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AU Washington Semester Program

American University Washington Semester Program

Read the brochure for important information about the program and how to apply.

How to Apply

To Get Started
  • Review the AU Washington Semester Program (WSP) components and list of concentrations
  • Meet with your major advisor and department chair for approval prior to registration
  • Explore DC area offerings
To Apply
Fall Semester—Due first week of April
Spring Semester - Due first week of November

Online applications are accepted on a rolling basis, but it is recommend that you apply as early as possible, because space is limited for each concentration.

Once you have completed both applications, you must meet with your Spelman Representative, Stacy Washington, Special Academic Programs Manager. Email a copy of both applications (AU-WSP and internal Spelman application), resume and copy of your unofficial transcript to Ms. Washington prior to the meeting (

Print a copy of your applications and save for your records. You can also save as a PDF file.

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Contact Us

Office of Undergraduate Studies
350 Spelman Lane SW, Box 1349
Atlanta, GA 30314
404-270-5698 (fax)

PFS Forms

Cover Sheet & Checklist (PDF)
Faculty Mentor Form (PDF)