During your student's time at The American University of Paris, you too become a vital member of the AUP community. At AUP, we understand family members are an essential part of their student's journey, even after they have ventured far from home. As your on-campus partner, our Parent and Family Relations Office serves as your connection to our campus in the 7th arrondissement. We foster this partnership through a variety of communications and international events and always look forward to welcoming you to our little corner of Paris.

Parent and Family Orientation Fall 2022

Registration is now open! Click below to discover our full program and register. 

Every semester, AUP welcomes the parents and families of incoming students at AUP Parent and Family Orientation. Through virtual information sessions and in-person events, you will learn more about the University, its academic structure, important resources, and how to get involved in the AUP community.

Registration for Parent and Family Orientation Fall 2022 is now closed. Please email parentsataup.edu if you have questions or would like to inquire about joining us for Fall 2022 Parent and Family Orientation.


The Parent and Family Relations team recently met with SAS to provide an easy guide to accounting at AUP. A recording is now available below. 

In this video you will learn:

  • What to expect when you receive bills
  • How to make payments
  • How to receive refund checks
  • How to contact SAS and the Parent and Family Relations team for more support

Alumni Success

At The American University of Paris, we believe that progress toward our mission can be measured by the impact our graduates have on the world. The Office of Alumni Affairs keeps in close contact with its alumni, and is proud to share their many accomplishments. 

  • Jennifer L. Phillips ’97


    Jennifer L. Phillips ’97


    AUP formed in me the strong desire to make a difference in my community.

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  • Jessica Farmer ’10


    Jessica Farmer ’10


    My time spent at AUP changed my perspective on what was possible in life.

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  • Maria Lujan Tubio ’03


    Maria Lujan Tubio ’03


    The amount of emphasis my professors placed on student–teacher contact was very special.

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  • Raul Torres ’11


    Raul Torres ’11


    I still remember the year I transferred to AUP as one of the best of my life.

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  • Matthew Yarborough G’17


    Matthew Yarborough G’17


    I can honestly say, if it were not for the connections I made at AUP, I would not be where I am today.

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  • Tony Hung ’18


    Tony Hung ’18


    My advice to students would be to maximize your time with all the services AUP has to offer.

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Career Support

The AUP Career Center offers students resources, training and support throughout their time at AUP, and into their years as an AUP graduate. The Career Center is also able to coordinate with parents looking to hire an AUP student intern. Click below for more information.

Support AUP

Become a Parent and Family Ambassador

Parent and Family Ambassadors play an important role within our community, from improving community engagement, to talking to families in the admissions process and raising awareness for AUP's philanthropic priorities. Some of the best words of encouragement and reassurance to prospective AUP families can come firsthand from current AUP families. 

If you are interested in acting as an AUP Parent and Family Ambassador, please fill out the form below and a representative will contact you shortly. 

Make a Gift to AUP

AUP students deserve the very best. With your participation in the AUP Parents and Families Fund, you will help provide the resources for an unparalleled educational experience in and beyond the classroom. You can make your contribution to the AUP Parents and Families Fund here.

The American University of Paris welcomes the financial support of our alumni and former students, parents and families of current and former AUP students, faculty and staff, and current and former trustees.

Big or small, your gift will make an impact on the quality of education at The American University of Paris. Find out how parents and families can support The American University of Paris today

Visiting Paris


For the health and safety of our on-campus community, visits to AUP's campus are currently restricted. We look forward to welcoming AUP parents, families, alumni and friends back to campus at our earliest opportunity. Thank you for your understanding. For more information about tours, please contact us at parentsataup.edu.

Health and Safety

To stay informed on the current semester, visit AUP's Information Hub by clicking the button below.