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Family Week is September 29 through October 6

This year, we are excited to be offering a series of online and in-person programs and events to celebrate Family Week from September 29 through October 6, 2021. Wherever you are this fall, we welcome you to join us!

We enthusiastically welcome you to visit your student and our campus community in-person October 1-3, 2021.  As events are scheduled, we will share them here. 

Families and guests joining us in person will be expected to adhere to our Family Weekend health and safety guidelines as outlined here and on the registration form.

Explore DC! Our area attractions are reopening across the region. Find out what's open, how to access tickets and check the latest health and safety precautions for visitors on AU's official tourism site,

For your convenience, we also list area hotels, directions and other resources to help you plan your visit.

Parking is free on campus after 5pm and on weekends. We will be sending your Family Weekend parking code (valid October 1) shortly by email. 

On-campus dining hours can be found here:

The Campus Store is offering a 10% family discount on in-person purchases of AU imprinted items. Cashless transactions only. Family Weekend hours are: Friday and Saturday 10am -  5pm, Sunday 10am - 4pm.

We are collecting donations for our food/toiletry drive to support The Market – AU's Pantry. The Market has become a valued resource for alleviating food insecurity among AU students. We can accept non-perishable and unexpired food items, including gluten-free and vegan items. We are also now seeking new toiletry items. You'll find the donation collection bin in the Bridge Café, located on the 2nd level of Butler Pavilion throughout Family Weekend. If you are unable to come to Campus, you can support The Market by donating funds through AU Giving!