WashU Employees Share Benefits of Taking University College Courses

Employee Benefits

The perk that full-time staff members get excited about when they join Washington University: taking University College undergraduate for-credit courses for free and graduate for-credit courses, up to 7 units per semester, for 50% of the tuition cost.

Armstrong Named Dean of University College


Asquith S. “Sean” Armstrong, executive director for continuing education at the University of Central Florida (UCF) in Orlando, has been named dean of University College at Washington University in St. Louis.

Olivia Brinich

Olivia Brinich

International Affairs student, Olivia Brinich, shares her thoughts about University College, the professional and continuing education division at Washington University in St. Louis.

WashU Alumna Named in “40 Under 40”

Shannon Laine

Shannon Laine, president and Chief Executive Officer at HealthWorks! Kids’ Museum St. Louis, alumna of Nonprofit Management master’s program, a post master’s certificate alumna through Brown School, and also a current instructor in University College was selected as a 2020 St. Louis Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 Honoree.

Terri Williams

Terri Williams

We sat down with alumna, Terri Williams, who recently discussed her experience of going back to school to get her graduate degree as a working adult at WashU’s University College.

Carrying the banner: Meet the 2019 student marshals


At the university-wide Commencement ceremony on May 17, a small group of exceptional students will represent every branch of Arts & Sciences by carrying banners for the College, the Graduate School, and University College.

Serving adult consumers of knowledge

Serving adult consumers

As Mark Rollins prepares to step down as dean of University College, he reflects on recent progress in serving adult learners at Washington University.