The working week for all AAU faculty members covers 40 hours distributed as follows:
- 12 teaching hours
- 6 office hours
- 8 hours for preparing instructional materials
- 5 hours for meeting, course revisions and other administrative duties
- 9 hours for research
The teaching load for the Vice President is 3 credit hours per semester. The teaching load for the College Dean is 6 credit hours less than his/her normal load. The teaching load for the Department Head is 3 credit hours less than his/her normal load.