First Year Center
First Year Center
First Year Center Contact Information

General Questions

Stop by the First Year Center, located in the Women's Building, or contact us at firstyearcenter@wustl.edu or 314.935.5040. We are open Monday through Friday from 8:30AM - 5:00PM.   Our fax number is 314.935.8516.

Danielle Bristow
Director, First Year Center Programs
danielle_bristow@wustl.edu
 
Danielle oversees programming and provides information to assist new students and their families with their transition into the Washington University community. Besides working with the First Year Center Executive Board and the WUSAs, Danielle serves as a four-year academic advisor for students in Arts & Sciences, and serves as the advisor for the Freshman Class Council and serves on the Steering Committee for CAUSE: The Committee for the Assessment of the Undergraduate Experience.  
 
Katharine Pei
Assistant Director, First Year Center Programs
kpei@wustl.edu
 
Katharine provides programming and information to assist new students with their transition into the Washington University community. She has primary responsibility for all marketing and publication efforts in the First Year Center and co-coordinates the First 40 initative.  Katharine serves as a four-year academic advisor for students in Arts & Sciences and as the advisor for the Sophomore Class Council.
 
Michael Toney
Coordinator, First Year Center Programs
mtoney@wustl.edu
 
Michael assists with programming and information to assist new students with their transition into the Washington University community, with particular emphasis with transfer and exchange students. He has primary responsibility for Parent & Family programming, including Family Ties, Parent & Family Orientation and Parent & Family Weekend and co-coordinates the Emerging Leaders Program.   
 
Terri Brennan
Department Secretary
brennan@wustl.edu

Terri provides administrative support for the First Year Center.  You will find her answering phones and greeting visitors in the First Year Center.  Terri is also responsible for accounting and payroll for the First Year Center. ​