Registration For Summer 2014
Advance Registration
for Fall 2014
First Year Elective
Information Sheet
First Year Elective
Selection Form
Professional Skills
Requirement Classes
Delayed Opening

Contact Information

Office of the Registrar
American University
Washington College of Law
4801 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Suite 304
Washington, DC 20016
Tel: 202-274-4080
Fax: 202-274-4085

Registrar Office Hours:


Mon-Friday 9:00AM-5:00PM

Useful Links

Summer 2014

Memorial Day holiday May 26
First day of classes May 27
Add/drop period May 27-30
Make-up day for Memorial Day (Monday classes meet) May 30
Independence Day (University closed; no classes) July 4
Make-up day for Independence Day (Monday classes meet) July 11
Last day of classes July 24
Reading Period July 25-27
Examinations begin July 28
Examinations end July 31


Fall 2014

New JD student orientation  
Part-time students Aug. 20,22&23
Full-time students Aug. 21-22
New LLM student orientation August 22
First day of classes August 25
Add/drop period Aug. 25-29
Labor Day holiday (University closed; classes cancelled) September 1
Advance registration for spring 2015 begins November 4
Thanksgiving holidays (University closed; classes cancelled) Nov. 27-28
Last day of classes (including make-ups for holidays) December 3
Monday, Dec. 1

Monday classes meet

Tuesday, Dec. 2 Thursday classes meet
Wednesday, Dec. 3 Friday classes meet
Reading period December 4-8
Examinations begin December 9
Examinations end December 20
Winter break (University closed) December 24-January 2



New LLM student orientation/registration January 5 (ILSP)
  January 6 (LAW & GOVT)
First day of classes January 7 (Wed.)
Add/drop period January 6-12
Martin Luther King, Jr. day (University closed; no classes) January 19
Spring Break March 8-15
Advance registration for fall 2015 begins April 7
Last day of classes (including make-ups for holidays) April 22
Monday, April 20 Monday classes meet
Tuesday, April 21 Tuesday classes meet
Wednesday, April 22 Monday classes meet
Reading Period April 23-27
Examinations begin April 28
Examinations end May 9
Spring commencement May 17