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.
The Center for Diversity and Inclusion offers support and funding opportunities to resource affinity programming on campus.
Read Chancellor Martin's commentary about the ways that international students, faculty and staff enhance the university.
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
Asian American Speaker Series: Eric C. Wat
Love Your Asian Body: What AIDS Taught Us About Sex in a Pandemic.
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.
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: Driver’s License Requirements Update
Written by: Alayna Hutchinson, International Student & Scholar Advisor, DSO, 9/24/2021
Ask an Advisor: Figuring Out Spring 2021 Plans
The OISS answers questions regarding planning for the spring semester as an international student with a visa.
Ask an Advisor: Filing U.S. Taxes as an International Student
Written by: Jeanne Pizarro, International Student & Scholar Advisor, DSO/ARO (she/her), 03/26/2021
Ask An Advisor: Filing U.S. Taxes as an International Student
03/04/2022 Written by: Jeanne Pizarro, International Student & Scholar Advisor, DSO/ARO (she/her) Question: What do I need to know about filing U.S. Taxes as an International Student? Answer: One of […]
Ask an Advisor: Graduating and Applying for OPT
02/19/2021, written by Lara Jennings, International Student and Scholar Advisor: Learn about applying for OTP at Wash U.
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.