Students will be provided with first-day reporting information for the clinical elective after payment of the administration fee. On the first day of the elective, students must visit the Electives Office to complete the visiting student registration process and obtain a visiting student ID badge.
Students experiencing login issues should contact the BJC Help Desk at 314-362-4700.
Scrub and locker room access
Visiting students are given ID access to scrub machines and have access to the locker room (but are not assigned a locker). Visiting students receive instructions for accessing scrub machines via email prior to the elective start date.
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Housing is not provided for visiting medical students, but a limited number of short-term stay rooms are available in The Core Apartment Residences, located on the WUSTL Medical Campus. For additional information, please visit The Core property website or email email@example.com. Students may also visit rotatingroom.com for short-term housing options close to the WUSM campus.
Parking and transportation
Visiting medical students may purchase an $80.00 monthly parking permit at the Facilities Integrated Service Center (FISC), located in Mid Campus Center. For more information, review the Parking website or contact the Parking and Transportation Office at 314-362-3100 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Complimentary shuttle bus service is provided for employees and students throughout Washington University Medical Center. This map (PDF) includes shuttle route information
St. Louis provides bus and light rail train (MetroLink) service to the St. Louis region. The School of Medicine is served by the Metro Bus Gold Line, and the MetroLink’s Central West End station is located on our campus, at the intersection of Euclid Avenue and Children’s Place. More information about Metro Transit St. Louis can be found at metrostlouis.org.
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Contact the Parking and Transportation Office at 314-362-3100 or email@example.com.
Several dining options are available on WUSM Campus and at our affiliate hospitals:
- Barnes-Jewish Hospital Dining & Restaurants: There are two cafeterias and two coffee bars in the hospital, as well as vending machines and nearby restaurants
- Edison Café: Lower level, St. Louis Children’s Hospital
- Farmstead Café: First floor, McDonnell Pediatric Research Building
- Food Trucks: WashU Food Truck Row (Scott Avenue) – Fridays only
- Kaldi’s Café – Farrell (Vegetarian): First floor lobby, Farrell Learning and Teaching Center
- Kaldi’s Café – MCC: Second floor, Mid Campus Center
- Shell Café: First floor, McDonnell Medical Sciences Building
Blood and bodily fluids exposure
Washington University School of Medicine adheres to CDC guidelines, and strives to facilitate necessary treatment of exposure in an expeditious manner. In the event of an exposure, wash the area immediately with soap and water. If you suffer a splash to the nose, mouth, or skin, flush the area with water immediately. If you suffer a splash to the eyes, irrigate with water or sterile irrigant immediately.
After cleansing the area, contact our Student Health Services office at 314-362-3523 (Monday-Friday, 8:00 am-4:00 pm). If the exposure occurs after hours, please contact the Occupational Health 24-hour pager at (314) 871-2966. When reporting, identify yourself as a visiting student and have required information: patient’s name, date of birth, social security number and/or hospital identification number, and patient risk factors.