The Washington University School of Medicine campus has residential housing options in The Core Apartment Residences. WUSM also provides space for temporary stays at The Core.

The Core Apartment Residences

The Core Apartment Residences offers 160 studio, 1 bedroom and 2 bedroom apartments. For more information, please visit their website or email

Temporary stays

The Core Apartment Residence offers temporary housing options for guests of the University who wish to stay for two days up to three months. Departments who bring guests to campus for extended periods of time such as visiting faculty or a student coming for a rotation depending on availability can stay at The Core. The Core also provides accommodations for visiting students, faculty, staff members and those individuals pursuing research, internships and educational opportunities. 


Guest Accommodations are available to official visitors and guests (students, researchers, scholars, consultants, and new appointees) affiliated with the University. A letter from the sponsoring department certifying the applicant’s affiliation must be submitted via email to If the sponsoring department is assuming responsibility for payment, the department account number must be included in the sponsorship letter.

Short Stay FY24 Rates:

• $86 per night
• $435 per week
• Hoteling Rooms B1-B17: $900 per month (maximum stay of 1 month)
• Short stay Studio Apartments 102 & 104: $1665 per month (minimum stay of 2 months, maximum stay of 3 months)

Reservations can be made up to 2 months in advance. Full payment must be collected within 1 month of stay.

For any questions concerning short stays, please email


Parking is available within walking distance of the medical school campus. For more information, please contact the Facilities Integrated Service Center at 314-362-3100 or

818 Core Fitness Center 2-Hour Visitor Parking Form

Please fill out this form if you want access to the five two-hour parking spots. The signed spots are located in the 818 Core parking lot outside the side entrance to the 818 Core building.

NOTE: No parking is allowed in the rest of the 818 lot or 718 circle drive unless you have a permit or permission. Transportation & Parking (T&P) could ticket you. PARKING IN THE FIVE TWO-HOUR SPOTS IS FOR THE FITNESS CENTER, MULTI-PURPOSE WORKOUT ROOM, AND ANY ROOMS OR AREAS ON THE FIRST FLOOR OF THE 818 BUILDING. If you park in the spots and leave to go to class, grab lunch, meet someone, etc. T&P could ticket you. If all five spots are full, you may park in the Clayton Garage and pay the hourly rate or use street-metered parking.

818 Core Fitness Center 2-Hour Visitor Parking