Welcome to the WashU Jewish Community! We are so excited to meet you.

Please scroll down for lots of information for before during and after orientation. 

Summer 2023


  • Sign up for JewCrew! We want to make it as easy as possible for you to meet your future friends!  Join a pre-semester Zoom with other WashU 2026s and get welcomed by an upperclassman JewSa who will welcome you and answer any questions.  For more info and to sign up, click here: JewCrew Sign Up.
  • Sign up for our email list to have a special gift waiting at your dorm door when you arrive! Sign up HERE.


  • Join a pre-semester Zoom to learn about Chabad's program at WashU and to meet our team. Monday, August 7, 2023 in the evening. To register, fill in the Get Connected form and we will send you the Zoom information.

Move-in Weekend

Don't be a stranger, say hello Thursday and Friday. We love to meet parents and incoming students whenever works for you during move in! Book a time here so we can give your family our full attention.  Book a time HERE (link to follow).

Shabbat Meals and Schedule Families and incoming students are invited to join Chabad for Shabbat meals and services over move-in weekend, August 18-19, 2023. Students will have time to meet your future friends and Chabad staff, and parents will get to meet the other incoming WashU families and get lots of questions answered. Schedule and RSVP here.

Special guest: We are excited to welcome Chancellor Andrew D. Martin, who will join us for Shabbat dinner!

Orientation Week Schedule

Popsicle Pop-Up check our Instagram for all the details.

Subs and Schmooze Tuesday, August 22.

Shabbat Meals and Schedule Join Chabad to celebrate your first Shabbat as a WashU student. Friday, August 25, 2023.

Other Move in Notes: