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To enroll in the College of Arts and Sciences submit your enrollment deposit of $250* online. This deposit is nonrefundable and will be held in your student account and credited toward your tuition. 

To submit your enrollment deposit online

If you've already set up your account: Go directly to Eagle Finances, and pay your deposit by credit card or e-check (after logging in):

Create account

If not, use your AU ID (from your acceptance packet)
to set up your account:

• Open, use the "Create your account" link, and follow the simple steps.

• After setting up the myau account, you can pay your deposit by credit card or e-check at
(or browse the myau top menu to Finances >> Eagle Finances).

• After enrollment is processed, an advisor will contact you with information on how to register for classes.

All graduate students must adhere to the American University graduate student regulations and academic integrity code. Please make sure to review this information online before courses begin.

* The enrollment deposit is waived for students receiving a merit award or who are AU employees. If your admission
includes conditions of acceptance, it is your responsibility to meet those conditions according to the specified schedule.

Defer Enrollment

An admitted student may request to defer his/her enrollment for up to one academic year. For example, if you are admitted for Fall 2014, you may defer your admission to Spring 2015, Summer 2015, or Fall 2015. To request a deferral, please email Kathy Clowery at with the following information:

  • Your name
  • Program to which you are admitted
  • Reason for requesting deferral
  • Semester to which you would like to defer (up to one year)

Your deferral must be approved by your academic unit's graduate advising faculty or staff member. You will receive an email with a final decision.


Decline Enrollment

If you decide not to enroll at AU, let us know via e-mail at Please include your reasons for choosing another institution.

Important Dates

April 14, 2014: Fall 2014 registration begins for new students

May 11: Commencement

May 12: Summer classes begin

August 22: Orientation

August 25: Fall class begin

Oct. 24: Spring 2015 registration begins

January 12, 2015: Spring classes begin

Academic Calendar

Event Calendar

More about MYAU

The intranet portal provides secure access to many of AU’s online resources and personal links including:

· Eagle Finances
· Financial aid package
· Tuition bill payment
· AU e-mail account
· Health insurance forms
· Class schedule
· Grades
· Personal storage drive and allocated Web space