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The American University Alumni Association serves more than 135,000 alumni worldwide through local, regional, and international programming.

We offer volunteer, networking, and mentoring opportunities as well as a suite of benefits and services.

Volunteer for AU

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Whether you want to engage alumni in your hometown, recruit new Eagles to AU, or plan your class reunion, we have an opportunity for you! Find rewarding activities that meet your interest, experience, and schedule.

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Volunteer Virtually

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Alumni play an important role in ensuring our students’ success. Time and again, AU alumni demonstrate that Eagles look out for one another by networking, mentoring, and providing jobs and internships to fellow alumni and current students.

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AU Communities

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Regional communities are a great way to network with alumni and engage with current students in your area. They offer opportunities for professional development, cultural and athletic events, community service, and more.

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Affinity Groups

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AU has a broad range of alumni affinity groups and networks that eagerly seek your active participation. These groups celebrate and support identity, industry, leisure, student activities, and student experiences.

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Events Calendar

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More than 200 alumni events are hosted each year on campus, in DC, across the country, and around the world.


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Alumni Benefits

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Benefits available to AU alumni include career counseling, library access, the Alumni Audit program, and discounts on everything from AU gear to travel and insurance.

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More than 135,000 alumni around the world

number 76 Best National University

U.S. News and World Report 2018

3,000+ alumni volunteers