Welcome

We are pleased to welcome you to American University and the Washington Semester Program. This web page will guide you through your next steps as you prepare to join your Washington Semester Program cohort.

Please check your AU email inbox regularly for important updates!

Spring 2023

  1. Accept your offer and enroll

    Available Now

    To enroll in the Washington Semester Program, please submit your enrollment deposit of $400 online:

    • Create your myau.american.edu account using your AU ID, which can be found in your acceptance email.
    • Log into Eagle Finance with your myAU username and password to pay your non-refundable deposit by e-check or credit card.


    Please note that this deposit is nonrefundable and will be held in your student account to be credited toward your tuition.

    Questions? washsem@american.edu

    Deadline: December 1

  2. Begin your internship search

    WSP resources available 1 week after submitting your deposit

    • Access the Internship Web – which contains hundreds of internship openings and thousands of leads (Login and password available after submitting deposit)
    • Upload your resume and cover letter in the Internship Web following AU’s template
    • Review the internship guide “Intern & Learn”
    • See emails regarding internship advising sessions, generally held on Thursdays and Fridays at 4 PM ET 


    Questions? Amy Morrill-Bijeau • (202) 895-4967

    Deadline to login to the Internship Web: December 1 
     

  3. Review your off-campus housing options

    Available in late October

    For the Spring 2023 semester, all Washington Semester Program students will be living off-campus. Admitted students will receive more information about their DC housing options for the Spring over email. 

    Questions? Donna Chapman Williams • (202) 895-4912

    Deadline: December 1

  4. Submit Registration Forms

    Available late October
    Before enrolling in courses at AU, all students must review:


    Questions? Adam Anthony • (202) 895-4968

    Priority Deadline: October 31
    Final Deadline: December 5

  5. Register for disability accommodations (if needed)

    Available After Submitting Deposit
    Students who are new to American University must register with the Academic Support and Access Center (ASAC) by submitting documentation and completing the three-step process outlined on their website.


    Questions? Adam Anthony • (202) 895-4968

    Priority Deadline: December 1
    Final Deadline: January 10

  6. Submit the Immunization Form

    Available After Submitting Deposit
    Email your Immunization Form to immunizations@american.edu.

    Questions? Student Health Center

    Deadline: December 15

    More Infoabout immunization requirements

  7. Submit a headshot for your AU ID card

    Available After Deposit
    View photo requirements and then submit your headshot.

    Questions? Donna Chapman Williams • (202) 895-4912


    Deadline: December 15

    Submit Photo

  8. Enroll in or waive the AU health insurance

    You can only waive the insurance after you are registered in courses totaling 12 or more credits and the $1,139 Health Insurance charge appears on your student account.

    Available one week after receiving email confirming completion of course registration in 12+ credits from WSP staff.

    Questions? Donna Chapman Williams • (202) 895-4912

    Deadline: December 15

    Health Insurance Options

  9. Review and/or settle your AU student account

    Available After Registration
    Confirm your financial aid, billing, and payment arrangements with AU and your home school.

    Questions? Donna Chapman Williams(202) 895-4912

    Deadline: January 6
     

  10. Attend the mandatory orientation

    Event Date: Wednesday, Jan 11 - Saturday, Jan 14
    Check your AU email for updates about times and locations.

    Questions? WSP Team(202) 895-4900
     

  11. Attend the first day of classes

    First Day of Classes: Tuesday, January 17

    Questions? Adam Anthony • (202) 895-4968

  12. Attend the Virtual Internship Fair

    Fair Date: Tuesday, January 17, 9 AM – Noon (tentative)
    Dress professionally and network with Washington, DC, employers. Check your AU email for updates.

    Questions? Amy Morrill Bijeau(202) 895-4967
     

  13. Pay your American University bill

    Available After Registration
    Your AU bill can be found via Eagle Service. View this page for more information about payment options.

    Questions? Donna Chapman Williams(202) 895-4912

    Deadline: January 10

    Pay Bill

  14. Request necessary changes to courses

    Available after submission of pre-registration form
    Email Marissa Whitaker to request any necessary changes to your registration. Monday, January 30 is the last day to add or drop an elective course or research project. Courses dropped after January 30 will be recorded with a “W” on your AU transcript.

    Questions? Adam Anthony • (202) 895-4968

    Deadline: January 30

  15. Submit the Experiential Learning Form (ELF) & begin your internship

    Complete this after you confirm an internship
    Begin your internship and complete the ELF in the Internship Web within the first 2.5 weeks of the semester.

    Questions? Amy Morrill-Bijeau • (202) 895-4967

    Deadline: January 30

    Submit ELF

  16. Complete the Midterm Internship Evaluation

    Check your AU email inbox for evaluation instructions.

    Questions? Amy Morrill-Bijeau(202) 895-4967

    Deadline: February 21-24
     

  17. Complete the Final Internship Evaluation

    Check your AU email inbox for evaluation instructions.

    Questions? Amy Morrill-Bijeau(202) 895-4967

    Deadline: April 19-22
     

  18. Submit transcript request form

    Available January 10
    You must complete this form to have a free copy of your official WSP transcript sent electronically or by mail to the Registrar of your home school. 

    Questions? Adam Anthony • (202) 895-4968

    Deadline: April 25

    Grading System

  1. Accept your offer and enroll

    Available Now

    To enroll in the Washington Semester Program, please submit your enrollment deposit of $400 online:

    • Create your myau.american.edu account using your AU ID, which can be found in your acceptance email.
    • Log into Eagle Finance with your myAU username and password to pay your non-refundable deposit by e-check or credit card.


    Please note that this deposit is nonrefundable and will be held in your student account to be credited toward your tuition.

    Questions? Game Persse

    Deadline: October 15

  2. Initiate the process of requesting your J-1 visa

    Available After Depositing

    To proceed with the immigration process, submit the following via the application portal:

    • A copy of your passport’s biological page
    • An official bank letter stating you have the finances needed for your semester
    • A completed, signed, and dated CFIS form


    Questions? Game Persse

    Deadline: October 15

  3. Begin your internship search

    Available 1 week after submitting your deposit

    • Access the Internship Web – which contains hundreds of academic training openings and thousands of leads (Login and password available after submitting deposit)
    • Upload your resume and cover letter in the Internship Web following AU’s template
    • Review the internship guide “Intern & Learn”
    • See emails regarding internship advising sessions, generally held on Thursdays and Fridays at 4 PM ET


    Questions? Amy Morrill-Bijeau • (202) 895-4967

    Deadline to login to the Internship Web: Dec 1
     

  4. Submit Registration Forms

    Available late October
    Before enrolling in courses at AU, all students must review:


    Questions? Adam Anthony • (202) 895-4968

    Priority Deadline: October 31
    Final Deadline: December 5

  5. Review your off-campus housing options

    Available Late October
    For the Spring 2023 semester, all Washington Semester Program students will be living off-campus. Admitted students will receive more information about their DC housing options for the Spring over email. 

    Questions? Donna Chapman Williams • (202) 895-4912

    Deadline: December 1
     

  6. Register for disability accommodations (if needed)

    Available After Submitting Deposit
    Students who are new to American University must register with the Academic Support and Access Center (ASAC) by submitting documentation and completing the three-step process outlined on their website.


    Questions? Adam Anthony • (202) 895-4968

    Priority Deadline: December 1
    Final Deadline: January 10

  7. Submit the Immunization Form

    Available After Submitting Deposit
    Email your Immunization Form to immunizations@american.edu.

    Questions? Student Health Center

    Deadline: December 15

    More Infoabout immunization requirements

  8. Submit a headshot for your AU ID card

    Available After Submitting Deposit
    View photo requirements and then submit your headshot.

    Questions? Donna Chapman Williams • (202) 895-4912


    Deadline: December 15

    Submit Photo

  9. Enroll in or waive the AU health insurance

    You can only waive the insurance after you are registered in courses totaling 12 or more credits and the $1,139 Health Insurance charge appears on your student account.

    Available one week after receiving email confirming completion of course registration in 12+ credits from WSP staff.

    Questions? Donna Chapman Williams • (202) 895-4912

    Deadline: December 15

    Health Insurance Options

  10. Review and/or settle your AU student account

    Available after registration
    Confirm your financial aid, billing, and payment arrangements with AU and your home school.

    Questions? Donna Chapman Williams(202) 895-4912

    Deadline: January 5
     

  11. Attend the mandatory WSP International Student Orientation

    Event Date: Tuesday, January 10th
    Check your AU email for updates about times and locations.

    Questions? WSP Team(202) 895-4900
     

  12. Attend the mandatory WSP Orientation

    Event Date: Wednesday, January 11th - Saturday, January 14th
    Check your AU email for updates about times and locations.

    Questions? WSP Team(202) 895-4900
     

  13. Attend the first day of classes

    First Day of Classes: Tuesday, January 17

    Questions? Adam Anthony • (202) 895-4968

  14. Attend the Virtual Internship Fair

    Fair Date: Tuesday, January 17th, 9 AM – Noon (tentative)
    Dress professionally and network with Washington, DC, employers. Check your AU email for updates.

    Questions? Amy Morrill Bijeau(202) 895-4967
     

  15. Pay your American University tuition bill

    Available after registration
    Your AU bill can be found via Eagle Service. View payment options.

    Questions? Donna Chapman Williams(202) 895-4912

    Deadline: January 10

    Pay Bill

  16. Request necessary changes to courses

    Available after submission of pre-registration form
    Email Marissa Whitaker to request any necessary changes to your registration. Monday, January 30th is the last day to add or drop an elective course or research project. Courses dropped after January 30th will be recorded with a “W” on your AU transcript.

    Questions? Adam Anthony • (202) 895-4968

    Deadline: January 30

  17. Submit the Experiential Learning Form (ELF) & begin your practicum

    Complete this after you confirm an academic training placement
    Begin your academic training and complete the ELF in the Internship Web within the first 2.5 weeks of the semester. 

    You are not allowed to begin your academic training until you have received an amended DS-2019 from AU’s Office of International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS).

    Questions? Amy Morrill-Bijeau • (202) 895-4967

    Deadline: January 30

    Submit ELF

  18. Complete the Midterm Internship Evaluation

    Check your AU email inbox for evaluation instructions.

    Questions? Amy Morrill-Bijeau(202) 895-4967

    Deadline: February 21 - 24
     

  19. Complete the Final Internship Evaluation

    Check your AU email inbox for evaluation instructions.

    Questions? Amy Morrill-Bijeau(202) 895-4967

    Deadline: April 19-22
     

  20. Submit transcript request form

    Available January 10
    You must complete this form to have a free copy of your official WSP transcript sent electronically or by mail to the Registrar of your home school. 

    Questions? Adam Anthony • (202) 895-4968

    Deadline: April 25

    Grading System

October 15
Final deposit deadline for students from international home schools
October 31
Priority registration deadline
November 15
Priority housing deadline for Turnkey Housing
Students who submit their deposit and request housing by this date are guaranteed a spot through Turnkey
December 1
Final deposit deadline for students from US home schools
December 1
Final deadline to apply for Turnkey Housing
December 6
Final deadline to complete the Registration Checklist
 
January 10
TurnKey Housing Lease Begins
Students can begin moving into TurnKey Apartments
January 10
International Student Orientation
Mandatory for all students from international home schools
January 11-14
WSP Orientation
Orientation sessions on Thursday and Friday are mandatory for all WSP students
January 16
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
No classes; university offices closed
January 17
Fall classes begin
Internship Fair
January 30
Last Day to Add/Drop/Change an Elective or Research Project Course
Courses dropped after this day will be recorded with a W on the AU transcript and will not receive a 100% refund if applicable
January 30
Experiential Learning Form (ELF) Deadline
 
February 6
Last day to drop a course for a 50% refund if applicable
February 13
Last day to drop a course for a 25% refund if applicable
No refunds after this date
February 21-24
Midterm Internship Evaluation Period
March 12-19
Spring Break
No classes; university offices open Monday through Friday
April 19-22
Final Internship Evaluation Period
May 1
Lasty day of classes and internship
May 2
End of Semester Celebration
Tentative
May 3 - May 10
Final examination period
Professors will provide exam schedule information with syllabus
May 10 
TurnKey Housing Lease Ends 
Last day to move out of TurnKey Housing

Summer 2022

  1. Accept your offer and enroll

    Available Now

    To enroll in the Washington Semester Program, please submit your enrollment deposit of $400 online:

    • Create your myau.american.edu account using your AU ID, which can be found in your acceptance email.
    • Log into Eagle Finance with your myAU username and password to pay your non-refundable deposit by e-check or credit card.


    Please note that this deposit is nonrefundable and will be held in your student account to be credited toward your tuition.

    Questions? washsem@american.edu

    Deadline: April 15

  2. Begin your internship search

    WSP resources available 1 week after submitting your deposit

    • Access the Internship Web – which contains hundreds of internship openings and thousands of leads (Login and password available after submitting deposit)
    • Upload your resume and cover letter in the Internship Web following AU’s template
    • Review the internship guide “Intern & Learn” (sent by email)
    • See emails regarding internship advising sessions, generally held on Thursdays and Fridays at 4 PM ET


    Questions? Amy Morrill-Bijeau • (202) 895-4967

    Deadline: ASAP
     

  3. Review housing options

    Admitted students will receive more information to their AU email about housing options in DC during Summer 2022. 

    Questions? Donna Chapman Williams • (202) 895-4912

    Deadline: April 15

  4. Submit Registration Forms

    Available Early April
    Before enrolling in courses at AU, all students must review:


    Questions? Adam Anthony • (202) 895-4968

    Deadline: May 2

  5. Register for disability accomodations (if needed)

    Available After Registering for Classes
    Students who are new to American University must register with the Academic Support and Access Center (ASAC) by submitting documentation and completing the three-step process outlined on their website.


    Questions? Adam Anthony • (202) 895-4968

    Priority Deadline: April 1
    Final Deadline: June 6

  6. Submit the Immunization Form

    Available After Submitting Deposit
    Email your Immunization Form to immunizations@american.edu.

    Questions? Student Health Center

    Deadline: June 6

    More Infoabout immunization requirements

  7. Submit a headshot for your AU ID card

    Available Late April
    View photo requirements and then submit your headshot.

    Questions? Donna Chapman Williams • (202) 895-4912


    Deadline: June 6

    Submit Photo

  8. Attend the mandatory WSP Summer Orientation

    Event Date: Monday, June 6
    Check your AU email for updates about times and locations.

    Questions? WSP Team(202) 895-4900
     

  9. Pay your American University bill

    Available After Registration
    Your AU bill can be found via Eagle Service. View this page for more information about payment options.

    Questions? Donna Chapman Williams(202) 895-4912

    Deadline: June 6

    Pay Bill

  10. Attend the first day of classes

    First Day of Classes: Wednesday, June 8

    Questions? Adam Anthony • (202) 895-4968

  11. Submit the Experiential Learning Form (ELF) & begin your internship

    Begin your internship and complete the ELF in the Internship Web within the first week of the program, June 6-10. Students who have not completed this step by Monday, June 13th will be required to speak with their professor.

    Questions? Amy Morrill-Bijeau • (202) 895-4967

    Deadline: June 13

    Submit ELF

  12. Attend the mandatory Professional Development Day

    Event Date: Wednesday, June 29
    Wear professional attire to this event where you will sharpen your professional skills.

    Questions? Amy Morrill-Bijeau(202) 895-4967
     

  13. Complete the Midterm Internship Evaluation

    Available Monday, June 27
    Check your AU email inbox for evaluation instructions.

    Questions? Amy Morrill-Bijeau(202) 895-4967

    Deadline: Friday, July 1

  14. Complete the Final Internship Evaluation

    Check your AU email inbox for evaluation instructions.

    Questions? Amy Morrill-Bijeau(202) 895-4967

    Deadline: July 30
     

  15. Submit transcript request form

    Available June 6
    You must complete this form to have a free copy of your official WSP transcript sent electronically or by mail to the Registrar of your home school. 

    Questions? Adam Anthony • (202) 895-4968

    Deadline: July 29

    Grading System

February 1
Priority Application Deadline for early internship placement
March 15
Priority Housing Deadline
Turnkey Housing is guaranteed if you submit your deposit and request housing before this date.
April 1
Final Application and Housing Deadline
 
April 15
Final Deposit Deadline
Last day to confirm your spot in the summer program.
 
May 2
Authorization & Pre-Registration Form Deadline
June 6
WSP Orientation
Mandatory for all students
June 7
First Day of Internships
June 8
First Day of Classes
Last day to withdraw from program for 100% tuition refund
June 10
Last day to withdraw from program for 50% refund
No refund after this date
June 13
Deadline to begin internship
Experiential Learning Form (ELF) submission deadline
June 20
Juneteenth 
No classes or internship; AU offices closed
June 29
Professional Development Day
Mandatory for all students
July 4
Independence Day 
No classes or internship; AU offices closed
July 27
Last Day of Classes
End of Semester Celebration (tentative)
July 29
Last Day of Internships
All students must intern until this date

Note: Dates are subject to change and all deposits are non-refundable.

Fall 2022

  1. Accept your offer and enroll

    Available Now

    To enroll in the Washington Semester Program, please submit your enrollment deposit of $400 online:

    • Create your myau.american.edu account using your AU ID, which can be found in your acceptance email.
    • Log into Eagle Finance with your myAU username and password to pay your non-refundable deposit by e-check or credit card.


    Please note that this deposit is nonrefundable and will be held in your student account to be credited toward your tuition.

    Questions? washsem@american.edu
    Deadline: May 31

  2. Begin your internship search

    WSP resources available 1 week after submitting your deposit

    • Access the Internship Web – which contains hundreds of internship openings and thousands of leads (Login and password available after submitting deposit)
    • Upload your resume and cover letter in the Internship Web following AU’s template
    • Review the internship guide “Intern & Learn”
    • See emails regarding internship advising sessions, generally held on Thursdays and Fridays at 4 PM ET


    Questions? Amy Morrill-Bijeau • (202) 895-4967

    Priority Deadline for Resume and Cover Letter: June 30
    Final Deadline for Resume and Cover Letter: August 27
     

  3. Indicate your interest in off-campus housing

    Available after submitting deposit

    After you submit your deposit, you will receive more information about your fall housing options from the WSP team at your AU email. 

    Questions? Donna Chapman Williams • (202) 895-4912

    Deadline: June 1

  4. Submit Registration Forms

    Available Early April
    Before enrolling in courses at AU, all students must review:


    Deadline: June 15
     

  5. Register for disability accomodations (if needed)

    Available After Submitting Deposit
    Students who are new to American University must register with the Academic Support and Access Center (ASAC) by submitting documentation and completing the three-step process outlined on their website.


    Questions? 

    Priority Deadline: July 15
    Final Deadline: August 29
     

  6. Submit the Immunization Form and COVID-19 Information

    Available After Submitting Deposit
    Email your Immunization Form to immunizations@american.edu.

    Questions? Student Health Center

    Deadline: July 15

    More Infoabout immunization requirements

  7. Submit a headshot for your AU ID card

    Available Late April
    View photo requirements and then submit your headshot.

    Questions? Donna Chapman Williams • (202) 895-4912


    Deadline: July 15

    Submit Photo

  8. Enroll in or waive the AU health insurance

    You can only waive the insurance after you are registered in courses totaling 12 or more credits and the $1,139 Health Insurance charge appears on your student account.

    Available one week after receiving email confirming completion of course registration in 12+ credits from WSP staff.

    Questions? Donna Chapman Williams • (202) 895-4912

    Deadline: August 1

    Health Insurance Options

  9. Review and/or settle your AU student account

    Available Mid-August
    Confirm your financial aid, billing, and payment arrangements with AU and your home school.

    Questions? Donna Chapman Williams(202) 895-4912

    Deadline: August 22

  10. Attend the mandatory orientation

    Event Date: Wed, Aug 24 - Fri, Aug 26
    Check your AU email for updates about times and locations.

    Questions? WSP Team(202) 895-4900
     

  11. Attend the first day of classes

    First Day of Classes: Monday, August 29

     

  12. Attend the Virtual Internship Fair

    Fair Date: Mon, Aug 29, 9 AM – Noon (tentative)
    Dress professionally and network with Washington, DC, employers. Check your AU email for updates.

    Questions? Amy Morrill Bijeau(202) 895-4967
     

  13. Pay your American University bill

    Available late August
    Your AU bill can be found via Eagle Service. View this page for more information about payment options.

    Questions? Donna Chapman Williams(202) 895-4912

    Deadline: August 29

    Pay Bill

  14. Request necessary changes to courses

    Available after submission of pre-registration form
    Email your Academic Advisor to request any necessary changes to your registration. Monday, Sept 12 is the last day to add or drop an elective course or research project. Courses dropped after Sept 12 will be recorded with a “W” on your AU transcript.

    Deadline: September 12
     

  15. Submit the Experiential Learning Form (ELF) & begin your internship

    Complete this after you confirm an internship
    Begin your internship and complete the ELF in the Internship Web within the first 2.5 weeks of the semester.

    Questions? Amy Morrill-Bijeau • (202) 895-4967

    Deadline: September 14

    Submit ELF

  16. Complete the Midterm Internship Evaluation

    Available October 12
    Check your AU email inbox for evaluation instructions.

    Questions? Amy Morrill-Bijeau(202) 895-4967

    Deadline: October 14
     

  17. Complete the Final Internship Evaluation

    Available November 30
    Check your AU email inbox for evaluation instructions.

    Questions? Amy Morrill-Bijeau(202) 895-4967

    Deadline: December 9 (last day of internships and classes)

  1. Accept your offer and enroll

    Available Now

    To enroll in the Washington Semester Program, please submit your enrollment deposit of $400 online:

    • Create your myau.american.edu account using your AU ID, which can be found in your acceptance email.
    • Log into Eagle Finance with your myAU username and password to pay your non-refundable deposit by e-check or credit card.


    Please note that this deposit is nonrefundable and will be held in your student account to be credited toward your tuition.

    Questions? washsem@american.edu 

    Deadline: May 15

  2. Initiate the process of requesting your J-1 visa

    Available Now

    To proceed with the immigration process, submit the following via the application portal:

    • A copy of your passport’s biological page
    • An official bank letter stating you have the finances needed for your semester
    • A completed, signed, and dated CFIS form


    Questions? Game Persse

  3. Begin your internship search

    Available 1 week after submitting your deposit

    • Access the Internship Web – which contains hundreds of internship openings and thousands of leads (Login and password available after submitting deposit)
    • Upload your resume and cover letter in the Internship Web following AU’s template
    • Review the internship guide “Intern & Learn”
    • See emails regarding internship advising sessions, generally held on Thursdays and Fridays at 4 PM ET


    Questions? Amy Morrill-Bijeau • (202) 895-4967

    Priority Deadline for Resume and Cover Letter: June 30
    Final Deadline for Resume and Cover Letter: August 29
     

  4. Submit Registration Forms

    Available Early April
    Before enrolling in courses at AU, all students must review:


    Deadline: June 15
     

  5. Indicate interest in off-campus housing

    Available after submitting deposit

    You will receive more information about your housing options for the fall at your AU email once you have submitted your deposit.

    Questions? Donna Chapman Williams • (202) 895-4912

    Deadline: June 1

  6. Register for disability accomodations (if needed)

    Available After Submitting Deposit
    Students who are new to American University must register with the Academic Support and Access Center (ASAC) by submitting documentation and completing the three-step process outlined on their website.

    Priority Deadline: July 15
    Final Deadline: August 29
     

  7. Submit the Immunization Form and COVID-19 Information

    Available After Submitting Deposit
    Email your Immunization Form to immunizations@american.edu.

    Questions? Student Health Center

    Deadline: July 15

    More Infoabout immunization requirements

  8. Submit a headshot for your AU ID card

    Available Late April
    View photo requirements and then submit your headshot.

    Questions? Donna Chapman Williams • (202) 895-4912


    Deadline: July 15

    Submit Photo

  9. Enroll in AU health insurance

    All international students are required to purchase AU's health insurance during their semester(s) in the Washington Semester Program. You will automatically be enrolled in AU health insurance after you are registered for courses by your academic advisor.

    Questions? Donna Chapman Williams • (202) 895-4912
     

    Health Insurance Options

  10. Review and/or settle your AU student account

    Available Mid-August
    Confirm your financial aid, billing, and payment arrangements with AU and your home school.

    Questions? Donna Chapman Williams(202) 895-4912

    Deadline: August 22
     

  11. Attend the mandatory WSP International Student Orientation

    Wednesday, August 24 (tentative)
    Check your AU email for updates about times and locations.

    Questions? WSP Team(202) 895-4900
     

  12. Attend the mandatory WSP Orientation

    Event Date: Wed, August 24 - Fri, August 26
    Check your AU email for updates about times and locations.

    Questions? WSP Team(202) 895-4900
     

  13. Attend the first day of classes

    First Day of Classes: Monday, August 39

     

  14. Attend the Virtual Internship Fair

    Fair Date: Mon, Aug 29, 9 AM – Noon (tentative)
    Dress professionally and network with Washington, DC, employers. Check your AU email for updates.

    Questions? Amy Morrill Bijeau(202) 895-4967
     

  15. Pay your American University bill

    Available late August
    Your AU bill can be found via Eagle Service. View payment options.

    Questions? Donna Chapman Williams(202) 895-4912

    Deadline: August 29

    Pay Bill

  16. Request necessary changes to courses

    Available after submission of pre-registration form
    Email your Academic Advisor to request any necessary changes to your registration. Monday, Sept 12 is the last day to add or drop an elective course or research project. Courses dropped after Sept 12 will be recorded with a “W” on your AU transcript.

    Deadline: September 12
     

  17. Submit the Experiential Learning Form (ELF) & begin your practicum

    Complete this after you confirm an internship
    Begin your internship and complete the ELF in the Internship Web within the first 2.5 weeks of the semester. 

    You are not allowed to begin your academic training until you have received an amended DS-2019 from AU’s Office of International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS).

    Questions? Amy Morrill-Bijeau • (202) 895-4967

    Deadline: September 14

    Submit ELF

  18. Complete the Midterm Internship Evaluation

    Available October 11
    Check your AU email inbox for evaluation instructions.

    Questions? Amy Morrill-Bijeau(202) 895-4967

    Deadline: October 14
     

  19. Complete the Final Internship Evaluation

    Available November 30
    Check your AU email inbox for evaluation instructions.

    Questions? Amy Morrill-Bijeau(202) 895-4967

    Deadline: December 9 (last day of internships and classes)

May 15
Final deposit deadline for students from international home schools
May 31
Final deposit deadline for students from US home schools
June 15
Final deadline to complete the Registration Checklist
Deadline to Apply for TurnKey Housing
August 20
TurnKey Housing Lease Begins
Students can begin moving into TurnKey Apartments
August 24
International Student Orientation
Mandatory for all students from international home schools
August 24-26
WSP Orientation
Orientation sessions on Thursday and Friday are mandatory for all WSP students
August 29
Fall classes begin
Internship Fair
September 5
Labor Day
No classes; university offices closed
September 12
Last Day to Add/Drop/Change an Elective or Research Project Course
Courses dropped after this day will be recorded with a W on the AU transcript and will not receive a 100% refund if applicable
September 14
ELF Deadline
 
September 19
Last day to drop a course for a 50% refund if applicable
September 26
Last day to drop a course for a 25% refund if applicable
No refunds after this date
October 11-14
Midterm Internship Evaluation Period
October 14
Fall Break Day
No classes; university offices open
November 22
Tuesday classes cancelled; Friday classes meet
November 23-27
Thanksgiving Break
No classes; university offices closed Thursday and Friday
December 2 - December 9
Final Internship Evaluation Period
December 9
End-of-Semester Celebration
Tentative
December 9
Last Day of Classes and Internship
December 12-17
Final examinations
Professors will provide exam schedule information
December 17
TurnKey Housing Lease Ends
Last day to move out of TurnKey Housing