Preview Days

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  • Undergraduate Admissions
    Fax: 202-885-1025

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Preview Day is American University’s (AU) premier open house event for prospective undergraduate students and their families.

Upcoming Preview Day

Monday, February 15, 2016


  • Guided tour of campus
  • Review of the AU admissions process
  • Academic overview and showcase by school or college
  • Student life and special academic program fair
  • Meet admissions representatives

Follow the conversation on Twitter by using #AUPreviewDay.

Before you travel

Before you travel to American University, please call the university information line at (202) 885-1100 to confirm that the university is open and that events are proceeding as scheduled. University closures are posted on the homepage.

In the event of an extreme weather event, the admissions office may cancel prior to the closure of the university. In this event, we will contact registrants via e-mail and phone as well as post a notice on the event webpage.


There are three ways to reserve your spot today for our Preview Day:

  1. Via your prospective student portal
  2. Call us at 202-885-6000 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. (ET)
  3. Complete the form below

To request accommodations for persons with disabilities, please call 202-885-6060 at least two weeks in advance of the event date.

The student's seven-digit AU ID number, if available.

The number of guests that will attend the Preview Day, including the student.