Living in D.C.

Washington, D.C. is one of the most vibrant and culturally rich cities in the world. With world-renowned institutions, such as the Smithsonian, and world-class events, like the annual Cherry Blossom Parade, living in D.C. means there is never a dull moment. Being a member of the AUWCL family puts you front and center to access one of the greatest cities in the world.


Tenley Campus

Our new 8 ½ acre Tenley Campus allows us to expand on our core values of equality, diversity, global vision and engagement, intellectual rigor, and experiential learning. Conveniently located on Metro’s Red Line, with state-of-the-art technology, environmental sustainability, indoor and outdoor spaces for quiet study and reflection, as well as community building and collaboration. Read more


Getting Around

There are plenty of options for getting around the D.C. metropolitan area. Explore the city on its expansive public transportation system, or use one of the many ride share and taxi services, which are abound in the area. With so many options at your fingertips, getting around is made simple and easy in this charming metropolis.


Good Eats

Washington, D.C.'s food scene is robust to say the least. With so many cultures converging here, the city is foodie's dream and offers something to satisfy whatever your taste buds may be craving.


Great Venues

D.C.'s venues offer a variety of entertainment. Whether you are in the mood for some theater, a memorable concert, you're almost certain to find the perfect venue for your interest.


Vibrant Nightlife

D.C. nightlife is eventful. With plenty to offer, the choices are seemingly endless. Spend your night out on the town with friends enjoying the latest restaurant, try out the latest dance craze at one of the city's hottest clubs, or simply enjoy an impromptu street performance in one of the city's trendiest corridors.