Travel and Accommodations

How to get to AU

American University is located at the intersection of Massachusetts and Nebraska Avenues, NW, in Washington, D.C. Our street address is 4400 Massachusetts Ave., NW.

Parking is available in the Nebraska Ave. parking lot, located at the corner of Nebraska and New Mexico Avenues, NW. There are also multiple parking garages at the School of International Service, Katzen Arts Center and Bender Arena. 
Campus is also accessible via the free AU shuttle from the Tenleytown stop on Metro's Red Line. Please visit for schedules, fares, and point-to-point directions.

Several Metro bus lines also run right by campus, including the M4, N2, N3, N4, N6, and N8.

Need to rent a car?

Alamo offers unlimited mileage and year-round discounts off retail rates to American University alumni. Contact Alamo at 1-800-354-2322. Be sure to request ID #706768 at the time of reservation.

National offers unlimited mileage and up to 15% off rental to American University alumni. Contact National at 1-877-222-9058 to make a reservation and be sure to use the ID #5282865 to receive your discount.

Where to Stay near AU

Below is a list of suggested hotels close to American University's campus. When you call, indicate your affiliation with American University to receive the AU rate. We do not reserve a block of rooms, but have a long-standing discount for alumni. October is a very busy month in Washington, D.C., so be sure to make your hotel arrangements as soon as possible.

Marriott Courtyard Chevy Chase
5520 Wisconsin Ave
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
 Rate: $119.00 for the King Bed or two Queen Beds plus tax per night.

When making reservations please say that you are with the “AU Alumni All-American Weekend Room Block.”

Embassy Suites at the Chevy Chase Pavilion
4300 Military Road, NW
Washington, DC 20015
Rate: $239.00 plus tax per night. 

Located next to the Friendship Heights Metro, the Embassy Suites is in the heart of the Chevy Chase shopping district. 
Promotional Code: For phone reservation use Corporate Account ID 0002849915. For online bookings please click here.

Hilton Garden Inn Washington/Bethesda
7301 Waverly Street
Bethesda, MD 20814
Rate: $119.00 plus tax per night.  

Located one block from the Bethesda Metro Station, the Hilton Garden Inn is also only three miles from main campus.
Secure your accommodation using this special AU alumni reservation link. 

Holiday Inn Georgetown
2101 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20007
Rate: $149.00 per night plus tax. Rate valid until 9/17/2013. 

Located halfway between AU and Georgetown University, the Holiday Inn Georgetown offers convenient access via car or bus to all D.C. has to offer.
Secure your accommodation using this special AU alumni reservation link. 

Savoy Suites
2505 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20007
Rate: From $179.00 plus tax per night.

The closest hotel to campus, the Savoy Suites offer complimentary guest parking and shuttle service to and from AU. 
Make your reservation here. If phoning in your reservation, be sure to mention the American University Alumni Weekend discounted rate.