Campus Visit

Spring Schedule 2015
Admissions Information Sessions: January 12- May 8
Waiting List Sessions: March 2- May 8
Class Visits: January 20- April 20
Tours: January 12- April 20

The Office of Admissions hosts information sessions five times a week and coordinates visits to first-year law classes. Prospective students must RSVP in advance. Closed on Monday, January 19 for Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday and no activities scheduled for Friday, March 27 and April 17 due to special events.

*** Stay Tuned: Class Visit Schedule to be posted week of January 5th.***

Admissions Info Session
Waiting List Sesion
First-Year Class Visit
Tours
Web Chats

An admissions representative and current student session dicusee the admissions process, financial aid, curriculum, career development, student activities, housing options, etc.

Waiting List Session discuss the waiting list process (timing, what additional information a waiting list candidate can submit, etc). Only current Waiting List candidates may RSVP for these sessions. These candidates may also attend a general Admissions Info Session.

Both are day and evening class visits options. Class visitors must check-in at Admissions 15 minutes prior to the class for the room assignment, arrive to the class 5 minutes early, introduce themselves to the professor, and plan to stay for the entire class period.

30 minute Student-led Highlights Tour

These chats on a specific practice area or program opportunity will be led by a faculty member, senior administrator, and current students.

On most
- Mondays at 1pm and 5pm
- Wednesdays at 5pm
- Thursdays at 4 pm
- Fridays at 1pm
On most Mondays and Fridays March 2- May 8 at 3pm. On most Mondays through Fridays.

On most
- Mondays at 2pm
-Tuesdays at 12pm
-Fridays at 2pm

Tentative Schedule:
-Intellectual Property, 1/22
-Business Law, 2/5
- Student Diversity Groups, 2/10
- Human Rights, 2/13
- Experiential Learning, 2/19

Hosted January 12- May 8 Hosted March 2- May 8 Class visits available January 20- April 20 Tours offered
January 12- April 20
Stay tuned for RSVP details.

To RSVP:

Space is limited for all visit options, please review the schedule and email the Admissions Reception Desk the following:
- Date of Desired visitAU WCL map
- Time & Visit Activity
- First and Last Name
- LSAC ID # (if available)
- Mailing Address
- Email
- Phone
- If you will bringing one guest

Appointments: If you aren't able to visit for a scheduled activity, you may schedule an informational meeting with an Admissions Counselor. To be fair to all applicants, we do not offer evaluative interviews. Our Committee on Admissions expects candidates to detail their achievements, challenges, and academic abilities in their application materials.

Moving to Tenley Campus:

The law school is scheduled to move to its new Tenley Campus during the 2015-2016 academic year. To learn more about our future 8-acre campus please view this site: http://tenley.wcl.american.edu/

Visitor Information

Information about traveling to Washington, D.C., hotel accommodations, shuttle bus transportation to WCL:

Students chattingAdmissions Reception Desk, Suite 507

Hours: Monday-Friday, 9am-6pm
Phone: 202-274-4101
Email: wcladmit@wcl.american.edu

Upper-level law students staff the reception desk and main phone line of the Office of Admissions. They are a great resource for prospective students and can answer questions about student life, class offerings, extra-curricular opportunities and studying law in Washington, DC.

Fall Semester 2014 Student Staff:
Raziye, second-year student, graduate of The College of New Jersey, from Jersey City, NJ
Kendall,
second-year student, graduate of University of Oregon, from Eugene, OR
Hollianne,
third-year student, graduate of Florida State University, from Catasauqua, PA
Lauren, third-year student, graduate of Queens College, City University of New York, from Brooklyn, NY
Naema, third-year student, graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University, from Centreville, VA