See the sights, take it all in

While we’re unable to welcome prospective students to visit campus right now, we’re committed to providing and planning exciting ways for you to get to know our community from the comfort of your couch!

Check back often as we’ll be adding new virtual experiences.

Admitted students

Check your WashU Pathway for virtual events and campus visits especially designed for you.

At this time, only admitted first-year students who have pre-registered for the WashU Walk-Through experience are allowed on campus.

Please continue to check our website for up-to-date information about campus visits. We are looking forward to welcoming students and families to our beautiful campus!

High school students grade 9-11

You’re getting an early start on your college search – good job!

Here’s how you can connect with us virtually:

  • Information session and student panel
  • Guided virtual campus tour
  • Academic sessions
  • Webinars

Please continue to check our website for up-to-date information about campus visits.

Ongoing events

Information session

Start here! Our information session is an introduction to WashU intended for students at all stages of their college search. Our live information sessions include plenty of time to have your questions answered.

Student guided virtual campus tour

Students and their families are invited to join a current WashU student for a guided version of the online virtual tour to learn more about the student experience at WashU. Virtual tours are open to students at all stages of their college search.

Academic sessions

Are you interested in taking a closer look at our undergraduate programs and unique extracurricular opportunities within the College of Arts and Sciences, McKelvey School of Engineering, Olin Business School, Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts or Beyond Boundaries?

Road to College Webinar Series

The Road to College webinar series will provide general information about the college search, admissions process, and transition to college. 

Building Your College List
Wednesday, May 12
7:00 – 8:00 p.m. CT
Join us for our Road to College: Building Your College List webinar to learn about important factors to consider such as academic, social, and financial fit as you build your college list! 
Register Here!

Affording College 
Wednesday, May 19
7:00 – 8:00 p.m. CT
Hear from Student Financial Services to learn about financial aid. We will provide tips and takeaways that can be used at any institution during your college search and admissions process.
Register Here!

Navigating Selective Admissions 
Wednesday, May 26
7:00 – 8:00 p.m. CT
Find out about the admissions process for highly selective colleges, and what admissions offices look for in a student’s application.
Register Here!

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

Pre-recorded sessions

Our pre-recorded sessions are available 24/7 – no need to check your calendar, just click “play” when you’re ready to watch!

Information session

Led by Easton Knott, Assistant Director, the general information session broadly covers WashU and its five undergraduate colleges.

College of Arts & Sciences

We know that breakthroughs—scientific or creative, academic or personal—happen when ideas collide. At the intersection of it all is the College of Arts & Sciences—a school with no limits on what you can study, learn, and achieve.

College of Arts & Sciences

McKelvey School of Engineering

We are taking innovation, technology, and scientific excellence to new heights. As a McKelvey engineer, you’ll come alongside us as we produce new knowledge to solve national and international challenges that will change the world.

McKelvey School of Engineering

Olin Business School

We value time and experiences, and know that business knowledge is prized in every industry. Olin’s small, personalized nature allows for more hands-on opportunities to develop real-world skills—giving you the confidence to chase your dreams.

Olin Business School

Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts – Art & Architecture

At the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts, you’ll find a close-knit community of creators. Our diverse and talented scholars consistently push the needle in all facets of architecture, art, and design.

Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts – Art & Architecture

Beyond Boundaries Program

Beyond Boundaries is a unique educational experience that allows talented and motivated students to tackle big societal and intellectual challenges.

Beyond Boundaries Program

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!

First days at WashU

WashU asked new first-year students to shoot one second of video every day for their first weeks on campus. Here are their video diaries.

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