Campus Visit

Fall Semester Campus Visit Schedule
September 6 - December 2, 2016

Capital Building
Our 8.5 acre Tenley Campus is located on Tenley Circle at 4300 Nebraska Avenue, NW, one block south of the Tenleytown/AU Metro Station(Red Line).

Admissions Info and Q&A Sessions: September 12 - December 2
Student-Guided Tours: September 6 - December 2
First-Year Class Visits: September 12 – November 23

  • Admissions Info Session cancelled for Monday, 10/3
  • University is open but classes are cancelled on 10/12 for Yom Kippur
  • University closed for Thanksgiving holiday Thursday 11/24-11/25
  • Evening Option session will be an Admissions Q&A except for the following dates when it will be an Ask a Current Student session: 9/28, 10/5, 10/9, 10/26, 11/2

Depending on space availability, guests of prospective students may attend a tour and information session. Schedule may change due to class cancellations, unforeseen activities, or inclement weather. RSVP details below.


DAY

ACTIVITY

TIME

MONDAY

Admissions Info Session with Admissions Representative and Current Student

Student-guided Tour of Tenley Campus

Class Visits:
Contracts – Prof. Carroll
Torts – Prof. Hunter
Torts – Prof. Popper (**Part-time Program Evening Option)

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

12:00 – 1:30 p.m. and
5:00 – 5:45 p.m. (**Highlights Evening Option)

10:00 – 11:50 a.m.
2:00 – 3:50 p .m.
6:00 – 7:20 p.m.

TUESDAY

Student-guided Tour of Tenley Campus

Class Visits:
Civil Procedure – Prof. Niles
Torts – Prof. Nicola
Civil Procedure – Prof. Grossman

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.


10:00 – 11:50 a.m.
1:30 – 3:20 p.m.
3:30 – 5:20 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

Student-guided Tour of Tenley Campus

** Evening Option Admissions Q& A
Ask a Current Student session instead on these dates: on 9/28, 10/5, 10/19, 10/26, and 11/2

Class Visits:
Contracts – Prof. Carroll
Torts – Prof. Hunter
Torts – Prof. Popper (**Part-time Program Evening Option)

1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

5:00 – 5:45 p.m.


10:00 – 11:50 a.m.
2:00 – 3:50 p .m.
6:00 – 7:20 p.m.

THURSDAY

Student-guided Tour of Tenley Campus

Class Visits:
Civil Procedure – Prof. Niles
Torts – Prof. Nicola
Civil Procedure – Prof. Grossman

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.


10:00 – 11:50 a.m.
1:30 – 3:20 p.m.
3:30 – 5:20 p.m.

FRIDAY

Admissions Info Session with Admissions Representative and Current Student

Student-guided Tour of Tenley Campus

Class Visit:
Civil Procedure – Prof. Duru
Contracts – Prof. Snyder

1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. &
2:00 – 3:30 p.m.

10:00 – 11:50 a.m.
10:00 – 11:50 a.m.


Class Visit Guidelines:
• Check in at the Office of Admissions in the Capital Building in room C201 at least thirty minutes before the class.
• An Admissions student staffer will escort you to the classroom to introduce you to the professor. If you arrive late (less than 15 minutes prior to the start of class), you will not be able to attend the class.
• Due to limited seating, we can’t accommodate guests of prospective students in the classroom. You can register a guest to join you for a tour/ info session only.
• Stay for the entire class session unless there’s a break time during class.
• You may observe the class lecture and discussion but are not encouraged to participate.
• Do not use your cell phone while the class is in session.
• There’s typically time after class to mingle with students and the professor. Feel free to use this time to address questions to the professor or to students.

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 of Visit (if it's on a Monday or Friday, specific which tour time)
–If You Have Any Guests Accompanying You

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

Hotel/Hostel Suggestions

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 – In accordance with the university's Good Neighbor Parking Policy, visitors to the law school may not park in residential streets surrounding the campus including at parking meters. Admissions provides complimentary parking for prospective students in the law school garage. Please print out this Visitor's Parking Pass and place it on your dashboard. If you forget the pass, ask for one at the Office of Admissions at the start of your visit. Any car without a pass could be ticketed. 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 to the 2nd floor and follow signs to Capital Building and Admissions in suite C201.

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.

Fall 2016 Student Staff/Tour Guides:
Edwin, fourth-year JDMA student, graduate of University of Notre Dame, from Nashua, NH
Sterling, third-year student, graduate of Stetson University, from Deland, FL
Christal, second-year student, graduate of Radford University, from Stafford, VA
Sarah, second-year student, graduate of Northeastern University, from Amesbury, MA
Samantha, second-year student, graduate of Carthage College, from Kenosha, WI
Kris, second-year student, graduate of University of Maryland University College, From Millers Place, NY
Ian, second-year student, graduate of San Francisco State University, from Berkeley, CA