Campus & City Visits

Campus, City, and Virtual 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.

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

 

September 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. 

 

September 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

September 17
10 am EST

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." 

Register

 

 

 

September 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.

 

September 30
2-2:30 pm EST

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

 

October 1
12-12:30 pm EST

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

Pauline Wizig, 2L, Full-time Program

 

October 7
5-5:30 pm EST

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

Adam Manning, 2L, Part-time Program

 

October 7

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.

 

October 13
9 - 9:30 am ET

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

Rebecca Fallk, 3L, Full-time Program

 

October 14

Tips on Writing a Strong Personal Statement

Sophia Sim, Associate Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid

Tune into this session to find out what makes for a compelling personal statement, and what to generally avoid.

 

October 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.

 

 

October 28
2 - 2:30 pm ET

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

 

November 6
11-11:30 am EST

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

Adam Manning, 2L, Part-time Program

 

 

 

 

 

 


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.

 

Discover the GW Community
Student Affinity Group Representatives

  • GW Black Law Students Association
  • 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.

 

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.