The Olin Experience

Pursuing a career in business today means preparing yourself for an ever-changing world, reaching into new markets, adopting new technologies and crossing the boundaries between traditional disciplines.
As an Olin student, you will be part of a school with an international reputation for excellence, high scholastic standards, and a strong foundation in all major business disciplines. You will learn from the best and with the best, in an environment that fosters teamwork, interdisciplinary learning and the practical experience essential to your future success.

Our Purpose

Providing exceptional services to undergraduate students empowering them to connect deeply with knowledge and enrichment opportunities in support of their professional journey. 

Our Mission

The Olin Undergraduate Programs Office provides a collaborative experience focused on individual, academic, and professional growth of our students. Through the use of holistic approaches to student development, academic advising, and global programming, we create a unique student experience that promotes individual academic excellence, global mindset, and the cultivation and application of leadership skills. 

Our staff is dedicated to providing students with experiences and resources that will foster growth, promote critical thinking, and encourage engagement with each other and communities at the regional, national, and international levels. 

The Olin Undergraduate Programs Office supports Olin Business School’s values of integrity, collaboration, diversity, excellence, leadership, and respect as students pursue a world-changing Business education. 

Academic Advising: The Olin Undergraduate Programs staff is devoted to providing superior student service. We’re here to help you achieve your educational and career goals. As a first year, you’re assigned to an academic advisor. Your advisor will assist in tailoring the BSBA curriculum to your personal, intellectual and professional goals.

Student Life: The Olin Undergraduate Programs office supports students in every facet of their Olin experience including outside of the classroom. Students are encouraged to tap into their personal interests. Washington University and Olin have a variety of student organizations, events, and programs for students to get involved in. Olin knows that learning happens in and outside of the classroom.

BSBA Global Programs staff provide resources to aid in the intercultural development and personal growth of each student, through a number of short-term and semester length global experiences. We are here to help students through the inquiry and application phases, preparation before going abroad, exploration during their time abroad, and reflection upon returning from abroad.