FAQ's


How do I register?

The easiest way to register for All-American Weekend is through AU's secure online registration system. You may also phone or email Carlita Pitts at 202-885-5902.

Will I be able to get a refund?

Refunds will be granted only for written cancellations postmarked or emailed by Friday, October 10. We regret that we will be unable to refund fees after that date.

What should I wear?

This is a recreational weekend. Dress casually and comfortably for most activities. Business casual attire is appropriate for the Golden Eagles Luncheon, both multicultural alumni receptions, and the awards dinner.

What should I bring?

Don't forget to bring photos of family and friends, memorabilia from your college years, a camera, and an umbrella -- just in case!

Where should I stay?

Check out our travel and accommodations page for hotels near AU with special All-American Weekend discount rates.

Where should I go upon my arrival?

The first stop you should make on campus is the All-American Weekend Hospitality Center in Mary Graydon Center Room 200, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. This is the place to pick up your registration packet, chat with classmates, enjoy refreshments, and get updated information on activities.

Are children welcome during All-American Weekend?

Yes, most definitely! Your children can join in most of the weekend's activities, especially the All-American Fall Festival and athletic events. Special kid-friendly programming will be noted on the All-American Weekend brochure.

When will the Campus Store be open?

The Campus Store will be open Friday from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Stop by the All-American Weekend Hospitality Center for information on special discounts on AU merchandise!

Will I be able to use Jacobs Fitness Center?

Yes, don't miss a workout! Pick up a free pass in the All-American Weekend Hospitality Center on Friday or Saturday.

Are there facilities for people with disabilities and special needs?

If you or any of your guests have special needs, including dietary restrictions, that require special arrangements to participate in any All-American Weekend activity, please notify Carlita Pitts in the Office of Alumni Relations at 202-885-5902 by Friday, October 10.

How can I locate my friends so I can make plans with them?

Reconnect with AU alumni by joining our online community, on Facebook at the American University Alumni fan page, on LinkedIn's AU Alumni Association group, and by following us on Twitter @AmericanUAlum.

Do you have a question not addressed here?

Contact Carlita Pitts at 202-885-5902.