Summer Campus Visits and Virtual Info Sessions
May 31 - August 5, 2022

Admissions will resume in-person visits with the start of our summer visit schedule. See below for dates and times of tours, in-person info sessions, and virtual sessions. Due to final exams and end of the semester activities, we can not accommodate any in-person visitors until our summer schedule begins.

How to visit us

Summer Guided Tours 
June 1 - August 5

During the summer, JD Office of Admissions hosts campus tours for prospective and admitted students a few times each week. These tours are guided by a current student/recent alum or an Admissions representative. (Note: No tours on Monday, June 20, Friday, July 1, and Monday, July 4)

Daytime Tours: (one hour)
-Mondays (11:00am and 2:00pm)
-Wednesdays (2:00pm)   
-Fridays (11:00am and 2:00pm)

Evening Highlight Tours: (45 minutes)
-Wednesdays (5:00pm) only offered on June 8, July 13, and August 3

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!


Summer Admissions Information Sessions for Prospective Students
(not current applicants)
On the following Fridays at 1:00pm: June 3, June 17, July 8, July 29, and August 5
 

These hour-long, in-person sessions will be led by an Admissions representative who will 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!


REQUIREMENTS TO VISIT:

·  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.

·  On May 23, masks are optional on campus but strongly encouraged. Please wear a KN95, N95, or KF94 mask.

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.

Summer 2022 Virtual Admissions Information Sessions
On the following Tuesdays at 3:00pm: May 31, June 14, June 28, July 12, July 26, and August 2
 

These virtual sessions are for prospective students for a future admissions cycle, not current applicants and will be held via Zoom. 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 20 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 admissions counselor 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 Nicholas Lim at https://calendly.com/nilim

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

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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 events currently scheduled.

 

Office of Admissions Fall 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