Student-Alumni Programs

The Alumni Association is committed to the development of programs designed to bring students and alumni together. Through meaningful interaction between students and alumni, we can inspire learning and encourage lasting relationships. The Alumni Association hosts a variety of events for students and alumni to interact. Students benefit from the advice and guidance from experienced professionals and alumni remain connected to AU.

The Alumni Board created the Student-Alumni Initiative Committee to serve the role of creating student-alumni events on and off campus.  The following are programs and events that are currently in place to enhance the student-alumni relationship.

Meet Alumni

Explore the chance to meet AU alumni through a series of career networking opportunities. These events feature AU alumni who will speak to their AU experiences and pathways to success. Opportunities to engage are as follows:

Alumni in the KNOW: Distinguished Alumni Experience

Dinner with Alumni: Casual Networking Experience

For Our Graduates

Join President Kerwin '71 and Ann Kerwin '71, the American University Alumni Board, the Young Alumni Chapter Board, and the Office of Alumni Relations to celebrate your upcoming graduation. Enjoy your last months before graduation with a series of special events.

Grad Fair

Senior Class Gift

Senior Barbecues Undergrad 

Senior Barbecues Grad

Toast to Graduates

Career Services

Students and alumni have full access to the AU Career Center.  Let the AU Career Center put you in the best position to land that new job. Learn more about AU’s Career Center.

Incoming Students

Each year we are excited to welcome our incoming students to American University. Meet current members of the AU community both on campus and in cities throughout the country.

Summer Send-offs

Convocation Bagel Breakfast

Partnership with Athletics

Each year, the Alumni Association partners with the Athletics Department to promote student-alumni interaction. We host pizza giveaways at basketball games, and alumni are present at Senior Days with the AU sports teams to hand out gifts to our AU senior athletes. Visit the athletics webpage for all athletics schedules.

Social Networking

American University Alumni has official Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter pages for AU alumni and students to expand AU's worldwide network. We encourage you to explore these social networking opportunities and join the American University Alumni Facebook group and LinkedIn group and follow us on Twitter!

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, August 02, 2016

Veteran & Military Community Summer Send-Off Social
Join us at the AU Graduate Student Summer Send-off Social for Veterans, Active Duty Servicemembers, and Dependents in the DC area. We hope to see you there!

Saturday, August 13, 2016

SIS GGPS/IP Alumni Picnic
The Global Governance, Politics, and Security Program (GGPS) at the School of International Service invites GGPS and International Politics (IP) alumni to its Alumni Picnic. This event is free for all GGPS/IP alumni.

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

2016 Women Empowering Women Breakfast
Join the AU Alumni Association and the AU Women's Network for a complimentary breakfast as a panel of distinguished alumnae discuss and share their thoughts on women in public service, moderated by Lori George Billingsley, SOC/MA '91, Vice President, Community Relations, Coca-Cola North America

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    EmilyAnn Walrath
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    Student-Alumni Outreach & Serv

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