Something for everyone

With more than 450 student organizations, you can connect with people who have similar interests or explore a new path.

Student Athletics

WashU students have plenty of opportunities to stay active, whether they participate in varsity, club, or intramural athletics, or just take advantage of events of Sumers Rec Center or fun events throughout the year like the Res Life Olympics.

Performing Arts and Music

Performing arts groups are popular here, including numerous orchestras and ensembles, acapella groups, and lots of acting, directing, and dance opportunities.

Media and Literary Organizations

The Angel and Paul Harvey Media Center is a state-of-the-art media facility established to educate and empower the WashU community to tell their stories through media. The center is home to WUTV, KWUR 90.3 FM, Spires Literary Magazine, Student Life, and more.

Media and Literary Organizations


We offer several leadership development programs, scholarships, and civic engagement opportunities to get involved with the larger community. You’ll discover opportunities to step up as a leader through involvement in elected positions and extracurriculars, and grow from your interaction with the diversity of student backgrounds and perspectives represented here.


Student Life at WashU Webinar

Webinar recorded on October 23, 2019.

Additional Opportunities