American University of Sharjah

First Year Experience

AUS Current Students

Guide for AUS Freshmen

Survive your first year at AUS

Congratulations on being accepted to AUS! We welcome you to your new academic home.

Whether you are looking for academic or general information, the sections below will provide you with all that you need to familiarize yourself with AUS and make your transition into university life a successful one.

If this is your first time in an American system of education, this page will help you find out more about the academic system at AUS: from grade point averages and credit hours to the code of conduct and academic probation. Here you can learn about our various student support services, which include the Academic Support Center and Student Learning and Counseling Services, as well as discover how you can be a part of our many clubs on campus. The links below will also assist you in navigating your way through ID cards, parking and transportation issues.

At AUS, we offer you choices, encouragement and guidance to enable you to put your best into your university years and get the greatest returns.

Once again, welcome to AUS. We're glad to have you here!