Olin is part of Washington University in St. Louis. The University has a wealth of resources: technologically sophisticated facilities, libraries and computer labs – as well as a beautiful campus.
The hub of your MS/Finance experience will be Simon Hall. The 80,000-square-foot building contains student lounges, classrooms, seminar rooms, faculty offices, an extensive library with online computer links to all major data systems, a 70-unit computer lab, a laptop lab, rooms for small-group study and a café. Some events are held in the Knight Center, home to Olin’s executive education programs. For information about the services and accommodations at the Knight Center go to http://www.olin.wustl.edu/knightCenter/.
The Al and Ruth Kopolow Business Library, located in the upper level of Simon Hall, provides resources and services that support our curriculum, as well as the information needs of our students and faculty. The Weston Career Center Library, located in the lower level of Simon Hall, houses current information on industries, companies and contacts. The University’s main campus library, the Olin Library, is located east of Simon Hall in the middle of campus just beyond Graham Chapel. You can use the document delivery service to have a book from any campus library delivered to the business library.
We provide a variety of computing resources. Every student is eligible for network accounts that include email, file storage, a personal Web site and remote access to the Olin network. You can access these resources from computers in the Olin computer lab or from your own laptops at one of Simon Hall’s several network ports or through the comprehensive wireless network. For information about Computer Services, visit http://apps.olin.wustl.edu/computing/.
Weston Career Center
The Weston Career Center enhances students’ professional development and job-search skills. Located in Simon Hall, the Weston Career Center assists corporate recruiters looking to hire our students for full-time positions, part-time positions or summer internships.
Transportation and Parking
Purchase parking permits, check out shuttle schedules, and request your free Metro U-Pass at http://parking.wustl.edu/. Shuttle service is available between the campus and most of the areas frequented by students, including near-by shopping centers. Metro St. Louis provides public transportation, visit http://www.metrostlouis.org/ for more information.
Office of Student Records
View course listings, register for classes, and request transcripts at Washington University's Office of Student Records by visiting http://aisweb.wustl.edu/studentrecords/home.nsf.
The Washington University Athletic Complex accommodates a wide range of individual and group recreational and intramural activities. All students with validated picture IDs are eligible to use the complex. Go to http://www.wustl.edu/tour/danforth/athletic-complex.html for information.
Cafes and coffee shops are located throughout campus. For locations, hours of operation, and menu information, visit the University site at http://diningservices.wustl.edu/.
Edison Theatre, located in the Mallinckrodt Center, presents works intended to “challenge, educate and inspire.” Home to the professional series OVATIONS!, which showcases national and international touring artists and companies. Edison Theatre also serves as a teaching facility for the Washington University Performing Arts Department.
Campus Bookstore and Gift Store
The Campus Bookstore is located on the ground floor of Mallinckrodt Center. Bear Necessities, a nonprofit gift store run by the Women's Society, is located in the Wohl Center and sells University apparel, souvenirs and freshly baked birthday cakes.