Student Life

WAU offers its students a rich multicultural campus experience.

US News and World Report rates WAU as one of the most diverse educational institutions in America with students from 40 states and 47 countries. Added to this is the backdrop of the rich learning environment of the nation’s capital and Washington, D.C., which includes over 200 foreign embassies and missions, the great museums of the Smithsonian, the Supreme Court, the House and Senate, the Library of Congress, and the White House. Whether it be government, advocacy, culture, public interest, law, or health care, Washington is at the epicenter. On campus, students find many ways to get involved in campus life, from student clubs and organizations to campus ministries and outreach programs, academics, the arts, outdoor recreation, cultural and community organizations, and numerous planned campus activities a year.

Spiritual Life

Weekly convocation, student-led vespers, and prayer groups formed by faculty, students, and staff help create a transformational spiritual environment that is integral to the WAUexperience. Find out more»


The WAU Athletic Department boasts 13 great sports programs encouraging student-athletes to be physically active and play to their utmost potential l while putting Christ first and being an example on and off the field. Find out more»

First Year Experience

Opportunities are provided for students to become familiar with WAU campus facilities and learning resources, meet the faculty and staff, and get to know the surrounding area. All first-year students are required to attend. Find out more»

Center for Learning Resources

The Center for Learning Resources is open for all students, ready to assist in any way to help you achieve success as you move toward your educational goals. Find out more»

Student Association

The SA is a student led governing body which organizes social and religious activities and represents students' concerns to the University administration. Find out more»

Student Resources

Coordinates and manages all aspects of student life on campus, including: Residence Life, Dining Services, Health Services, Retention, Student Activities, Student Association, Campus Discipline. Find out more»

Student Organizations

Students may organize and join associations to promote their common interest, goals, and missions as long as they are compatible with the misson of WAU. Find out more»

Take time to get a flu vaccine/immunizations. Please refer to the forms on the right hand sidebar. 


  • Tdap Vaccine, (tetanus, iphtheria and pertussis) 
  • Two doses of MMR Vaccine* (Measles, Mumps, Rubella) Doses given at least four weeks apart, at or after 12 months of age. 
  • Three doses of Hepatitis B vaccine* Doses given at 0,1,6 months. 
  • Tuberculosis risk assessment/PPD or IGRA if high risk. TB testing of high risk students only should take place no sooner than 3-6 months prior to college entrance. 
  • Meningococcal Vaccine (only vaccine for serogroups A,C,Y,W 135 is acceptable) Dose within the last five years or signed waiver. 
  • Two doses of Varicella Vaccine* Doses give at least 4 weeks apart.