
Please do not hesitate to contact us at the SOC Graduate Office with any questions at 202-885-2040 or via email at email@example.com.
Follow this link for more helpful information to ease your transition to SOC.
What are Current Students Saying About SOC?
"The professors are active in the industry. I am getting an education based on real-world experience."
"The faculty are phenomenal!"
"You learn a lot in class and gain real-world experience."
"I feel as if I've learned more in one semester than I did in all of undergad!"
"I love the public comm graduate program at AU!"