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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.

August 2017 (Fall 1)
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
15-Oct Su 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 S Last day to drop/add for 100% refund without a “W”
25-Sep M Last day to drop for a 50% refund
2-Oct M Last day to drop for a 25% refund; No refunds after this date
12-Nov Su 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 S 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
18-Mar Su 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”
28-May M Memorial Day; no classes, university offices closed
27-May Su Last day to drop for 50% refund
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
15-Jul Su Last day to drop a course or change a grade option
19-Aug Su Last day of session coursework
August 2018 (Fall 1)
6-Aug M First Day of Classes; Tuition balance due
19-Aug Su Last day to drop/add for 100% refund without a “W”
26-Aug Su Last day to drop for a 50% refund
2-Sep Su Last day to drop for a 25% refund; No refunds after this date
3-Sep M Labor Day; no classes; university offices closed
14-Oct Su Last day to drop a course or change a grade option
18-Nov Su Last day of session coursework
September 2018 (Fall 2) 
3-Sep M Term starts; Labor Day; no classes; university offices closed
4-Sep Tu First Day of Classes; Tuition balance due
17-Sep M Last day to drop/add for 100% refund without a “W”
24-Sep M Last day to drop for a 50% refund
1-Oct M Last day to drop for a 25% refund; No refunds after this date
11-Nov Su Last day to drop a course or change a grade option
Nov 22-25 Th-Su Thanksgiving; no classes; university offices closed
16-Dec Su Last day of session coursework
January 2019 (Spring) 
7-Jan M First Day of Classes: Tuition balance due
20-Jan S Last day to drop/add for 100% refund without a “W”
21-Jan M Martin Luther King, Jr. Day; no classes, university offices closed
27-Jan Su Last day to drop for a 50% refund
3-Feb Su Last day to drop for a 25% refund; No refunds after this date
17-Mar Su Last day to drop a course or change a grade option
21-Apr Su Last day of session coursework
May 2019 (Summer) 
6-May M Classes Start; Tuition balance due
19-May Su Last day to drop/add for 100% refund without a “W”
27-May M Memorial Day; no classes, university offices closed
26-May Su Last day to drop for 50% refund
2-Jun Su Last day to drop for 25% refund; No refunds after this date
4-Jul Th Independence Day; no classes, university offices closed
14-Jul Su Last day to drop a course or change a grade option
18-Aug Su Last day of session coursework