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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.

Katzen Arts Center building

Community Liaison Committee

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.

AU Neighbor Resources

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

  • Our campus plan is a "roadmap" that details proposals and objectives to enhance and build upon our campus facilities for the future

  • Our campus is one of many sites targeted for environmental testing through the Army Corps of Engineers Project

Report An Incident

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.

Submit a Complaint


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