Metro and the American University Shuttle Service

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Washington's Metrorail system opens at 5am on weekdays and 7 am on weekends, closing at midnight Sunday through Thursday and 3 am on Friday and Saturday nights. The closest Metro stop to The American University is Tenleytown/AU on the Red Line. Public Metro buses run on regular schedules from several areas around DC and Maryland. Metro can give you information on specific routes and timetables for its buses and subways. Call its information service at (202) 637-7000 or visit the website of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority.

The Washington College of Law campus is located one block (0.3 miles) east of the Tenleytown-AU Metro station. From the Metro station, walk east on Wisconsin Avenue one block to Tenley Circle, turn right onto Tenley Circle, and right again at Nebraska Ave. The pedestrian entrance will be on the right. Enter through the Warren Building entrance.

From the Tenleytown/AU Metro stop you can also take the American University Shuttle for trips between Tenleytown, WCL and main campus. Board the AU shuttle at Tenleytown Metro stop. Tenley Campus is the 1st shuttle stop. Enter through the Warren Building pedestrian entrance located directly in front of the AU shuttle stop. See the shuttle tracker for live bus information, or the shuttle schedule for operating hours and frequency. For more information please call (202) 885-3302.