When to Visit
We welcome visitors at any time of the year but encourage you to come when classes are in session to experience our community. The Admissions Office is open Monday through Friday throughout the academic year and the summer. Washington University is closed for some national holidays and occasional events.
Please call (314) 935-4525 for more details.
Schedule a Visit and Individualize Your Experience
To ensure you have the best visit possible, we are happy to customize your experience. Please contact the Admissions Office to make an appointment and discuss the details of your visit, either by calling the office at (314) 935-4525 or by emailing
firstname.lastname@example.org. During your visit you are invited to meet with an Admissions Officer to talk about your application and the admissions process.
- Go for a run in Forest Park
- Attend a student organization meeting
- Enjoy our world-class museums
- Connect with current students
- Attend a guest lecture
- Catch a film
Morning Visitor Schedule
Optional meeting with Admissions Officer 9:30am
Class Visit (first year course) 10:30am
Afternoon Visitor Schedule
Class Visit (first year course) 1:00pm
Optional meeting with Admissions Officer 3:00pm
(Various dates, see below)
Admissions open houses include a campus tour
and the chance to meet with current students, admissions counselors, and Career
Services staff. Open Houses are typically held on the last Friday of each month from
- Friday, January 29th
- Friday, February 26th
- Friday, April 29th
RSVP here to attend Open Houses.
How to Get Here
Parking Instructions: Pull into the circle drive outside Anheuser-Busch Hall at Throop Drive and Snow Way, and come inside to get a parking pass from the law school front desk on the 1st floor. Parking is available in the Millbrook parking garage on Throop Drive in any available yellow spot. The School of Law (Anheuser-Busch Hall) will be close by on your right.
Alternatively, parking is available in the Danforth Center Garage at Forsyth & Wallace. Validation is available for parking in this garage.
MetroLink Instructions: Take any train from the airport to the Forest Park station. From the adjacent platform, transfer to a Shrewsbury/I-44 train and take it to the University City/Big Bend station. After you leave the MetroLink station, walk east along Forest Park Parkway (the University will be on your right) to Throop Drive. Take a right on Throop Drive and Anheuser-Busch Hall will be to the right of the intersection of Throop Drive and Snow Way.
Where to Stay
The following hotels are popular with student visitors. You can obtain specific prices and directions from whatever hotel you choose, but be sure to mention you are visiting WashULaw – you might receive a discounted rate.