We invite you to share in our community and see for yourself what makes WashU so special.

Whether you are just starting your college search or you already know that WashU is the place for you, we’re excited to connect with you and share in your college journey.

Check out our in-person and virtual visit options below – you can hear from current students, explore our beautiful campus, learn about our academic and extracurricular opportunities, and more.

Our Holiday Schedule

Offices Closed:

Friday, December 22 through Monday, December 25
Friday, December 29 through Monday, January 1

Special Note for December 26-28:

Sumers Welcome Center is closed but staff will be working remotely to answer emails and phone calls during this time.

In-Person Campus Visits

Daily Campus Visits

Campus visits provide an opportunity for prospective students to explore our beautiful campus and connect with our community. 

In-person campus visits are offered Monday through Friday and some Saturdays. Your visit will include a 45-minute information session, followed by a 75-minute student-led campus tour. Our information session will provide an overview of WashU, our programs as well as the admission and financial assistance process.

Additional on-campus academic division sessions and/or tours are offered on Mondays and Fridays.

Optional in-person interviews for visiting students who are planning to apply as first-year students for the fall of 2024 are available from August 29 through December 20 on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. The last day for EDI applicant interviews is Friday, November 10, 2023. The last day for EDII and RD applicant interviews is Friday, February 2, 2024.

Optional in-person interviews students who are planning to apply as first-year students for the fall of 2025 will start mid-March 2024.

Please note, campus visits on December 21-22 will include an information session and a self-guided tour.

Junior Jumpstart

Join the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at WashU for Junior Jumpstart! This special programming for high school juniors will be offered on February 23 and March 1, 2024.

Your visit will include:

  • An Admissions and Aid presentation
  • A session on selective college admissions
  • An Academic Division overview
  • A student-led campus tour

Check-in starts at 8:30 a.m. with programming running from 9:00 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.

Please note that sessions and/or tours may be canceled if extreme weather poses a severe risk to visitor, staff, or student safety.

Group Visits

Special group visits are offered for students in grades 9 through 12.

Please note that sessions and/or tours may be canceled if extreme weather poses a severe risk to visitor, staff, or student safety.

WashU Near You

High School Visits

Throughout the spring and fall, our admission officers will be visiting high schools (in person and virtually) to connect with students and share information about WashU, St. Louis, and the admissions and financial assistance process.

Contact your high school counselor to find out if we are coming to your school.

National Portfolio Days

Join us at a National Portfolio Day to share your work with representatives from the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts at WashU.

At these free events, students can meet with representatives from accredited colleges and universities across the U.S. and get valuable feedback on their portfolios.

Representatives from the Sam Fox School will be available to review your portfolio, give you helpful tips on the application process, and speak with you about the art, architecture, and design programs at WashU.

College Fairs

Look for representatives from Washington University at college fairs across the country this fall!

Virtual Experiences

Join us from anywhere

Whether you’re looking to attend an information session, explore our academic divisions, or connect with a current student through an optional interview, we’ve got you covered!

Visit our virtual calendar and register for the events that best fit your schedule.

Connect with us

We’re here to help!

Need help with your application? Have questions about life at WashU? Our admissions officers and student interns are ready to help!

Find your admissions officerChat with a student

Virtual tour

Our multimedia virtual tour is the second best way to experience why we’re ranked as one of the best college campuses in America!