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.

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Dance Marathon

WUDM raises funds and awareness for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals of Greater St. Louis and two local children's hospitals.

Diwali

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.

First 40

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

First Year Finale

A celebration to allow students to reflect on their first year experiences and recognize outstanding members of the university community.

Lunar New Year Festival

LNYF is a student-run organization at WashU that celebrates the Lunar New Year and promote the awareness of different facets of Asian culture.

Moonlight Breakfast

During reading week each semester, faculty and staff serve free breakfast to students for a late-night study break.

New WashU Spirit Song!

Sing "Fight for Washington" loud and proud.

Relay for LIfe

This 12-hour team walking event benefits the American Cancer Society.