The Micah Program
Where students from all majors live, study and serve together



Do you love community service?
Do you want to help improve life in the city?
You'll find the Micah Program a great way to get started in college!
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As a Micah student, you will

  • Live with other freshmen who love service
    • Enjoy a diverse community of students - diverse majors, faiths, cultures
    • Two co-ed floors in Marguerite Hall (approximately 60 freshmen)
    • Suite-living - two doubles connected by a bathroom (4 women or 4 men)
    • Micah sophomore mentors living with the freshman community
  • Perform service in neighborhoods surrounding campus
    • Small and large group service opportunities
    • Only 30 hours per semester required
    • Over a dozen service sites to choose from
    • Service arranged to fit your schedule and transportation provided
  • Take some of your freshman courses with other Micah students
    • Two courses in the fall and at least one course in the spring.
    • Courses fulfill some of the core requirements for most majors
  • Share a floor with freshmen who think faith is important
    • Non-denominational
    • Community gathers once a week for about an hour


Saint Louis University and the Micah Program were recognized in Saviors of Our Cities: A Survey of Best College and University Civic Partnerships. The survey concluded that

St. Louis University reflects the best of the Jesuit devotion to the inner city poor. Foregoing an opportunity to move to a suburban location,the university chose to remain and help revitalize downtown St. Louis. The university has created a remarkable community service institution in the form of the Micah Program. This program ... effectively links administrative, faculty, and student resources with a variety of community partners.


Students from all faiths & all majors are encouraged to apply!

The Micah Program of Saint Louis University
- A faith-based academic program focused on service & community.