University College students are encouraged to explore the wealth of services available through Arts & Sciences and the university including academic, recreational and cultural opportunities. Below are links to campus services and groups that may be of interest. For more information, please visit WUSTL's community page for Current Students.
Advisors can help clarify degree requirements, transfer policies, financial aid information, and course options.
If you are admitted to a degree program, you are automatically assigned a WUSTL email address, and you will get all official university emails at this address unless you change your preference.
The Athletic Complex has weight rooms; basketball, racquetball, handball, squash, and volleyball courts; a pool and diving well; and an indoor track. Access requires a student ID and an annual fee (free for military veteran students).
The Campus Card Services office provides student identification cards to registered students. (WUSTL employees should not get an additional ID card.) You can add cash to your card for printing, copying and campus purchases.
Bearbucks Deposit Request Form - Students are able to spend Bear Bucks on vending purchases at select locations and printing services from most WashU libraries print stations and school computer labs. Select on-campus and off-campus businesses also accept Bear Bucks. Learn more about the Bear Bucks program.
IMPORTANT: All students need a WUSTL ID card to enter Danforth campus buildings weekdays after 6 p.m. and on weekends. Please visit our campus building access web page for updates.
Go to the bookstore’s website to order textbooks online and then pick them up on campus.
The Career Center's programs are designed to help students assess interests, personality style, and skills, as well as to develop the tools to make career choices.
As a degree seeking University College student, one-on-one career advising is available to you through WashU’s Career Center. Advisors can help you clarify your interests, guide you on how to structure your career search, as well as help you identify the tools to target employers and keep your search moving.
Make an appointment today by calling (314) 935-5930 or stop by the Danforth University Center, room 110 to meet with a career advisor. Appointments are available during regular business hours most days and until 7 p.m. on Monday evenings, especially for University College students.
Disability Resources at Cornerstone
Cornerstone offers support and accommodation assistance for students with physical, learning, and psychiatric disabilities. To access services for the semester, you need to do the following by the first week of the semester:
- contact Cornerstone
- submit verification of the disability
- schedule an appointment with the disability resources staff
- fill out the appropriate forms
Counseling and testing services are available with fees on a sliding scale.
A variety of dining options are available at multiple locations on campus. Options include vegan, gluten-free and kosher.
Find out about volunteer opportunities through this office or through the community service database, which allows you to search for non-profit agencies in the St. Louis area.
Olin Library, WashU’s main library, is open 24/7 during fall and spring classes. Nine additional departmental libraries are available for resources and study on the Danforth Campus. Olin Library is in the midst of an extensive renovation project until spring of 2018 and will remain open throughout the project. Whispers Café in Olin is currently closed for the renovation until spring 2018.
If you are an international student, you should contact the Office for International Students and Scholars for cultural and academic support, English language instruction, and information on governmental regulations.
Check the Website for complete information on parking regulations, campus shuttle schedules, and much more. You may also purchase a parking pass online.
The Office of the University Registrar answers requests for official transcripts, enrollment verification for loan deferments, and commencement information.
This office oversees the awarding of federal and state financial aid. Start the financial aid process today.
STS can help students with technology questions, including downloading software and troubleshooting email accounts. Its walk-in service desk is open evenings and weekends.
University College Offices
University College's administrative, registration, and admissions offices are located on Washington University's West Campus at 11 N. Jackson Rd, Ste. 1000, St. Louis MO 63105-2153. The Deans' administrative offices are located in January Hall on the Danforth Campus in room 100.
The University's Police Department patrols campus 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and also provides
- emergency first aid
- "blue light" telephones throughout the campus to instantly alert University Police to the location of someone in need of assistance
- operates shuttle at night to transport students on campus
- provides an evening escort to walk a student to a car or residence hall
- assists with stalled cars and failed batteries
An annual report of campus security policies and crime statistics required by The Campus Crime Awareness and Campus Security Act of 1990 is available on the police Web site.
This is a comprehensive student information system website where you can check your final grades, get a printout of your schedule, and update your contact information. You will need your student ID number and password, which are sent to you upon registration. You can also come into the U College office in person to get your student ID number and password.
Free tutors and free workshops are available to help you with the writing process or oral presentations. Call or email to reserve a spot.