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Housing & Residence Life

  • Residence halls at American University in the fall
  • Green space by American University's Northside

Student Housing at American University

Welcome to the Housing page for American University!

Here you will find information regarding housing. Please utilize the links below to find out how to apply for housing, information on our residence halls, their locations, and resources when living on campus. Main campus is comprised of six traditional residence halls, two suite-style living buildings and one apartment-style building.

Prospective Students

Find your place on campus

Prospective students, learn more about living in the residence halls at American University. Learn about applying to AU, residence hall profiles, and living on campus.

Info for Prospective Students

Current Students

Two students walking on campus

Current students can find additional information for about making the most of on-campus living and good-to-know policies.

Info for Current Students

Washington Semester Program

Tenley Campus

The Washington Semester Program is housed in Leonard Hall and Berkshire Apartments. The Washington Mentorship Program is housed in Leonard Hall. Learn more about living on campus as part of these programs.

Info for WSP & WMP Students