Parking & Visitor Information

COVID-19 Update

In accordance with the University’s current visitor policy, the following policies are in place for Sam Fox School visitors:

- Sam Fox School buildings are on card access only and not accessible to visitors.
- Only mission-critical visitors approved by the Dean’s Office will be allowed inside Sam Fox School spaces as the approved guest of a faculty or staff member. The hosting faculty or staff member is responsible for escorting their visitor and ensuring the visitor follows all public health and safety protocols.
- Non-essential visitors will not be permitted in Sam Fox School spaces.

We truly regret that we are temporarily discontinuing our in-person, individualized campus-visit program until further notice. Prospective students who are interested in scheduling one-on-one meetings with members of the Sam Fox School should visit this page for more information.

Please visit for all University updates related to the pandemic, including policies and public health protocols.

General Information

For the most up-to-date information, please visit the Parking and Transportation website.

General Parking
Visitors may park in one of several parking facilities on the Danforth Campus, including the new East End Garage located off of Forsyth Boulevard next to Givens Hall. Each of these garages is equipped with gate-arm technology; you will need to pull a ticket at the entrance, park in a designated visitor space. Charges are incurred by the hour and must be paid prior to exiting at a pay station or via pay lane attendant. Passport Parking, an app that allows individuals to pay for parking by the hour, is also now available. The East End Garage includes elevator access through the Sumers Welcome Center. For full details about visitor parking, visit WashU's Parking & Transportation Services website>>

Off-Hours Parking
Visitors who will be parking on campus from 5p-7a, Monday through Friday, and all day Saturday/Sunday are permitted to park in designated visitor and yellow spaces without displaying a parking permit. Parking in red/restricted spaces is not allowed without a red parking permit and is enforced 24/7.

Accessible Parking
Limited parking for visitors with accessibility needs is available in the lot east of the Kemper Art Museum. Enter at Skinker and Lindell and tell the flaggers you're going to the Sam Fox School or Kemper Art Museum. Visitors with accessible needs may also park in the spaces available at the Danforth University Center (DUC), Snow Way, and Millbrook garages. You may call 314-935-3648 to request a ride from the golf cart escort system, M-F, 8a-5:30p.

For Kemper Art Museum Visitors
For information about visiting the Kemper Art Museum, including hours and parking, click here>>

Planning Your Visit

If you are interested in getting more information about our programs or setting up one of these conversations, please contact the following staff members:

For questions about our Master of Architecture, Master of Landscape Architecture, Master of Urban Design, MS in Advanced Architectural Design, and MS in Architectural Studies programs, contact Kathleen O'Donnell,

For questions about our MFA in Illustration & Visual Culture and MFA in Visual Art programs, contact Taylor Yocom,

For questions about our undergraduate programs in Architecture, Art, Design, Communication Design, and Fashion Design, contact Rachel Youn, In addition, prospective undergraduate students can visit the Admissions website for additional virtual programming, including tours and info sessions.

Driving Directions

For driving directions to Washington University, use this address for your destination:

One Brookings Drive
St. Louis, MO 63130

For campus maps, click here>>