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14-7 Announcement

October 3, 2019 - HR is reinventing the hiring process to improve the employee experience and eliminate manual work for university departments. Based on feedback from the community, we have transitioned to a new, online pre-boarding platform for new hire paperwork.

Memo to Full-Time Faculty and Staff Regarding HIPAA Privacy Notice

September 23, 2019 - American University makes health care benefits available to eligible employees and their families through the American University Welfare Group Health Benefit Plan, the American University Flexible Spending Account Plan, the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program, and the Faculty and Staff Wellness Program (“Health Plans”).

Upcoming Deadlines

November 1

Tuition Exchange Scholarship deadline for first time applicants 

For more information or to apply for Tuition Exchange, visit

Open House Exclusively for Children of Faculty and Staff

Register by 10/15

Man getting a chair massage

Seated Massage at Work

Tuesday, October 15
11am - 2pm | MGC 247

Relieve stress and tension with a 15 or 30 minute seated massage.

Sign-up online

Think Smart: Creating SMART Goals for Health

Avoid time wasted on unmanageable health and wellness goals and take this opportunity to create SMART goals in order to support yourself and your health!

Wednesday, October 16
12pm - 1pm
Butler Boardroom


Get Your No Cost Flu Shot

Flu Shots on Campus for Faculty & Staff

It's that time of year to get your flu shot! Get your flu shot at no-cost, regardless of medical provider.

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In an effort to further our commitment to Inclusive Excellence at AU, Human Resources has launched the affinity group program.

Learn more about AU campus communities and Affinity Groups, and how you can join!

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20-Year Club


The 2018 20-Year Club inductees reflect upon their time at American University.

AU Retire Well: 403(b) Retirement Planning


Learn about how you can successfully plan and manage your money for retirement, Social Security benefits, and more.