The McDonnell Academy residences, located on Washington Avenue at Melville Avenue in University City, are approximately 10-minutes (walking) to/from the Danforth Campus and are truly a great place to live! Designed with the Academy’s mission in mind and managed by Quadrangle Housing, Washington University’s off-campus housing services team, we take tremendous pride in the complex and its ability to provide our Scholars with unique living, learning, and social experiences. 

Scholar Residences

Complex Highlights

  • Two 11-unit buildings
  • Buildings contain studio, one, and two-bedroom units
  • One block south of the Delmar Loop, convenient to shopping, dining and entertainment
  • Electronically secured entrances to the complex and buildings
  • ADA accessible
  • Two common spaces (1 per building)
  • Shared outdoor deck
  • Public parking nearby

Unit Inclusions

  • Utilities
  • Cable TV
  • Internet Access
  • Major appliances (washer/dryer, dishwasher, microwave, oven, refrigerator/freezer, central air conditioning and heating units)
  • Intercom systems linked to security systems  
  • Basic furniture (couch, bed, dresser, night stand, dining table, chairs). Two-bedroom units are equipped with a bed, dresser, and nightstand in each room.

More detailed information will be provided to selected Scholars after admission is finalized.