Visit Us

Warren Building Entrance
Warren main entrance

Located in a beautiful residential area of Washington, DC, our 8.5 acre campus is one block from the Tenleytown/AU Metro Station. Posted below is information about on-campus visit activities and off-campus recruitment events. If you can not visit during a scheduled activity, you may obtain the Campus Walking Tour brochure at our Warren Information Desk. All visitors should enter campus at the Warren main entrance which is open Monday - Friday 8am - 8pm and Saturday 9am - 5pm, but closed on Sunday.

How to visit us

Fall Campus Visit Schedule
September 9 - December 6, 2019

 

  • Student-guided Tours and Class Visits end on November 26 due to Thanksgiving holiday and exam period.

  • University open but classes cancelled on Yom Kippur, Oct. 9; University closed on Thursday- Friday Nov. 28-29
  • No Evening Q&A on Sept. 24, Oct. 1, and Oct 9
  • Schedule may change due to class cancellations, unforeseen activities, or inclement weather.

Campus Visit Activities

           DAY                               OFFERING               TIME
MONDAY Admissions Info Session with Admissions Representative and Current Student

Two Student-guided Tours of Law Campus

Class Visits:
Contracts – Prof. Snyder
Civil Procedure  – Prof. Beske

Constitutional Law – Prof. Wermiel (Second-Year Part-time Evening Class)
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. & 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.


10:00 – 11:50 a.m.
1:30-3:20 p.m.
6:00 – 7:50 p.m.
TUESDAY Student-guided Tour of Law Campus

Evening Admissions Q& A with Admissions Representative

Class Visits:
Civil Procedure  – Prof. Duru
Torts  – Prof. Wiley
Torts – Prof. Popper (Part-time Evening Class)
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

5:00 – 5:45 p.m.


10:00 – 11:50 a.m.
1:30 – 3:20 p.m.
6:00 – 7:50 p.m.
WEDNESDAY Two Student-guided Tours of Law Campus


Class Visits:
Contracts – Prof. Snyder
Civil Procedure  – Prof. Beske

Constitutional Law – Prof. Wermiel (Second-Year Part-time Evening Class)
3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
5:00 – 5:45 p.m. (Highlights Evening Tour)

10:00 – 11:50 a.m.
1:30-3:20 p.m.
6:00 – 7:50 p.m.
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THURSDAY Student-guided Tour of Law Campus

Class Visits:
Civil Procedure  – Prof. Duru
Torts  – Prof. Wiley
Torts – Prof. Popper (Part-time Evening Class)
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.


10:00 – 11:50 a.m.
1:30 – 3:20 p.m.
6:00 – 7:50 p.m.
FRIDAY Admissions Info Session with Admissions Representative and Current Student

Two Student-guided Tours of Law Campus

Class Visit:
Civil Procedure – Prof. Grossman
Torts – Prof. Leiter
1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. & 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.


10:00 – 11:50 a.m.
10:00 – 11:50 a.m.

All prospective students are asked to RSVP at lease one business day prior to their desired visit date. You will then receive a confirmation email with logistics from our Admissions Reception Desk.

TO RSVP:
email the Admissions Reception Desk at wcladmit@wcl.american.edu and include:

  • First and Last Name
  • LSAC ID (if known)
  • Phone Number
  • Mailing Address
  • Email Address
  • Date and activities you wish to visit
  • Include if you are bringing a guest(s) for the tour/info session/Q&A (no guests permitted for class visits)

Admissions Reception Desk Staff

Upper-level law students staff the reception desk and our main phone line: 202-274-4101. Please call if you have any questions about the visit activities.  They are also a great resource and can answer questions about student life, class offerings, extra-curricular opportunities and studying law in Washington, DC.

Lodging/Hotel Accommodations
View a list of hotels/hostels located within a few miles of our law campus. AUWCL does not endorse any particular hotel/hostel but you should inquire if there is a discount for visitors to American University.

recruitment table
 

Our Admissions staff typically attend more than 120 recruitment events across the country each year. Most of these events are between September and November.

To see if we'll be at a campus or city near you, view our Recruitment Calendar.


Please note: We will be updating and adding events throughout the year.

Save the date
 

JD Prospective Student Evening Event
Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019 from 5:30 - 8:30 pm

Tentative Event Schedule:
5:00pm
Event Check-in Opens
5:30-6:00 pm Hearty appetizers and beverages served
6:00-7:30pm JD Admissions and Academic Programs Overview
7:30-8:30 pm Tour of Law Campus
Overview panelists include: Elizabeth Boals, Assistant Dean, Part-time & Online Education, Brooke Sandoval, Associate Director of Admissions and current law students

Stay tuned for RSVP link.

 

Office of Admissions Fall Hours:

Monday - Thursday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fridays 9:00 am - 5:00pm

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

Directions to the Office of Admissions:

Visitor Check-in: Prospective students and their guests must check-in at the Warren Building Information Desk located across from that building's entrance on the Terrace Level. All visitors must show a government issued photo ID and will receive a Visitor’s Badge to wear during the visit. After receiving your badge, please walk through The Commons (long, open study lounge) to cross into the Yuma Building. Take the elevators located behind the staircase to the 2nd Floor. From the elevator, follow signage directing you to the Capital Building and the Office of Admissions (Capital C201).  

Traveling to American University Washington College of Law:

By Metro –Take the Red Line to Tenleytown/AU Metro Station. At the top of the long escalator, bear right to take the next escalator to the street level. This will bring you to Wisconsin Avenue. Turn right and walk down Wisconsin Avenue, crossing Albemarle Street, and one block to Tenley Traffic Circle. Past St. Ann’s Church you’ll see the law campus in front of you. Follow along the sidewalk so the law campus and flagpole is on your right, and then you’ll see the Warren Building entrance ahead of you (near the driveway to garage).

By Car – Admissions provides complimentary parking for prospective students in the law school garage. You will need to show a photo ID at the garage entrance. Enter the garage at 4300 Nebraska Ave, NW. Immediately after stopping to check-in with attendant, turn left down the ramp to level P2 and park near section A in the garage closest to the Warren Elevator. Please use complimentary parking access code included in your visit confirmation email at the kiosk located inside the garage elevator lobby—you will need to enter your license plate number. If you forget to bring the access code, you will need to purchase a permit at the kiosk ($2.00 per hour). Any vehicle without a permit or access code can be ticketed. After you have finished at the kiosk, take Warren elevator to the Terrace level, exit to the right and the Warren Information Desk (where you will get your Visitor's Badge) will be to the right.