- SLU Visits
Visits and Events
Saint Louis University has a variety of campus visit options to accommodate your needs and fit your schedule. We invite you to explore our beautiful, urban campus and welcoming community with your family. We want you to feel like our guest; let us know if you’d like to see the residence halls, meet with a faculty member, chat with a Jesuit or even sit down one-on-one with a current student. Check out all the options below. If you have any questions, our visit assistants are available Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. at 800-SLU-FOR-U or you can email them at firstname.lastname@example.org any time.
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- Admission Presentation and Campus Tour
Attend an hour-long admission presentation followed by a student-guided campus tour.
- Individual Visits and Billiken-for-a-Day
Visit SLU on your own schedule. Options can include an academic or services meeting, information session, admission interview, campus tour, an overnight stay and/or the opportunity to attend classes with a current student.
To schedule, call 314-977-2500 or 800-SLU-FOR-U and ask to speak with a visit assistant.
- Transfer Admission Presentation and Campus Visit
If you are considering transferring to Saint Louis University from another college or university, visit the SLU campus to see a presentation and tour the campus.
- Saturday Visits
Can’t visit during the week? We choose one “select” Saturday every month for your busy schedule. This event includes a presentation on admission, academics, student life, financial aid and more! You’ll also meet some current students and you can ask them anything in a panel setting. The visit concludes with a tour of campus.
• Aug. 13: Click here to register
• Sept. 10: Registration will open Monday, July 25
• Oct. 1: Registration will open Monday, Aug. 15
• Nov. 5: Registration will open Monday, Sept. 26
• Jan. 21: Registration will open Monday, Dec. 5
• May 6: Registration will open Monday, March 20
Need a little more?
The following dates include everything listed above plus special presentations and tours of specific colleges that include meeting with faculty, seeing classrooms and labs and lunch on us.
Oct. 1: Select Saturday plus a tour of Parks College of Engineering, Aviation & Technology
Interested in a profession in Engineering or Aviation? Please join us for learning more about Saint Louis University and Parks College of Engineering, Aviation, and Technology through an admission presentation, current student panel, engineering session, lunch and campus tour.
Registration will open on Monday, Aug. 15
Oct. 1: Select Saturday plus a tour of the John Cook School of Business
Interested in a profession in Business? Please join us for learning more about Saint Louis University and the John Cook School of Business through an admission presentation, current student panel, business session, lunch and campus tour.
Registration will open on Monday, Aug. 15
Nov. 5: Select Saturday plus a tour of Doisy College of Health Sciences or the School of Nursing
Interested in a profession in the health industry? Please join us for learning more about Saint Louis University and the Doisy College of Health Sciences or the School of Nursing, through an admission presentation, current student panel, lab and classroom tour, meeting with faculty, lunch and campus tour.
Registration will open on Monday, Sept. 26
- Countdown to College
Summer is a great time to start thinking about college! The Countdown to College event provides high school students of all grade levels the chance to jump start the college search. This half-day visit to SLU's campus includes general information sessions and tips on planning your college search, the admission and application process, decoding and debunking college myths, living on campus, careers & internships, and more. Rising high school seniors will have the opportunity to hear advice from admission counselors on starting the application process, and of course, all that SLU has to offer, too!
• July 16: Click here to register
Visits Near You
- Summer Presentations
During the summer, SLU will be visiting select cities across the United States. If you would like to learn more about SLU, click here to see if we will be visiting a nearby city to you.
- Summer Send-Offs
Summer Send-Off events are for new SLU students and their families. This is a chance for you to meet other students from your area. In addition, SLU admission counselors will be available to answer any questions. Local SLU alumni will also be there to talk about their SLU experiences. Click on the city to register for that event. Here are the cities SLU admission counselors will be visiting this summer:
SUNDAY, JULY 24: New Orleans, LA SUNDAY, JULY 31: Omaha, NE TUESDAY, JULY 26: Boston, MA SUNDAY, JULY 31: Kansas City, MO THURSDAY, JULY 28: Dallas, TX WEDNESDAY, AUG. 3: Minneapolis, MN THURSDAY, JULY 28: Cleveland, OH THURSDAY, AUG. 4: Milwaukee, WI SUNDAY, JULY 31: Denver, CO TUESDAY, AUG. 9: Chicago, IL
Visit SLU on the Road to see if a SLU representative will be at your high school, a college fair or a location near you.
- Perspectives: An Overnight Campus Visit Experience: Sept. 18-19
Are you ready to be a difference-maker in today’s world? Interested in exploring the many perspectives of the Billiken experience? During this overnight visit, you will have the opportunity to:
- Meet with faculty and staff that understand your experience and way of learning
- Participate in dialogue with current students of diverse cultural, religious, and socio-economic backgrounds; hear their personal stories of transition and self-development
- Learn how SLU helps students build bridges through diversity and inclusion
- Attend an in-session class with current first-year students
- Eat a meal at a campus dining hall, just like first-year students
- Tour the SLU campus, including Simon Recreation Center and our first-year residence halls
- Stay overnight in a residence hall with a current student
SLU places value on all expressions of students’ identities. Come see how our many PERSPECTIVES will help you create dynamic learning in your Billiken experience!
• Sept. 18-19: Click here to register
- Preview Day: Monday, Oct. 10 and Sunday, Nov. 6
Join us for an open house event where you will have the opportunity to meet faculty and staff, hear from current students, and attend a Resources and Information Fair featuring representatives from Pre-Law, Pre-Med, and other offices across campus. Admission counselors will be available for on-campus interviews. The October date will also feature an exclusive talk by Rob Franek, author of "The Best 380 Colleges." For The November date, you will even have the option to stay overnight in a residence hall!
Registrations will open on Monday, Aug. 15 and Monday, Sept. 26
- Cultural Connections: Saturday, Jan. 21
Join us at Saint Louis University and see what SLU is all about! From a campus tour to an interactive student panel, you'll get an inside glimpse to the cultural diversity of the Billiken experience. Founded in the Jesuit mission, our University is committed to fostering an inclusive environment. SLU welcomes and celebrates all expressions of diversity and social identities, and our Cultural Connections program aims to show prospective Billikens all of the outstanding opportunities that SLU has to offer. This year, Cultural Connections will feature our Multicultural Student Organizations and Services Fair where you will learn about the many ways in which you can get involved and explore your passions at SLU. You will have the opportunity to attend an application review, which will help to ensure that you submit a strong college application, and a financial aid session that will help to answer your questions about becoming a Billiken. Also available will be information on our Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship - a scholarship that is open to all students and is awarded to those individuals that share SLU's passion for the promotion of social justice. So join us for our Cultural Connections program and see if SLU is the right fit for you! From our admission presentation and campus tour to our multicultural student organization fair, you'll see how SLU celebrates a unique and inclusive student body.
Registration will open on Monday, Dec. 5
- Admitted Student Lunch: Sunday, Feb. 5 or Saturday, April 22
This Saturday visit offers admitted students a unique, in-depth look at SLU! From touring our freshman residence halls to interacting with current students and staff, future Billikens will see what life is really like on campus. Eat lunch in the Griesedieck cafeteria, speak to faculty members about the major you've been admitted to, and learn about the next steps in the enrollment process. Parents, we didn't forget about you! You will attend special information sessions about financing a SLU education and the support available to your sons and daughters to help them along the journey to commencement.
Registrations will open on Monday, Dec. 19 and Tuesday, Feb. 28
- Admitted Student Day: Monday, Feb. 27 and Monday, April 10
Are you ready to be a Billiken? SLU is definitely ready for you! This high energy campus visit maximizes your time on campus and helps make that difficult college decision as seamless as possible. The optional overnight stay on Sunday allows admitted students to experience life in our residence halls and get a taste of the fun and excitement on our campus. Bond with current students as you listen to one of SLU's award winning acapella groups, attend the Sunday evening student mass in St. Francis Xavier College Church, and experience a typical night on SLU's campus. On Monday, students will attend an actual class while parents learn more about financing a SLU education and support services on campus. Students and parents come together to meet with a representative from your declared major, as well as learn more about special programs, including Honors, Pre-Med, Pre-Law, study abroad, and much more!
Registrations will open on Monday, Dec. 19 and Tuesday, Feb. 28
- Transfer Open House: Wednesday, March 22
No matter where you started your education, SLU is a great place to finish it. This open house for admitted and prospective transfer students offers an in-depth look at the academic and social opportunities on SLU's campus. Learn more about the transfer admission process and meet the transfer admission counselor who will guide you through the steps to becoming a Billiken!
Registration will open on Monday, Feb. 6
- Junior Visit Day: Monday, April 24
The college search process can be overwhelming, so it's never too early to start preparing and SLU is here to help! This event for high school juniors offers an overview of the college application process and a detailed look at SLU. You can take a tour of campus and meet with an admission counselor to discuss all the academic and social opportunities that await you on our beautiful, urban campus.
Registration will open on Tuesday, Feb. 28
Please Note: In an effort to show our guests a more realistic view of residence halls at SLU, we use rooms that are occupied by current students. We want to ensure and respect our students' privacy and busy schedules; therefore, residence hall tours are limited during move-in or move-out days, or near holidays and school breaks. Residence hall tours are also limited during the summer due to scheduled maintenance. If you have any questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to ask a visit assistant.
Campus Visits are not available on the following days:
- Monday, July 4 (Independence Day)
- Monday, Sept. 5 (Labor Day)
- Nov. 24-25 (Thanksgiving Holiday)
- Dec. 23, 26-30 (Christmas Holiday)
- Monday, Jan. 2, 2017 (New Year's Holiday)
- Monday, Jan. 16, 2017 (Martin Luther King Day)
- Friday, April 14, 2017 (Good Friday)
- Monday, May 29, 2017 (Memorial Day)
*Dates and times are subject to change due to inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances. Please be sure to check our schedule 6-8 weeks before making travel arrangements.