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Fall 2020 on Campus

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

Connecting Virtually

Most campus offices are 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 has been hard at work developing plans and responding as the course of the pandemic shifts. Review information about fall semester plans, our emphasis on health and safety, frequently-asked questions and more.

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Student Affairs COVID-19 Information

Departments in the Division of Student Affairs have pivoted to 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. We’re still extending a warm welcome for new students to WashU and to the St. Louis community. And we’ll keep adding useful information for our continuing students.

Courses and the COVID-19 Campus

Life on campus will be different than we expected. Your studies will be adapting too: online or hybrid courses, new course support, added exam alternatives. How much each of these affects you will depend 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 new 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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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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