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Spring 2021 on Campus

The pandemic has changed so many things we previously considered “normal.” Life at WashU has changed too. The information here will help you navigate the campus experience, stay connected with Student Affairs staff and keep up on the latest university policies and plans.

Connecting Virtually

Most campus offices remain closed and staff are working remotely in response to COVID-19. But you can still make contact with us. Check out our quick guide to help you stay connected to Student Affairs.

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Campus Planning

WashU is responding and adjusting as the pandemic continues. Get status updates, learn about spring semester plans, health and safety policies, frequently-asked questions and more.

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Student Affairs COVID-19 Information

Departments in the Division of Student Affairs address the pandemic with new programs, innovative ways to deliver existing services and anticipating questions you might have.

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Find Resources

Though the pandemic has altered so much, keep sight of your college experience overall. Even in these challenging times, WashU and the St. Louis community have so much to offer.

Courses and the COVID-19 Campus

Life on campus is different than we expected. Your studies have adapted too: online or hybrid courses, new course support, added exam alternatives. How much each of these affects you depends on your major, courses and faculty.

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Manage Your Academic Life

Exams, essays, research projects — it all piles up. Find resources to balance your responsibilities and become the best student you can be.

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Get to Know St. Louis!

Your community is a vibrant and diverse place. St. Louis welcomes you with Midwest warmth plus great cultural attractions, opportunities for fun and amazing food. Explore (safely) what The Lou has to offer you.

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  • We Are WashU

    Idia Ogbomoh

    Finding a way to help during the pandemic and also discovering community during a challenging time.

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  • Gracie Gentzler

    We Are WashU

    Gracie Gentzler

    Student Health Ambassador, service fraternity member and a possible future in non-profit work: a heart that focuses on service to others.

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  • Beth Asnakew

    We Are WashU

    Beth Asnakew

    Research with a focus on cognition and aging will propel Beth Asnakew from her St. Louis roots to a bright future.

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WashU students inspire and support one another while working to extend the frontiers of knowledge. Explore opportunities to become a leader and access tools to help manage the groups you lead.

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Carry on the Tradition

First 40

New students participate in a wide-ranging series of social and cultural events during the first forty days of classes.

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News & Announcements

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