Campus, City, and Virtual Visits

Campus & City Visits

 

Plan a Visit for 2021

After the fall semester, we look forward to welcoming visitors back to our campus, which is located a few blocks from the White House, World Bank, and U.S. State Department.

 

Contact Us

[email protected]
202.994.7230
We look forward to welcoming your in-person visits to the Admissions Office when it physically re-opens. Until then, we are still here for you! Email us to set up a time to meet virtually or by phone.

 

Virtual Sessions

Each Week, We'll Release New Online Content for Prospective Students

We are excited to offer prospective students the chance to learn more about GW Law through a mix of live and recorded online sessions with admissions representatives, faculty, and current students.

Some of the sessions will be recorded and then posted. The other events will be live over Zoom, including drop-in “Ask Me Anything” events where a member of our admissions team will be taking your admissions questions over video chat, as well as discussions about student life with our Student Ambassadors where they will take your questions live. We look forward to connecting with you! The recorded sessions will be released and posted according to the schedule below, and Zoom links to the live sessions will be posted as the dates approach

 

Wednesday, Sept. 9

The Three Different Ways to Apply to GW Law

Sophia Sim, Associate Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid

This session will help you determine which application process is right for you: the regular admission process, the binding early decision process, or the binding Presidential Merit Scholarship Program, which awards full tuition. 

Maggie O'Brien

Monday, Sept. 14
12-12:30 pm ET

Live, Drop-in, Q&A Session with Student Ambassadors

Maggie O’Brien, 3L, Full-time Program 

 

Wednesday, Sept. 16

An Overview of the Application Process

Matthew Dillard, Director of Admissions and Megan Spratt, Associate Director of Admissions

During this session, we will cover the different ways to apply and the various components of the application, including standardized test scores, grades, personal statement, resume, and letters of recommendation.

We will also address commonly asked questions about merit scholarships.  

Presidential Distinguished Event Series

Thursday, Sept. 17
10 am ET

A Conversation with Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer

In honor of Constitution Day, GW will host a discussion with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer that will consider how the court has used the Constitution to make decisions that impact the nation’s politics today.

All members of the GW community are invited to attend. To register for the event, please register as an "applicant."

 

 

 

Wednesday, Sept. 23

A Conversation on GW Law Student Life

Student Ambassador Leaders

Learn about all we do to leverage our location in the heart of downtown DC, from our field placement program to unparalleled networking opportunities, to venturing off campus to enjoy the many cultural (and free!) offerings that can only be found in DC.

Sophia Sim

Tuesday, Sept. 29
3-3:30 ET

LiveLSAT, Digital LSAT and LSAT Flex

Sophia Sim, Associate Dean, and Ketty Nakitto, Manager, Admissions and Financial Aid

This session will cover everything about the LSAT including the differences in digital and flex and the new LSAC policies on lifetime limits and score preview.  Ketty Nakitto will be monitoring the chat so you are welcome to ask any questions about the LSAT or application process.

 

Wednesday, Sept. 30
2-2:30 pm ET

Live, Drop-in, Ask Me Anything Drop-in Session with Members of GW Law’s Admissions Team

Megan Spratt, Associate Director of Admissions, and Julian Mills, Admissions Assistant

 

Thursday, Oct. 1
12-12:30 pm ET

Live, Drop-in, Q&A Session with Student Ambassadors

Pauline Wizig, 2L, Full-time Program

 

Wednesday, Oct. 7
5-5:30 pm ET

Live, Drop-in, Q&A Session with Student Ambassadors

Adam Manning, 2L, Part-time Program

 

Tuesday, Oct. 13
9 - 9:30 am ET

Live, Drop-in, Q&A Session with Student Ambassadors

Rebecca Fallk, 3L, Full-time Program

Sophia Sim

Wednesday, Oct.14
3:30 pm ET

Live - Tips on Writing a Strong Personal Statement

Sophia Sim, Associate Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid and Megan Spratt, Associate Director of Admissions

Tune into this session to find out what makes for a compelling personal statement, and what to generally avoid. Megan Spratt will be monitoring the chat and we welcome your questions.

Wednesday, Oct. 21

A Typical Day in the Life of a GW Law Student

Student Ambassadors

Our Student Ambassadors will give you a sense of a typical schedule for both a 1L student, as well as an upperclassman.

They will also discuss their experiences involving journals, skills boards, clinics, and student organizations.

 

 

Wednesday, Oct. 21
3 - 3:30 pm ET

Live, Drop-in, Q&A Session with Student Ambassadors

Pauline Wizig, 2L, Full-time Program

 

Wednesday, Oct. 28
12 - 12:30 pm ET

Live, Drop-in, Q&A Session with Student Ambassadors

Madison Plummer, 3L, Full-time Program

 

Wednesday, Oct. 28
2 - 2:30 pm ET

Live, Drop-in, Ask Me Anything Session with a Member of GW Law’s Admissions Team

 

Friday, Nov. 6
11-11:30 am ET

Live, Drop-in, Q&A Session with Student Ambassadors

Adam Manning, 2L, Part-time Program

Matthew Dillard

Tuesday, Nov. 10
2 - 2:30 pm ET

Live, Drop-in, Ask Me Anything Drop-in Session with Members of GW Law’s Admissions Team

Matthew Dillard, Director of Admissions, and Selena Everitt, Admissions Coordinator

Maggie O'Brien

Wednesday, Nov. 11
11 - 11:30 am ET

Live, Drop-in, Q&A Session with Student Ambassadors

Maggie O'Brien, 3L, Full-time Program

 

Wednesday, Nov. 18

GW Law’s Part-Time, Evening Program

Matthew Dillard, Director of Admissions, and Adam Manning, a Student Ambassador Leader and current part-time student.

Learn about the application process for the evening program, personal experiences from part-time students, and what sets our evening program apart.

 

Wednesday, Nov. 18
12-12:30 pm ET

Live, Drop-in, Q&A Session with Student Ambassadors

Madison Plummer, 3L, Full-time Program

Sophia Sim

Wednesday, Dec. 2

Live, Drop-in, Ask Me Anything Drop-in Session with Members of GW Law’s Admissions Team

Sophia Sim, Associate Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid

Register Here

 

 

Wednesday, Dec. 9

Live, Drop-in, Ask Me Anything Drop-in Session with Members of GW Law’s Admissions Team

Megan Spratt, Associate Director of Admissions

Register Here

 

Matthew Dillard

Wednesday, Dec. 16

Live, Drop-in, Ask Me Anything Drop-in Session with Members of GW Law’s Admissions Team

Matthew Dillard, Director of Admissions

Register Here

 

 

 

 


Virtual Sessions Scheduled for Later this Fall
Exact Dates to be Announced

Student Wellness and Academic Support
Elizabeth Ewert, Associate Dean of Students

Join us to learn about everything the Dean of Students Office does to enhance the law school experience, including providing our students with academic and personal advising, as well as collaborating on student governance, programming, wellness, and community inclusion.

Watch Now

 

Discover the GW Community
Student Affinity Group Representatives

  • Asian Pacific Law Students Association
  • Latino Law Students Association
  • Lambda Law

 

Financial Aid and Funding your Legal Education

A Financial Aid representative will address some of the most frequently asked questions regarding financial aid, including applying for need-based grants and federal loans.

 

The Field Placement Program
Jessica Tillipman, Assistant Dean for Field Placement

Assistant Dean Jessica Tillipman will explain the law school’s externship program, in which over 700 students each year serve as legal externs in governmental, judicial, and non-profit organizations while earning academic credit.

 

The Intellectual Property Program at GW Law
John Whealan, Associate Dean for Intellectual Property Law

Find out from John Whealan, Associate Dean for Intellectual Property Law, why GW Law’s intellectual property program is one of the most well regarded in the country. Professor Whealan will discuss why GW Law is uniquely positioned to prepare students for careers in copyright, trademark, computer and internet regulation, and more.

 

The Inns of Court and Foundations of Practice Program
Professor Todd Peterson and Upperclassmen Inn Advisors

This session will explain GW Law’s award-winning Inns of Court Program. With each Inn, 1L students are provided an advisory team and learning sessions with a focus on professional development, well-being, and how to succeed in law school.

 

Clinical Programs Overview
Laurie Kohn, Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs

Dean Kohn will give an overview of the eleven clinics offered at GW Law, ranging from domestic violence to immigration, to human rights.

 

Advocacy Competitions at GW Law
David Johnson, Assistant Dean for Pro Bono & Advocacy Programs

Dean David Johnson will engage in a conversation about how students can get involved in skills boards, including alternative dispute resolution, mock trial, and moot court.

Virtual Visits

This fall, we’ll be virtually visiting several schools around the country and we’ll be participating in numerous virtual law fairs and law school admissions panels.  We hope you will join us at one or more of these events to learn more about GW Law.

September 9, 2020
6 pm ET
University of Minnesota
Pre-Law Society Panel

September 10, 2020
1 pm ET
Macalester College
Pre-Law Student Presentation

September 10, 2020
4 pm ET
University of Central Florida
Panel discussion on application components and process

September 22, 2020
Noon ET
Morehouse College
Information session on the LSAT with Sophia Sim, Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid

September 24, 2020
1 pm ET
Carleton College
Open Q&A panel discussion

September 26, 2020
3-7 pm ET
LSAC Digital Forum

September 29, 2020
5 pm ET
Cornell University student panel
Student panel with GW Law student and Cornell undergrad alum

September 29, 2020
6 pm ET
SUNY at Binghamton
Panel discussion

September 29, 2020
5 pm ET
Georgetown University
Panel discussion

October 1, 2020
6 pm ET
George Washington University
Is Graduate School for Me? Panel discussion with Sophia Sim, Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid, and 1L Charley Lanter

October 1, 2020
University of Pennsylvania
Student panel with GW Law student and Penn undergraduate alum

October 4, 2020
8 - 9:30 pm ET
UC Berkeley
Hosted by Sigma Alpha Nu for the pre-law community at UC Berkeley

October 5, 2020
4 pm ET
George Washington University
Open House for GW undergraduates and alums

October 6, 2020
1:30 pm ET
University of Richmond

October 7, 2020
5-8 pm ET
Greater Pittsburgh Law Fair

October 7, 2020
George Mason University
Information session for GMU undergraduates

October 8, 2020
12- 1 pm ET
Johns Hopkins University
Panel with University of Maryland Law

October 8, 2020
3:30 pm ET
Emory University
Panel with Cornell and UCLA

October 9, 2020
12:30 pm ET
Furman University
Panel discussion

October 13, 2020
3 pm ET
LSAC Digital Forum

October 14, 2020
2 pm ET
UCLA
UCLA Pre-Law Society Panel

October 15, 2020
11:45 am ET
Clark University
Panel with Boston University, Seton Hall, and St. John’s

October 15, 2020
5 pm ET
George Washington University
Information session for students of GW Professor Toni Marsh

October 16, 2020
2 pm ET
Rice University
Panel discussion

October 18, 2020
1 - 3:30 pm ET
LatinoJustice Law Day
Law school fair with over 85 law schools participating

October 19, 2020
5 pm ET
Bryn Mawr College and Haverford College
Mock admissions panel with participants from Villanova and Fordham Law

October 21, 2020
9:30 am ET
Florida A&M University

October 22, 2020
4-7 pm ET
Philadelphia Law Fair

October 22-23, 2020
4-7 pm ET
Crisis in Policing Symposium
We welcome prospective students to attend the virtual symposium, Addressing the Crisis in Policing Today: Race, Masculinity, and Police Use of Force in America. The symposium, presented by The George Washington Law Review, is scheduled for Thursday, October 22 and Friday, October 23. Registration is required.

October 26, 2020
2 pm ET
University of Wisconsin at Madison

October 27th, 2020
6 pm ET
Texas A&M University

October 28, 2020
10 am ET
Franklin & Marshall College
Mock admissions panel with participants from Boston College, Fordham, and Villanova Law

October 28, 2020
6 pm ET
University of Michigan
Information session for University of Michigan’s Beta Alpha Rho Pre-Law & Public Service Fraternity

November 2, 2020
4 pm ET
Howard University

November 3, 2020
1-4 pm ET
University of Washington

November 4, 2020
3-7 pm ET
LSAC Digital Forum

November 12, 2020
1 pm ET/11 am MT

Brigham Young University

November 12, 2020
6 - 7 pm ET
DC Consortium

December 12, 2020
3-7 pm ET
LSAC Digital Forum

Phone Appointments

Due to the university's mitigation efforts in response to COVID-19, in-person tours and class visits have been canceled. Still, if you have any questions about the admissions process or the GW Law experience, we'd be delighted to speak with you by phone. To make a phone appointment with an admissions counselor, please contact [email protected].

More Information

 

Getting Here

GW Law is at the corner of 20th and H Streets, NW, on the George Washington University's main campus, is easy to reach. Washington, DC is served by three major airports and Amtrak.

 

Staying in DC

The GW Visitor's Center has compiled a list of nearby hotels for your visit.

 

Things to Do While You're Here

Visit the District's official calendar of arts, cultural, and sporting events.

 

GW Law's City Visits

If you aren’t able to visit our nation’s capital, we look forward to meeting you when we visit your campus or city.