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Admissions Events

The College of Arts and Sciences offers visitors a number of ways to connect with us and explore all that we have to offer. Whether it's an on-campus visit for an open house, online information session, or one of our graduate school fairs across the country, the CAS graduate admissions team has you covered. New online, on-campus, and regional events are added throughout the year, so be sure to check for updates.

Graduate Open Houses & On Campus events

Join the College of Arts & Sciences for an exploration of graduate school. Our Graduate Open Houses give prospective students an opportunity to visit campus, meet with university representatives to learn more about our programs and what it's like to be a student in the College.

  • Summer Graduate Open House
    Wednesday, July 24, 2019. 5:30-7:30pm.
    Register for July 24
  • Fall Graduate Open House
    Thursday, October 10, 2019
    Registration opens in September 2019

Off-campus Graduate EVENTS & Receptions

Can't make it to campus? Join Graduate Admissions representatives and alumni for a meet-and-greet near you.

  • Post-Baccalaureate Premedical Certificate Info Session and Happy Hour
    Pizzeria Paradiso Spring Valley
    Monday, July 15, 2019. 5:00pm-7:00pm
    Register for July 15
  • Washington D.C. Reception at RIS
    Thursday, July 25, 2019. 5:00pm-7:00pm
    Register for July 25

Online Events

Join College of Arts & Sciences representatives for virtual presentations.

Campus Visits

Front of Battelle Tompkins building in spring time.

CAS offers prospective applicants and newly admitted students the opportunity to meet with a CAS Graduate Admissions Representative. Summer hours are Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10:00-4:00.

Campus visits include a meeting with Admissions Staff and optional campus tour. Faculty meetings can be requested, but are dependent on department availability. *For Summer, Faculty visits are not guaranteed.

To schedule a campus visit, please e-mail casgrad@american.edu with your intended visit date and timeframe. Please give us at least one week's advance notice to schedule your visit.

The PhD Clinical Psychology and Behavior, Cognition & Neuroscience programs do not participate in campus visits. Please contact those departments directly for more information.