Student Success

Being the Best Student You Can Be

Students have different goals and different objectives for their WashU career, and the school is committed to helping each student reach their personal benchmarks. Explore resources, study opportunities outside the classroom, and academic jobs to be the best you can.

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A special office is dedicated to ensuring international students success at WashU with a variety of resources just for you.

Office of International Students and Scholars

The OISS has so many resources to explore with dedicated staff to help you along as you live and learn in the U.S.

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Orientation for New Students, Fall 2020

How will the pandemic affect the start of your first year at WashU?

Programs and Resources for First Year Students

First year students have a home base at the First Year Center. Check out everything that's waiting for you!

WUSA Peer Mentor Program

WUSAs are upperclass student leaders who assist new students with their transition to WashU.

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Associated Departments

  • Office for International Students and Scholars

    The OISS enables international students and scholars to thrive academically and socially.

  • 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.

  • WashU Cares

    WashU Cares assists the university in handling situations involving the safety and well-being of Danforth Campus students.

  • Office of Scholar Programs

    The Office of Scholar Programs houses the staff and scholars of the university’s premiere, merit-based scholar programs.