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Office of the University Registrar

Registration Dates for Spring 2018

All 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 on the Schedule tab within Student Planning. For more information about Student Planning please click here: http://registrar.american.edu/studentplanning.

Spring 2018 Graduate Student Registration Dates

Monday, October 23, 7:00 AM
        

Continuing Degree Students begin registering. Doctorial students will register first followed by Graduate students. Students must consult with their academic advisor prior to registration. Check Student Planning for registration assignment time.

Tuesday, October 24, 7:00 AM  

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.

Thursday, November 16  

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.

Thursday, November 16

 

 

New Non-Degree Graduate Students should contact AU Central for additional information about registration.

Spring 2018 Post Baccaluareate student registration dates

Tuesday, October 24

        

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.

Spring 2018 Undergraduate Student Registration Dates

Wednesday, October 25, 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, November 6 Washington Semester Program Students begin to register.

Thursday, November 16

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.

Thursday, November 16  

New Degree-seeking (Early Decision) Undergraduate Students begin to register based on the number of accepted AU credits from advanced standing tests/transfer credit. Registration is contingent upon completion of all preparatory work and with the approval of their school or college advisor. All students should contact their school or college for additional details on eligibility for registration via the email addresses provided below.

 Thursday, November 16 

New Degree-seeking (Regular Decision) Undergraduate Students begin to register based on the number of accepted AU credits from advanced standing tests/transfer credit. Registration is contingent upon completion of all preparatory work and with the approval of their school or college advisor. All students should contact their school or college for additional details on eligibility for registration via the email addresses provided below. 

Thursday, November 16

New Non-Degree Undergraduate Students should contact AU Central for additional information about registration.


Spring 2018 Priority Registration Breakdown for returning 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 October 2, 2017.

Date(s)                                      

Student Group

Monday, October 23 – Tuesday, October 24

Returning Graduate Students

Tuesday, October 24

Post Baccalaureate Students

Wednesday, October 25

Returning Undergraduates with 90+ completed credits

Tuesday, October 31

Returning Undergraduates with 60 – 89 completed credits

Monday, November 6 – Tuesday, November 7

Returning Undergraduates with 30 – 59 completed credits

Tuesday, November 14 – Wednesday, October 15

Returning Undergraduates with 0 – 29 completed credits

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.

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, Public 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 StudentsAdd 15 credits to completed credit total

Students in the University Honors Program

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.

School and program contact information

College of Arts and Sciences (CAS)

ask-cas@american.edu

Kogod School of Business (KSB)

ksbadvising@american.edu

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 on Student Planning, please visit http://registrar.american.edu/studentplanning.

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

Consult waitlist information and instructions for information about waitlisting.