Our New Home

When the fall 2015 semester is complete, American University Washington College of Law will move to a new state-of-the-art legal center at AU's Tenley Campus where our world-class faculty, inspired students, dedicated alumni, and others will come together to champion what matters. Check here for the latest news and information on the campus, buildings, construction, and milestones.

AUWCL Holds Discussion Groups with Free CLE as Part of the Celebration for New Campus
By Megan Crawford
February 23, 2016
AUWCL Holds Discussion Groups with Free CLE as Part of the Celebration for New Campus

As part of the celebration weekend for the new campus, on Saturday, Feb. 13, American Unviersity Washington College of Law hosted a breakfast with guest speaker Dr. Jim Yong Kim, president of The World Bank Group. After the breakfast, over a dozen discussion groups on relevant local, national, and international topics by leaders in their fields took place, offering free Continuing Legal Education to participants. 
 

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VIDEO: February 12, 2016 Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
February 22, 2016
VIDEO: February 12, 2016 Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
On February 12, 2016, American University Washington College of Law welcomed hundreds of alumni, students, city officials, and members of the law school and AU communities to the Ribbon Cutting Celebration Weekend for its new Tenley Campus. Watch our highlights video from the ceremony.
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Special Moments from the Tenley Campus Celebration
February 22, 2016
Special Moments from the Tenley Campus Celebration
During the Tenley ribbon-cutting festivities Feb. 12-13, we asked students, faculty, alumni and friends to share their excitement for our new campus with the hashtag #buildwhatmatters – and they did just that! We’ve compiled some of our favorite moments from our celebration captured on social media. Check it out!
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American University Washington College of Law Hosts Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for New Campus
January 29, 2016
American University Washington College of Law Hosts Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for New Campus
U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser will join AU leadership, distinguished alumni, and the SBA President in a formal ceremony to officially open the new American University Washington College of Law Tenley Campus Feb. 12,2016.
 
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First Moot Court Competition Hosted at the Tenley Campus
By Maria Mikey
January 21, 2016
First Moot Court Hosted at the Tenley Campus
The Moot Court Honor Society at American University ran a successful Alvina Reckman-Myers First Year Moot Court Tournament on Jan 16-17, 2016. The annual intra-school competition was the first official moot court hosted at the grand Ceremonial Classroom on Tenley Campus. 
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Tenley Campus Opens for Students
By Maria Mikey
January 20, 2016
Tenley Campus Opens for Students
On Jan. 11, 2016, the first day of the spring semester, American University Washington College of Law students returned to law school to begin classes at the shiny Tenley Campus. The day kicked off with a t-shirt giveaway and coffee and bagels at The Commons, one of the collaborative student areas. For many, it was the first time at the new building, which involved a lot of exploring and excitement about the new space’s accessibility and bright classrooms. As we continue to settle in, check out the photo gallery from the first day of the semester. 
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Students Start Classes on Tenley Campus
By Maria Mikey
January 11, 2016
Students Start Classes on Tenley Campus
On Monday, Jan. 11, 2016, American University Washington College of Law's students, faculty, and staff began the spring semester at the law school's new Tenley Campus. The 8 ½ acre state-of-the-art campus fulfills our long-held vision to create a legal center that inspires our community and reflects our proud history and promising future. 
 
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Relocation Continues, Faculty and Staff Say Goodbye to 4801 Mass Ave
By Maria Mikey
December 8, 2015
Relocation Continues, Faculty and Staff Say Goodbye to 4801 Mass Ave
On Friday, Dec. 4, the second group of American University Washington College of Law faculty and staff began moving to the Tenley Campus. During the feverish packing in anticipation of the move, the members of our community reflected on their time at 4801 Massachusetts Avenue.
 
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Move to Tenley is Underway, Interior Work Wraps Up
By Maria Mikey
November 16, 2015
Move to Tenley is Underway, Interior Work Wraps Up
We have two exciting updates about American University Washington College of Law's move to the Tenley Campus. First, Pence Law Library has begun moving the collections to its new home in the Warren Building. Second, the furniture for our new light-filled classrooms and spacious student spaces has been delivered.
 
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Faculty and Staff Offices Begin Relocating to Tenley Campus
By Maria Mikey
November 3, 2015
Faculty and Staff Offices Begin Relocating to Tenley Campus
The first out of four groups of faculty and staff at American University Washington College of Law have begun moving into their new workspace at Tenley Campus. War Crimes Research Office, the Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, the Project on Addressing Prison Rape, the Office of Special Events and Continuing Legal Education, as well as some teams of the Office of Technology and Facilities Management are among the inaugural group.
 
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