Fall Schedule 2015
September 14- November 13, 2015
During the fall semester the Office of Admissions host information sessions, student-led tours, and class visits each week. Posted below is the schedule of offerings. Due to the law school's transition to our new Tenley Campus location for spring 2016, the Office of Admissions will be moving around November 20th to our location at Tenley. Current students will finish final exams at our current facility and then start spring semester at Tenley Campus.
|Attend a small-group session led by an Admissions representative and current law student.||Take a highlight tour of our current building to learn more about our student community.||Visit a first-year required class. Seating is limited to 4 visitors per class. Visitors must stay for the entire class period unless the professor gives a class break. Visitors must arrive 5 minutes prior to class and introduce themselves to the professor.|
Offered on most
|Offered on most Mondays and Fridays from 2-2:30 pm.||
Offered at various times on most Mondays- Fridays.
Click here to see class schedule.
To RSVP please email our Admissions Reception Desk and include the following:
- First and Last Name
- LSAC ID if available
- Mailing Address
- Email Address
- Requested visit date and activities (info session, tour, and/or class visit)
- Whether you will be bringing a guest to the info session or tour (please note that only prospective students can attend a class visit)
You will receive an email confirmation within one business day. If you would like to schedule a same-day visit, please call our Admissions Reception Desk at 202-274-4101.
If you are unable to attend one of the scheduled offering you may request an informational meeting with an Admissions Counselor. Please note that during the fall semester our counselors are traveling to recruitment events, so their appointment schedules will be limited. 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/
Information about traveling to Washington, D.C., hotel accommodations, shuttle bus transportation to WCL:
- Hotel/Hostel Suggestions
- Driving directions to the Washington College of Law
- Map of the law school neighborhood
- Map of American University main campus
- Map showing the WCL Direct Shuttle stop at the Tenleytown-AU Metro Station. (The WCL Direct Shuttle runs Mondays-Fridays every 30 minutes between 8 am-12:30 am, with additional shuttles every 15 minutes between 8:00 am-Noon and 4:00 pm-8:00 pm during the fall and spring semesters)
Admissions Reception Desk, Suite 507
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 9am-6pm and Friday 9am-5pm
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