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All-American Weekend

Six family members standing with the American University Eagle statue.

All-American Weekend is American University's celebration weekend for parents, families, and AU alumni! During the weekend you will have the chance to attend an open class, meet with faculty and staff, and sample what life as an AU student is like! This year, All-American Weekend will take place on October 19th though October 21st. Check back here in late summer 2018 for registration and more details about All-American Weekend 2018! We look forward to seeing you and your family on campus.

Registration for Parents and Family Members of Current Students

Registration for All-American Weekend 2018 has not yet opened. More instructions for completing the registration will be listed on this site in late summer 2018. Please contact if you have any questions in the interim. 

Registration Fee for Parents and Family Members of Current Students

A registration fee of $40 per family covers the cost of publications, postage, and registration materials. All families of current AU students participating in any All-American Weekend event must pay this fee. 


October is a very busy month in Washington, D.C. We suggest that you make your hotel arrangements as soon as possible. Please visit our online list of local hotels.

Getting to AU

We encourage guests to use public transportation to get to campus, including the Metro and the AU Shuttle. 

Refunds, Cancellations, and Changes to Your Registration

Cancellations must be made in advance. Please note that all refunds will be credited to your charge card after All-American Weekend. If you wish to make any changes to an existing registration, please email your request to Changes cannot be made online.


If you have questions about access or need to request sign language interpreters, please contact the Academic Support and Access Center by email or by phone at 202-885-3360.