Griesedieck Complex

Located steps from the quad, the Griesedieck Complex is the tallest building on Saint Louis University’s campus.

Primarily housing male and female freshman and sophomore students, the "U"-shaped complex is made up of Clemens, Walsh and Griesedieck halls. Residents of the Griesedieck Complex share a common lobby area with a smart classroom and student lounge. The complex is also home to the Griesedieck Dining Hall and a chapel.

Students who live in “Gries” are next door to Simon Recreation Center and across the mall from Pius XII Memorial Library — plus, Griesedieck Hall has an incredible view of the St. Louis Arch.

Griesedieck Housing Complex

Address: 3630 West Pine Mall, St. Louis, MO 63108
Amenities: Window air conditioning units, Wi-Fi, cable, on-site laundry room, community kitchen, two 24-hour security desks, technology-capable seminar room, community tutoring and study room. Bike storage outside of building.
Additional special features: Chapel on site, major exploration theme housing
Room types: Single, double, double deluxe and triple
Bathrooms: Mostly community, some private
Dining: Attached dining hall with all-you-can-eat food court. (See Griesedieck Dining Hall hours.) There is also a Starbucks on the ground floor of Clemens Hall.
Parking: Gonzaga and St. Peter’s parking lots, the Laclede Garage
Population: Up to 920 freshman and older students in Clemens (all male) and Walsh (all female) halls, and on 14 floors in Griesedieck Hall, which is co-ed with single-gender rooms and single-gender floors.
Residence Hall Coordinators: Briana Kramer, kramerb@slu.edu, and Kevin Krauskopf, krauskopfk@slu.edu
Visiting Restrictions: Opposite-sex guests may not visit during the hours of 1 to 7 a.m. Sunday through Thursday or 4 to 7 a.m. Friday and Saturday. All guests must be checked in at the front desk and escorted by their host at all times.
Special Hours: Griesedieck Complex is closed over Thanksgiving, winter and spring breaks.
Trivia: Plans are underway for the upcoming renovation of the Griesedieck Complex.

Griesedieck Tower

Clemens Hall

Walsh Hall

What's in the Room?

  • Extra-long twin beds with 9" memory foam mattress
  • Desks
  • Dressers
  • Wardrobes
  • Sink with medicine cabinet

 Theme Housing: Major Exploration

The major exploration community is highly recommended if you are actively looking for a major at Saint Louis University. This community provides an opportunity to work with career development specialists, major exploration advisors and program directors from various majors on campus, as well as the support and encouragement of peers who are also searching for a major.

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