Making WashU a New Home
Moving away from family, friends and community, even if it’s just down the street, is an adjustment. And each additional year away brings new opportunity and challenges. Feel confident in making WashU a home and keeping it a home all four years.
There are many shuttle options for getting around campus and around town.
Detailed explanation of key residential life policies and procedures.
The WUSTL ID card is your gateway to life at Washington University.
Living on campus? Living off campus? Wherever you live as a WashU student, the office of Residential Life has much more to offer than room and board.
It’s the starting place for new students. It’s home base for returning students. It’s a hub of academic activity and programs. It’s ResLife!Read the story
Academic Break Housing Information
Learn more about Residential Life's winter break housing options.
Apartments North Residential Community
Apartments North Residential Community is comprised of 15 off-campus residential properties.
Apartments South Residential Community
Apartments South Residential Community is comprised of four on-campus and nine off-campus residential properties in the Ames Place/Rosedale Heights neighborhood.
Apply for Housing: Incoming First-Year, Transfer, Exchange, and Graduate Students
See the process to apply for WashU housing as a first-year or transfer student.
Congress of the South 40
The Congress of the South 40 acts as the programming body for students living on the South 40.
The Faculty Associate/Fellows Program, sponsored by the Office of Residential Life, is designed to provide opportunities for significant faculty-student interaction outside of the classroom setting.
Faculty Fellows (FFs) are faculty members, and often, their families, who agree to live in Residential Colleges during the academic year.
Faculty Involvement in Residential Life
By participating in the program, both faculty and students gain a better understanding of the rich lives we lead outside of the classroom.
We seek to provide a safe environment that encourages learning and personal growth in an inclusive community that empowers and challenges our residents.
The OISS enables international students and scholars to thrive academically and socially.