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.
There are many resources at WashU that exist to create space for you to navigate your identities, question openly and be your authentic self.
See specific building accessibility information, such as the locations of accessible entrances, restrooms, elevators and power assist doors.
The Everyone’s Welcome Campaign is a fund created by students to incentivize collaboration between student groups.
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.Read the story
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.
24 Month STEM OPT Reporting Forms
This page is for F-1 International Students who have graduated from Washington University and have pending or approved STEM OPT.
5 Things You Didn’t Know About Forest Park
Written by: Ezinne Arizor, International Student and Scholar Advisor, 03/05/2021.
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.
Apply for OPT
Post-Completion OPT Application Step-by-Step Process Step 1: Complete the Learn@Work OISS OPT Workshop Course Access the course Register for and launch the OISS OPT Workshop course in Learn@Work. If you […]
ASK AN ADVISOR: Do I need to tell my OISS Advisor if I got an internship?
12/03/2021 Written By: Jeanne Pizarro, International Student & Scholar Advisor, DSO/ARO Yes! International students must work with their OISS Advisor in order to apply for work authorization so that they […]
Ask An Advisor: Filing U.S. Taxes as an International Student
Question: What do I need to know about filing U.S. Taxes as an International Student? Answer: One of the most common questions OISS Advisors are asked at this time of […]
Our work enhances and strengthens Washington University’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Campus Life empowers students to discover and define themselves and their communities through advising, programs and resources.
We seek to provide a safe environment that encourages learning and personal growth in an inclusive community that empowers and challenges our residents.