Campus Visit

Spring Campus Visit Schedule of our New Tenley Campus
January 25th- May 13, 2016

Courtyard panoramicOur new 8.5 acre campus is located on Tenley Circle at 4300 Nebraska Avenue, NW, one block from the Tenleytown (Red Line) Metro Station. The main entrance is at the Warren Building (located on Nebraska Avenue just before Warren Street, NW).

If you can not attend one of our scheduled visit activities, you can make an appointment to meet with an Admissions Counselor. Please click here to contact the counselor assigned to your last name. Admissions does not offer evalutive interviews, so appointments are for informational purposes.

Admissions Info and Q&A Sessions: January 25 - May 13
Waiting List Sessions: March 21 - May 13

Tours: January 25 - May 13
First-Year Class Visits: January 25 - April 22

 

Depending on space availability, guests of prospective students may attend a tour and information session. Our class visit options ended on April 22nd due to reading period and final exams.

Schedule may change due to class cancellations, unforeseen activities, or inclement weather. Please RSVP at least one business day in advance of your visit. See RSVP instructions below schedule.

DAY

ACTIVITY

TIME

MONDAY

Admissions Info Session with Admissions Representative and Current Student

Student-led Tour of Tenley Campus

Waiting List Candidate Session

1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

10:30 a.m. – noon & 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.

3:30 – 4:00 p.m.

TUESDAY

Admissions Q& A ** Evening Option

5:00 – 5:45 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

Student-led Tour of Tenley Campus

1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

THURSDAY

Student-led Tour of Tenley Campus ** Evening Option

5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

FRIDAY

Admissions Info Session with Admissions Representative and Current Student

Student-led Tour of Tenley Campus

Waiting List Candidate Session

1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

10:30 a.m. – noon & 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.

3:30 – 4:00 p.m.


How to RSVP: Please email the Admissions Reception Desk at wcladmit@wcl.american.edu and indicate the following:
–First and Last Name
–LSAC ID (if known)
–Phone Number
–Mailing Address
–Email Address
–Date You Wish to Visit
–Activity (specify tour time, info session, Q&A, and/or which specific class)

All prospective students are asked to RSVP at least one business day in advance of desired visit date. You will receive a confirmation email with logistics from our Admissions Reception Desk.

Visitor Information

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

Hours: Monday-Thursday, 9am-6pm and Friday 9am-5pm
Office of Admissions Address: 4300 Nebraska Ave, NW, C201 Washington, DC 20016
Phone: 202-274-4101
Email: wcladmit@wcl.american.edu

Directions to the Office of Admissions:Capital Atrium entrance

By Metro –Take the Red Line to Tenleytown/AU Metro Station. At the top of the first escalator bear right to take the next escalator to the street level. This will bring you to Wisconsin Avenue next to Best Buy entrance. Turn right and walk down Wisconsin Avenue, cross Albemarle Street, and walk one block to Tenley Circle. At the circle, (St. Ann’s Church on your right) take a right onto Yuma Street and the law school will on your left.

Enter the building marked Capital Atrium.
From the ground floor Atrium area take the elevator located behind the café area on your left. Take the elevator to the 2nd floor and exit left to C201. Click here for walking map from Tenleytown to Capital entrance.

By Car – Enter the law school garage at 4300 Nebraska Ave. NW. In the garage take an immediate left turn down the ramp to level P2. Take the Yuma Building elevators located by Section B/C in the garage. Take the Yuma elevator to the 2nd floor and walk straight down the hallway past the Clinical Program (Y265) until you come to the glass-walled bridge to Capital Building. Follow this bridge over the Atrium and you’ll come to the Office of Admissions in Suite C201. Please print out this Visitor's Parking Pass and place it on your dashboard. If you forget the pass, you can get another in the Office of Admissions at the start of your visit. Any car without a pass could be ticketed. Visitors to the law school may not park in residential streets surrounding the campus unless at a metered space.

By Uber/Taxi –
Please instruct the driver to drop you across from 4001 Yuma St. NW. This will bring you by the Capital Atrium entrance, then follow directions above regarding Enter the building marked Capital Atrium.

Admissions Reception Desk 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.

Raziye, third-year student, graduate of The College of New Jersey, from Boonton, NJ
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
Jameel, third-year student, graduate of Morehouse College, from Pomona, CA
Danielle, third-year student, graduate of NC State University, from Winston-Salem, NC
Christine, second-year student, gradaute of Stony Brook University, from Yonkers, NY