Fall Campus Visits and Virtual Info Sessions
August 30 - December 6, 2022

Admissions is now offering our fall visit activities. See below for dates and times of tours, in-person info sessions, and virtual sessions.

Please note that we are not hosting any in-person or virtual activities through August 30. This is for orientation and Fall 2023 application cycle preparation. 

How to visit us

Fall Guided Tours 
September 12 - November 30

The JD Office of Admissions is hosting campus tours for prospective students several times a week from Monday, September 12 - Wednesday, November 30. 

Daytime Tours: (one hour)
-Mondays (11:00am and 3:00pm)
-Fridays (11:00am and 3:00pm)

Evening Highlight Tours: (45 minutes)
-Wednesdays (5:00pm)

The tours explore our three interconnected campus buildings and accommodate about 10-15 prospective/admitted students with up to one guest each. All participants must register at least one business day in advance of the requested visit (and indicate if they are bringing one guest) to receive the confirmation email with instructions. All visitors must abide by the university COVID-19 protocols posted below.  

Register for an in-person campus tour here!

Fall Admissions Information Sessions  
September 12 - November 28

The JD Office of Admissions is hosting admissions information sessions for prospective students on Mondays and Fridays at 2:00pm. These hour-long sessions will be led by an Admissions representative and discuss the application process, financial aid options, and present a brief overview of experiential learning and some student activities. These sessions will be limited to 25 attendees. Prospective students may bring up to one guest with them for the session, but must indicate that when they register. Prospective students must register one business day in advance of their requested visit to receive the confirmation email with instructions. All visitors must abide by the university COVID-19 protocols posted below.  

Register for an in-person admissions information session here!


·  All fully vaccinated visitors will need to present proof of full COVID-19 vaccination at check-in, per our COVID-19 Health and Safety Protocols.

·  If visitors are unvaccinated because of religious/medical reasons, they must present at this event a negative COVID-19 PCR test result taken within 72 hours before the visit.

·  Face masks are optional for visit activities.

If you are experiencing any of the following symptoms, regardless of vaccination status, please reschedule your visit: fever of 100.4 or above, cough, sore throat, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, chills, muscle aches, new loss of taste or smell.

*Please note that:

  • We require three weeks of notice to request live close captioning. Attendees in need of this service should select a session at least three weeks in advance and select the live closed captioning option on the registration page.
  • Attendees may only sign up for one session. They have the option to cancel and reschedule for a different date if needed.

Fall Virtual Admissions Information Sessions
August 30 - December 6

These virtual sessions will be hosted on Tuesdays at 3:00pm ET. An Admissions representative will discuss the application process, financial aid options, and present a brief overview of experiential learning and some student activities. Space is limited to 25 participants.

Register for a virtual information session here!

Virtual Campus Tour Video

Join two student guides in our official virtual tour video, created to give prospective students an idea of our 8.5-acre campus and its three interconnect buildings. Check it out here!

A number of our admissions staff offer virtual Zoom appointments. Please review the options below and select the appropriate individual.

For questions about our admissions process or the waiting list process contact the team member assigned to your last name:

For questions about our JD Transfer/Visiting student process or JD Transfer for Foreign Lawyer Option — schedule with Assistant Director Emma Segalla at esegalla@wcl.american.edu.

For specific questions about academic offerings, experiential opportunities, or dual degree programs — you can schedule with Associate Director of Admissions Brooke Sandoval at https://calendly.com/sandoval-1

Wondering what it's like to brief your first case, conduct legal research for the Department of Justice, or represent your first client? How can you balance studying for classes, working at an externship or for a law clinic and still have time for a social life? Here's an opportunity to connect with a student ambassador about their experience at the Washington College of Law and their life in Washington, D.C.

virtual activity

Our Admissions team will be participating in a number of virtual and in-person recruitment events hosted by The Law School Admissions Council (LSAC), different consortia, and undergraduate institutions. 

We will add these events to our Recruitment Calendar throughout the admissions cycle.

NLAC Washington DC Event

Join admissions deans and directors from the seven National Law Admissions Consortium (NLAC) schools at this in-person event in Washington, DC. The panel presentation will provide an overview on the admissions and financial aid process. A law fair will follow the panel and offer an opportunity to speak directly with the representative from each NLAC school.


4:15 pm - 6:45 pm - Event Check-in

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm - Optional Campus Tours of American University Washington College of Law (AUWCL)

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm - Admissions 101 Panel

7:30 pm - 8:00 pm - NLAC Law School Fair


American University Washington College of Law (AUWCL)

Claudio Grossman Hall, Yuma Building Terrace Level


Click here to register. Deadline to register is 12pm on Tuesday, October 11. Space is limited and may fill prior to registration deadline.


Office of Admissions Fall Hours:

Monday - Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fridays 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
*Please note that our staff works remotely on Tuesdays and our office will be closed to the public on that day.

4300 Nebraska Ave, NW, Capital Building (C201), Washington, DC 20016
Email: wcladmit@wcl.american.edu
Phone: 202-274-4101