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Registration Dates Fall, Summer 2021 Semesters, Fall Intersession 2021 and Terms 2021T3, 2021T4

On February 22, all currently enrolled semester students will have a registration appointment start time assigned for Fall 2021 semester registration. Students should log in to Student Planning via myau.american.edu by clicking the Eagle Service link under Academics. Your registration appointment start time will be displayed in Eastern Standard Time on the Schedule tab within Student Planning. For more information about registration planning visit the Student Planning page

Summer 2021 Graduate and Undergraduate Student Registration Dates

Monday, March 22, 12:00 AM
Continuing Degree, Non-Degree Graduate and Undergraduate Students begin registering. Summer registration is open to all students. There are no registration assignment times for Summer registration.
Monday, March 22, 12:00 AM
New Degree, Non-Degree Graduate and Undergraduate Students begin registering. Summer registration is open to all students. There are no registration assignment times for Summer registration.

Terms 2021T3 and 2021T4 Online Graduate Student Registration Dates

Four Term students are not assigned an appointment start time to register.

Wednesday, March 24, 12:00 AM
Four Term Online Graduate Students begin registering. Students enrolled in the online programs: MBA, Analytics, Marketing Analytics, and International Relations and Business begin registering for 2021T3(Jul-Sep) and 2021T4(Oct-Dec) Terms. There are no registration assignment times for 2021T3 and 2021T4

Fall Intersession 2021 Student Registration Dates

Students are not assigned an appointment start time to register for Fall Intersession.

Wednesday, March 24, 12:00 AM
Students begin registering. Fall Intersession is open to all students. There are no registration assignment times for 2021T3 and 2021T4 Term registration.

 

Fall 2021 Semester Graduate Student Registration Dates

Wednesday, March 24, 7:00 AM
Continuing Degree Doctoral Students begin registering. Students must consult with their academic advisor prior to registration. Check Student Planning for registration assignment time.
Thursday, March 25, 7:00 AM
Continuing Degree Graduate Students begin registering. Students must consult with their academic advisor prior to registration. Check Student Planning for registration assignment time.
Thursday, March 25
Continuing Non-Degree Graduate and Certificate Graduate Students begin registering. Students must consult with their academic advisor prior to registration. Check Student Planning for registration assignment time.
Wednesday, April 14
New Degree and Certificate Graduate Students begin registering. Students must consult with their academic advisor prior to registration. There are no assignment times for New Degree and Certificate Graduate students.
Wednesday, April 14
New Non-Degree Graduate Students should contact AU Central for additional information about registration.
 

 

Fall 2021 Semester Post Baccalaureate Student Registration Dates

Thursday, March 25
Post Baccalaureate Students begin to register contingent upon completion of all preparatory work and with the approval of their school or college advisor. Information will be sent by email to deposit paid students. All students should contact their school or college for additional details on eligibility for registration.
 

 

Fall 2021 Semester Undergraduate Student Registration Dates

Monday, March 29, 7:00 AM
Continuing Degree and Non-Degree Undergraduate Students begin registration based on the number of completed credits as shown in the table below. Students must consult with their academic advisor prior to registration.
Monday, April 5
Washington Semester Program Students begin to register.
Monday, May 24
New Transfer Undergraduate Students will be permitted to register contingent upon completion of all preparatory work and based on the completed credits. Students must consult with their academic advisor prior to registration.
Tuesday, June 22
New Degree-seeking Early Decision/Regular Decision Undergraduate Students begin to register based on the following deposited student groups, Fall 2021 Deferred, Early Decision, Pell-Eligible, and First-Generation. Registration is contingent upon completion of all preparatory work and with the approval of their school or college advisor. All students should contact FYadvising@american.edu for additional details on eligibility for registration.
Thursday, June 24
New Degree-seeking Regular Decision Undergraduate Students begin to register. Registration is contingent upon completion of all preparatory work and with the approval of their school or college advisor. All students should contact FYadvising@american.edu for additional details on eligibility for registration.
TBD
New Non-Degree Undergraduate Students should contact AU Central for additional information about registration.

 

Fall 2021 Semester Priority Registration Breakdown for Degree Seeking Graduate and Undergraduate Students

Please note that your completed credit total does not include credits that are currently "in progress". Your completed credit total will be calculated based on credit earned at AU, accepted credit in transfer, or accepted credit from advanced standing exams. Your completed credit total is calculated as of February 16, 2021.

Spring 2018 priority registration breakdown for degree seeking graduate and undergraduate students
Date(s) Student Group

Wednesday, March 24 - Thursday March 25

Returning Graduate Students

Thursday, March 25

Post Baccalaureate Students

Monday, March 29

Returning Undergraduates with 90+ completed credits

Thursday, April 1

Returning Undergraduates with 60 - 89 completed credits

Monday, April 5 - Tuesday, April 6

Returning Undergraduates with 30 - 59 completed credits

Monday, April 12 - Tuesday, April 13

Returning Undergraduates with 0 - 29 completed credits

 

Fall 2021 Semester Priority Registration Adjustments for Undergraduate

In accordance with the recommendations made by the Registration Task Force, students in one of the following groups will receive the corresponding adjustment to their completed credit total. If you are in more than one of the student populations below, your adjustment will not be combined, and instead the larger credit adjustment of the two will be applied to determine your registration assignment time.

Undergraduate Priority Registration Adjustments
Student Population Credit Adjustment

Athletes

Add 60 credits to completed credit total

Students with ASAC Accommodation of Priority Registration

Add 60 credits to completed credit total

3 Year Program Participants (Global Scholars, Politics, Policy and Law, and Public Health)

Add 30 credits to completed credit total

(Past) Study Abroad Participants *

Add 15 credits (one semester) or 30 credits (two semesters)

AU Honors Students

Add 15 credits to completed credit total

ROTC Students

Add 10 credits to completed credit total

* Only students who have completed credit abroad and have not yet had their credits applied to their record will receive an adjustment.

Fall 2021 Semester First Year Undergraduate Student Advising Contact Information

First Year Undergraduate Student Advising
FYadvising@american.edu

Four Term 2021T3 and 2021T4 School and Program Contact Information

Kogod School of Business (KSB)
onlinebusiness@american.edu (online graduate students)

Fall 2021 Semester Continuing Student Advising Contact Information

College of Arts and Sciences (CAS)
ask-cas@american.edu
Kogod School of Business (KSB)
ksbadvising@american.edu (undergraduate students)
ksbgradadvising@american.edu (graduate students)
School of International Service (SIS)
sisadvisors@american.edu
School of Communication (SOC)
communication@american.edu (undergraduate students)
gradcomm@american.edu (graduate students)
School of Public Affairs (SPA)
aupublicaffairs@american.edu
Post Baccalaureate Certificate Program
premed@american.edu
Washington Semester Program
washsem@american.edu

Other Information

For more information about registration planning please visit the Student Planning page

Please refer to the Academic Calendar for semester bill due dates.

Consult waitlist information and instructions for information about waitlisting.