Visiting the Law School
The Law School encourages applicants and prospective students to visit the David A. Harrison III Law Grounds, located about two hours from the Washington D.C. area, in Charlottesville, Va. Visitor parking is available at the Law School (see map to view visitor parking); ask for a parking pass in the Admissions Office.
For more information on the Charlottesville and University communities, check out Living in Charlottesville.
- Tours and Class Visits
- Video Tour of the Law School, Charlottesville and Other Featured Videos
- Getting to the Law School
- Dining Information
- The Grounds
Tours and Class Visits
Summer Tours, June 8-Aug. 7
Visitors can tour the Law School weekdays at 11:30 a.m., leaving from the Admissions suite. On Fridays, an Admissions Q&A session will meet at 10:30 a.m. in Slaughter Hall Room 131. Reservations are not required to participate.
Please note: There will not be a daily tour or other scheduled activities for visitors on Friday, July 3.
- Getting to Charlottesville and Directions to the Law School
- Map of the North Grounds (Do not follow the parking instructions on this page. Visitor parking is available at the Law School)
- Law School Map
- Web Map of the University and Northern Grounds
- Virtual Tour of the Law School Lawn (Quicktime)
The David A. Harrison III Law Grounds reflect a recent $46 million expansion and renovation project funded entirely by private support from alumni and friends. The Law Grounds feature new classrooms, seminar rooms, and moot courtrooms; comprehensive computer facilities; an expanded library with a three-story reading room; new dining facilities; attractive offices for student organizations; and numerous student lounges. Surrounded by inviting gardens and an elegant, tree-lined lawn, the setting reflects Jeffersons conviction that locating an intellectual community within a beautiful environment fosters learning and personal growth. Map
Law library tours are available to classes and other student groups, including those outside the Law School who need access to legal materials. Librarians can provide general orientation tours or explain specialized areas of the collection. Contact the Reference Desk (434-924-3384) to arrange a tour of the library.