Campus Visit

Fall Semester Campus Visit Schedule
September 6, December 2, 2016
Schedule posted soon!

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

ADMISSIONS INFORMATION SESSIONS: Starting September 12, offered on most Mondays, Tuesdays (evening), and Fridays.

CLASS VISITS: Starting September 12, offered most weekdays. These are first-year required courses and seating is limited you must RSVP in advance.

TOURS: Starting September 6, offered most weekdays.

Fall Campus Visit Schedule will be posted by September 1st. If you will be in Washington, DC prior to September 6th you can schedule an appointment to meet with the Admissions Counselor assigned to your last name and take a self-guided tour. PLEASE NOTE: We can not accommodate visitors August 17-19 due to Orientation activities.

 

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 Accompaning 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 – 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.

Edwin, fourth-year JDMA student, graduate of University of Notre Dame, from Nashua, NH
Kris, second-year student, graduate of University of Maryland University College, from Millers Place, NY