Human Resources

Staff Day


Staff Day 2017  – Thank you, and congratulations to all of the Service Award Recipients!

Danforth Staff Day and Service Awards took place on May 22, 2017. Staff Day is a collaborative effort between Human Resources and the many university partners that make this event possible. Thank you to all of our supporters for helping to make Staff Day a success! Human Resources also thanks all of the staff for attending the activities and engaging in the WashU campus and community on Staff Day! We hope you enjoyed the events and look forward to seeing you next year! 

View the Staff Day program for a list of Service Award recipients and the Staff Day supporters.


New in 2017: East End Transformation celebration, exhibit and presentation, self-guided tour scavenger hunt, a Sustainability tour, more raffle prize opportunities and open space to gather with colleagues to play board games. Enjoy the vibrant WashU community on Staff Day! Connect with colleagues, meet someone new, and immerse yourself in WashU in a fun, engaging way. 

As an employer of choice in the St. Louis area, Washington University is committed to acknowledging the contributions of our outstanding employees and the vital roles they play in the University’s ability to fulfill its mission. The Office of Human Resources organizes exciting activities each year that celebrate these achievements on a University-wide stage, allowing colleagues to join together in recognition of their peers.

Each year, Danforth Campus staff members are invited to the Staff Day celebration.
Events include the presentation of service awards and the Gloria W. White Distinguished Service Award at 10 a.m. in Edison Theatre, followed by lunch in Bowles Plaza at 11:30 a.m. A variety of activities are planned for your enjoyment after lunch. 

Wear your WashU attire on Staff Day and show your school spirit!

View the Staff Day email.


If you are an employee receiving a Staff Day service awards, you will receive an email invitation to register for the awards ceremony. All Danforth employees may attend the service awards. Only those receiving an award must register for the ceremony.

If you have questions about Staff Day, email



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