Saint Louis University

Wool Ballroom

The Wool Ballroom on the lower level of the Busch Student Center was opened in 2003 when the center was completely renovated and expanded. It features state-of-the-art technology, including large projection screens and a built-in wireless audio system.

Wool Ballroom

Audio-Visual Capabilities

  • Podiums
  • Wired, wireless hand-held, and lavaliere microphones
  • Pull-down screens
  • Extension cords
  • Media towers - Dell desktop tower, wired keyboard and mouse computer video and audio can connect to projector in room
  • Media carts - Mac Mini computer, wireless keyboard & mouse, speakers in cart for audio, onboard projector
  • CD/DVD Player
  • Easels
  • Flipchart
  • LCD Projectors
  • Wireless Internet Access is available
  • Audio-visual equipment is reserved based upon availability. Additional charges will apply.


  • (9) 4' x 8' stage sections
  • Stage height - either 16", 18",  24", or 32"
  • Stage skirt - black or blue
  • Steps
  • Wheelchair ramp
  • Staging equipment is reserved based upon availability.


  • Groups are required to use CaterSLU. Please contact 314-977-9430 for this information.
    Linen arrangements must be made through CaterSLU.


  • Groups are required to use the on-site Walter Knoll Florist. Please contact 314-535-0606 for more information.


  • Parking is available at either the Laclede or Olive/Compton Garages.   Parking charges are determined via a tiered parking rate structure.

Room Rental

  • Space rental fee is $650 per section or $2600 for entire ballroom.   Rental includes all tables, chairs, as well as set-up and take-down needs.


  • Saint Louis University
    Busch Student Center, Rooms 170-173
    20 N. Grand Blvd.
    St. Louis, MO 63103
Occupancy Theater-style
minimum/maximum capacities
minimum/maximum capacities
minimum/maximum capacities 
Ballroom - all sections 300 attendees/1,600 attendees 300 attendees/1,000 attendees 300 attendees/1,600 attendees
Ballroom - section 170, 171 & 172 75 attendees/400 attendees 75 attendees/200 attendees 75 attendees/400 attendees
Ballroom - section 173 75 attendees/400 attendees 75 attendees/200 attendees 75 attendees/400 attendees

Wool Ballroom Floorplan

Wool Ballroom Floor Plan

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

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