Welcome New Eagles!

Congratulations on your admission to American University and welcome to the Eagle Family!

Get Ready for Eagle Summit

Earn your wings when you work with your Orientation Leader and small group in-person to complete Eagle Summit, an orientation experience that connects New Eagles to their campus through exciting activities, challenges and fun prizes! 

Spring 2023 Eagle Summit takes place the week before Spring classes begin. More details coming soon! Information regarding Orientation next steps and Eagle Summit will be emailed to you the first week of December. Until then, please don't hesitate to explore the website and reach out with any questions.

Once an Eagle, Always an Eagle!

New Eagles

Students walking in the SIS building

Welcome Transfer Students

We're excited that you're joining our community! Read about the steps to take before you start your semester. 

Transfer Student Checklist

Orientation 2022 playlist

Orientation Video Playlist

Check out the recordings of our 2022 Orientation presentations on our YouTube playlist! 

Orientation Videos

Online orientation menu

Self-Paced Pre-Orientation

(Students & families) Online intro to AU: academics, campus life, finances, safety, support services and more.

Spring '23 coming soon!

Academic Success

Students outside SIS

First Year Advising

By now, students should have their fall semester schedules! Questions about the waitlist or how to make changes? Check the First Year Advising resources.

First Year Advising

AUx class meeting

What is AUx?

The American University Experience (AUx)is a full-year AU Core Curriculum course for students transitioning into their first year at AU. 

Learn More

How can we help?