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
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.
New International Graduate Student Status Form
This form is required of all new international graduate students. Please complete as soon as possible after admission to WashU, as the I-20/DS-2019 cannot be processed without it.
New International Students
Welcome to the U.S. and to the WashU community. We're glad you're here!
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.