Register for Classes
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Non-Degree students: Please contact the academic unit in which you intend to take courses to speak with an Academic Advisor.
Alumni: As a graduate of American University, you can audit one non-tutorial course per semester for the nominal fee of $100 (plus course fees). Please follow the Alumni Audit link for additional information.
Consortium: With the appropriate approvals, undergraduate and graduate degree students may take courses for AU residence credit at member institutions of the Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan Area, provided the course is not offered at American University. Off-campus courses, online courses, courses in law and medicine, independent study and reading courses, special institutes, and noncredit courses (except ROTC at Georgetown and Howard) are excluded from the consortium. Please follow the Consortium Registration link for additional information.
International Students: All F-1 and J-1 international students who are enrolling at American University for the first time or for a new program are required to bring to International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) their passport, I-94, and I-20, or DS-2019. International students are not required to obtain an international student advisor’s signature to register unless they are registering for an internship or cooperative education field experience. Please follow the International Student Registration link for additional information.« less