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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

Students Explore the New Tenley Campus
October 28, 2015
Students Explore the New Tenley Campus

On Oct. 15, Dean Claudio Grossman took a group of more than 30 current American University Washington College of Law students on a hard-hat tour of the new Tenley Campus buildout. Prior to the tour, the students had an opportunity to meet with the Dean and ask him questions about his career and the new campus in an informal atmosphere.

By Maria Mikey
Photos from the October Faculty and Staff Tour
October 7, 2015
Photos from the October Faculty and Staff Tour

On October 6, American University Washington College of Law faculty and staff joined Dean Grossman on the Tenley Campus tour. The two groups toured new classroom and clinic spaces in the Yuma Building, the academic heart of the new campus, and visited the 6,000 square feet Grossman Hall. After getting a sneak peak of the grand Ceremonial Courtroom in the Warren Building, they continued the tour in the Pence Law Library. 

By Maria Mikey
Tenley Campus Targeting LEED Gold Certification
September 30, 2015
Tenley Campus Targeting LEED Gold Certification
The new Tenley Campus is on target to becoming LEED Gold certified. LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) is a green building certification program that is the recognized standard for measuring building sustainability. To achieve certification, building projects must meet prerequisites and earn points to achieve varying levels of certification ranging from certified to platinum.
 
Tags: tenley campus, LEED, sustainable development
Tenley Campus Progress over the Weeks
September 28, 2015
Tenley Campus Progress over the Weeks

What a difference can a few weeks make! Construction on the Tenley Campus is in high gear, and we are proud to announce that the project is entering its final phase. We are sharing some photos we took during August and September, so that you could track our construction progress.

By Maria Mikey
Tenley Campus Construction Update: Sept. 14 - 18, 2015
September 18, 2015
Tenley Campus Construction Update: Sept. 14 - 18, 2015
Our Tenley Campus construction work is progressing well, and we are on schedule for classes to begin on January 11, 2016.
By Maria Mikey

Photo Gallery
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