Recruitment Events

Let's Chat at Happy HourLet's Chat at Happy Hour

We are excited to invite you for a Happy Hour @ Elephant & Castle 1201 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20004! We are hosting happy hour on Thursday, March 28 from 5:30pm-7:00pm. We hope to share more about the potential of pursuing a graduate degree at the School of Public Affairs (SPA) along with the opportunity to get to know you better!
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Selected
Major Events
Info Sessions
Recruitment Fairs

Major Events

Virtual Sessions
Event Date Location
Ph.D. Admit Day (On-Campus) March 21, 2024 Main Campus
Engagement Day 1 (On-Campus) April 5, 2024* Main Campus
Engagement Day 2 (Online) April 10, 2024 Online
JumpStart (On-Campus) June 13 & June 14, 2024 Main Campus

*Class visits will be offered the evening prior.

Info Sessions

*All info sessions listed below are virtual.

Virtual Sessions
Event Date Time (ET)
Virtual Information Session March 12, 2024 12:00 PM
Application Coaching Session March 14, 2024 12:00 PM
Virtual Information Session  March 21, 2024 6:00 PM
Application Coaching Session March 27, 2024 6:00 PM
Virtual Information Session April 2, 2024 12:00 PM
Virtual Information Session April 8, 2024 6:00 PM
Application Coaching Session April 11, 2024

12:00 PM

If you are having trouble registering for an event, please contact spa_gradevents@american.edu.

Recruitment Fairs

Virtual Sessions
Event Date Location
University of Central Floirda: Campus Visit* February 28 & March 4, 2024 4000 Central Florida Blvd, Orlando, FL 32816
University of Maryland McNair Scholars Conference March 15th, 2024 Main Concourse, College Park Marriott Hotel & Conference Center, 3501 University Blvd E, Hyattsville, MD 20783
University of Georgia Washington Semester's Graduate School Fair March 21, 2024 608 Massachusetts Ave NE, Washington, DC, 20002
North Carolina Central University TRIO Student Access & Success Conference: College, Career, & Resource Fair* April 6, 2024 1801 Fayetteville St, Durham, NC 27707

*If you are a student or professional that lives in the area, please reach out to engage with us. We would love to meet you!