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News & Announcements

AU COVID-19 Update: Important Changes for our Community

March 12, 2020 - President Sylvia Burwell announcements updates and guidance to the AU Community regarding COVID-19. These updates include information and action plans for faculty, staff, and students.

American University Sick Leave and Leave Share Policies

February 3, 2020 — Beth Muha, Assistant Vice President of Human Resources, announces updates to the Sick & Safe Leave and the Leave Share policies, effective January 24, 2020. These updates support full-time staff, eligible part-time staff, and library faculty who seek to take paid time off for parental and family leave.

American University New Personnel Policies

Background Screening and Out of State Policies

December 18, 2019 - HR announces the Background Screening Policy and the Out-of-State Staffing Policy

Letter to American University Medicare-Eligible Retirees

September 13, 2019 - American University is proud to support the wellness of our retired faculty and staff and providing comprehensive health insurance to retirees is among our highest priorities. The university is taking steps to improve retiree benefits based on feedback that we received and we are pleased to announce changes that are responsive to the feedback and will provide our retirees with greater choices and more affordable options.

Report COVID-19 Diagnosis

Faculty or Staff

If you or a family member have been diagnosed with COVID-19, or you are required to work on-site but are experiencing cold or flu symptoms, notify Employee Relations.

Email Employee Relations

Upcoming Deadlines

May 17, 2020

Summer 2020 Tuition Remission Deadline
Eligible faculty and staff must submit an application each semester.
Tuition remission information

Upcoming Events

Understanding Inclusive Excellence through a Common Language

  • Diversity: Inclusion in the Modern Workplace (Part I)
    1-hour online course
    In-person conversations (Part II) will be annonced at a later date.