WashU is home to a diverse student body, and the WashU community works to support each individual student.

Center for Diversity and Inclusion

Center for Diversity and Inclusion

The Center for Diversity and Inclusion supports and advocates for undergraduate, graduate and professional students from underrepresented and/or marginalized populations, creates collaborative partnerships with campus and community organizations, and promotes dialogue and social change among all students.

Center for Diversity and Inclusion

The Center for Diversity and Inclusion supports and advocates for undergraduate, graduate and professional students from underrepresented and/or marginalized populations, creates collaborative partnerships with campus and community organizations, and promotes dialogue and social change among all students.

Disability Resources

Disability Resources (DR) is the official resource for WashU students who have disabilities or suspected disabilities. DR is dedicated to ensuring that every student has equal access to our campus and academic programs.

Gender Equity and Title IX Compliance Office

The Gender Equity and Title IX Compliance Office is committed to responding to gender and sex discrimination – including sexual harassment and sexual violence – in an effective and timely manner. We are equally committed to ensuring any individuals involved in these incidents will be treated fairly and respectfully.

Office for International Students and Scholars (OISS)

The OISS is here to support international students during their time at WashU. Our services include immigration advising, orientation to the WashU and St. Louis communities, and other programs to help students thrive academically and socially and engage them in U.S. life and culture.

Office for Student Success

The Office of Student Success works to ensure that the full WashU experience is available to all students, regardless of background. It is fundamental to both the office’s mission, as well as that of the University, to provide students access to an equitable college experience, which happens through proactive programming efforts, as well as oversight and analysis of the current cultural landscape.

Office of Military and Veteran Services

The Office of Military and Veteran Services is WashU’s focal point for military and veteran matters, to include transitioning military-connected students into higher education, providing and connecting students with programs and services, and partnering across campus and in the community.

Office of Religious, Spiritual, and Ethical Life

The Office of Religious, Spiritual, and Ethical Life encourages interfaith understanding, supports the diverse religious, spiritual and ethical communities on campus, and facilitates interfaith student leadership development. Students of any or no religious, spiritual, or philosophical background are welcome.

Office of the Ombuds

The Offices of the Ombuds serve as confidential, independent and impartial resources that offer assistance in the informal resolution of university-related conflicts and advocate for fair treatment and process.

Relationship and Sexual Violence Prevention Center

The RSVP Center operates from a public health model and utilizes Trauma Informed Practices, Response, and Prevention Education to address Relationship and Sexual Violence. 24-hour services are available.

Equity and Inclusion Council

The WashU Equity and Inclusion Council (WUEIC) provides institutionalized and structured communication, accountability, and alignment opportunities for university stakeholders working on equity and inclusion. The council is made up of WashU students, faculty and staff.

Student Community Groups

WashU currently features over 400 registered student groups that create a vibrant and active campus environment. WUGO is the hub for student groups and activities.

CDI Training Opportunities

The Center for Diversity and Inclusion (CDI) offers a catalog of interactive and experiential trainings and workshops designed to increase participants’ knowledge, awareness, and understanding. While our training primarily focuses on student development, they are open to all students, faculty and staff.

Day of Dialogue and Action

Each year, we come together to explore critical issues facing our community. We confront questions that challenge each of us to do better and be better.

SafeZones Training for Students

Undergraduate SafeZones is a peer facilitation group that educates and fosters discussion around LGBTQIA* issues in order to promote the development of a more open and inclusive university community.

Danforth Campus Accessibility Maps

The online campus map provides accessibility information, such as the locations of accessible entrances, elevators, and power assist doors. It also provides information about accessible parking and routes.

Event Accommodations Fund

Student organizations and academic departments in need of funding to defray accommodations expenses for events speakers and attendees with disabilities may apply for funding.

Gender Equity and Title IX Compliance Office

The Gender Equity and Title IX Compliance Office is committed to responding to gender and sex discrimination – including sexual harassment and sexual violence – in an effective and timely manner. We are equally committed to ensuring any individuals involved in these incidents will be treated fairly and respectfully.

Policies and Guides

We are committed to maintaining an inclusive environment for all members of the Washington University community. Our policies support and protect diversity and inclusion at the university.

Resources at the School of Medicine

These resources are intended to help groups and individuals across the medical campus learn more about matters related to diversity, equity and inclusion.

Scholarships & Fellowships

To develop the most diverse pool of scholars and leaders of tomorrow, we are committed to creating possibilities for budding researchers, leaders, and innovators through scholarship and fellowships.

STEM Pipeline Consortium (WUDPC-STEM) Focus

The Washington University Diversity Programs Consortium – Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (WUDPC-STEM) Focus exists to strengthen the university’s pipeline efforts to recruit, retain and support individuals from underrepresented backgrounds in science and research related fields.

TRIO Student Support Services

TRIO is a federally funded U.S. Department of Education program that supports first generation, low income, and/or students with disabilities transition into and graduate from college. TRIO Scholars have access to financial literacy workshops, academic support, advising, and cultural and professional development events.

Using Gender Pronouns

In order to affirm each person’s gender identity, life, and experience, it is important that we ask and check in with others about pronouns. This simple effort can make a profound difference in a trans* person’s experience of safety, respect, and support.