​Eliot Society


Membership in the Eliot Society comes with benefits exclusively for Eliot Society members. Print and complete the Eliot Society Benefits Form​ and mail the PDF document to the Eliot Society Benefits Assistant, One Brookings Drive, Campus Box 1210, St. Louis, MO 63130. If you have questions about the benefits of membership, please contact the Eliot Society office at 314-935-7423, or toll-free at 877-215-2727.

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Sumers Recreation Center Access

Eliot Society members may request membership or visitor passes to the Sumers Recreation Center, Washington University's new state-of-the-art fitness and recreation facilities. Membership includes the Sumers Fitness Center, William Tao Tennis Center, Rec Courts, Wigdor Cycling Studio, Grimm Racquet Courts, Wellness Suite, Zen Den, outdoor track and elevated indoor track, and Millstone Pool.

Danforth Campus Parking

Due to recent parking changes on the Danforth Campus, the university's parking policies have been revised.

Eliot Society members can receive a Danforth Campus Parking Permit Voucher that can be applied toward the cost of an assigned daily parking permit, including faculty and staff permits, and junior, senior, and graduate student permits. Parking vouchers are nontransferable and some restrictions may apply. 

Eliot Society Visitor parking access (formally referred to as Eliot Society occasional-use) will be available in garages, including Danforth University Center, Snow Way, Millbrook, and West Campus visitor areas. Access is not for use on a daily basis. 

License Plate Program

Show your Washington University spirit with a WU license plate. Missouri residents should fill out the Emblem Use Authorization form.

University Libraries

Eliot Society members can enjoy privileges while on the Danforth Campus at any of the libraries within the University Libraries system. Eliot Society members are also welcome to use all available resources and online databases while on campus. Law Library privileges are limited to Law Eliot Society members and alumni.

Whittemore House

St. Louis members of the Eliot Society are invited to join Whittemore House, which offers fine dining in a club atmosphere. The large and small dining rooms may be reserved for special events, including meetings, wedding receptions, and private parties.

Additional Benefits Include:

  • Invitation to the annual Eliot Society dinner in St. Louis
  • Participation in the Alumni Association Travel Program
  • Invitation to the New Member Welcome Reception at Harbison House
  • Listing in the annual Eliot Society Honor Roll of Donors

Out-of-town members will receive complimentary invitations to WU Networks events and events exclusive to Eliot Society members in their area. All Eliot Society members are welcome at events around the country—search for a complete listing of Washington University events by area to learn more. When visiting St. Louis, members may request benefits to enhance their trip including Eliot Society Temporary parking access, reservations at Whittemore House, visitor access to Sumers Recreation Complex, and on-campus privileges at University Libraries. Please contact the Eliot Society​ office at 314-935-7423, or toll-free at 877-215-2727. 


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