Admissions Events

Front of Battelle Tompkins building in spring time.

The College of Arts and Sciences offers visitors a number of ways to connect with us and explore all that we have to offer. New on-campus, online, and regional events are added throughout the year, so please check back.

Scroll down for a full list of in-person and virtual events, or use the links below to jump to a section. Events marked with an asterisk (*) offer an application fee waiver for attendees.


In-person events may have limited availability. AU cannot provide travel funds, accommodations, or VISAs to attend these events. As an alternative, please scroll down for virtual events and webinars.

  • Humanities Lab Event: "Nostalgia Acts - Spotify, Streaming, and the Rise of Old Music"
    Wednesday, March 29. 1:00pm-2:30pm
    Learn More and Register Here for March 29

  • Campus Tour
    Monday, April 10. 10:00am-11:00am
    Learn More and Register Here for April 10

  • New York Graduate Studies Dinner with Alumni
    Wednesday, April 12. 6:30pm-8:30pm
    Learn More and Register for April 12

  • Campus Tour
    Friday, April 14. 1:00pm-2:00pm
    Learn More and Register for April 14

  • Lunch & Learn: Connect with Computer & Data Science Grad Students
    Food provided.
    Friday, April 21. 11:00am-1:00pm
    Registration Opens in April

  • Washington DC Graduate Studies Reception
    Wednesday, May 10. 5:30pm-7:30pm
    Registration Opens in April

  • Philadelphia Graduate Studies Happy Hour
    Monday, May 22. 5:30pm-7:30pm
    Registration Opens in May


Join College of Arts & Sciences representatives for virtual presentations and events over the Zoom platform. All virtual events are held on Eastern Standard Time.

CAS Graduate Open House* 

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 and university representatives to learn more about our programs and what it's like to be an American University graduate student.

All Open House attendees will receive an application fee waiver
Our next Open House will be held in Fall 2023.

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Schedule a Virtual Meeting with an Admissions Representative for the College of Arts & Sciences — all meetings on Zoom:
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