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Fall 2013 Important Dates

July 2013
Arrival Information sent to all accepted students who have registered and paid program deposit. Information includes details on arrival plans, first few days on campus, and internships.

Sunday, August 18, 2013
WISH housing students can begin to move into their assignments.

Wednesday, August 21 & Thursday, August 22, 2013
Mandatory New Student Orientation *please note these dates are tentative and will be finalized closer to program start date*

Friday, August 23, 2013

Get ID cards, amke course cahnges and finalize bill paying. (Any student who did not return their registration form must come to the School of Professional and Extended Studies office before 5:00 pm- this is the last day to register without a $50.00 late registration fee.)

Monday, August 26, 2013
Internship Bazaar (morning). Classes begin (afternoon).

Monday, September 2, 2013
Labor Day Holiday (no classes, university offices closed)

Monday, September 9, 2013
Last day to make changes to Fall 2013 Registration (i.e. add or drop classes). All students must begin working at their internships by this date.

Friday, October 11, 2013

Fall Break (no classes)

Friday, October 18, 2013

Last day to drop a course. ("W" recorded on transcript for withdrawals from September 9 through October 18)

Friday, October 18, 2013 – Sunday, October 20, 2013

All-American Family Weekend Participate in All-American Weekend activities!

Wednesday, November 27-Sunday December 1, 2013

Thanksgiving Break

Friday, December 6, 2013

Last Day of Classes and Internships

Monday, December 9, 2013 – Monday, December 16, 2013

Final examinations (Dining closes after lunch on Friday, December 13, 2013)

Please note: Exams for your elective class(es) run on a different schedule. Make sure to check the final exam schedule on the American University website, or check with your professor before making travel plans.

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

All students must be checked out of residence halls by noon.