Congratulations on your acceptance to American University. With the COVID-19 pandemic, we understand this can be a stressful time. The Office of Graduate Enrollment wants to ensure you that we expect campus to be open this Fall and we are working to prepare for the next semester. Don’t forget to reach out to your program’s Director for advising and to pay your deposit. If you have any questions, we’re happy to help. Reach out to us any time at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Graduate applicants who have been offered admission to American University may request to defer their enrollment for up to one year. Deferral requests are not guaranteed and must be approved by the respective program's department. Candidates who are approved for a deferral do not have to file a new application.
To submit a deferral request, email email@example.com by August 1 (for fall/summer)or November 1 (for spring).
To withdraw your application, please contact your Program Director within your department.