Fall 2019 Arrival Information

We're excited to welcome you to Washington, DC for the fall 2019 semester! More information about orientation will be posted in May. In the meantime, if you have any questions regarding your upcoming semester please do not hesitate to contact our office at 202-895-4936.

Important Dates

Mid August
Students move in to Leonard Hall. 
Mid to Late August
American University Welcome Week
  • Students who did not attend Eagle Summit in June or July attend an August Eagle Summit session (Sunday or Monday), the Washington Mentorship Orientation sessions on Tuesday, as well as other Welcome Week activities.
  • Students who attended Eagle Summit in June or July attend the Washington Mentorship Orientation sessions on Tuesday, as well as other Welcome Week activities.
  • Parents are welcome to sign-up for and attend August Eagle Summit and Mentorship Orientation sessions.
August 26
Internship Fair (morning) Classes begin (all day)
September 2
Labor Day Holiday (no classes, university offices closed)