Building Hours

Mon - Fri 8:00 am to 8:00 pm (Capital Atruim closes at 6:00 pm)

Saturday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm (Warren Building entrance only)

NOTE: The overhead garage door is open Monday-Friday from 8:00 am -8:30 pm during the semesters.

In order to gain early and weekend access into the building, tap your American University ID card at the card readers next to the door.

Facilities Management

New Student Parking Policy Acceptance Form

We are located in suite YT05. Our office hours are from 9:00 am to 6:30 pm Monday - Thursday and 9:00 am to 5:30 pm Friday. If no one is in the office, please contact the information desk in the Warren lobby and they can page a Facilities Management staff member.

The Facilities Management office is committed to servicing the Washington College of Law faculty, staff and students. To ensure the safety of WCL occupants, our team of trained building engineers, troubleshoot maintenance requests inside and outside the building. Our office also manages parking and room scheduling for meetings, make-up classes, exams and special events. We are also responsible for recycling and removal of bulk trash throughout the building.

Please come visit us or contact us at for any of the following:

Obtain an American University Identification Card

AU ID cards are processed at Anderson Hall, Room 140 on main campus, 4400 Massachusetts Ave NW. The office hours are 9 am to 5 pm Monday through Thursday, 11:30 am to 5:00 pm Friday, and 11:00 am to 3:00 pm Saturday. Once your identification card has been processed, please bring your card to the Facilities Management office to have the card coded for WCL building access.

Report Maintenance or Custodial Problems

Please email maintenance and cleaning requests and concerns to or call extension 4357. Maintenance issues include safety hazards, malfunctioning building equipment, restroom problems, spills, trash pick up and so forth. You may also use this same email address if you needs keys made or have phone installation or repair requests. This email address may also be used for furniture assembly, carpentry, electrical, painting, heating and cooling, and plumbing requests. Please feel free to contact our office for any of the above mentioned issues.

Make a Room Reservation

All faculty, staff and student room reservations must be submitted on-line through EMS - Please note that email, phone, and walk-in request for space will not be accepted. All reservations must be made at least 48 business hours in advance.

Security Issues

Security for the WCL campus is handled through AU's Department of Public Safety. Public Safety officers are on WCL campus 24/7 and can be reached for non-emergencies at (202) 885-2527 and for emergencies at (202) 885-3636. For information on WCL school closing, dial (202) 274-4400. For AU Main Campus closings dial (202) 885-1100. WCL generally follows the same closing schedule as AU main campus.


New Student Parking Policy Acceptance Form

Applications for parking are available online at There are two designated lots for parking: WCL Garage located at 4300 Nebraska Ave NW 20016 and Yuma Street surface lot located on Yuma Street. Parking at WCL is by permit or payment only every weekday between the hours of 8:00 AM and 8:30 PM.

The AU parking policy stipulates the parking requirements for all American University students, faculty, and staff. According to the university's "Good Neighbor" policy, parking is restricted on the streets surrounding the main campus and the WCL campus. All members of the university community - including students, faculty, staff, visitors, and guests are required to park at an AU parking facility or use public transportation when engaged at activities at the university. Students, faculty, and full-time staff who wish to drive to and from WCL must register their vehicle with the facilities office and purchase a parking permit.

Parking at all WCL locations is on a first come first serve basis. Additional campus parking is available on the AU main campus at the Katzen Arts Center Garage.

Complimentary parking arrangements are made for guest speakers, VIP, and special guests through the Facilities Management Office by sending a request to with the name of person(s), the date and time they are arriving, the event, and reason for complimentary parking.