Office of Admissions Fall Hours:
Monday - Thursday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fridays 9:00 am - 5:00pm
Office of Admissions Location: 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: Check-in at the Warren Building Information Desk located by the Warren 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 straight down the hallway 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 next to the Container Store entrance. Turn right and walk down Wisconsin Avenue, cross Albemarle Street, and walk one block to Tenley Circle. Pass St. Ann’s Church and 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.
By Car – If you RSVP in advance to visit, Admissions can provide a complimentary parking code for 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 will be to the right.
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.