Salma Mostafa Farrag, Nadine Ahmed Wahdan, Yasmine Ahmed Galal, Rana Samir Ead, Badr Khaled Alkhamissi and Salma Shukry Emara receive the President's Cup for the highest grade point average of their graduating class

Parents of AUC students are an important part of our University community. Browse the links below to help you learn more about the resources and services at AUC and know more about the campus environment and academic life.

Parents Association

The mission of the Parents Association (PA) of The American University in Cairo is to be the voice of all AUC parents and family members, to help build a sense of community among the entire AUC community, and to support AUC in achieving its educational goals.

For Arabic version, click here.

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Safety on Campus

At AUC, we recognize that a university campus serves as the center of a student’s academic and cultural experience, and our Office of Safety and Security is committed to providing a safe, secure and welcoming campus environment for our global community of students from more than 50 countries.

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Hassan is a winner of the #AUCinBloom photo contest, showcasing the New Cairo campus in full spring bloom

Visitor Information

Maybe you’ve seen pictures, but nothing compares to stepping foot onto our campuses. Get more information about experiencing the American University in Cairo first hand.

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Transportation

Don’t want to bother with the stress and cost of driving? AUC maintains an extensive bus service available to all members of the AUC community. Our buses cover 13 routes that travel between the AUC New Cairo and AUC Tahrir Campuses and through neighborhoods all over the city.

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Cairo Our City

Learn about AUC's biggest classroom — Cairo. A vibrant, historical city in the heart of the Middle East.

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New Hadhramout Foundation Scholarships, Fund to Support Yemeni Students

The Hadhramout Foundation for Human Development recently gave $2 million to AUC to establish the Hadhramout Foundation Scholarship for Yemeni Students, supporting 27 high-achieving Yemeni students —15 undergraduates and 12 graduate students — starting Spring 2020, as well as the Hadhramout Foundation Fund at the School of Continuing Education.

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Centennial Commencement: Congrats Grads!

AUC's Centennial Commencement, held this past weekend, witnessed the graduation of 644 bachelor’s degree candidates, 125 master’s degree candidates and two PhD students. The ceremony featured keynote speaker Maggie Michael '00, winner of a Pulitzer Prize for international reporting along with an Associated Press team for covering the war in Yemen.

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AUC's Newest Trustees: Thomas Lentz and Johanthan Wolf

Two new members have joined AUC’s Board of Trustees: Thomas W. Lentz, a 1985 graduate of Harvard's doctoral program in art history and a specialist in Persian painting, and Jonathan L. Wolf, founder and president of Wendover Housing Partners, LLC.

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Centennial Benefit Dinner Exceeds $1 Million Target for Student Scholarships

At its eighth annual Benefit Dinner, AUC raised more than $1.15 million for student scholarships — exceeding the University's $1 million target for Centennial Scholarships, which help top students attend AUC. This is part of AUC's $100 million Centennial Campaign, which has now reached 80 percent.

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