Congratulations On Your Acceptance!
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, fill out the deferral form by August 1 (for fall/summer)or November 1 (for spring).
Please withdraw your application using the withdrawal form.