The possibilities are limitless and convenient. Among the 20 largest metropolitan areas in the U.S., St. Louis ranks 2nd in the most-affordable housing market. Our city has gracious neighborhoods and safe housing options. Washington University owns and operates several apartment complexes specifically for graduate students.
Most graduate students live in one of the many privately-owned apartments located within a 10-block radius of the school. Both furnished and unfurnished rooms, apartments and houses are available. We recommend you consult with Apartment Referral Service (ARS), a resource for University students, faculty and staff looking for apartments, duplexes, condos or houses.
See Olin's Guide to the Washington University Community for resources and tips for getting settled in St. Louis. Application should be made several months in advance of the new academic year by contacting:
Apartment Referral Service
Washington University in St. Louis
Campus Box 1049
7425 Forsyth Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63105-2103
Whether you feel like grocery shopping, grabbing a bite to go, or dining in, Washington University offers a variety of on-campus menu options and dining facilities. For your convenience, registered students can choose from a variety of meal plans any time during the year.
Café Olin in Simon Hall
Olin Business School students and faculty can enjoy a variety of features at Café Olin, including Kaldi's coffee, breakfast breads, pizza, and a carvery station. Fresh baked delights and bottled drinks are also available here. Café Olin is conveniently located on the ground floor of Simon Hall.
Danforth University Center (DUC)
Whether you’re craving a cup of Kaldi’s coffee or freshly baked muffin in the morning or a Thai, Mexican, or All-American cuisine in the afternoon, the DUC is a conveniently located on campus, behind the Olin Business School on the first floor of the Danforth University Center.
For more information on other dining options and facilities located on campus, visit http://diningservices.wustl.edu/.
Craving the spice of Life? St. Louis is well known for its award-winning restaurants, which includes a plethora authentic cuisines such as Asian, Indian, Lebanese, Mexican, American and more. And, the campus is only minutes away from the most popular dining spots, including the Delmar Loop and the Central West End. For restaurant reviews and suggestions, visit the Where to Eat site.