Graduate Life

The Office of Graduate Studies recognizes that each of our graduate students brings a diverse and varied background to our community. For that reason, we work to ensure that your graduate experience is both personally and academically rewarding by developing events, resources, and services to support you.

In addition to supporting your academic needs, the Office of Graduate Studies and Washington University offer a range of services to help students transition to life in St. Louis. From housing to childcare, resources are available to help graduate students thrive.

The Graduate Center

The Graduate Center is the social and intellectual hub of graduate life at Washington University in St. Louis, a dedicated space for all graduate and professional students to meet, connect, and engage. Visit the center to learn about their events and programs for graduate students, leadership opportunities, and more. 

Off-Campus Living


Quadrangle helps our students by finding the right neighborhood, and the right home, for an individual. While Quadrangle is always available to assist you in finding housing, it is recommended that students start to seriously look at housing in June.

visit Quadrangle

Apartment Referral Service

Apartment Referral Services of Washington University in St. Louis can help you locate housing, find a roommate or assist with subleasing your space. ARS can also direct you to helpful information on everything from understanding your tenant rights to answering questions about roommates and contracts.​​​

visit ARS

Events and Activities

Visit the graduate life calendar for a full list of programming offered for graduate students.


Family-Focused Resources

Find information on Washington University's back-up care advantage program, health insurance for dependents, infant nursing rooms on campus, new child leave policy, and more. 

visit family-focused resources