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Next Steps

  1. Log on to the portal at myau.american.edu. (Note: You must create a login to access the portal; if you have not done so, see instructions in your admissions packet.)
  2. Click on Life@AU.

  3. Click on University College Course Selection. Select the five seminars that most interest you; we will do our best to place you in a course of your choice. (If none of your selections is available and you would like to be considered for any available place in University College, check the box indicating this option.)

    We also ask that you write a brief statement (500 words or less) about interdisciplinary learning.
  4. Submit your UC course selection online by May 1, 2016. We will email you to confirm receipt. Note: All email correspondence will go to your AU address; if you prefer to use another email address, you must forward your AU email to that address.

Placement in University College

You will receive notification of your program placement and seminar no later than May 9, 2016. Housing and Dining Programs will make residence hall assignments on the basis of your placement in University College.

Sara Rubinstein

Questions? Call the University College program office at (202) 885-6737 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. (Eastern), or e-mail us at universitycollege@american.edu.