Washington University’s Danforth Campus

Olin is nestled away in four buildings on the west end of WashU’s beautiful Danforth Campus. From the regal Brookings Hall to the historic Francis Field, you’ll want to explore the expansive 169 acres to discover all WashU has to offer. Sprawling green spaces, abundant dining options, and health and spiritual resources, plus state-of-the-art facilities, advanced technology, experiential opportunities and learning labs, are just the beginning. Whether you want to hang out on Mudd Field, work out at the Sumner Recreation Complex, check out the latest exhibit at the Kemper Art Museum or find a quiet corner near Graham Chapel, you’ll have plenty to explore. The Danforth Campus gives you easy access to everything you need for a healthy, fun and beautiful learning experience.

  • Washington University’s main campus library also happens to share the Olin name and is available to all students.
  • The Athletic Complex is home to a wide range of individual and group recreational and intramural activities.
  • The Campus Bookstore is located on the ground floor of Mallinckrodt Center and stocks a variety of merchandise in addition to textbooks and school supplies. Grab a quick bite at Subway across the hall.
  • Habif Health and Wellness Center, located in the Nathan Dardick House, provides high-quality medical care, health education and counseling services to students.
  • Edison Theatre, located in the Mallinckrodt Center, showcases national and international touring artists and companies.
  • View exhibitions or attend lectures and special events throughout the year at the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum.

On top of all that, there are numerous housing options as well as fantastic dining experiences throughout St. Louis and on campus.

A Campus within a Campus

Olin Business School has four buildings on WashU’s Danforth Campus: Knight, Bauer and Simon Halls and the Knight Center.

Knight Hall and Bauer Hall

Considered our graduate buildings, Knight Hall and Bauer Hall were completed in 2014. In addition to plenty of space for group or individual study, the buildings include a learning lab, a 325-seat auditorium and a five-story atrium. You’ll find a community forum on the first floor and a café and coffee shop on the third floor.

Simon Hall

Our undergraduate and doctoral students call Simon Hall home. Inside, you’ll find classrooms, seminar rooms, faculty offices, our library, a behavioral research laboratory and small-group study rooms. The outdoor courtyard in the center of the building is a favorite spot to study or relax between classes. 

Knight Center

The Knight Center Executive Education and Conference Center is primarily focused on executive education. EMBA students are well acquainted with the Knight Center’s offerings, and you’ll find them there one weekend each month. The center also offers newly renovated overnight accommodations for visitors to campus and the popular Bear Public House pub and restaurant.