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AU in the Neighborhood

Maintaining good relations with our neighbors is a priority for AU and we welcome the opportunity to be a valuable and valued community partner.

We invite our neighbors to attend lectures on campus, enjoy musical performances and openings at the Katzen Arts Center, show their support as Friends of the Library, take advantage of special rates at the university fitness center and pool, and make use of campus amenities such as our bookstore, retail food outlets, and ATM machines. We have much to enjoy together and hope to see you at AU soon.

Campus Plan

American University's 2011 Campus Plan is a "roadmap" that details proposals and objectives to enhance and build upon our campus facilities for the next decade.

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AU Neighbor Resources

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AU in the Neighborhood Newsletter


A monthly electronic newsletter of events & activities

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American University students generally are good neighbors and adhere to the university’s Student Code of Conduct. In the rare occasion when student conduct-related issues arise, neighbors are encouraged to share information about the incident

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Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute is dedicated to the proposition that learning is a lifelong process and that curiosity never retires.

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Community Liaison Committee

Community Liaison Committee (CLC)

The CLC website contains materials from past meetings and the dates of upcoming meetings.

The American University Community Liaison Committee (CLC) was established to foster positive relations and to maintain regular communication between the university and its neighbors. As specified in the D.C. Zoning Commission Order for AU’s new 10-year Campus Plan, the CLC comprises individuals from neighboring community organizations and representatives from the university. The CLC committee will meet at least quarterly, and will be chaired by the AU Vice President of Campus Life. One of the four meetings will be designated as a town hall meeting with the president of the university.

Visit the Community Liaison Committee website.

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Today's Events Aug 24

  1. Kogod Graduate Orientation

  2. SIS PhD Stats Boot Camp

  3. Stranger Lives Exhibition

  4. Teaching, Research and Technology Workshops

  5. WSP/GPS International Student Orientation

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