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Visit Our Campus

We gladly invite you to visit the American University Washington College of Law (AUWCL) campus. Located in Washington, D.C's historic Tenleytown neighborhood, our 8.5 acre campus offers students the wonderful experience of studying at one of the nation's top schools as well as living in one of the nation's most vibrant cities. Whether it's our state-of-the-art facilities or the allure of vibrant city life, AUWCL provides an experience that extends beyond our doors. Schedule a visit and see for yourself why over 1500 students proudly call our campus home.

View of students on campus
 

Information for Visitors

Washington, DC offers numerous options for lodging accommodations for those visiting from out of state. You can use the resources below to find the best lodging arrangements for your visit.

Office of Admissions Summer Office Hours
Monday - Wednesday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday, 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Contacting The Office of Admissions:

  • Office of Admissions Location: 4300 Nebraska Ave, NW, Capital Building, C201 Washington, DC 20016
  • Admissions Reception Desk Phone: 202-274-4101
  • Email: wcladmit@wcl.american.edu

Schedule A Visit

Our summer visiting schedule is as follows:

 
Day Activity Time
Monday Student-guided Tour of Tenley Campus (two options)

11:00 am – 12:00pm

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3:00 – 4:00 pm

Tuesday  Student-guided Tour of Tenley Campus 1:00 – 2:00 pm
Wednesday Student-guided Tour of Tenley Campus 1:00 – 2:00 pm
Thursday Student-guided Tour of Tenley Campus 5:00 – 5:45 pm (Highlights Evening Tour)
Friday Student-guided Tour of Tenley Campus (two options)

11:00 am – 12:00pm

&

3:00 – 4:00 pm

 

RSVP with our admissions office to schedule a campus visit. To RSVP, email wcladmit@wcl.american.edu and provide the follow information:

  • Your First Name
  • Your Last Name
  • Phone Number
  • Email Address
  • Date of Visited
  • Number of Accompanying Guests

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.

Getting To Our Campus

Our admissions office is located at 4300 Nebraska Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20016

If you're in Washington, DC area and would like to visit us, we recommend one of the following travel options:

  • 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.

  • By Car In accordance with the university's Good Neighbor Parking Policy, visitors to the law school may not park in residential streets surrounding the campus including at parking meters.

    Parking: Admissions provides in the RSVP confirmation email an access code for a complimentary parking pass from the kiosk machines located in the garage elevator lobby. If you misplace the code or don't RSVP in advance, you can also purchase a parking pass for $2.00/hour at at the kiosk. Any car without a pass could be ticketed.

    Enter the law school garage at 4300 Nebraska Ave. NW. In the garage take an immediate left turn down the ramp to level P2.
     
  • 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.

Check out our exciting Upcoming Events

September 21 12:00PM-1:30PM Booze, Blow and Brian Cuban: A Look Ahead, A Look Back September 22 12:00PM-4:00PM United States Holocaust Memorial Museum site visit September 25 12:00PM-1:00PM Washington College of Law Mindfulness Mondays September 25 12:00PM-1:00PM Washington College of Law YT16 Public Interest Roundtable: Why Clerkships Matter for Public Interest Lawyers September 25 12:00PM-1:30PM Washington College of Law Y115 Intake Training: Homeless Person Representation Project September 26 12:00PM-1:00PM Washington College of Law Free Yoga with the Washington Yoga Center! September 26 12:00PM-1:00PM Washington College of Law N102 Orange is the New Black: Race, Class, Sexuality, Identity, and the Criminal Justice System in Popular Culture September 26 12:00PM-1:30PM Washington College of Law NT03 Human Rights Reading Group September 27 11:00AM-1:00PM Washington College of Law Commons Free Headshots! September 27 12:00PM-1:00PM Washington College of Law N103 Gideon's Promise Fellowship Information Session September 27 4:00PM-5:00PM Washington College of Law Yoga Class September 27 5:30PM-7:30PM Viacom,1515 Broadway, New York, NY 10036 Fall New York Alumni Reception October 05 5:30AM-7:30PM 601 Massachusetts Ave, N, Washington, DC Twelfth Annual International Commercial Arbitration Lecture October 05 5:30PM-7:30PM Washington College of Law Twelfth Annual International Commercial Arbitration Lecture October 16 12:00PM-1:00PM Washington College of Law YT16 Equal Justice Works Career Fair Prep Session October 20 7:45AM-5:00PM Washington College of Law Burton D. Wechsler First Amendment Moot Court Competition October 21 7:45AM-5:00PM Washington College of Law Burton D. Wechsler First Amendment Moot Court Competition October 26 12:30PM-5:00PM Washington College of Law YT01-01 Next Steps in Health Reform 2017 October 27 8:00AM-5:00PM Washington College of Law YT01-01 Next Steps in Health Reform November 03 8:00AM-5:00PM Washington College of Law 2017 National SJD Roundtable November 14 8:00AM-10:00PM Washington College of Law Symposium on Salient Issues in International Commercial Arbitration November 14 9:00AM-5:00PM Washington College of Law YT01-01 Symposium on Salient Issues in International Commercial Arbitration
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