Visit Campus

SPRING CAMPUS VISIT SCHEDULE
JANUARY 16 - MAY 11, 2018


Our 8.5 acre Tenley Campus is located one block from the Tenleytown/AU Metro Station (Red Line).

Student-Guided Tours: January 16 – April 20
Admissions Info and Q&A Sessions: January 22 – May 11
First-Year Class Visits: January 22 – April 20
Waiting List Sessions: March 19 – May 11

  • During Spring Break (March 12-16) there are no class visits and limited tours:
    -Monday, 1pm info session and 2pm tour
    -Tuesday,  noon tour
    -Wednesday and Thursday,  no activities
    -Friday, 1pm info session and 2pm tour

  • All activities cancelled on Friday, March 23 and Friday, April 13 due to special events.

Schedule may change due to class cancellations, unforeseen activities, or inclement weather. Depending on space availability, guests of prospective students may attend a tour and information session. Only prospective students (no guests) may attend class visits. Classes noted with ** are a first-year elective class. RSVP details below.

Spring Campus Visit Schedule

DAY OFFERING TIME
MONDAY
Admissions Info Session with Admissions Representative and Current Student
 
Student-guided Tour of Tenley Campus (two options)
 
 
Waiting List Candidate Session (limited to March 19 – May 11)
 
Class Visits:
**International Law – Prof. Méndez
**Environmental Law – Prof. Leiter
**Immigration & Naturalization – Prof. Rathod
Constitutional Law – Prof. Tsai
1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
 
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
& 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
 
3:30 - 4:00 p.m.
 
 
9:30 – 10:50 a.m.
10:30 – 11:50 a.m.
10:30 – 11:50 a.m.
1:00 – 2:50 p.m.
TUESDAY
Evening Option Admissions Q&A
 
Student-guided Tour of Tenley Campus
 
Class Visits:
Constitutional Law – Prof. Wermiel
Criminal Law – Prof. Robbins
Criminal Law – Prof. Boals
Criminal Law – Prof. Jones (Part-time Program Evening Class)
5:00 – 5:45 p.m.
 
12:00 – 12:45 p.m.
 
 
10:00 – 11:50 a.m.
10:00 – 11:20 a.m.
1:00 – 2:20 p.m.
6:00 – 7:50 p.m.
WEDNESDAY
Student-guided Tour of Tenley Campus (two options)
 
 
 
Class Visits:
**Intro to Intellectual Property Law & Policy – Prof. Farley
**Public Law: Legislation and the Regulatory State – Prof. Varona
**International Law – Prof. Chuang
**Environmental Law – Prof. Leiter
**Immigration & Naturalization – Prof. Rathod
Civil Procedure – Prof. Corr (Part-time Program Evening Class)
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
& 5:00 – 5:45 p.m.
(highlights evening tour)
 
 
10:00 – 11:50 a.m.
10:00 – 11:50 a.m.
10:30 – 11:50 a.m.
10:30 – 11:50 a.m.
10:30 – 11:50 a.m.
6:00 – 7:50 p.m.
THURSDAY
Student-guided Tour of Tenley Campus
 
 
Class Visits:
Constitutional Law – Prof. Wermiel
Criminal Law – Prof. Jones (Part-time Program Evening Class)
5:00 – 5:45 p.m.
(highlights evening tour)
 
 
10:00 – 11:50 a.m.
6:00 – 7:50 p.m.
FRIDAY
Admissions Info Session with Admissions Representative and Current Student
 
Student-guided Tour of Tenley Campus (two options)
 
 
Waiting List Candidate Session (limited to March 19 – May 11)
 
Class Visits:
Constitutional Law – Prof. Daskal
Criminal Law – Prof. Robbins
1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
 
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
& 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
 
3:30 - 4:00 p.m.
 

9:30 – 11:20 a.m.
10:00 – 11:20 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 be 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 on residential streets surrounding the campus including at parking meters.

- Parking: Admissions provides an access code in the RSVP confirmation email 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 the 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 from the ground floor Atrium area take the elevator located behind the café area to the 2nd floor and exit left to C201.

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.

Spring 2018 Student Staff/Tour Guides:
Samantha, third-year JD/MA 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 JD/MA 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
Larissa, third-year student, graduate of Texas A&M University, from Dallas, TX