Taking MetroLink to SLU


MetrolinkThe Grand station is the MetroLink station closest to SLU. From there, the University offers two transportation options to campus: the SLU Shuttle or SLU Ride.

SLU Shuttle

This service operates 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. Monday - Friday during the academic year. Shuttles are clearly marked with SLU colors and images, and they stop 4 times an hour on both sides of Grand Boulevard near MetroLink's Grand station. For the complete SLU Shuttle schedule and route, click here.

To catch the SLU Shuttle:

  1. SLU ShuttleFigure out which end of campus you need to get to.
    North: Undergraduate Admission, DuBourg Hall, Chaifetz Arena and more
    South: Medical Center, Doisy Research Center and more
  2. Exit the MetroLink train.
  3. Get oriented. After you exit the train, look for the street beyond the train tracks. When you're facing the street, you're facing north. To your right is east.
  4. If you're going to the north end of campus, take the east staircase or elevator up to Grand Boulevard. If you're going to the south end of campus (Medical Center), take the west staircase or elevator up to Grand Boulevard.
  5. Once you're on Grand Boulevard, wait on the platform for the next shuttle.

SLU Ride

This program offers prompt rides to campus. Depending on the time of day, you'll ride in a car or a van. All SLU Ride vehicles are clearly marked as University vehicles.

To arrange a SLU Ride:

  1. Figure out which end of campus you need to get to.
    North: Undergraduate Admission, DuBourg Hall, Chaifetz Arena and more
    South: Medical Center, Doisy Research Center and more
  2. Exit the MetroLink train.
  3. Get oriented. After you exit the train, look for the street beyond the train tracks. When you're facing the street, you're facing north. To your right is east.
  4. Look for the metal SLU Escort call box on the backside of the east elevator shaft. Press the button to call the dispatcher. OR Use your cell phone to call the dispatcher: (314) 977-3000.
  5. When the dispatcher answers, identify yourself as a SLU visitor (parent/student) who wants to be taken either to the north end of campus or to the south end of campus (Medical Center).
  6. If you're going to the north end of campus, take the east staircase or elevator up to Grand Boulevard. If you're going to the south end of campus (Medical Center), take the west staircase or elevator up to Grand Boulevard.
  7. Once you're on Grand Boulevard, wait on the platform for the SLU car/van.
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