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.
The Center for Diversity and Inclusion is a multi-use space that we strive to make welcoming, comfortable and open to all.
There are many resources at WashU that exist to create space for you to navigate your identities, question openly and be your authentic self.
After you arrive in St. Louis, see the steps to take to make sure you get off to a smooth start.
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.
Leaving a legacy for Black male students who follow, Christopher Blake has blazed some key trails.Read the story
Asian, Pacific-Islander, Desi, and/or Asian-American (APIDA) Recognition Ceremony
The APIDA Recognition Ceremony, held each May, recognizes all graduating students that identify as Asian, Pacific-Islander, Desi, and/or Asian-American.
Destination Q is a retreat for undergraduate students engaged in LGBTQIA* communities to explore leadership and identity development.
Fraternity and Sorority Transgender Resource Guide
Understanding Transgender Issues in Fraternity & Sorority Life
Gender Pronouns Information
An overview of pronoun usage, LGBTQIA terminology, and community resources.
See gender-inclusive restroom locations on the Danforth Campus on both main campus and residential areas.
The annual Holobaugh Honors ceremony recognizes students, staff, faculty, and community members who perform direct advocacy and service to LGBTQIA* communities.
Latinx Recognition Ceremony
The Latinx Recognition Ceremony, held each May, recognizes all graduating students that identify as Latin American, Latinx, and/or Hispanic.
Lavender Recognition Ceremony
Ceremony honoring the achievements and contributions of graduating lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer students and their allies.
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.