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Students check in during move-in at Letts Hall

Through services including on-campus housing, residential programs, involvement opportunities, and off-campus resources, our goal is to allow students to focus on their education in and out of the classroom. We strive to create meaningful student experiences in the residence halls and on-campus while encouraging students to learn and grow together in community.


Fall 2018 Move-In: Get ready to move to campus by planning what you need to do beforehand, packing, and deciding if you'll rent a MicroFridge, loft, or lockbox. If transportation circumstances necessitate that you move in earlier than your assigned date, make sure to fill out our Early Arrival Request Form.

First-Year Student Housing: Incoming students, welcome to American University! Learn more about the First-Year Residential Experience and applying for on-campus housing.

Summer 2018 Housing for AU Students: The Summer 2018 housing application opens at 12 p.m. on Monday, April 9, 2018 on the AU Housing Portal. Summer 2018 housing (May 13-August 12) is offered at the Berkshire apartments due to construction. Non-AU students should inquire through University Conference & Guest Services.


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Living and Learning

We are committed to providing and supplementing programs and services to enhance the academic pursuit our students.

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Lofted beds make use of space by creating more room for your belongings

Your Space, Your Way

Your living experience should be personal. Explore products and services, such as bed lofts, MicroFridges, and personal property insurance.