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SLU 15-year Reunion

Class of 2003: Welcome to your class reunion information hub! We'll be updating information frequently, so be sure to bookmark the page.

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Save the Date: A Grand Celebration!

On Saturday, September 29, join fellow graduates from the Class of 2003 while celebrating SLU’s Bicentennial and reconnecting with classmates! Held in conjunction with Homecoming and Family Weekend, A Grand Celebration will feature live music, food and fun activities. Your graduation class will be hosted in an exclusive section during this unique event; appetizers and drinks will be provided. Registration will open soon.

Saturday, September 29
6 p.m.
Grand Boulevard, between Laclede Street and Lindell Boulevard
$30 per person


Class of 2003 By the Numbers

2003 by the numbersCheck out which schools and colleges your classmates graduated from.


Alumni Spotlights

Ben Lawler

Ben LawlorChaifetz School of Business, ’03
Regional Vice President at Tom James
Current City: St. Louis, Mo.

How did your experience at Saint Louis University prepare you for your career and life after SLU?

It laid the foundation for a successful career. Living in Madrid, Spain, provided the opportunity to study other cultures around the world. After graduation, I began my career at Tom James. Today it is the largest custom clothing manufacturer in the world and has offices in over 100 cities worldwide.

What is your favorite SLU memory?

Being part of International Business Club, AKPsi and Club Soccer.

What are you most looking forward to about reunion?

Connecting with classmates I haven’t seen in a few years.

We would love to hear about your SLU experience and career! Share your story with fellow classmates by completing our Alumni Spotlight form.


WHERE IN THE WORLD IS THE CLASS OF 2003?

You can find your classmates all over the world. The Class of 2003 has representatives living in 16 countries, including the Republic of Congo, Brazil, Italy, Japan and Turkey.

Your class can be found in 44 states across the U.S., as well as Washington, D.C. The top five states in the U.S. to find a 2003 Billiken include: 2003 map

1.) Missouri, 2.) Illinois, 3.) California, 4.) Texas, 5.) Ohio


Make a Gift in Honor of Your 15-Year Reunion

A gift in honor of your reunion supports need-based scholarships, faculty recruitment, academic innovations, and unparalleled experiences. For your 15-year reunion, we hope to have at least 90 donor participants to raise at least $16,000. 

As of June 1, the Class of 2003's totals are:

2003 june giving updateAll gifts made between January 1 and December 31, 2018 to any area of the University will count in your class total. Please remember, every gift – no matter the size – is meaningful to SLU.

Make a gift today!

Enhance Your Reunion Gift

Sustaining Gifts: A sustaining gift is an easy and affordable way to divide a larger gift into manageable payments. A gift of any amount can be scheduled monthly, quarterly or annually. For reunion campaigns, the full amount of a recurring credit card gift will be recognized for the class reunion gift. Arrangements for a sustaining gift may be made online, with the paper pledge form, or by calling 314-977-2241. 

Matching Gifts: Many companies offer gift-matching programs that can double or triple employees' or retirees' personal gifts. In order to learn whether a company sponsors a gift-matching program and how an employee applies for matching funds, please contact the company's human resources department or by visiting matchinggifts.com/saintlouis.