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Housing & Dining Programs

Late Departure Request - Spring 2017

Residence halls close at 12 p.m. on Wednesday, May 10, 2017. Any student wishing to remain in housing past this date must complete a request within their AU Housing Portal. The online request form will open at 10am, Tuesday, April 4, 2017. All applications are due by Monday, April 24, 2017 at 5 p.m. EST. Once reviewed, you will receive an email indicating the status of your request. Request will be reviewed and confirmed within 3-5 business days of submission.

Approved reasons for late departure include (Application Required):

  • Graduating students
  • Confirmed and official participation in graduation ceremony

Students pre-approved for late departure include (Do NOT Complete an Application):

  • Confirmed reservation in AU Summer Housing (Must have a May 14 check-in date)
  • Current or Summer Student Employee of Housing & Dining Programs

Typical reasons for denied requests for late departure**:

  • Employment dates (Job or Internship)
  • Lease/Apartment not available
  • Travel/Pick Up Conflicts
**If a late departure is able to be approved for the above mentioned reasons, students are subject to a $50 nightly fee (billed to their AU student account in June) and will be relocated to an alternative location for any nights past 12 noon, Wednesday, May 10.

Important Notice for Spring 2017: Due to summer operations and facilities work, many locations across campus cannot have spring residents residing in them after 12 noon, on Wednesday, May 10 under any circumstances. If your spring location falls into these categories, you will be notified when your Late Departure request is approved and will be provided additional information about alternative housing during needed extension. No exceptions can be made for the requirement to move to alternative housing.

If you have any other questions, please contact your Community Director or Housing & Dining Programs at housing@american.edu or by calling (202) 885-3370.

To complete a request for Late Departure, please log into the AU Housing Portal. The online request form will open at 10am, Tuesday, April 4, 2017.

Please refer to the below screenshot for where to navigate:

Select the 'Request Late Departure' option in your Housing Portal