See what makes Preview Day the best way to experience AU's campus!
Preview Day is American University's premier open house for prospective undergraduate students and their families. You'll have a chance to tour campus and learn about the admissions process. Schools and colleges will host academic overviews and showcases, and many student groups will be present at the Student Life Fair. You'll also have a chance to meet the Admissions team, in addition to many staff and faculty who can't wait to show you the best of AU.
Important Notice: COVID-19 Health and Safety Protocols
For your safety as well as the safety of the AU community, all guests/visitors must be fully vaccinated and will need to present proof of full COVID-19 vaccination at this event, with a preference of using the digital vaccine card via the CLEAR app (iOS or Android) if you are 18 years of age or older. You can also present your paper CDC card or a digital copy of your CDC Card.
If guests are unvaccinated because of religious/medical reasons, they must present at the visit a negative COVID-19 PCR test result taken within 72 hours before this event.
Masks are optional on campus, but highly recommended (high-quality KN95 or N95 masks preferred). Please also note, if you intend to use the AU Shuttle on your visit, a mask is required to ride.
All visitors to American University's campus are required to abide by American University Health and Safety Directives and the District of Columbia public health and safety requirements. In registering for a campus visit, you and your guests are agreeing to these requirements and understand that the safety of everyone on campus depends on adherence to these rules; and acknowledge that guests/visitors to the University may be restricted from accessing University premises for noncompliance.
You can register for Preview Day below, via your Future Eagle Portal, or by calling us at 202-885-6000 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. (ET).
To request accommodations for persons with disabilities, please call 202-885-6060 at least two weeks in advance of the event date.
Before you travel to AU, 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.