Admitted Student Information
We are excited to welcome you and other talented students to our 2022 pre-college summer programs.
Washington University is taking significant measures to protect the community from COVID-19. Visit WashU Together for more information on WashU’s COVID-19 response .
We are planning to host in-person programming for the 2022 summer based on current University guidelines. If we are unable to host in-person programming, we may shift to remote learning.
Architecture Discovery Program July 10-23, 2022
Portfolio Plus Program July 10-30, 2022
We will communicate via email with students and parents, so please add firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com to your email contacts in order to ensure our messages are not sent to your junk or spam folder.
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Students will have access to all the technology they need complete program assignments. Students are not required to bring a computer with the, as we have computer labs available on campus. If a student wants to bring their computer, they are welcome to.
Platforms we may use include WUSTL Box to share files, Adobe Creative Cloud, etc. All of these tools will be accessible using an individualized WUSTLkey login students will get once they’ve completed registration for our program. Adobe Creative Cloud Suite is used for digital editing of photos and drawings.
Please visit our Technology Guide to get started accessing WUSTL systems and programs.
Students will receive an email prompting you to create your WUSTL Key. This is the login system for university matters like transcripts, registration, and billing. Below are instructions on how to find that email and next steps.
Check your inbox and spam folder for an email from CFU Registrar WUSTL Key (firstname.lastname@example.org ) prompting you to create a WUSTL Key. It will be sent to the email address used in the pre-college application. This is how students log into WashU’s online system to see their classes, grades, and bills. The subject line of that email is ‘Activate Your WashU WUSTL Key and Email’. Add the registrar to your contacts to avoid missing important emails in the future. Please find the email and follow the instructions to create a WUSTL Key.
If you are unable to find the email in your inbox or spam/junk folder, please contact WUSTL IT Services at 314-933-3333 for assistance. You will need to provide your student account number—please contact Rachel at email@example.com to receive your number.
Your WUSTL email address will be the main form of communication used between you, your professors, and your teaching assistants during the program. To check your WUSTL Email, you can add it as an account to your preferred app either on computer or phone, or you can access it 24/7 online at https://email.wustl.edu. You will log in using your WUSTL Key.
Materials for both the Architecture Discovery Program and Portfolio Plus Program are included in the cost of tuition. Materials will be provided to each student at the start of the program.
Field Trips & Lectures
We plan to host field trips and lectures as determined academically essential and safe in the covid climate. We looking forward to sharing some of the most unique things about WashU and St. Louis with you. You will have a chance to meet some of our other Sam Fox School faculty, visits artist studios and architecture firms, hear directly from artists and designers, ask questions, and learn about the profession.
Collecting high-quality photos of your work is an important part of the Architecture Discovery Program and Portfolio Plus Program. We will be hosting tutorials and workshops that teach you the best methods for photographing and editing your own work to get it ready to present in a portfolio.
WashU Undergraduate Admissions
We will be offering a few activities throughout the program to introduce students to life at Washington University. The Sam Fox School Admissions Specialist will host a session on portfolio preparation and documentation.
Washington University does not require interviews as part of the admissions application process, however students will have a chance to sign up for an interview with the Sam Fox School’s Undergraduate Admissions Specialist.
The program fee for the summer 2022 programs includes tuition, meals, housing on campus, field trips, and all materials.
Architecture Discovery Program: $3,756
Portfolio Plus Program: $5,610
In order to secure your spot, please submit your $250 nonrefundable program deposit no later than May 1, 2022. The deposit is applied toward your total program fee due. The remaining balance is due no later than July 9, 2022. Instructions to make online payment will be sent by email when balances are posted to student accounts. This will probably be in late June.
The Student Accountability Chart is meant to serve as a general guide to the accountability process to promote consistency in our pre-college community. This chart includes a list of program rules, policies, and regulations according to our Code of Conduct. Parents and students should review the chart before the start of the program.
Should personal unforeseen circumstances require a student to cancel their registration for the program, we will issue a refund of the program fee as follows:
- July 9, 2022: Last day to cancel and receive 100% refund (with exception of materials if they have already been purchased.)
- After July 10, 2022: No refunds will be issued
No refunds will be issued for students who leave a program early.
WashU is not responsible for reimbursing costs not included in the program fee, including travel expenses, textbooks, or personal expenses.
Application fees are nonrefundable.