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Visiting/Non-Degree Seeking Students

Saint Louis University welcomes eligible undergraduate and graduate visiting and international exchange students from any college or university to enroll in our college credit courses. We also welcome non-degree-seeking undergraduate and graduate students who want to take a course at SLU but who are not currently enrolled at another institution. 

If you want to study abroad at SLU-Madrid, please visit this page for more information. 

Application Instructions

Undergraduate Visiting/Non-Degree Seeking Students and International Exchange Students

When you're ready to apply to be a visiting/non-degree-seeking student at Saint Louis University, follow these instructions:

Once your transcript is received and your application is complete, you will be contacted by Jacob Wierson to register for your course(s).

Graduate Visiting/Non-Degree Seeking Students 

When you're ready to apply to be a visiting/non-degree-seeking student at Saint Louis University, follow these instructions:

Once your transcript is received and your application is complete, you will be contacted by Jacob Wierson with next steps in the application process. 


Where do I apply if I want to study abroad at SLU-Madrid? 

Visit this page for more information about studying abroad at Saint Louis University's Madrid campus. 

How do I look up classes at SLU?

Once you've been registered for classes, you can view your course schedule on the Banner Self-Service - Student app on your MySLU account.

Prior to course registration, you can view the SLU course catalog by following these steps: 

  • Open Banner and our Course Catalog by clicking here.
  • Select the term you would like to take courses in the first drop-down menu.
  • Search for "Subject" in the first drop-down menu (course subjects organized in alphabetical order).
  • Don't worry about any of the other fields and drop-downs in that menu.
  • Click "Class Search."
  • Courses being offered will appear with class dates, instructor and the number of seats open.
Where do I send my transcript?

As part of the visiting student application, an official transcript must be sent to Saint Louis University directly from your current college or university. Please send an official transcript to:

Brouster Hall
ATTN: Jacob Wierson
3840 Lindell Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63108

or via email to

How do I register for classes as a visiting/non-degree seeking student?

All undergraduate and graduate students will be registered by a staff member in the Office of Summer and Extended Studies. 

Once SLU receives your official transcript and we have approval to enroll you in your course(s), you will be enrolled and will receive a confirmation email with your SLU course and student information. For questions about registration, please email

How do I contact my instructor and retrieve a syllabus?

When looking up your classes in Banner Self-Service, the instructor teaching the course will be listed. To email the instructor for a course syllabus, click on the circular envelope icon located on the right-hand side of the instructor's name.

How much is tuition per credit hour?

Tuition rates vary. 

If a visiting student is taking 12 credit hours or more per semester at the undergraduate level, students will pay full-time tuition. If a student is taking less than 12 credit hours, the student will be charged the per-credit hour rate of the course. 

To view the per-credit hour and full-time rates, click the link below. For additional information regarding full-time and part-time status, visit this page

View Tuition Rates

How do I receive and pay my bill?

You can access and pay your bill online using the Payment Suite in MySLU. The Payment Suite is located under the "Tools" tab in the icon with the green dollar bill in the center.

For payment deadlines and additional information on how to pay your bill at Saint Louis University,  please click here.

How do I access my student information?

You can access your student information in your MySLU portal under the "Student" tab.

Where are my class(es) located?

Classroom locations will be updated on your class schedule which can be found on your MySLU account under the "Student" tab.

You can also locate your classes on Banner Self-Service by clicking "Student," then "Registration," then "Student Schedule."

Click here for a map of Saint Louis University. ("North" is the main campus, "South "is the medical campus and "Law" is the SLU Law campus located in downtown St. Louis.) 

How do I get textbooks?

You can visit the SLU Barnes and Noble bookstore online.

To locate your textbooks online, click on the "Textbooks" tab,  select the term, department, course and section of your class, then click the "Find Materials" button. 

Where should I park, and what is the cost?

Parking information can be found through Parking and Card Services.