A tradition of convening thought leaders since 1953

The Assembly Series, Washington University’s signature lecture series, enjoys a long and rich tradition. When the speaker series was established, its programs were held Wednesdays at 11 a.m. in Graham Chapel, and no classes were scheduled so that the entire campus community could assemble. Today, programs are presented in various venues throughout the campus.

Assembly Series programs are always free and open to the public, although some programs may have limited seating. Please check this site for new information or changes in the schedule.

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Many events canceled due to COVID-19

In an effort to curtail the spread of COVID-19 in the area, many university events have been canceled. Some expect to be rescheduled later this year. Visit the COVID-19 website for regular updates on university policies, and check with event organizers for updates about specific events.

Visitors without a parking permit can park in any garage on the Danforth Campus. For exact requirements at each garage, visit the Parking & Transportation website.