Conference Directions and Travel

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Directions

On Thursday, April 28, all events will be held at the Washington College of Law (WCL) building. WCL is located at 4801 Massachusetts Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20016.

On Friday, April 29, all events will be held in various buildings on the main campus of American University. The main campus is located at 4400 Massachusetts Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20016.

Please refer to the Quick Links section on the right-hand side of the page for maps and driving directions.

Parking

On Thursday, April 28, participants should park at the Katzen lot and take the free AU shuttle down to the law school.  The shuttle picks up in front of the Katzen building on Massachusetts Ave.

On Friday, April 29, participants can park at either the Katzen or Nebraska lots and walk across the street to the main campus.

General parking is available at American University for visitors and guests of the University at the following locations:

  • Katzen Arts Center Garage on Massachusetts Avenue, NW (just off Ward circle)
    • Shuttles will run every 15 minutes between the Katzen Arts Center and the Washington College of Law on Thursday the 29th.
  • Nebraska Avenue Commuter Lot at the intersection of Nebraska and New Mexico Avenues, NW, directly across the street from campus.

Parking is enforced Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM until 5:00 PM. Parking is $1.50 per hour or $12.00 per day. Free parking is available after-hours and on weekends in these lots.

For a campus parking map, click the PDF link on the right.

Metro

If arriving by metro, take the Red Line to Tenleytown Station. When exiting the metro station, follow the signs for the east side of Wisconsin Ave.  At the top of the escalator, walk straight ahead to 40th st.  

On Thursday, April 28:
Walk across 40th street and take the Red Route AU shuttle.  There will be a red sign in the window.  Exit at the law school

On Friday, April 29:
Do not cross 40th street and pick up the Blue Route AU shuttle.  There will be a blue sign in the window.  Exit at main campus after Ward Circle.

The AU shuttles are free to ride.  When in doubt about which shuttle to take, just ask the friendly drivers.

Hotels

A limited number of hotel rooms are being held at the Courtyard Marriott.  If interested, please email obamaandhr@wcl.american.edu for details.

A list of additional nearby hotels can be found under the Quick Links Section.