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Are you a prospective student?  Use the forms below to request information on our programs, plan a visit, reach out to our admissions office, or register for an info session.
For any other contact needs, see our department contacts.

  • Brown School
    Washington University
    MSC 1196-251-46
    One Brookings Drive
    St. Louis, MO 63130
  • (314) 935-6600
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Prospective students, contact us using the forms below.

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Info Sessions

Thank you for your interest in the Brown School.

If you are interested in learning more about our MSW or MPH programs, please take a minute to complete this form. The Office of Admissions will follow-up with additional information.

If you are interested in learning more about our PhD programs, please email the PhD in Social Work or PhD in Public Health Sciences Program Offices.

Schedule a Personalized Visit

Learn more about the Brown School community and get tips on the application process by scheduling a visit! We are currently offering virtual visits and a limited schedule of in-person campus visits. When you are ready to request a visit, click the button below labeled "Schedule Your Visit."

Virtual Visits

Connect with members of the Brown School community from a laptop or mobile device. We can arrange for you to talk with a faculty member, a current student, or representatives from the Offices of Admissions & Recruitment, Field Education, Career Services or Financial Aid. Depending on the time of year and the day you request, you may also be able attend an online class. Most meetings are scheduled via Zoom, but you may also have the option to schedule a phone call. All virtual visits are held on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays between 9 am – 5 pm CT.

In-Person Visits (Limited Options)

Get to know our campus-within-a-campus by attending a tour of the Brown School. While you’re on campus, you’ll also have the option to schedule an in-person meeting with an admissions representative and/or current Brown School student. In-person visits are currently held on Fridays only, and must be scheduled in advance. All visitors to the Brown School are expected to adhere to the following safety guidelines:

  1. Visitors MUST be registered for a campus visit. At this time, the Brown School Office of Admissions & Recruitment cannot accommodate walk-in visitors.
  2. Washington University has implemented a vaccination requirement for all students, faculty, staff and trainees. All Brown School admissions visitors over the age of 5 are expected to comply with university COVID-19 vaccination requirements and show proof of vaccination upon arrival. More information about our vaccination policy can be found here.
  3. Due to space limitations, all meetings with Brown School admissions staff and current students must be held individually with the prospective student visitor only. Prospective students are permitted to bring guests along for a tour of the Brown School.
  4. All Brown School admissions visitors are required to wear a mask that fully covers their nose and mouth while indoors.
  5. All guests must comply with posted guidelines on campus and any safety requests from admissions staff and tour guides.
  6. We will continue to monitor the COVID-19 pandemic, and we reserve the right to alter or cancel any visitor experience, if necessary. If we do so, we will contact you via email and phone.

If you are experiencing any symptoms, not feeling well, or have had a known COVID-19 exposure, we ask that you please stay home and reschedule your visit.

Please know that we may need at least a week's lead time to meet your scheduling request(s).

Schedule Your Visit

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    Note: If interested in a PhD, you must have previously earned a master's degree.






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    In-Person Information Sessions:

    In-Person Information Sessions are hosted by the Office of Admissions & Recruitment at select times throughout the year. These sessions give prospective students the opportunity to visit campus, meet members of the Brown School community and learn about our program offerings. 

    Upcoming In-Person Info Sessions:

    Thursday, September 29, 6:00 - 7:00 pm CT - Part-Time Master of Social Work Info Session. Register.

    Virtual Information Sessions

    Virtual Information Sessions are hosted by the Office of Admissions & Recruitment throughout the year. Each event highlights a component of the application process or student experience and will introduce viewers to members of the Brown School community.

    Upcoming Virtual Info Sessions:

    Wednesday, October 5, 12:00 - 1:00 pm CT - Tips for Submitting Your Strongest Application. Register.

    Thursday, October 13, 12:00 - 12:30 pm CT - Mini Virtual Info Session: Part-Time MSW Program. Register.

    Wednesday, October 19, 12:00 - 1:00 pm CT - Social Policy at the Brown School. Register.

    Wednesday, November 2, 9:00 - 10:00 am CT - International Student Experience. Register.

    Thursday, November 3, 12:00 - 12:30 pm CT - Mini Virtual Info Session: Part-Time MSW Program. Register.

    Archived Open Classroom Courses:

    A Queer Perspective on Successful Aging - Watch on YouTube or Watch Zoom Cloud Recording (Hosted March 2022)

    Raising Queens: The Important Role of Racial Socialization in the Lives of Black Girls - Watch on YouTube or Watch Zoom Cloud Recording (Hosted March 2022)

    Policymaking Through a Racial Equity Lens - Watch on YouTube or Watch Zoom Cloud Recording (Hosted February 2022)

    Medicaid Expansion in Missouri: First Impressions on the Implementation - Watch on YouTube or Watch Zoom Cloud Recording (Hosted January 2022)

    Spatial Epidemiology for Physical Activity and Health Equity Research - Watch on YouTube or Watch Zoom Cloud Recording (Hosted January 2022)

    Inclusive Perspectives: Disability and Inclusion -- Making the Invisible Visible - Watch on YouTube or Watch Zoom Cloud Recording (Hosted January 2022)

    People, Health and Place - Watch on YouTube or Watch Zoom Cloud Recording (Hosted January 2022)

    Engaging Parents to Improve Child Behavioral Health - Watch on YouTube or Watch Zoom Cloud Recording (Hosted January 2022)

    These selected Open Classroom courses are part of our Brown School Curriculum Showcase Series. Browse the entire library of 150+ archived courses here.

    Select Archived Info Sessions:

    Introduction to the Brown School - Watch on YouTube or Watch Zoom Cloud Recording (Hosted September 2022)

    Ask Us Anything: Information Session for the Fall 2022 Cohort - Watch on YouTube or Watch Zoom Cloud Recording (Hosted June 2022)

    The Brown School With St. Louis: How We Engage in Our Community - Watch on YouTube or Watch Zoom Cloud Recording (Hosted March 2022)

    Field Education at the Brown School - Watch on YouTube or Watch Zoom Cloud Recording (Hosted February 2022)

    Introduction to the Part-Time MSW Program - Watch on YouTube or Watch Zoom Cloud Recording (Hosted January 2022)

    Amplifying Your Impact: Introduction to the Master of Social Policy Program - Watch on YouTube or Watch Zoom Cloud Recording (Hosted January 2022)

    Introduction to the Buder Center for American Indian Studies - Watch on YouTube or Watch Zoom Cloud Recording (Hosted December 2021)

    The International Student Experience - Watch on YouTube or Watch Zoom Cloud Recording (Hosted November 2021)

    A full list of archived sessions is available on our Admissions Info Session Playlist.

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