Parking & Visitor Information

The best way to learn about the Sam Fox School—and Washington University—is to visit us and take the opportunity to meet current students and faculty.

University Construction

Washington University is in the midst of a major transformation project for the east end of its Danforth Campus, and access to the Sam Fox School complex has changed. Hoyt Drive is now closed, and general visitor parking is no longer available east of Brookings Hall or along Forsyth Boulevard.

Beginning Saturday, December 16, east end work will impact access to the Sam Fox School and Kemper Art Museum. To accommodate this work, there will be no pedestrian access to Givens Hall via the interior path when approaching from the west. During construction, pedestrians approaching the Sam Fox School from campus will be directed to building entrances along Forsyth. Full details are available here>>

Download a pdf map with parking guidelines for visitors to the Sam Fox School and Kemper Art Museum>>

General Parking
Visitors may park in the DUC (underground), Millbrook, and Snow Way garages with a hangtag pass, which can be purchased at the North Campus office or mailed to you prior to your visit. After 5p and on weekends, visitors may park in Yellow Zones without a hangtag. Visitors may not park in Red Zones at any time.

Accessible Parking
Visitors with accessibility needs may park in designated spaces in the construction lot east of the Mildred Lane Kemper Museum. Please display your visitor parking hangtag as well as your accessible placard. You may also 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 details about visiting the Kemper Art Museum, including hours and parking information, click here>>

MetroLink and MetroBus
As the above map indicates, there are two MetroBus stops located near the Sam Fox School campus, as well as a MetroLink blue line stop (Skinker station). Visit the Metro website for more details.

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

Planning Your Visit

For Prospective Undergraduate Students
We'll customize your visit to suit your interests—tell us what you want to see and with whom you'd like to speak. Meet current Washington University students and faculty. You may request a portfolio review and a tour of the Sam Fox School's facilities. Just go to, email, or call 800.638.0700 or 314.935.6000—our visit coordinators will take care of everything.

For Prospective Graduate Students
To learn more about opportunities offered in the Graduate School of Architecture & Urban Design, please contact:

Kathleen O'Donnell
Graduate Admissions Coordinator
314.935.6227 or 800.295.6227 (within the continental U.S.)

To learn more about opportunities offered in the Graduate School of Art, please contact:

Patricia Olynyk
Director, Graduate School of Art
Phone: 314.935.8423

Driving Directions

For driving directions to Washington University, as well as instructions on how to get to campus if you fly to St. Louis, please visit the Washington University Admissions website.

If you are searching for an alternate driving route, use this address for your destination:

One Brookings Drive
St. Louis, MO 63130

For campus maps, click here>>