Washington University recognizes and honors staff for their dedication to our missions of research, teaching and patient care.

Employee Honors & Awards

Distinguished Honor Awards

Recognition for exceptional performance, outstanding leadership & superior service. 

Milestone Anniversary Awards

Celebrating staff dedication through 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, 50 & 55 years of service.

WashU Kudos & Rewards | Awardco

WashU partners with Awardco to provide employee recognition and incentive rewards. Spread the news and show your appreciation to colleagues and staff for their hard work and dedication, while promoting a positive workplace culture that values longevity. See how meaningful and easy it can be to appreciate each other!

WashU Kudos Digital Message Feed

WashU Kudos Digital Message Feed

Share recognition and appreciation by posting a WashU Kudos message about a colleague or team.

Learn more & send a WashU Kudos now

Retirement Digital MemoryBooks

Retirement Digital MemoryBooks

Compile existing Kudos and new messages into a digital PDF booklet to show appreciation for dedication to retiring employees.
View example booklet

Managers, to request contact HREvents@wustl.edu

Length of Service Reward Points

Length of Service Reward Points

Award points for milestone anniversary dates. Emails are automatically sent to recipients with instruction to redeem points for millions of reward options in partnership with Amazon Business.

More about Staff Milestone Awards