So that all students succeed.

Read why the Office of Student Success was created, and the principles by which we operate.

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Educating our future.

Washington University is proud to partner with Bloomberg Philanthropies and over thirty colleges and universities as a part of the American Talent Initiative.

Learn about the coalition.

A conversation with Provost Thorp

Read an interview with Provost Holden Thorp on why socioeconomic diversity is important for Washington University, and our nation.

Read the conversation

On October 20, the Office of Student Success staff will officially open the doors to our new office space and welcome campus partners, Deneb STARS, friends and family to engage with our space! Learn about the mission and initiatives of the office, speak with current Deneb STARS, and enjoy light refreshments during this celebratory occasion.

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Student Spotlights

"The Office of Student Success provides resources and gets students in touch with people who care. The Office can be an advocate for every student. It gives students a voice."

~ First-year Deneb STARS student

"Because of the Office of Student Success and the Deneb STARS, I am less intimidated by office hours. The program introduced me to important people in a less daunting way early in my experience."

~ First-year Deneb STARS student

"Institutions like WashU have an obligation to ensure the success of all students and this Office helps do that."

~ First-year Deneb STARS student

"Thanks to the work of the Office of Student Success, religiously observant students like me now know that they can have delicious meals on campus without compromising their faith or practices."

~ Kosher-keeping student

"Washington University is committed to the success of every student – in whatever way they define their own success – regardless of who they are or from where they come."

~ Anthony Tillman