Virtual Visit Activities

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 an update regarding spring 2020 campus visit schedule.

How to visit us

NOTE: From March 16 - May 5, 2020 our staff is working remotely due to COVID-19.
We will offer the following virtual sessions starting March 23- May 1:
  • Admissions Information Sessions - Mondays and Fridays from 1-2pm
  • Waiting List Sessions- Thursdays from 3-3:30pm

We are no longer accepting campus visit requests through May 5 due the university's policy regarding COVID-19. We are offering virtual small group Admissions Information Sessions, Waiting List Sessions, and appointments with the Admissions staff indicated below.

Admissions Information Sessions - hosted on Mondays and Fridays from 1-2pm:

Waiting List Sessions - hosted on Thursdays from 3-3:30pm:

Admissions Counselor Alex Richmond
Primary contact for JD prospective students/applicants with last names A-K.
Schedule a virtual appointment:

Admissions Counselor Jamie Katz

Primary contact for JD prospective students/applicants with last name beginning with L-Z.
Schedule a virtual appointment:

Associate Director of Admissions Brooke Sandoval

Contact for questions about academic offerings, dual degree programs, and housing/moving to DC.
Schedule a virtual appointment:

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.

We have no further prospective students events scheduled for Fall 2019 semester. Many of the events hosted by the law school are open to the public. Please view the law school's Events Calendar.

Past event: JD Prospective Student Evening Event held on Thursday, November 21, 2019.


Office of Admissions Fall Hours:

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

4300 Nebraska Ave, NW, Capital Building, C201 Washington, DC 20016
Admissions Reception Desk Phone: 202-274-4101

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.