Washington University in St. Louis’ campuses are located near a cultural center of St. Louis, surrounded by and adjacent to museums, performance venues, vibrant entertainment and dining districts, one of the nation’s largest civic parks, and beautiful, tree-lined neighborhoods rich in history and diversity. The campuses are well-served by the region’s light rail and bus service, and have easy access to major interstate highways.

Maps, Directions, and Parking

Some navigation systems may also recognize St. Louis as the city, but this is the official name of the municipality that WashU sits in. Be sure that you are navigating to Shepley Drive from Big Bend Boulevard; there is no entrance at Wydown Blvd. or Wallace Drive even though your GPS may direct you to those streets.

Dining & Entertainment

Local Accommodations & Hotels

  • Charles F. Knight Executive Education & Conference Center
    Located on campus, the Charles F. Knight Executive Education & Conference Center offers convenient accommodations.  Please note, they often book quickly for special events.
  • Explore St. Louis Website
    The St. Louis Convention & Visitors Commission provides visitors with a wide selection of accommodations based on price, location, and type of lodging. If looking for hotels near Washington University please select the Midtown/Clayton search option when using the search function of the website.
  • Drury Hotels
    Drury Hotels offers a discount for WashU visitors. For reservations, please call 1-800-DRURYINN and ask for the Washington University rate or book online with corporate ID 307236.