Campus Visits and Virtual Info Sessions 

How to visit us

Spring Guided Tours
January 18-April 24, 2023
Mondays (11am and 3pm); Wednesdays (Evening Highlights Tour 5-5:45pm); Thursdays (11am and 2pm) and Fridays (11am and 3pm)
 
 

No public tours on Fridays March 24 and April 21 due to special events.

The guided tours explore our three interconnected campus buildings and accommodate about 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 here
 

Spring In-Person Sessions: 

Option 1) Admissions Information Sessions

Mondays from 2-3pm, January 23-April 24, 2023
 

Led by an Admissions representative and a current law student these sessions 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 here.
 

Option 2) First-Year Experience and Experiential Learning Information Sessions 
Fridays from 2-3pm, January 20-April 14, 2023 (except for March 24 due to a special event)
 

Led by an Admissions representative and a current law student these sessions discuss the first-year experience, areas of study, experiential learning opportunities (Externships, Clinics, Advocacy), student organizations, and overview on housing options. These sessions will not discuss how to apply and are geared towards those who have already applied and/or are admitted. These sessions will be limited to 25 attendees. Attendees 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 here.

COVID-19 SAFETY PROTOCOL REQUIREMENTS TO VISIT:

·  All fully vaccinated visitors will need to present proof of full COVID-19 vaccination at check-in, per the university's 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.

Virtual Admissions Information Sessions 
Tuesdays (3-4pm ET) from January 10-May 2, 2023

These sessions are led by an Admissions representative and current law student and discuss the admission process, financial aid options, and a brief overview of some experiential offerings (Externship, Clinical, and Advocacy Programs).

Register here.
 

Virtual Waiting List Sessions
Thursdays (1-1:45pm ET) from March 9- May 4, 2023


The registration link will be posted by early January 2023.
 

Led by an Amissions Counselor, these sessions are specifically for candidates on our waiting list and will discuss our waiting list process.

Register 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 https://calendly.com/esegalla

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.

There are no prospective students events currently scheduled.

Admitted students should refer to the JD Admitted Students Site noted in your admissions notification to view events planned specifically for admitted students.

 

JD Office of Admissions Hours:

Monday - Thursday 9:00 am - 6:00 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.

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