Community Living

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.

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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.

Students at the South 40 Swamp

Residential Life

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!

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Campus Emergency Management

Be prepared in case of an emergency on campus and keep connected to safety alerts.

Campus Shuttles

There are many shuttle options for getting around campus and around town.

Chancellor’s Statement on the Value of the Campus International Community

Read Chancellor Martin's commentary about the ways that international students, faculty and staff enhance the university.

Child Day Care Subsidy

Helps financially stressed PhD student families meet the costs of child day care tuition at licensed facilities.

Classroom Connections

Classroom Connections is a chance for new students to meet and eat with their professors.

Conflict Resolution Facilitators

Conflict Resolution Facilitators (CRFs) will serve as a peer-to-peer resource for residents to when dealing with conflicts.

Congress of the South 40

The Congress of the South 40 acts as the programming body for students living on the South 40.

Contact Residential Life

Contact Residential Life with any questions, comments or concerns.

Associated Departments