We are proud of our beloved campus traditions, many of which take place on an annual basis. These customs and habits create a strong connection to the physical campus for all who spend time here.
Diwali is run by Ashoka, the South Asian Student Association, and it has been a strongly rooted tradition at WashU for the past 25 years.
This 12-hour team walking event benefits the American Cancer Society.
Held twice each year, this popular festival features plenty of refreshments and music by a nationally recognized band.
Students from all majors select, produce, and perform a play on Beaumont Pavilion, the outdoor theatre on Brookings Quadrangle
Each spring, Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts hosts a creative “formal” dance.
The Assembly Series, Washington University’s signature lecture series, enjoys a long and rich tradition.
Bear CLAW Series
The Bear CLAW Series is a great way to connect with other students as soon as you come to WashU.
This student production celebrates African-American history and culture, and educates our community.
Put on by the Association of Latin American Students, this performance showcases a variety of dances from salsa, to hip hop, to a mariachi band performance.
Sponsored by EnCouncil, Cheap Lunch is held every Wednesday throughout the academic year. For a small price, you get pizza and all-you-can-eat snacks.
Be part of the exuberant display of ResCollege spirit and stay for formal presentations by university leadership to new students and their families.