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.
See the process to apply for WashU housing as a first-year or transfer student.
Learn more about housing in WashU's 10 on-campus fraternity houses.
WashU's investment in the residential college model stems from a commitment to creating intentional communities where every student is known by name and story.
Washington University students find unique ways to contribute to the campus community. From taking student leadership positions, to volunteering for a cause that moves them, our students help make the campus a more welcoming and vibrant place to be.
Sara has served students at WashU as a leader, a role model and a catalyst.Read the story
Housing in St. Louis for International Students
All the information you need to consider where to live in St. Louis
Immigration and Visa Updates
OISS provides the latest USCIS updates affecting WashU's international students and scholars.
International Students Obtaining a Driver or Nondriver License
See the steps and documents required to obtain a driver or nondriver license as an international student.
J-1 Student Social Security Letter Request
Complete this form to request a social security letter as a J-1 student.
Justification for No U.S. Phone Number
If you do not have a U.S. phone number to use for the SEVIS requirement, complete the justification form.
Looking Out for Scams
Scams are crimes in which someone tricks a victim into giving them money or property using deception or fraud.
Maintenance of F-1 Student Status
Learn how to maintain your F-1 student visa status while an international student at WashU.
Maintenance of J-1 Student Status
Learn how to maintain your J-1 student visa status while an international student at WashU.
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.