Graduate Studies in Arts & Sciences Open House

Interested in applying to graduate school? Have questions about financing, your application or graduate student life? Join us on Saturday, September 30th for a unique chance to explore funding options, connect with our student panel, and meet faculty and department representatives. Learn about our diverse programs, navigate your financial pathway with insights, and get a taste of grad student life at WashU.

Programming will begin at 9 a.m. the day of the event and run until 2 p.m.

Register today and take the next step in your educational journey!

•    Saturday, September 30, 2023
•    9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
•    The Charles F. Knight Center
•    Check-in begins at 8 a.m., and the program will begin promptly at 9 a.m.

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Parking and Transportation

The Charles F. Knight Center is located on Throop Drive and Snow Way Drive, St. Louis, MO, 63130. You may enter this address into GPS for directions to The Charles F. Knight Center. For parking, you will have two options for ease. The Millbrook Garage (located on Snow Way and Throop) or Snow Way Garage (located on Big Bend and Snow Way). Parking is free on Danforth’s Campus on the weekends! It is “open park” all day; the yellow and visitor designated spaces are available without permit / payment. Upon entrance into the garage, you may have to pull a ticket but please be assured that parking is free for you. If you have to pull a ticket, keep that ticket safe because you will need it upon exiting the garage. (You will not need to scan your ticket at the Pay Station Kiosk).

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Registration Details

There is no fee to attend the Open House and lunch will be provided. However, space is limited so we encourage you to register as soon as possible. 

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Currently, our on-campus lodging at the Charles F. Knight Center is renovating its guestrooms and lodging is unavailable until 2024. If you require an overnight stay, there are a variety of conveniently located hotels with staff ready to accommodate you. When you call to make reservations, please be sure to ask about special rates for Washington University visitors, transportation to and from the airport, onsite parking, and amenities. Below are alternative lodging options:


Recommended Off-Campus Lodging


Cheshire Lodge (Richmond Heights)
6306 Clayton Road St. Louis, MO 63117
Phone: (314) 647-7300
Toll-free (800) 325-7378

Crowne Plaza St. Louis-Clayton Hotel
7750 Carondelet
Clayton, MO 63105
Phone: (314) 726-5400
Toll-free (800) 227-6963

Hampton Inn and Suites Clayton/St Louis-Galleria Area
216 N Meramec Avenue
Clayton, Missouri, 63105, USA
Phone: (314) 727-0700

Drury Inn and Suites (near Forest Park)
2111 Sulphur Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63139
Phone: (314) 646-0770
Toll Free: (800) 378-7946

Ritz-Carlton-St. Louis
100 Carondelet Plaza
Clayton, MO 63105
Phone: (314) 863-6300
Toll-free: (800) 241-3333

Seven Gables Inn (Clayton)
26 North Meramec
St. Louis, MO 63105
Phone: (314) 863-8400
Toll-free (800) 433-6590

Sheraton Clayton Plaza
7730 Bonhomme
Clayton, MO 63105
Phone: (314) 863-0400
Toll-free (800) 325-3535

Statistician He installed as Kotzubei-Beckmann Distinguished Professor

Xuming He, chair of the Department of Statistics and Data Science in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, was installed as the inaugural Kotzubei-Beckmann Distinguished Professor during a ceremony held April 25 at the Whittemore House. 

Physics student Brodie selected for prestigious DOE program

Liam Brodie, a graduate student working with Mark Alford, a professor of physics in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, has been selected to participate in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Program.

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