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Smoking Policy

Smoking: All Washington University in St. Louis campuses are entirely smoke and tobacco-free. Under the policy, smoking and the use of all other tobacco products is prohibited on the entire campus. Smoking also is prohibited inside vehicles parked in campus parking lots. This policy applies to all university community members, including visitors. For additional information click here. There is no statewide ban on smoking in the state of Missouri. Several Missouri cities, including St. Louis and Clayton, have strict smoke-free laws with few exceptions.

Explore St. Louis

Whether visiting for business or pleasure the Explore St. Louis website is your guide to the best restaurants, hotels, attractions, entertainment, and nightlife the Gateway City has to offer. Start exploring today to plan the St. Louis experience that is perfect for you.


St. Louis is well known for its BBQ and also offers an eclectic mix of dining experiences throughout its many neighborhoods including Clayton, University City, the Central West End, South Grand, Soulard, and the Hill. Food lovers can sample local delicacies including toasted ravioli, gooey butter cake, pizza from Imo’s, frozen custard at Ted Drewes, and beer at the Anheuser-Busch brewery tour or at one of the many of the local microbreweries. When you receive good service at a restaurant, it is customary to tip the server 15% to 20% of the (pre-tax) bill. Here is a list of local restaurants you may want to try while in town. 

Emergency services and important phone numbers

9-1-1 is the emergency service number in the United States. The emergency contact number for Washington University is (314) 935-5555; the emergency contact number for the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis is (314) 444-7300.