Host & Location
The School of Public Affairs (SPA) at American University
East Campus, Constitution Hall
The new East Campus is located across the street from the main campus on the corner of Nebraska and New Mexico Avenues.
There are many hotels in the DC Metro area that are easily accessible from American University. American University lists nearby hotels, with some offering discounts to AU visitors.
American University’s address is 4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, D.C. 20016. American University’s main campus is positioned at Ward Circle where Massachusetts and Nebraska Avenues in northwest Washington, D.C. intersect.
By Air: The nearest airport is Reagan National Airport (DCA) located on the Blue and Yellow Metro Lines. If you take the Blue line, you can switch at Metro Center to the Red Line towards Shady Grove. If you take the Yellow line, you can switch at Gallery Place - Chinatown to the Red Line towards Shady Grove. Once arriving at the Tenleytown-AU Metro stop, you can find the free AU shuttle as described in the paragraph below.
By Metro: Using the WMATA Metrorail system, we are located near the Red Line at the Tenleytown - AU stop. After getting off at the Tenleytown - AU stop, you can find our AU shuttle stop at the intersection of 40th St NW and Albemarle St NW. The free AU shuttle bus runs every 15-20 minutes. You need no special pass to ride. You should take the Red Route shuttle and exit at the Katzen Arts Center stop. The School of Public Affairs (SPA) is located in the Ward Circle Building with AU’s East Campus/Constitution Hall directly across the street.
By car: If you plan to drive, you may access driving directions here.
are pleased to offer complimentary
parking in two garages conveniently
located near Au’s East Campus.
The Katzen Arts Center is located on Massachusetts Avenue NW across from our main campus. When you arrive at the intersection of Massachusetts Avenue NW and Glover Gate (main entrance to the AU campus), turn into the Katzen parking facility.
The second garage is underneath the School of International Service (SIS). This facility is located at the intersection of Nebraska and New Mexico Avenues. There is a traffic light at this intersection.
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