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AU Scholars | How to Enroll

Enrollment in AU Scholars will begin April 1.

Early decision students will be able to enroll on February 15. All admitted American University freshmen who were invited to join the AU Scholars program as indicated in their acceptance letters are eligible to enroll in AU Scholars. Please complete the following steps by May 1, 2017:

  1. Go to the university’s Web portal ( Enter the user name and password that you created according to the instructions in your admission packet. If you have not already done this, you’ll need to take this step before you can gain access to the reservation form on the portal.
  2. Please click on AU Scholars Reservation under "Life@AU." If you do not see this link, please click on the direct link here.
  3. On your reservation form, select and rank your seminar choices, with 1 being your first choice and 3 being your last choice. If your preferred seminars are not available and you would like to be considered for any available open space in the AU Scholars program, please check the appropriate box on the form. Complete and submit your AU Scholars enrollment online by May 1. We’ll confirm receipt of your application by e-mail. Please note that all e-mail correspondence will be via your AU e-mail address. If you would prefer to use another e-mail address, please forward your AU e-mail to your preferred e-mail address.

If you have questions about advising and registration, please contact the school or college to which you have been admitted.

If you have further questions, call 202-885-3879 or e-mail us at