Contact Info

AUWCL front entrance

American University
Washington College of Law
Office of Admissions
4801 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Suite 507
Washington, DC 20016

JD Admissions Reception Desk, Suite 507

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

Assistant Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid Akira Shiroma
Manages the Office of Admissions and the admissions review process.

Associate Director of Admissions Brooke Sandoval
Assists applicants with questions about visiting campus, course offerings, dual degree programs, and student organizations.
sandoval@wcl.american.edu; 202-274-4103

Assistant Director Meghan Walter
Assist applicants with questions regarding the Public Interest/Public Service Scholarship, deferral policy, and international visa issues. Also assists transfer/visitor applicants.
mwalter@wcl.american.edu; 202-274-4109

Admissions Counselor Sarah Teitelbaum
Assists JD applicants with last names A-K with general admissions questions and their admission file.
sarahrt@wcl.american.edu; 202-274-4104

Admissions Counselor Briana Wright
Assists JD applicants with last names L-Z with general admissions questions and their admissions file.
bwright@wcl.american.edu; 202-274-4106

Senior Admissions Assistant Vanessa Anthony
Handles processing of deposit payments and general business tasks for the office.
vanthon@wcl.american.edu; 202-274-4105

Resources Coordinator Samantha Howell
Assists applicants with on-line application questions, liason with the Law School Admission Council, and coordinates recruitment event registration.
showell@wcl.american.edu;202-274-4108

Admissions Law Student Staff: 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 2015 Student Staff:
Raziye, third-year student, graduate of The College of New Jersey, from Boonton, NJ
Kendall, third-year student, graduate of University of Oregon, from Eugene, OR
Vanessa, third-year student, graduate of Azusa Pacific University, from Upland, CA
Edwin, third-year student, graduate of University of Notre Dame, from Nashua, NH
Kelsey, third-year student, graduate of California State University Chico, from Northridge, CA

For information on WCL accreditation, please see the current law school bulletin at p.54. Learn more on ABA accreditation of law schools.