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Thanks so much for your interest in American University Washington College of Law’s new Tenley Campus. We are very excited about what this new campus means for our students, faculty and staff and the entire legal community here in Washington D.C. and around the world. If you would like further information, or would like to schedule an interview, please contact our public relations team.
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Fast Facts

  • 8 ½ acre campus, 1 block from the Tenleytown-AU Metro Station
  • 312,000 square feet of space across all buildings
  • 37,000 square feet of teaching space
  • 500-seat conference center, Grossman Hall
  • 8,000 square feet of space for the Clinical Program
  • 5 courtrooms – the largest being a technologically-equipped 60-seat courtroom for class, appellate, and mock courtroom activities
  • 60-seat Atrium Café; 223-seat Dining Hall
  • 847 seats in the 2 1/2 floor Pence Law Library
  • 5,400 square foot outdoor courtyard

Latest News

AUWCL Holds Discussion Groups with Free CLE as Part of the Celebration for New Campus
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. 
 

By Megan Crawford
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.
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!
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.
 
First Moot Court Competition Hosted at the Tenley Campus
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. 
By Maria Mikey

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Capital Hall
Capital Hall
Claudio Grossman Hall
Claudio Grossman Hall
The Courthouse
The Courthouse
The Courtyard and Yuma Building
The Courtyard and Yuma Building
The Commons
The Commons
Reading Room in Pence Law Library
Reading Room in Pence Law Library
Collaborative Learning Environment
Collaborative Learning Environment
Green Campus
Green Campus
The Atrium
The Atrium
Warren Building and Pence Law Library
Warren Building and Pence Law Library