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Welcome AU Parents and Families

We know that parents and families are important partners on a student's academic journey. We're dedicated to keeping you informed and helping you find the answers and guidance you're looking for from your student's acceptance to their graduation and everything in between. 

To help you on this journey, we provide a single point of contact for parents and families. If you need assistance navigating AU's many offices, please reach out to our Parent and Family Engagement team at

Challenge Accepted

Across American University, we leverage the power and purpose of community to make an impact.

Congrats Class of 2021


Join us in celebrating our 2021 graduates! Find details about our virtual Commencement Celebration, School Celebrations and Individual Graduate Recognitions.


Orientation 2021

Summer Orientation

Explore the many ways we're helping new students and families get started on their AU journey this summer. 

Explore Orientation

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