COVID-19 and Law Admissions

In light of rapidly changing circumstances in Virginia and in the U.S., Washington and Lee University will suspend in-person classes immediately, and transition to virtual instruction for both our undergraduate divisions and the School of Law for the remainder of the current term. All university facilities are closed to the public and all campus events and visits are canceled, including Admitted Student Open Houses and individual visits. We will do our best to provide you with all the information you need to evaluate W&L as your law school choice. Please be on the look out for a follow-up email with all the ways you can learn about us, including virtual tours, online question and answer videos, student videos and blogs, and more.

FAQ for Prospective Students

FAQ for Admitted Students

FAQ for Wait Listed Students


Complete information about the University's response to COVID-19 can be found online.

If You Can't Make it to Campus:  

  1. Follow W&L Law on social media:  @wlulaw for Twitter and Instagram.

  2. Read about students Career Paths ( and Work Experience ( 

  3. Connect with student leaders and organizations by completing our Affinity Form.

  4. Schedule a time to speak with an admissions representative.  To do so, email with your schedule for availability.

  5. Watch videos of current students and alumni sharing about their law school experience.