By now, you know what a Billiken is. But from "SLUruba" to "the BSC," Saint Louis University has a lot of its own slang that isn’t always easy to figure out.
Below is a list of common SLU terms that can help you and your family become more familiar with the campus community.
The ATC refers to the Academic Technology Commons located in the Pius XII Memorial Library.
The Billikens after Dark program provides late night, alcohol-free alternative programming at SLU. Past events have included pop culture trivia nights, dances and glow-in-the-dark volleyball.
This is a debit account plan. The funds deposited can be used for purchases at the Instructional Media Center or the campus bookstore, copying and printing at the libraries, Information Technology Services software sales and all DineSLU locations.
The Busch Student Center is the home to many offices, eateries and study spaces. The campus bookstore, Student Success Center, Dean of Students Office, Events Services, Student Involvement Center and Student Government Association Office are all located there.
Commuter assistants are upperclassman students who work with freshman commuter students throughout their first year at SLU.
The Baer-Fuller, Kelley and Lee auditoriums are located just west of Busch Student Center and are situated underground beneath a glass enclosed pavilion.