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Welcome to the Graduate Gateway Summer Intensive!

As you prepare for the upcoming program, there are required forms you must submit for your registration and enrollment to be processed.

Registration and Required Forms

All program registration forms must be completed online. After you place your deposit, you will have access to the following required registration forms online through your ApplySpexs portal at

• MyAU Portal Account Creation Instructions

• Course Registration Authorization

• Consent and Release

• Parking Policy Agreement

• Emergency Contact Information

Please note all registration starts on April 1, 2014, for the Summer 2014 program. The sooner you submit your course authorization form, the more likely you will be able to enroll in your desired elective as courses do fill up quickly.

Remember your elective course should be a 500-level or above. Online and in-person courses are available. To view course offerings, please visit

All forms are due prior to the start of the Summer 2014 program.


Limited housing is available through the Berkshire Apartments, located on Massachusetts Ave. next to American University's main campus. Students are not required to use university housing and are welcome to find housing on their own. Berkshire Apartments are double occupancy and cost $278.00/per person/week.


Orientation for the Summer Intensive in Political Communication will be held in the evening on Sunday, June 1, 2014, on American University's campus.