Travel and Housing


Reagan National Airport is the closest to AU, with ready access to the Metrorail system.

Baltimore-Washington International Airport

Dulles International offers a shuttle bus to the Silver Line

Metro (Public Transit Options)

American University is located in the Tennleytown neighborhood of Washington, DC. The Red Line of MetroRail stops at Tennleytown. The University runs a free shuttle between the campus and the Metro stop.


American University has negotiated discounted rates with local area hotels located conveniently to the campus. Discounted university rates are provided for guests of AU, faculty, staff, and current students for business or personal travel. Reservations for travel can be booked directly with the hotel.

These are the two hotels we usually suggest for visitors:

Chevy Chase Courtyard Marriott (Friendship Heights)
5520 Wisconsin Ave
Chevy Chase, MD 20815

Kimpton Glover Park Hotel
2505 Wisconsin Ave NW
Washington, DC 20007

There are many more in case visitors have rewards accounts with other chains:


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