Visit Campus

Fall Campus Visit Schedule
September 5 - December 1


Our 8.5 acre Tenley Campus is located one block from the Tenleytown/AU Metro Station (Red Line). During the summer we offer student-guided tours on most weekdays.

Admissions Info and Q&A Sessions: September 11 - December 1
Student-Guided Tours: September 5 - December 1
First-Year Class Visits: September 11 – November 22

  • University closed for Thanksgiving holiday Thursday and Friday 11/23-11/24
  • Evening Option Session will be an Admissions Q&A except for the following dates when it will be an Ask a Current Student session: 9/28,  and 10/19

Schedule may change due to class cancellations, unforeseen activities, or inclement weather. RSVP details below.

Fall Campus Visit Schedule
DAY OFFERING TIME
MONDAY
Admissions Info Session with Admissions Representative and Current Student
 
Student-guided Tour of Tenley Campus
 
Class Visits:
Contracts – Prof. Snyder
Civil Procedure – Prof. Franck
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
 
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. & 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
 
 
1:00 – 2:50 p.m.
2:00 – 3:50 p .m.
TUESDAY
 
Two Student-guided Tours of Tenley Campus
 


Class Visits:
Torts  – Prof. Wiley
Civil Procedure  – Prof. Niles
Torts – Prof. Popper ( **Part-time Program Evening Option)
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. &
5:00 – 5:45 p.m.
(**Highlights Evening Option)
 
10:00 – 11:50 a.m.
2:00 – 3:50 p.m.
6:00 – 7:20 p.m.
WEDNESDAY
Student-guided Tour of Tenley Campus
 
 
Class Visits:
Civil Procedure – Prof. Frost
Torts – Prof. Hunter
Contracts – Prof. Snyder
Civil Procedure – Prof. Franck
3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
 
 
 
9:30 – 11:20 a.m.
10:00 – 11:50 a.m.
1:00 – 2:50 p.m.
2:00 – 3:50 p .m.
THURSDAY
Student-guided Tour of Tenley Campus
** Evening Option Admissions Q& A
Ask a Current Student session instead on these dates: 9/28 and 10/19
 
Class Visits:
Torts  – Prof. Wiley
Civil Procedure  – Prof. Niles
Torts – Prof. Popper  (**Part-time Program Evening Option)
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
 
5:00 – 5:45 p.m.
 
10:00 – 11:50 a.m.
2:00 – 3:50 p.m.
6:00 – 7:20 p.m.
FRIDAY
Admissions Info Session with Admissions Representative and Current Student
 
Two Student-guided Tours of Tenley Campus

Class Visit:
Civil Procedure – Prof. Frost
Torts– Prof. Figley
Torts– Prof. Hunter
1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
 
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 p.m. & 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

9:30 – 11:20 a.m.
9:30 – 11:20 a.m.
10:00 – 11:50 a.m.

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 You Wish to Visit
  • Activity (specify tour time, info session, Q&A, and/or which specific class)


All prospective students are asked to RSVP at least one business day in advance of their desired visit. You will receive a confirmation email with logistics from our Admissions Reception Desk. 

Office of Admissions Hours:

Monday - Thursday, 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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

Directions to the Office of Admissions:

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.

Enter the building marked Capital Atrium. From the ground floor Atrium area take the elevator located behind the café area to the 2nd floor and exit left to C201.

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 located by the garage elevator. 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. Take the Yuma Building elevators located by Section B/C in the garage to the 2nd floor and follow signs to Capital Building and Admissions in suite C201.

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.

Admissions Reception Desk Staff

Upper-level law students staff the reception desk and main phone line of the Office of Admissions. They are a great resource for prospective students and can answer questions about student life, class offerings, extra-curricular opportunities and studying law in Washington, DC.

Fall 2017 Student Staff/Tour Guides:
Samantha, third-year JDMA student, graduate of Carthage College, from Kenosha, WI
Kris, third-year student, graduate of University of Maryland University College, from Millers Place, NY
Stephanie, second-year JDMA student, graduate of University of Central Arkansas, from Jacksonville, AR
Annica, third-year student, graduate of University of Washington, from Arlington, WA
Jacqueline,third-year student, graduate of Bay Path College, from Hamden, CT
Monifa, third-year student, graduate of University of Florida, from Cooper City, FL
Larissa, third-year student, graduate ofTexas A&M University, from Dallas, TX