Diversity and Inclusion

People make Community, but Community supports People

WashU is home to thousands of diverse individuals. People who look like you and think like you and people who do neither. All these people make the WashU community and WashU works to support each individual. Learn more about resources central to your identity.

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The Center for Diversity and Inclusion was created to acknowledge that everyone is a unique individual with amazing potential, varied interests and talents yet to be discovered. In an atmosphere of welcoming inclusivity, CDI invites you to discover yourself.

Center for Diversity and Inclusion

You be you: CDI has the tools, resources and staff to help you explore who you are and who you want to be.

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12 Month OPT Reporting Forms

This page is for F-1 International Students who have graduated from Washington University and have approved 12 Month OPT.

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Forest Park

Written by: Ezinne Arizor, International Student and Scholar Advisor, 03/05/2021.

A Time to Celebrate: Welcome Chancellor Martin!

This year, we will experience a unique and special event at Washington University in St. Louis on October 3rd, as we celebrate the inauguration of Chancellor Andrew Martin, as our 15th Chancellor in our 165 year WashU history.

Address/Phone/Email Reporting Requirement

SEVIS regulations require the university to report a physical local address, phone number and email address for all F-1 and J-1 students.

After U.S. Arrival for International Students

After you arrive in St. Louis, see the steps to take to make sure you get off to a smooth start.

Application Process and Eligibility for TRIO

Learn about TRIO eligibility and how to apply.

Apply for OPT

Post-Completion OPT Application Step-by-Step Process Optional Practical Training (OPT) is a temporary employment authorization allowing F-1 students the opportunity to gain practical experience in their field of study. Pre-completion OPT […]

Arts & Sciences

Arts & Sciences is the heart of Washington University and comprises the core disciplines of the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences.

Associated Departments

  • Center for Diversity and Inclusion

    Our work enhances and strengthens Washington University’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

  • Campus Life

    Campus Life empowers students to discover and define themselves and their communities through advising, programs and resources.

  • Residential Life

    We seek to provide a safe environment that encourages learning and personal growth in an inclusive community that empowers and challenges our residents.