American University Washington College of Law

Event Types Welcomed

Corporate Social Events
Professional Meeting / Training / Conference / Retreats
Youth Retreat/Camps


American University Washington College of Law’s unique 8.5 acre campus located in downtown Washington, D.C. was designed as a state-of-the-art center for legal education to inspire our students, alumni, and broader academic community. By hosting your next D.C. event or conference at AUWCL, we welcome you to be a part of our proud history of inclusion, diversity, and academic excellence, and to be a part of our promising future.

Our Washington, D.C. campus is conveniently located one block from the Tenleytown-AU Redline Metro Station and features advanced technology, an environmentally sustainable design targeted for LEED Gold certification, and dedicated conference, event, and reception spaces intended to promote education, collaboration, and engagement.

We invite you to take advantage of everything our campus and venue space has to offer for your next conference, meeting, group training, reception, or specialty program by joining us for a tour and consultation.

Food & Beverage Options

Dining Hall

We have one dining hall located on the first floor of the Yuma Building. With fresh options changing daily, it is a great option for guests to grab a quick bite to eat. 

The Atrium Cafe

The Atrium Cafe is open until 3:30pm daily and offers coffee, tea, pastries, as well as some grab-and-go lunch items. 


Within two blocks of campus, Tenleytown offers over a dozen different eateries. Favorites include: Starbucks, Chick-Fil-A, Chipotle, Panera, Nandos, Cava, Whole Foods, and District Taco. 

Sodexo Catering

We are pleased to offer catering by our in-house caterer, Sodexo. The catering team will work within your budget to pull together creative menus with fresh and delicious food. For more information, please visit their website, https://au-wcl.catertrax.com/

Catering Options

Sodexo Catering

We are pleased to partner with Sodexo as our exclusive on-site caterer. Whether you need a simple breakfast and coffee or a formal sit down dinner, we are happy to offer a wide selection of catering. Staff will work with you to create a menu that meets both your culinary and budetary requirements. 

For more information and up to date menus, please visit https://au-wcl.catertrax.com/. 


Main Campus Housing

Accommodations are availble on main campus from mid-May through mid-August. 

This accommodation has A/C

Featured Amenities

A/V Equipment
Accessible Facilities
Air Conditioning
Flexible Floor Plan
In-House Catering
Lactation Station
Near Public Transit
Outdoor Space
Paid Parking
Running Trails
Theater Seating

Venue Location + Transportation


4300 Nebraska Ave. NW,

Washington, District of Columbia 20016



Nearby Airport

Ronal Reagan Washington National Airport - 25 minutes

Nearby International Airport

Dulles International Airport - 35 minutes


Parking on Site: Yes

Things to Know


In-house catering available

Must Use In-House Catering: Yes

External Catering Allowed: No

Can Bring In Own Food: No

Cultural Catering Available: Yes

Food And Beverage Onsite: Yes

Do You Offer Tables, Chairs, And Linens?: Yes

Venue Policies

Alcohol Consumption: Yes

Smoking Permitted: No

Cannabis Industry-Friendly: No

Cannabis Consumption: No

ADA Accessible: Yes


Guest Wi-Fi: Free

Onsite Tech Support: Yes

Wi-Fi In Meeting Space: Yes

Equipment Available On-Site:
  • LCD Projectors
  • Projector Screen
  • Laptops
  • Microphones
  • Sound System