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We invite you to join us for a…Campus Visit Session!

We welcome prospective and newly admitted graduate students to visit the School of Public Affairs (SPA) on the beautiful American University campus in Washington, D.C.

We invite you to…

  • Explore our range of academic offerings
  • Experience the expertise of our faculty-both scholars and practitioners in the field.
  • Engage with our current students and staff representatives

Please note that during the summer months our campus visits will be offered as small group sessions. The sessions are normally offered on both Mondays and Fridays and last 1.5 hours. The agenda consists of a/n:

  • Information Session-that covers; highlights related to each of SPA's six, traditional masters degree programs, the application process, funding options, and SPA's integral student support services-academic and career advising.
  • Campus Tour-led by a current student.

If you would like to request that additional activities (i.e. sitting in on a class, meeting with a professor) be added to your campus visit agenda, please indicate this by detailing your requests in an email with the subject line "SPA Campus Visit" to As always, we will do our very best to make these arrangements.

Please register here for your campus visit

Please also note our special visit days on our Recruitment Schedule

Note: If you are unable to honor a requested campus visit session, please notify us at least 48 hours in advance.