Fall Move-In

American University sign at Ward Circle

Before You Arrive

Plan ahead for travel and packing, take care of pre-arrival tasks, and get all the items you need.

Plan Ahead

Residence halls open for move-in for new and returning students

Move-in is an event for the entire campus. Follow these check-in and move-in instructions for a smooth ride into your year at American University.

Move In

Resident Assistants welcome new students at Opening Convocation during Welcome Week

Settle in and get started on a great year!

Get Settled

Making The Most of Your Move-In

  • Personalize your experience with products and services and make sure items you bring are permitted in the residence halls.

  • Get to know some important dates for the beginning of the year, such as check-in dates, when you can start using your meal plan, and more.

  • Ask your Resident Assistant how to get involved in your hall council or Residence Hall Association.

13 Residence buildings