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Virtual Connections

While we are unable to allow on-campus guests, There are various ways You Can get a "virtual" Look At the Brown School community. 

Book a "Virtual Visit": We will customize your visit to include virtual meetings with an admissions specialist, current student, faculty member, financial services or field education representative --- and more. If scheduling allows, you can also sit in on an online class. Book your visit. 

Take a Live, Guided Virtual Tour: Using GPS technology as well as imagery, this guided tour will allow you a unique view of our beautiful campus from the comfort of your computer.  Your guide will "zoom in" on various buildings and key resources of WashU, the Brown School's "campus within a campus," and the St. Louis neighborhoods many students call home. These one-hour tours are live, with limited capacity, and led by one of our Student Ambassadors, who offer insight about what it's like to be in both our classrooms and our community. Space is limited, and pre-registration is required. Find current tour dates and times

Watch a Video Tour:  For a quick glimpse of our campus and facililties on your own time, check out this tour filmed (pre-COVID) by a few of our former Student Ambassadors.  You can also see the full university campus in this video tour from Washington University undergraduate admissions. 

Be a Student in Our "Open Classroom": Our Open Classroom initiative came about during the start of the pandemic, when the Brown School wanted to offer at-home learning to those in our community, at no cost. We currently have more than 100 recorded sessions available, led by our faculty members, staff, alums and community partners on topics that bridge social work, public health and social policy --- and more live sessions take place often. These courses can offer an idea of the caliber of research and commitment coming out of the Brown School community. If you want some suggestions on which ones to check out based on your career interests, contact us at

Explore or Revisit Our Viewbooks: These documents provide a cohesive overview of our programs and community, with great visuals. Flip through the MSW, MPH and MSP books on

Check Out Our Info Sessions: Each year, we lead information sessions on various topics of interest to our applicants. These include introductions to all of our degree programs, funding your degree, tips for your strongest application, field education offerings, current student perspectives, living and working in St. Louis and so much more. You will find all of our past offerings here for your viewing pleasure!

You can also check out our YouTube Channel – and subscribe – for more videos focused on our community,  students and professional development offerings.

Follow Us on Social Media:  Our Admissions Office has its own Instagram account, run by our students, and designed to give you an insider look at our programs.  The School also has Facebook and Twitter accounts where we share research news, events and student and alumni content.  Following us on these channels will help you discover new and diverse aspects of our School.

Brown School Admissions Instagram

Brown School Facebook

Brown School Twitter

If there is something you are still curious about, please don't hesitate to reach out to our Admissions Office. We are here to help! Contact us at