Below you'll find a collection of linked pages & resources that will help the parents of current and prospective AUR students understand and interact with the university.

FERPA (The Family Education Rights and Privacy Act of 1974)

The Family Education Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA) states that a student must authorize in writing the release of his/her educational and/or financial records. Learn more about this here.


Orientation Weeks, Spring & Fall 2024

Welcome AUR Parents & Families
As you and your student prepare for this new chapter, we encourage you to refer to the dedicated page on MyAUR, where you will find information on helping your student stay on track with the post-acceptance process, including registering for Admitted Student & Family Day and marking your calendars for Orientation. You will also find information on accommodation discounts and ways to stay connected with our community!


Staying in touch

Join the AUR Facebook group Parents & Families newsletter registration Contact AUR's Family Relations officer


The Academic Calendar

Review each semester’s academic calendar to understand start and end dates, housing check out dates, and vacation duration.
Fall 2023 Spring 2024 Summer I 2024
Summer II 2024 Fall 2024 Spring 2025





Fees & Finance Information

Making a tuition payment Contact the AUR Finance Office    



Student Accommodation: AUR and Independent Housing

AUR Housing is optional,although  it is recommended for first-semester students to easily meet peers and adapt to living in Rome. Learn more about institutional & independent housing here.



Family accommodation in the local area

We have compiled a list of hotels, bed & breakfast accommodation, and Air BnB rentals in the vicinity of The American University of Rome for parents and families visiting their students. See details here.
AUR has arranged discounted rates for families of AUR students at a number of these hotels; you'll find details on the linked page.



Send us your questions

If you have any questions or concerns, please use the form below to let us know.