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.
First year students have a home base at the First Year Center. Check out everything that's waiting for you!
The Learning Center provides mentoring and other programs that increase your chances of academic success.
The Writing Center and The Speaking Studio provide free, one-on-one tutoring for any writing or public speaking project.
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.Read the story
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.
Campus Involvement for International Graduate Students
Get resources for promoting health among international graduate students at WashU.
Certification of Student Status Letter Request for International Students
Complete this form to request a letter to verify your student status.
Dependents of International Students
A spouse or dependent child of an F-1 is given the status of F-2.
Engineering Co-Op Program for International Students
See information for international engineering students considering a co-op.
English Language Placement Testing
WashU schools offer placement testing to determine whether their new international students would benefit from English language support.
English Language Support for Academic and Professional Communication
Courses to help you enhance your English language skills for academic and professional communication are offered throughout the university.
The OISS enables international students and scholars to thrive academically and socially.
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 assists the university in handling situations involving the safety and well-being of Danforth Campus students.
The Office of Scholar Programs houses the staff and scholars of the university’s premiere, merit-based scholar programs.