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Partner Benefits

The benefits of the 1818 Advanced College Credit Program extend beyond the classroom. Faculty and staff involved in the program have the opportunity for professional development through trainings, mentorship and more.

Advisory Board

As a commitment to our belief that the 1818 Program is a partnership, the 1818 Program has established a semi-autonomous advisory board that advises, reviews policy, makes recommendation and provides direction for the program. The advisory board is comprised of 1818 adjuncts, 1818 coordinators, and SLU faculty liaisons that are elected by their peers. Additionally, 1818 alumni, members at large, chair of the board and vice chair of the board are appointed by the 1818 director. The SLU dean of  the College of Arts and Sciences, SLU dean of admission, 1818 director emeritus, 1818 director, and 1818 program coordinator are ex officio members.

1818 Advisory Board By-laws

Board Minutes


There are a variety of awards available to instructors, coordinators and administrators involved with the 1818 Advanced College Credit Program. We offer incentive awards to acknowledge the growth of your dual-credit program with Saint Louis University, service awards honoring longstanding participation, and annual awards to spotlight an instructor’s, coordinator’s or school’s outstanding performance and commitment to excellence in teaching dual credit.

Submit a Casey Award Nomination

1818 Service Honorees 2017

New Partner Orientation

Each summer, new instructors and coordinators to the 1818 Advanced College Credit Program are required  to attend an orientation day. The day allows new staff to get acquainted with the program policies and procedures as well as meet program staff. Stipends, meals, parking and supplies are all provided at no cost to 1818 Advanced College Credit members.

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Professional Development Days

The 1818 Advanced College Credit Program offers a variety of professional development days throughout the year for high school administrators, instructors and coordinators. Content varies is tailored to specific audiences. Events might include college preparedness days for administrators, introduction to college advising for counselors and so on. Meals, parking and supplies are all provided at no cost to 1818 Advanced College Credit Program members. Sub-reimbursement for instructor development days is also available. One professional development day per year per subject is required of each instructor.

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Partners in the 1818 Advanced College Credit Program have access to a variety of SLU resources, including but not limited to: access to Pius XII Memorial Library and online databases, free professional development, Fuze Video Conference, Google Apps, graduate tuition scholarships, Office 365, on-campus class observations, personal SLU email accountsright to use University logos and name, specialized admissions tours, SLU ID card, and SLU Newslink newsletter promoting University news and events.

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Graduate tuition scholarships are available to instructors, coordinators and principals interested in pursuing graduate education at SLU or, under special circumstances, at another institution.

Eligibility requirements include:

  • Prospective instructors seeking necessary degree or additional credit hours for approval must agree to teach for the 1818 Advanced College Credit Program.
  • Current instructors using the scholarship for professional development must have and maintain program enrollment in their course for the duration of the scholarship request.
  • Coordinators seeking the necessary credentials to teach for the 1818 program must agree and certify that they will teach for the program and have enrollment in the program at their high school.
  • Administrators using the scholarship for professional development must have enrollment in the 1818 program at the school and maintain good standing of their institution in the program.
Internal Scholarships

Internal tuition scholarships are available for local program partners, particularly current and prospective 1818 Advanced College Credit Program adjunct instructors, coordinators and high school administrators. Scholarships will cover up to nine graduate credit hours per academic year per individual.

  1. Individuals should be enrolled in a degree program at SLU or enrolled as an unclassified student at SLU.
  2. Individuals should register for their courses each semester first.
  3. Individuals should submit the internal scholarship request form each semester.

Scholarship request must be submitted online before the appropriate deadline:

  • Fall: September 9
  • Spring: January 31
  • Summer: Depends on course part of term

No requests will be honored after the deadline submission due date. The 1818 Advanced College Credit Program may hold the right to refuse processing an award:

You will be notified by the 1818 program office via email once the scholarship is processed.

External Scholarships

External scholarships may be available under special circumstances to partners are unable to take courses through Saint Louis University. This includes 1818 Advanced College Credit Program adjunct instructors who are provisionally approved or who are working to meet requirements to apply for the program.

Special circumstances most often include the geographical distance of a partner high school from the SLU campus or that SLU does not offer a graduate program in the discipline they are looking to teach.

External scholarships can only cover tuition costs at another institution up to the cost of nine graduate credit hours at SLU per academic year.

  1. Upon completion of your coursework, submit copies of your transcript to the 1818 Advanced College Credit Program office.
  2. Submit the External Scholarship Request online.
  3. The  1818 program office will notify you via email once the scholarship is processed.

Please note: Individuals will need to upload a copy of the tuition bill via the form to be reimbursed

SLU Faculty Partners

Each 1818 adjunct has access to an appointed SLU faculty member as a resource. These liaisons can offer guidance, answer questions, provide colleague support and give feedback for teaching SLU courses.

Liaisons are required to make annual visits to the high school classroom and share their observation reports with the instructor. Documentation of these meetings is required for accreditation purposes. Faculty liaisons can find important documents and forms in the liaison digital drive.

Submit Annual Report 

Summer Symposium

The required annual summer symposium for instructors and coordinators in the 1818 Advanced College Credit Program takes place the summer before the start of the upcoming academic year. The event brings together all high school instructors and coordinators for a topical education keynote, updates on the 1818 Advanced College Credit Program and protocols, and substantial time for departmental meeting with colleagues from the program and SLU faculty. Meals, parking, and supplies are all provided at no cost to 1818 Advanced College Credit Program members.

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