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School of Public Affairs 2023: On-Campus JumpStart-Thursday, June 13 & Friday, June 14, 2024

Thursday, June 13, 2024 at 9:00 AM - Friday, June 14, 2024 at 5:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
Location: Main Campus


The School of Public Affairs (SPA) will host SPA JumpStart that will offer a robust agenda spanning two days on the beautiful American University (AU) campus. The agenda will be designed to cater to all of SPA's on-campus master's degrees and graduate certificates and will "JumpStart" new students' academic, professional, and social engagement in graduate student life. The agenda will offer career development panels and workshops, a sampler SPA Analytics and Management Institute (SAMI) class, campus resource fair, housing bus tour, current student/alumni panel as well as an exciting special event followed by a social reception.

SPA's JumpStart offers Spring 2024 and Fall 2024 enrolled master's and graduate certificate students an opportunity to further engage with: SPA faculty, staff, and current as well as incoming students; campus and community resources; and their new Washington, D.C. home. The experience is sure to JUMPSTART new students' academic and professional pursuits!

All Spring 2024 and Fall 2024 enrolled SPA master's and graduate certificate students are strongly encouraged to make plans to attend. More details including a detailed itinerary and logistics will be offered to registered students closer to the event.