Welcome

We are pleased to welcome you to American University and the Washington Semester Program. This web page will guide you through your next steps as you prepare to join your Washington Semester Program cohort.

Please check your AU email inbox regularly for important updates!

Fall 2021

  1. Accept your offer and enroll

    Available Now

    To enroll in the Washington Semester Program, please submit your enrollment deposit of $400 online:

    • Create your myau.american.edu account using your AU ID, which can be found in your acceptance email.
    • Log into Eagle Finance with your myAU username and password to pay your non-refundable deposit by e-check or credit card.


    Please note that this deposit is nonrefundable and will be held in your student account to be credited toward your tuition.

    Questions? washsem@american.edu
    Deadline: May 31

  2. Begin your internship search

    WSP resources available 1 week after submitting your deposit

    • Access the Internship Web – which contains hundreds of internship openings and thousands of leads (Login and password available after submitting deposit)
    • Upload your resume and cover letter in the Internship Web following AU’s template
    • Review the internship guide “Intern & Learn”
    • See emails regarding internship advising sessions, generally held on Thursdays and Fridays at 4 PM ET


    Questions? Amy Morrill-Bijeau • (202) 895-4967

    Priority Deadline for Resume and Cover Letter: June 30
    Final Deadline for Resume and Cover Letter: August 27
     

  3. Submit survey for optional off-campus housing

    Available after submitting deposit

    Take this housing survey to indicate your interest in Turnkey Housing

    Questions? Donna Chapman Williams • (202) 895-4912

    Deadline: June 30

  4. Submit Registration Forms

    Available Early April
    Before enrolling in courses at AU, all students must review:


    Questions? Marissa Whitaker • (202) 895-4910

    Deadline: June 15
     

  5. Register for disability accomodations (if needed)

    Available After Submitting Deposit
    Students who are new to American University must register with the Academic Support and Access Center (ASAC) by submitting documentation and completing the three-step process outlined on their website.


    Questions? Marissa Whitaker • (202) 895-4910

    Priority Deadline: July 15
    Final Deadline: August 30
     

  6. Submit the Immunization Form

    Available After Submitting Deposit
    Email your Immunization Form to immunizations@american.edu.

    Questions? Student Health Center

    Deadline: July 15

    More Infoabout immunization requirements

  7. Submit a headshot for your AU ID card

    Available Late April
    View photo requirements and then submit your headshot.

    Questions? Donna Chapman Williams • (202) 895-4912


    Deadline: July 15

    Submit Photo

  8. Enroll in or waive the AU health insurance

    You can only waive the insurance after you are registered in courses totaling 12 or more credits and the $1,139 Health Insurance charge appears on your student account.

    Available one week after receiving email confirming completion of course registration in 12+ credits from WSP staff.

    Questions? Donna Chapman Williams • (202) 895-4912

    Deadline: August 2

    Health Insurance Options

  9. Review and/or settle your AU student account

    Available Mid-August
    Confirm your financial aid, billing, and payment arrangements with AU and your home school.

    Questions? Donna Chapman Williams(202) 895-4912

    Deadline: August 16

  10. Attend the mandatory orientation

    Event Date: Wed, Aug 25 - Fri, Aug 27
    Check your AU email for updates about times and locations.

    Questions? WSP Team(202) 895-4900
     

  11. Attend the first day of classes

    First Day of Classes: Monday, August 30

    Questions? Marissa Whitaker(202) 895-4910
     

  12. Attend the Virtual Internship Fair

    Fair Date: Mon, Aug 30, 9 AM – Noon (tentative)
    Dress professionally and network with Washington, DC, employers. Check your AU email for updates.

    Questions? Amy Morrill Bijeau(202) 895-4967
     

  13. Pay your American University bill

    Available late August
    Your AU bill can be found via Eagle Service. View this page for more information about payment options.

    Questions? Donna Chapman Williams(202) 895-4912

    Deadline: August 30

    Pay Bill

  14. Request necessary changes to courses

    Available after submission of pre-registration form
    Email Marissa Whitaker to request any necessary changes to your registration. Monday, Sept 13 is the last day to add or drop an elective course or research project. Courses dropped after Sept 13 will be recorded with a “W” on your AU transcript.

    Questions? Marissa Whitaker(202) 895-4910

    Deadline: September 13
     

  15. Submit the Experiential Learning Form (ELF) & begin your internship

    Complete this after you confirm an internship
    Begin your internship and complete the ELF in the Internship Web within the first 2.5 weeks of the semester.

    Questions? Amy Morrill-Bijeau • (202) 895-4967

    Deadline: September 15

    Submit ELF

  16. Complete the Midterm Internship Evaluation

    Available October 12
    Check your AU email inbox for evaluation instructions.

    Questions? Amy Morrill-Bijeau(202) 895-4967

    Deadline: October 15
     

  17. Complete the Final Internship Evaluation

    Available November 30
    Check your AU email inbox for evaluation instructions.

    Questions? Amy Morrill-Bijeau(202) 895-4967

    Deadline: December 10 (last day of internships and classes)
     

  18. Submit transcript request form

    Available August 30
    You must complete this form to have a free copy of your official WSP transcript sent electronically or by mail to the Registrar of your home school. 

    Questions? Marissa Whitaker(202) 895-4910

    Deadline: December 10

    Grading System

  1. Accept your offer and enroll

    Available Now

    To enroll in the Washington Semester Program, please submit your enrollment deposit of $400 online:

    • Create your myau.american.edu account using your AU ID, which can be found in your acceptance email.
    • Log into Eagle Finance with your myAU username and password to pay your non-refundable deposit by e-check or credit card.


    Please note that this deposit is nonrefundable and will be held in your student account to be credited toward your tuition.

    Questions? Game Persse

    Deadline: May 15

  2. Initiate the process of requesting your J-1 visa

    Available Now

    To proceed with the immigration process, submit the following via the application portal:

    • A copy of your passport’s biological page
    • An official bank letter stating you have the finances needed for your semester
    • A completed, signed, and dated CFIS form


    Questions? Game Persse

  3. Begin your internship search

    Available 1 week after submitting your deposit

    • Access the Internship Web – which contains hundreds of internship openings and thousands of leads (Login and password available after submitting deposit)
    • Upload your resume and cover letter in the Internship Web following AU’s template
    • Review the internship guide “Intern & Learn”
    • See emails regarding internship advising sessions, generally held on Thursdays and Fridays at 4 PM ET


    Questions? Amy Morrill-Bijeau • (202) 895-4967

    Priority Deadline for Resume and Cover Letter: June 30
    Final Deadline for Resume and Cover Letter: August 27
     

  4. Submit Registration Forms

    Available Early April
    Before enrolling in courses at AU, all students must review:


    Questions? Marissa Whitaker • (202) 895-4910

    Deadline: June 15
     

  5. Submit survey for optional off-campus housing

    Available after submitting deposit

    Take this housing survey to indicate your interest in Turnkey Housing

    Questions? Donna Chapman Williams • (202) 895-4912

    Deadline: June 30

  6. Register for disability accomodations (if needed)

    Available After Submitting Deposit
    Students who are new to American University must register with the Academic Support and Access Center (ASAC) by submitting documentation and completing the three-step process outlined on their website.


    Questions? Marissa Whitaker • (202) 895-4910

    Priority Deadline: July 15
    Final Deadline: August 30
     

  7. Submit the Immunization Form

    Available After Submitting Deposit
    Email your Immunization Form to immunizations@american.edu.

    Questions? Student Health Center

    Deadline: July 15

    More Infoabout immunization requirements

  8. Submit a headshot for your AU ID card

    Available Late April
    View photo requirements and then submit your headshot.

    Questions? Donna Chapman Williams • (202) 895-4912


    Deadline: July 15

    Submit Photo

  9. Enroll in or waive the AU health insurance

    You can only waive the insurance after you are registered in courses totaling 12 or more credits and the $1,139 Health Insurance charge appears on your student account.

    Available one week after receiving email confirming completion of course registration in 12+ credits from WSP staff.

    Questions? Donna Chapman Williams • (202) 895-4912

    Deadline: August 2

    Health Insurance Options

  10. Review and/or settle your AU student account

    Available Mid-August
    Confirm your financial aid, billing, and payment arrangements with AU and your home school.

    Questions? Donna Chapman Williams(202) 895-4912

    Deadline: August 16
     

  11. Attend the mandatory WSP International Student Orientation

    Event Date: Mon, August 23 – Tues, August 24 (tentative)
    Check your AU email for updates about times and locations.

    Questions? WSP Team(202) 895-4900
     

  12. Attend the mandatory WSP Orientation

    Event Date: Wed, August 25 - Fri, August 27
    Check your AU email for updates about times and locations.

    Questions? WSP Team(202) 895-4900
     

  13. Attend the first day of classes

    First Day of Classes: Monday, August 30

    Questions? Marissa Whitaker(202) 895-4910
     

  14. Attend the Virtual Internship Fair

    Fair Date: Mon, Aug 30, 9 AM – Noon (tentative)
    Dress professionally and network with Washington, DC, employers. Check your AU email for updates.

    Questions? Amy Morrill Bijeau(202) 895-4967
     

  15. Pay your American University bill

    Available late August
    Your AU bill can be found via Eagle Service. View payment options.

    Questions? Donna Chapman Williams(202) 895-4912

    Deadline: August 30

    Pay Bill

  16. Request necessary changes to courses

    Available after submission of pre-registration form
    Email Marissa Whitaker to request any necessary changes to your registration. Monday, Sept 13 is the last day to add or drop an elective course or research project. Courses dropped after Sept 13 will be recorded with a “W” on your AU transcript.

    Questions? Marissa Whitaker(202) 895-4910

    Deadline: September 13
     

  17. Submit the Experiential Learning Form (ELF) & begin your practicum

    Complete this after you confirm an internship
    Begin your internship and complete the ELF in the Internship Web within the first 2.5 weeks of the semester. 

    You are not allowed to begin your academic training until you have received an amended DS-2019 from AU’s Office of International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS).

    Questions? Amy Morrill-Bijeau • (202) 895-4967

    Deadline: September 15

    Submit ELF

  18. Complete the Midterm Internship Evaluation

    Available October 12
    Check your AU email inbox for evaluation instructions.

    Questions? Amy Morrill-Bijeau(202) 895-4967

    Deadline: October 15
     

  19. Complete the Final Internship Evaluation

    Available November 30
    Check your AU email inbox for evaluation instructions.

    Questions? Amy Morrill-Bijeau(202) 895-4967

    Deadline: December 10 (last day of internships and classes)

  20. Submit transcript request form

    Available August 30
    You must complete this form to have a free copy of your official WSP transcript sent electronically or by mail to the Registrar of your home school. 

    Questions? Marissa Whitaker(202) 895-4910

    Deadline: December 10

    Grading System

May 15
Final deposit deadline for students from international home schools
May 31
Final deposit deadline for students from US home schools
June 15
Final deadline to complete the Registration Checklist
Deadline to Apply for TurnKey Housing
August 19
TurnKey Housing Lease Begins
Students can begin moving into TurnKey Apartments
August 23
International Student Orientation
Mandatory for all students from international home schools
August 25-27
WSP Orientation
Orientation sessions on Thursday and Friday are mandatory for all WSP students
August 30
Fall classes begin
Internship Fair
September 6
Labor Day
No classes; university offices closed
September 13
Last Day to Add/Drop/Change an Elective or Research Project Course
Courses dropped after this day will be recorded with a W on the AU transcript and will not receive a 100% refund if applicable
September 15
ELF Deadline
 
September 20
Last day to drop a course for a 50% refund if applicable
September 27
Last day to drop a course for a 25% refund if applicable
No refunds after this date
October 12-15
Midterm Internship Evaluation Period
October 15
Fall Break Day
No classes; university offices open
November 23
Tuesday classes cancelled; Friday classes meet
November 24-28
Thanksgiving Break
No classes; university offices closed Thursday and Friday
November 30-December 10
Final Internship Evaluation Period
December 9
End-of-Semester Celebration
Tentative
December 10
Last Day of Classes and Internship
December 13-28
Final examinations
Professors will provide exam schedule information
December 18
TurnKey Housing Lease Ends
Last day to move out of TurnKey Housing

Spring 2022

  1. Accept your offer and enroll

    Available Now

    To enroll in the Washington Semester Program, please submit your enrollment deposit of $400 online:

    • Create your myau.american.edu account using your AU ID, which can be found in your acceptance email.
    • Log into Eagle Finance with your myAU username and password to pay your non-refundable deposit by e-check or credit card.


    Please note that this deposit is nonrefundable and will be held in your student account to be credited toward your tuition.

    Questions? washsem@american.edu

    Deadline: December 1

  2. Begin your internship search

    WSP resources available 1 week after submitting your deposit

    • Access the Internship Web – which contains hundreds of internship openings and thousands of leads (Login and password available after submitting deposit)
    • Upload your resume and cover letter in the Internship Web following AU’s template
    • Review the internship guide “Intern & Learn”
    • See emails regarding internship advising sessions, generally held on Thursdays and Fridays at 4 PM ET 


    Questions? Amy Morrill-Bijeau • (202) 895-4967

    Deadline to login to the Internship Web: December 1 
     

  3. Review your off-campus housing options

    Available in late October

    For the Spring 2022 semester, all Washington Semester Program students will be living off-campus. Admitted students will recieve more information about their DC housing options for the Spring over email. 

    Questions? Donna Chapman Williams • (202) 895-4912

    Deadline: December 1

  4. Submit Registration Forms

    Available late October
    Before enrolling in courses at AU, all students must review:


    Questions? Marissa Whitaker • (202) 895-4910

    Priority Deadline: November 8
    Final Deadline: December 6
     

  5. Register for disability accomodations (if needed)

    Available After Submitting Deposit
    Students who are new to American University must register with the Academic Support and Access Center (ASAC) by submitting documentation and completing the three-step process outlined on their website.


    Questions? Marissa Whitaker • (202) 895-4910

    Priority Deadline: December 1
    Final Deadline: January 10
     

  6. Submit the Immunization Form

    Available After Submitting Deposit
    Email your Immunization Form to immunizations@american.edu.

    Questions? Student Health Center

    Deadline: December 15

    More Infoabout immunization requirements

  7. Submit a headshot for your AU ID card

    Available After Deposit
    View photo requirements and then submit your headshot.

    Questions? Donna Chapman Williams • (202) 895-4912


    Deadline: December 15

    Submit Photo

  8. Enroll in or waive the AU health insurance

    You can only waive the insurance after you are registered in courses totaling 12 or more credits and the $1,139 Health Insurance charge appears on your student account.

    Available one week after receiving email confirming completion of course registration in 12+ credits from WSP staff.

    Questions? Donna Chapman Williams • (202) 895-4912

    Deadline: December 15

    Health Insurance Options

  9. Review and/or settle your AU student account

    Available After Registration
    Confirm your financial aid, billing, and payment arrangements with AU and your home school.

    Questions? Donna Chapman Williams(202) 895-4912

    Deadline: January 6
     

  10. Attend the mandatory orientation

    Event Date: Thurs, Jan 6 - Friday, Jan 8
    Check your AU email for updates about times and locations.

    Questions? WSP Team(202) 895-4900
     

  11. Attend the first day of classes

    First Day of Classes: Monday, January 10

    Questions? Marissa Whitaker(202) 895-4910
     

  12. Attend the Virtual Internship Fair

    Fair Date: Mon, January 10, 9 AM – Noon (tentative)
    Dress professionally and network with Washington, DC, employers. Check your AU email for updates.

    Questions? Amy Morrill Bijeau(202) 895-4967
     

  13. Pay your American University bill

    Available After Registration
    Your AU bill can be found via Eagle Service. View this page for more information about payment options.

    Questions? Donna Chapman Williams(202) 895-4912

    Deadline: January 10

    Pay Bill

  14. Request necessary changes to courses

    Available after submission of pre-registration form
    Email Marissa Whitaker to request any necessary changes to your registration. Monday, January 24 is the last day to add or drop an elective course or research project. Courses dropped after January 24 will be recorded with a “W” on your AU transcript.

    Questions? Marissa Whitaker(202) 895-4910

    Deadline: January 24
     

  15. Submit the Experiential Learning Form (ELF) & begin your internship

    Complete this after you confirm an internship
    Begin your internship and complete the ELF in the Internship Web within the first 2.5 weeks of the semester.

    Questions? Amy Morrill-Bijeau • (202) 895-4967

    Deadline: January 26

    Submit ELF

  16. Complete the Midterm Internship Evaluation

    Check your AU email inbox for evaluation instructions.

    Questions? Amy Morrill-Bijeau(202) 895-4967

    Deadline: February 22-25
     

  17. Complete the Final Internship Evaluation

    Check your AU email inbox for evaluation instructions.

    Questions? Amy Morrill-Bijeau(202) 895-4967

    Deadline: April 22
     

  18. Submit transcript request form

    Available January 10
    You must complete this form to have a free copy of your official WSP transcript sent electronically or by mail to the Registrar of your home school. 

    Questions? Marissa Whitaker(202) 895-4910

    Deadline: April 25

    Grading System

  1. Accept your offer and enroll

    Available Now

    To enroll in the Washington Semester Program, please submit your enrollment deposit of $400 online:

    • Create your myau.american.edu account using your AU ID, which can be found in your acceptance email.
    • Log into Eagle Finance with your myAU username and password to pay your non-refundable deposit by e-check or credit card.


    Please note that this deposit is nonrefundable and will be held in your student account to be credited toward your tuition.

    Questions? Game Persse

    Deadline: October 15

  2. Initiate the process of requesting your J-1 visa

    Available After Depositing

    To proceed with the immigration process, submit the following via the application portal:

    • A copy of your passport’s biological page
    • An official bank letter stating you have the finances needed for your semester
    • A completed, signed, and dated CFIS form


    Questions? Game Persse

    Deadline: October 15

  3. Begin your internship search

    Available 1 week after submitting your deposit

    • Access the Internship Web – which contains hundreds of academic training openings and thousands of leads (Login and password available after submitting deposit)
    • Upload your resume and cover letter in the Internship Web following AU’s template
    • Review the internship guide “Intern & Learn”
    • See emails regarding internship advising sessions, generally held on Thursdays and Fridays at 4 PM ET


    Questions? Amy Morrill-Bijeau • (202) 895-4967

    Deadline to login to the Internship Web: Dec 1
     

  4. Submit Registration Forms

    Available late October
    Before enrolling in courses at AU, all students must review:


    Questions? Marissa Whitaker • (202) 895-4910

    Priority Deadline: November 8
    Final Deadline: December 6
     

  5. Review your off-campus housing options

    Available Late October
    For the Spring 2022 semester, all Washington Semester Program students will be living off-campus. Admitted students will recieve more information about their DC housing options for the Spring over email. 

    Questions? Donna Chapman Williams • (202) 895-4912

    Deadline: December 1
     

  6. Register for disability accomodations (if needed)

    Available After Submitting Deposit
    Students who are new to American University must register with the Academic Support and Access Center (ASAC) by submitting documentation and completing the three-step process outlined on their website.


    Questions? Marissa Whitaker • (202) 895-4910

    Priority Deadline: December 1
    Final Deadline: January 10
     

  7. Submit the Immunization Form

    Available After Submitting Deposit
    Email your Immunization Form to immunizations@american.edu.

    Questions? Student Health Center

    Deadline: December 15

    More Infoabout immunization requirements

  8. Submit a headshot for your AU ID card

    Available After Submitting Deposit
    View photo requirements and then submit your headshot.

    Questions? Donna Chapman Williams • (202) 895-4912


    Deadline: December 15

    Submit Photo

  9. Enroll in or waive the AU health insurance

    You can only waive the insurance after you are registered in courses totaling 12 or more credits and the $1,139 Health Insurance charge appears on your student account.

    Available one week after receiving email confirming completion of course registration in 12+ credits from WSP staff.

    Questions? Donna Chapman Williams • (202) 895-4912

    Deadline: December 15

    Health Insurance Options

  10. Review and/or settle your AU student account

    Available after registration
    Confirm your financial aid, billing, and payment arrangements with AU and your home school.

    Questions? Donna Chapman Williams(202) 895-4912

    Deadline: January 5
     

  11. Attend the mandatory WSP International Student Orientation

    Event Date: Wednesday, January 5th
    Check your AU email for updates about times and locations.

    Questions? WSP Team(202) 895-4900
     

  12. Attend the mandatory WSP Orientation

    Event Date: Thursday, January 6th - Friday, January 8th
    Check your AU email for updates about times and locations.

    Questions? WSP Team(202) 895-4900
     

  13. Attend the first day of classes

    First Day of Classes: Monday, January 10

    Questions? Marissa Whitaker(202) 895-4910
     

  14. Attend the Virtual Internship Fair

    Fair Date: Monday, January 10th, 9 AM – Noon (tentative)
    Dress professionally and network with Washington, DC, employers. Check your AU email for updates.

    Questions? Amy Morrill Bijeau(202) 895-4967
     

  15. Pay your American University tuition bill

    Available after registration
    Your AU bill can be found via Eagle Service. View payment options.

    Questions? Donna Chapman Williams(202) 895-4912

    Deadline: January 10

    Pay Bill

  16. Request necessary changes to courses

    Available after submission of pre-registration form
    Email Marissa Whitaker to request any necessary changes to your registration. Monday, January 24th is the last day to add or drop an elective course or research project. Courses dropped after January 24th will be recorded with a “W” on your AU transcript.

    Questions? Marissa Whitaker(202) 895-4910

    Deadline: January 24
     

  17. Submit the Experiential Learning Form (ELF) & begin your practicum

    Complete this after you confirm an academic training placement
    Begin your academic training and complete the ELF in the Internship Web within the first 2.5 weeks of the semester. 

    You are not allowed to begin your academic training until you have received an amended DS-2019 from AU’s Office of International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS).

    Questions? Amy Morrill-Bijeau • (202) 895-4967

    Deadline: January 26

    Submit ELF

  18. Complete the Midterm Internship Evaluation

    Check your AU email inbox for evaluation instructions.

    Questions? Amy Morrill-Bijeau(202) 895-4967

    Deadline: February 22 - 25
     

  19. Complete the Final Internship Evaluation

    Check your AU email inbox for evaluation instructions.

    Questions? Amy Morrill-Bijeau(202) 895-4967

    Deadline: April 22
     

  20. Submit transcript request form

    Available January 10
    You must complete this form to have a free copy of your official WSP transcript sent electronically or by mail to the Registrar of your home school. 

    Questions? Marissa Whitaker(202) 895-4910

    Deadline: April 25

    Grading System

October 15
Final deposit deadline for students from international home schools
November 8
Priority registration deadline
November 15
Priority housing deadline for Turnkey Housing
Students who submit their deposit and request housing by this date are guaranteed a spot through Turnkey
December 1
Final deposit deadline for students from US home schools
December 1
Final deadline to apply for Turnkey Housing
December 6
Final deadline to complete the Registration Checklist
 
January 2 (tentative)
TurnKey Housing Lease Begins
Students can begin moving into TurnKey Apartments
January 5
International Student Orientation
Mandatory for all students from international home schools
January 6-7
WSP Orientation
Orientation sessions on Thursday and Friday are mandatory for all WSP students
January 10
Fall classes begin
Internship Fair
January 17
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
No classes; university offices closed
January 24
Last Day to Add/Drop/Change an Elective or Research Project Course
Courses dropped after this day will be recorded with a W on the AU transcript and will not receive a 100% refund if applicable
January 26
Experiential Learning Form (ELF) Deadline
 
January 31
Last day to drop a course for a 50% refund if applicable
February 7
Last day to drop a course for a 25% refund if applicable
No refunds after this date
February 22-25
Midterm Internship Evaluation Period
March 6-13
Spring Break
No classes; university offices open Monday through Friday
April 19-22
Final Internship Evaluation Period
April 25
Lasty day of classes and internship
April 26
End of Semester Celebration
Tentative
April 27 - May 3
Final examination period
Professors will provide exam schedule information with syllabus
May 2 (tentative)
TurnKey Housing Lease Ends 
Last day to move out of TurnKey Housing

Summer 2022

  1. Accept your offer and enroll

    Available Now

    To enroll in the Washington Semester Program, please submit your enrollment deposit of $400 online:

    • Create your myau.american.edu account using your AU ID, which can be found in your acceptance email.
    • Log into Eagle Finance with your myAU username and password to pay your non-refundable deposit by e-check or credit card.


    Please note that this deposit is nonrefundable and will be held in your student account to be credited toward your tuition.

    Questions? washsem@american.edu

    Deadline: April 15

  2. Begin your internship search

    WSP resources available 1 week after submitting your deposit

    • Access the Internship Web – which contains hundreds of internship openings and thousands of leads (Login and password available after submitting deposit)
    • Upload your resume and cover letter in the Internship Web following AU’s template
    • Review the internship guide “Intern & Learn” (sent by email)
    • See emails regarding internship advising sessions, generally held on Thursdays and Fridays at 4 PM ET


    Questions? Amy Morrill-Bijeau • (202) 895-4967

    Deadline: ASAP
     

  3. Review housing options

    Admitted students will receive more information to their AU email about housing options in DC during Summer 2022. 

    Questions? Donna Chapman Williams • (202) 895-4912

    Deadline: April 15

  4. Submit Registration Forms

    Available Early April
    Before enrolling in courses at AU, all students must review:


    Questions? Marissa Whitaker • (202) 895-4910

    Deadline: May 2
     

  5. Register for disability accomodations (if needed)

    Available After Registering for Classes
    Students who are new to American University must register with the Academic Support and Access Center (ASAC) by submitting documentation and completing the three-step process outlined on their website.


    Questions? Marissa Whitaker • (202) 895-4910

    Priority Deadline: April 1
    Final Deadline: June 6
     

  6. Submit the Immunization Form

    Available After Submitting Deposit
    Email your Immunization Form to immunizations@american.edu.

    Questions? Student Health Center

    Deadline: June 6

    More Infoabout immunization requirements

  7. Submit a headshot for your AU ID card

    Available Late April
    View photo requirements and then submit your headshot.

    Questions? Donna Chapman Williams • (202) 895-4912


    Deadline: June 6

    Submit Photo

  8. Attend the mandatory WSP Summer Orientation

    Event Date: Monday, June 6
    Check your AU email for updates about times and locations.

    Questions? WSP Team(202) 895-4900
     

  9. Pay your American University bill

    Available After Registration
    Your AU bill can be found via Eagle Service. View this page for more information about payment options.

    Questions? Donna Chapman Williams(202) 895-4912

    Deadline: June 6

    Pay Bill

  10. Attend the first day of classes

    First Day of Classes: Wednesday, June 8

    Questions? Marissa Whitaker(202) 895-4910
     

  11. Submit the Experiential Learning Form (ELF) & begin your internship

    Begin your internship and complete the ELF in the Internship Web within the first week of the program, June 6-10. Students who have not completed this step by Monday, June 13th will be required to speak with their professor.

    Questions? Amy Morrill-Bijeau • (202) 895-4967

    Deadline: June 13

    Submit ELF

  12. Attend the mandatory Professional Development Day

    Event Date: Wednesday, June 29
    Wear professional attire to this event where you will sharpen your professional skills.

    Questions? Amy Morrill-Bijeau(202) 895-4967
     

  13. Complete the Midterm Internship Evaluation

    Available Monday, June 27
    Check your AU email inbox for evaluation instructions.

    Questions? Amy Morrill-Bijeau(202) 895-4967

    Deadline: Friday, July 1

  14. Complete the Final Internship Evaluation

    Check your AU email inbox for evaluation instructions.

    Questions? Amy Morrill-Bijeau(202) 895-4967

    Deadline: July 30
     

  15. Submit transcript request form

    Available June 6
    You must complete this form to have a free copy of your official WSP transcript sent electronically or by mail to the Registrar of your home school. 

    Questions? Marissa Whitaker(202) 895-4910

    Deadline: July 29

    Grading System

February 1
Priority Application Deadline for early internship placement
March 15
Priority Housing Deadline
Turnkey Housing is guaranteed if you submit your deposit and request housing before this date.
April 1
Final Application and Housing Deadline
 
April 15
Final Deposit Deadline
Last day to confirm your spot in the summer program.
 
May 2
Authorization & Pre-Registration Form Deadline
June 6
WSP Orientation
Mandatory for all students
June 7
First Day of Internships
June 8
First Day of Classes
Last day to withdraw from program for 100% tuition refund
June 10
Last day to withdraw from program for 50% refund
No refund after this date
June 13
Deadline to begin internship
Experiential Learning Form (ELF) submission deadline
June 29
Professional Development Day
Mandatory for all students
July 4
Independence Day 
No classes or internship; AU offices closed
July 27
Last Day of Classes
End of Semester Celebration (tentative)
July 29
Last Day of Internships
All students must intern until this date

Note: Dates are subject to change and all deposits are non-refundable.