First 40
First 40

First 40

First 40 is a series of fun events and activities on campus and in the community available to new students during their first 40 days at Washington University in St. Louis.

At First 40 events, new students:

  • Connect with fellow students formally and informally
  • Participate in social or cultural activities beyond their classrooms and floors
  • Develop an awareness of opportunities for engagement on campus and in the St. Louis community
2015 Signature Events

Monday, August 24 - DAY 1
Friday, August 28 - First Friday/Activities Fair
Sunday, August 30 - WU in the Loop
Friday, September 4 - First Floor Dinner and Night at the Museum
Monday, September 14 - Symphony on the South 40
Saturday, September 26 - Saturday in the Park
Sunday, October 4 - Carnival on the Swamp
Friday, October 9 - Sunday, October 11 - Parent & Family Weekend