Saint Louis University

Event Sponsorship Types, Prices and Guidelines

University Event
University Recruitment Event
University Sponsored Event
Co-Sponsored Event
External (Non-University) Event
Space Priority


University Event
A main focus event hosted by the University that is open to the entire University community and welcomes parents, students and/or alumni to campus. These events must receive approval from the President's Coordinating Council for inclusion.

  • Space rental fees waived. All other event-related costs will apply.
  • Parking Fee: Complimentary

University Recruitment Event
An event coordinated for the purposes of recruitment of prospective students.

  • Space rental fees waived. All other event-related costs will apply.
  • Parking Fee: Complimentary

University Sponsored Event
An event or activity hosted by a University department, school, college, division, institute or center that is held in conjunction or in association with the education, health care or community service missions of the University. These events may not interfere with, or divert space or other resources from the scheduled programs and activities of the University.

  • Space rental fees waived. All other event-related costs will apply.
  • Parking Fee: Tiered parking rate structure

Co-Sponsored Event
An event, activity or fundraiser that is formally co-sponsored by a University department, school, college, division, etc., with an external organization or company. These events must not interfere with, or divert space or other resources from the scheduled programs and activities of the University. Co-sponsored events must be University mission related. The sponsoring department is required to coordinate the planning of the event with Events and a departmental representative must be present at the event. The sponsoring department is responsible for any damages incurred. The departmental representative will be involved in the billing and collection of all fees, i.e., parking, room rental, damages, etc. These events must receive approval from Events.

  • Only University departments may co-sponsor an event. Individuals and student organizations do not qualify as sponsors.
  • Space rental fees reduced by 50%. All other event-related costs apply and are billed through the sponsoring department.
  • Parking Fee: Tiered parking rate structure

External (Non-University) Event: Groups that use or rent space for their organization's events, meetings, conferences or social activities. These events are not formally sponsored by a University office, school, college, department, division, institute or center and must receive approval from Events. These events must not interfere with, or divert space or other resources from the scheduled programs and activities of the University. No organization or individual using or renting space on the Saint Louis University campuses for non-University events may use the words "Saint Louis University," any Saint Louis University symbols or printed marks, or even imply Saint Louis University endorsement or co-sponsorship of their event. Saint Louis University reserves the right to restrict use of space and services of any group who is not in agreement with the University mission.

  • Space rental fees and all other event-related costs are billed directly to the group, organization or individual booking the event.
  • Parking Fee: Tiered parking rate structure

Space Priority: All academic classes take priority over University events. Space will be made available for special events in the order listed below.

  • University academic classes
  • University events 
  • University recruitment events
  • University sponsored events
  • University co-sponsored events
  • Non University events 

First consideration is given to Saint Louis University events. Early space requests are encouraged for all locations.


Give us a call at 314-977-MEET (6338) or send us an e-mail at events@slu.edu to begin planning your next event.

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