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Office of the University Registrar

American University
Approved Teaching Periods – Effective Fall 2016

Standard classes are 75 minutes in duration beginning at 8:10am and meet on Mondays and Thursdays or Tuesdays and Fridays.

Block classes are two 75-minute classes combined into one meeting pattern and assumes a 20-minute break at the mid-point of the class for classes that begin before 5:00pm. Block classes should primarily be scheduled on Wednesdays, and only at the approved block teaching periods or in the evenings, Monday through Friday, beginning with the 5:30pm teaching period.

Standard Classes

   

Block Classes

Start Time

End Time

   

Start Time

End Time

  8:10am

9:25am

   

8:10am

 11:00am

  9:45am

11:00am

11:20am

12:35pm

11:20am

  2:10pm

12:55pm

  2:10pm

  2:30pm

  3:45pm

 2:30pm

  5:20pm

  4:05pm

  5:20pm

  5:30pm

  6:45pm

 5:30pm

  8:00pm

6:55pm

  8:10pm

8:20pm

  9:35pm

 8:20pm

10:50pm

9:45pm

11:00pm