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.

Featured Alum

Washington University is a place that allows exploration and self-discovery. Take it from students who find ways to express themselves, make a difference and make opportunities to help others do the same.

Christopher Blake

Christopher Blake

Leaving a legacy for Black male students who follow, Christopher Blake has blazed some key trails.

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Interfaith Fellows

The Interfaith Fellows program offers students a chance to develop interfaith leadership skills.

Interfaith Week

Interfaith Week is a celebration of the many faiths and traditions represented in the WashU community.

Past Rabbi Ferdinand M. Isserman Lectures

Learn about the speakers and topics of past Isserman lectures.

Rabbi Ferdinand M. Isserman Prize

The Isserman Prize recognizes a Wash U student who has made a significant contribution to ecumenical or interfaith activities.

Religious Holidays Calendar

Learn about holy days observed by members of the WashU community.

Religious, Spiritual and Ethical Life Information Request

Use this form to request information about connecting with a religious community or interfaith opportunities.

The Rabbi Ferdinand Isserman Lecture

The Isserman Lecture is an annual interfaith event including a lecture, dinner and announcement of the Isserman Prize recipient.

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.