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Maps & Directions

Danforth Campus

University College is located on Washington University's Danforth Campus in January Hall. January Hall houses the office of the dean and is on the southwest corner of the Brookings Quadrangle.

Advising on Danforth Campus

Starting in December 2017, all advising appointments, including those in the evenings, will be held at our West Campus offices due to January Hall renovations. Danforth Campus student advising will resume following completion of January Hall construction.

See our West Campus office information below.

Parking on Danforth Campus

Monday-Friday, between 5 p.m. - 7a.m., Washington University's Danforth campus is open for parking in any parking space not marked as red or reserved in any zone. It is also free to park in yellow spaces on the Danforth campus without a permit on the weekends.

Permit Parking
Those who do not need to park on campus all day but need a space prior to 5 p.m. can purchase an evening permit, which is valid starting at 3:30 p.m., including:

  • Evening Red Permits: Available to faculty and staff and valid in any red or reserved space in any zone from 3:30 p.m. - 7 a.m. Monday through Friday and on weekends.
  • Evening Yellow Permits: Available to full-time day undergraduate students (junior or higher standing who live off-campus) and also to any part-time undergraduate or graduate students in University College and part-time, degree- or certificate-seeking undergraduate or graduate students in any of Washington University’s schools (Business, Engineering, etc.). These permits are valid in any space not marked as red or reserved in Zones 2 and 3 from 3:30 p.m. - 7 a.m., Monday through Friday, and on weekends.

In addition, there are a series of spaces along Forsyth that have been reassigned as “Perimeter Red” parking spaces. Between the hours of 7 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, these spaces require a Red Faculty/Staff Permit; however, these spaces are open to anyone from 5 p.m. - 7 a.m., Monday through Friday, and on weekends.

To purchase a permit, visit the Parking & Transportation Services website.

West Campus

University College also has offices on Washington University's West Campus, located in Clayton, MO. The West Campus location houses admissions, registrar and course registration, financial services, and advising. The physical address is 11 N. Jackson Road, Suite 1000, St. Louis, MO 63105-2153.

Our accessible entrance is also on N. Jackson Road, just south of our main entrance. Please enter through the door labeled 5-9 N. Jackson Road and follow the signs to University College. If you need further assistance, please call our office at (314) 935-6700.

Advising on West Campus

Student advising is available from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., Monday through Thursday and 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. on Friday.

Meet our advising team and make an appointment today.

Parking on West Campus

Visitor and disabled parking is located in the north lot behind the parking garage and currently requires the use of a daily permit before 5 p.m. Please request a daily permit at the University College front desk when you arrive.

Students, employees, and faculty with a campus parking permit outside the West Campus parking zone are encouraged to park in their zone and take the West Campus shuttle. Employees displaying a Medical School permit are allowed to park in visitor parking.

Between 5 p.m. and 7 a.m., Monday–Friday and all day Saturday–Sunday, parking is available in visitor and yellow permitted spaces without a permit.

West Campus Shuttle

Learn more about the West Campus shuttle's service hours, schedules, and more.

View the Circulator's Schedule

Additional Transportation Options

  • Bike to Campus

    Explore bicycle maps and resources on WashU's campus.
  • MetroLink

    Provides a car-free way for the WashU community to travel to popular downtown St. Louis locations and the airport.
  • MetroBus

    View the schedule and route information for all MetroBus lines.
  • Parking & Transportation Services

    Learn more about the most up-to-date parking policies, explore parking resources, and more.
  • WashU Campus Circulator

    The Campus Circulator shuttle offers complimentary transportation around the Danforth Campus for Washington University in St. Louis faculty, staff, students and guests.