The Office of Student Affairs oversees student activities, athletics,
counseling, student housing, and career and placement services. The
office also manages university- wide operations, such as the New Student
Orientation and the work-study programs. The Office of Student Affairs
provides services to students that enhance their overall well-being and
create opportunities for them to enrich and broaden their educational
The website has comprehensive information on all programs: http://www.aub.edu.lb/ SAO/Pages/default.aspx
West Hall, Ground Floor
Tel: +961-1-374374, ext. 3170
Department of Student Activities is committed to enhancing the student
experience outside the classroom by providing opportunities for student
development through co-curricular activities that complement AUB’s
academic programs. The department of student activities strives to
enrich the intellectual, ethical and social development of our students
by engaging them in university and community events and by providing
leadership opportunities. Our aim is to foster holistic student
development. Students can become members in clubs, societies, student
government, student publications, or outdoors festival.
department plays a central role in the organization process for annual
events like New Student Orientation, student elections and Folk Dance
The Department of Student Activities and the Dean of
Student Affairs must approve all student activities organized on- or
off-campus. The department’s role is to help in facilitating these
activities and ensure that students are applying the event planning
process. West Hall building is considered the student hub where most of
student activities are held, in addition, to various AUB events
sponsored by faculties, departments, centers, and alumni.
To learn more about the department of student activities visit our website at http://www.aub.edu.lb/SAO/activities/Pages/default.aspx
West Hall, Ground Floor
Tel: +961-1-374374, ext. 3197 or ext. 3182
university offers a wide range of sports, fitness and recreational
programs through university sports. The Charles W. Hostler Student
Center is the hub of athletic life on campus.
The complex is
comprised of three buildings. On the second floor of the pool building
and overlooking the Corniche is a 6-lane semi Olympic swimming pool
fully equipped for swimming, jumping and water polo competitions.
the pool building is an official-size Greenfield recently surfaced by
artificial turf. Around the field is a 6-lane, 400m track.
gymnasium building houses three full-size multi-purpose courts where
students can play basketball, volleyball, handball, futsal, badminton,
and table tennis. We also host two annual engineering competitions in
robotics and civil design. Moreover, the building contains two free
weights areas, two cardiovascular training areas, a stretching area, an
activity room for fitness classes, yoga, dance and martial arts, and two
squash courts. The third building incorporates an auditorium that can
seat 280 persons, and a rooftop amphitheater with natural grass
terraces. The auditorium hosts student classes, exams, Ted talks,
conventions and events.
In summer, we open the AUB beach for
swimming and recreation for the whole community. It is a nice place to
relax and take a dip in the crystal blue waters. There is a shallow pool
conceived for kids and a beach volleyball court.
can choose one or more of the 23 varsity teams that make the AUB
Phoenix. This year more than 1600 student enrolled for the fall tryouts
and 700 for the spring tryouts. 400+ were selected. Throughout
2021-2022, we competed in two leagues, the University Sports Conference,
USC, which is established by Lebanon’s 10 main universities, and the
Federation Sportive Universitaire du Liban, the FSUL which is the
official body that operates under the Lebanese ministry of Youth and
Sports, and which organizes collegial sports competitions for 24
universities across Lebanon’s five departments.
The following are the varsity sports a student athlete can join
|Basketball (Men, Women, Junior)||Swimming (Men, Women)|
| Rugby (Men, Women)||Futsal (Men, Women)|
|Track and Field (Men, Women) ||Ultimate Frisbee (Men,
|Football (Men, Women and JV)||Handball (Men, Women)|
(Men, Women)||Tennis (Men, Women)|
|Volleyball (Men, Women)||Table
Tennis (Men, Women)|
|Tennis (Men, Women)||Badminton (Men, Women)|
Charles Hostler Student Center
Tel: +961-1-374374, ext. 3200 or 3201
one of the few residential universities in the Middle East offering a
beautiful campus where a variety of extracurricular activity prevails,
strong and supportive communities flourished giving hundreds of
residents the chance to experience the wonders of community living.
priority is to accommodate undergraduate applicants starting with
freshman students (eligibility of assignment criteria available on
student housing homepage).
Students need to apply via AUBsis; the
steps they need to follow can be found under Dorms Applications on the
student-housing website: http://www.aub.edu.lb/sao/housing/Pages/index.aspx. Students are strongly advised to apply as soon as the application is activated.
each term, the housing charges appear on the statement of fees issued
to each student following the completion of the registration process;
they vary depending on the type of accommodation selected. The Student
Residence Hall Rates are available via the link: https://www.aub.edu.lb/SAO/housing/Documents/AY-Rates-2020-21.pdf
Student Housing Guests and Guest Rates
For further details (rates, room categories) regarding guests, please follow our link: https://www.aub.edu.lb/SAO/housing/Documents/GUEST%20POLICY-NEW-Aug19.pdf.
are eight student residence halls, six for women and two for men. All
residence halls have heating, air-conditioning, hot water, washing
machines, dryers, irons and wireless Internet. Each room is equipped
with a bed, desk, chair and closet.
Women’s Residence Halls
women’s halls are located on lower campus overlooking the
Mediterranean, while the fifth is located on upper campus. The off
campus dorm is in the heart of Hamra, within short walking distance of
campus. The ground floor of each hall houses a reception area, a common
kitchen and lobby for socializing, receiving guests and watching
television. Each residence offers laundry facilities as well as vending
machines with snacks and soft drinks.
Men’s Residence Halls
two men’s residence halls are located in the west part of upper campus,
overlooking the splendid Mediterranean and close to Bliss Street, with
its abundance of shops. The ground floor of each hall houses a reception
area, a common kitchen and lobby for socializing, receiving guests and
watching television. Each residence offers laundry facilities as well as
vending machines with snacks and soft drinks.
West Hall, Ground Floor
Tel: +961-1-374374, ext. 3175, 3183
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Career Hub aims at helping AUB students in their transition from being
students to becoming workplace professionals by encouraging them to
build future career plans and make use of the different services and
resources provided to achieve their personal aspirations. The Career Hub
strives to promote:
Career exploration and decision making by facilitating the exploration of career options and developing effective career planning skills.
by helping students develop skills within their academic disciplines to
enhance their professional image through different career workshops and
one-on- one sessions.
by disseminating employment information and providing resources for
students to explore changing trends in the global job market through
three main types of experiential learning opportunities (internships,
job shadowing, and company visits).
by helping current and former AUB students to achieve their career
goals through the development of lifetime career planning and job search
skills and assisting them in finding full-time employment, internships
and part-time jobs.
Employer development by building and expanding long-term relationships between the American University of Beirut and key employers.
Major employment events
by organizing an Annual Career Fair in April along with other ongoing
recruitment events throughout the year to give students the opportunity
to network with top employers and get hired.
West Hall, Ground Floor
Tel: +961-1-374374, ext. 3172
Fax/Direct Phone Number: +961-1-744488
Email: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Office of Student Affairs coordinates an extensive work-study program
that provides work-study opportunities on campus for both undergraduate
and graduate eligible full- time students with good academic standing.
The program allows students to work with AUB Faculty and Staff to better
connect with their university. Students can apply through the AUBsis
within deadlines announced for by the Office of Student Affairs.
Placement is made on the basis of date of application, demand,
capability, and job availability. Students may work a maximum of 80
hours per month in the Fall/Spring semesters and 60 hours per month in
the Summer term.
Every year, we have more than 700 students who
participate in our program and have the opportunity to contribute to
their educational expenses while also developing job skills through
working with faculty and administration in various campus offices and
the Medical Center.
West Hall, 3rd floor
Tel: +961-1-374374, ext. 3177
Counseling Center provides a supportive environment and enhances access
to quality counseling services to ensure mental, psychological, and
emotional well-being for improved academic success and student
self-actualization. The center addresses the mental health needs of the
university community and preserves students’ right to mental health in
an engaging and tolerant environment that fosters lifelong learning,
growth, and development.
Counseling is a professional relationship
that empowers individuals and groups from diverse backgrounds to
accomplish mental health, wellness, education, and other life goals. It
requires the establishment of a therapeutic relationship between a
student and a trained professional to address their concerns. The
overall counseling process aims to establish goals that are unique to
each individual and guides students to achieve set goals and realize
their full potential. Counseling is designed to be a collaborative
endeavor between a student and a trained professional that results in
self-discovery and learning.
The Counseling Center offers mental health services that are strictly confidential and free of charge for students.
West Hall, 2nd floor
Tel: +961-1-374374, ext. 3196
Online Booking System for Appointments:
Student Wellness Outreach
university life is full of exciting opportunities, it can also be an
overwhelming time. The Student Wellness Outreach Office provides a range
of events to support the students’ physical and mental wellbeing where
they take a breath of fresh air away from online classes and the sense
of isolation caused by many factors. We strive to nurture a healthy
University environment by focusing on topics like Mental Health and
Resilience, keeping stress in check, life management tactics such as
healthy eating on a student budget, study skills, learning self-defense,
and first-aid basics. Through these services and events, we provide the
support that allows for awareness on traditionally taboo topics that
promote inclusion and empower you with knowledge free from unwanted
Tel: +961-1-374374, ext.3151
Accessible Education Office: Disability Services and Learning Support
strives to foster an inclusive university community that welcomes,
respects, and values people of diverse backgrounds and abilities. In
concert with this mission, the Accessible Education Office within the
Office of Student Affairs exists to facilitate equal access for students
with disabilities to the academic, social, and recreational activities
and programs at AUB.
To achieve this goal, the Accessible
Education Office (AEO) works in collaboration with students, faculty and
staff to implement services and accommodations that remove barriers to
participation in a robust and well-rounded student experience. The
provision of such accommodations is in accordance with the university’s
commitment to these goals, AUB’s non-discrimination policy and
practices, as well as relevant US federal law.
Education Office works in an individual and confidential manner with
students who choose to disclose disabilities. Upon admittance to AUB,
students seeking accommodations are encouraged to contact the AEO and
set up an appointment. See website below for more information.
Accessible Education Office Tel. +961-1-350000, ext. 3246