Skip to main content
Expand AU Menu

IR Online Academic Calendar

Since the IR Online Academic Calendar runs off-cycle from the official American University on-campus Academic Calendar, we have laid out specific dates and deadlines for the MAIR and MIS program below for reference. 

January 2017 (Spring)
9-Jan M First Day of Classes; Tuition balance due
16-Jan M Martin Luther King, Jr. Day; no classes, university offices closed
22-Jan Su Last day to drop/add for 100% refund without a “W”
29-Jan Su Last day to drop for a 50% refund
5-Feb Su Last day to drop for a 25% refund; No refunds after this date
17-Mar F Last day to drop a course or change a grade option
23-Apr Su Last day of session coursework
14-May Su Commencement Ceremony: SIS – 2:30pm
May 2017 (Summer)
8-May M Classes Start; Tuition balance due
21-May Su Last day to drop/add for 100% refund without a “W”
28-May Su Last day to drop for 50% refund
29-May M Memorial Day; no classes, university offices closed
4-Jun Su Last day to drop for 25% refund; No refunds after this date
4-Jul Tu Independence Day; no classes, university offices closed
14-Jul F Last day to drop a course or change a grade option
20-Aug Su Last day of session coursework
August 2017 (Fall 1 - Incoming MAIR Students Only)
7-Aug M First Day of Classes; Tuition balance due
20-Aug Su Last day to drop/add for 100% refund without a “W”
27-Aug Su Last day to drop for a 50% refund
3-Sep Su Last day to drop for a 25% refund; No refunds after this date
4-Sep M Labor Day; no classes; university offices closed
13-Oct F Last day to drop a course or change a grade option
19-Nov Su Last day of session coursework
September 2017 (Fall 2)
4-Sep M Term starts; Labor Day; no classes; university offices closed
5-Sep Tu First Day of Classes; Tuition balance due
17-Sep Su Last day to drop/add for 100% refund without a “W”
24-Sep Su Last day to drop for a 50% refund
1-Oct Su Last day to drop for a 25% refund; No refunds after this date
10-Nov F Last day to drop a course or change a grade option
Nov 23-26 Th-Su Thanksgiving; no classes; university offices closed
17-Dec Su Last day of session coursework
January 2018 (Spring)
8-Jan M First Day of Classes: Tuition balance due
15-Jan M Martin Luther King, Jr. Day; no classes, university offices closed
21-Jan Su Last day to drop/add for 100% refund without a “W”
28-Jan Su Last day to drop for a 50% refund
4-Feb Su Last day to drop for a 25% refund; No refunds after this date
16-Mar F Last day to drop a course or change a grade option
22-Apr Su Last day of session coursework
May 2018 (Summer)
7-May M Classes Start; Tuition balance due
20-May Su Last day to drop/add for 100% refund without a “W”
27-May Su Last day to drop for 50% refund
28-May M Memorial Day; no classes, university offices closed
3-Jun Su Last day to drop for 25% refund; No refunds after this date
4-Jul W Independence Day; no classes, university offices closed
13-Jul F Last day to drop a course or change a grade option
19-Aug Su Last day of session coursework