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SLU 101 Resources

Welcome to SLU 101

It's official — welcome to the family! Faculty, staff and students have been working hard to connect you to the SLU community. This page serves as your online resource hub for SLU 101 summer orientation. 

You are embarking on an exciting adventure. These resources will give you the information you need to feel confident and prepared for your first semester as a Billiken. Dive into SLU's mission, discover our academic support services, learn the ins and outs of living on campus — and much more. 

We're Here for You

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Mission and Identity

SLU's Office of Mission and Identity ensures the principles and traditions of Catholic, Jesuit education—and the University's mission and values—are reflected in all aspects of your SLU experience. 

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Title IX

SLU is committed to providing a safe and supportive environment for all students. Learn about SLU's sexual misconduct policy, resources, and sexual assault education and prevention efforts on campus. 

Spring time at the clock tower

Student Responsibility and Community Standards

Discover policies and resources to help you think reflectively and act respectfully, both in how you care for fellow community members and yourself. View SLU’s conduct process.

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Dean of Students Office

Explore opportunities to enhance your SLU experience and expand your worldview through connections with faculty, staff, student peers and the St. Louis community.

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Academic Advising

Your primary advising office is determined by your major and college or school. Some programs also have a secondary advisor. Find your advising office.

Student tutor works with a student at the Student Success Center

Academic Support

At SLU, we help you navigate every step on your college journey. SLU provides students with both an academic advisor and a faculty mentor. See what’s available to you.

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Department of Public Safety

SLU’s Department of Public Safety is staffed with 80 dedicated, licensed officers. All officers undergo training in active shooter response and fair and impartial policing. 

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Housing and Residence Life

When you live on campus, you have easy access to the library, student center, career services, health services and more. Explore SLU residence life or see a checklist of items to bring to SLU . 

Resources to Help You

Learn more about the resources available to you on campus to support you during your college transition and throughout your Billiken experience. 

Campus Dining

Student meal plans are convenient, flexible and loaded with options. Get a glimpse at dining on campus from the student perspective.

Campus Ministry

Campus Ministry supports the mission of the University in the pursuit of truth for the greater glory of God and for the service of humanity. We encourage you to explore your spirituality, engage with our campus ministers and participate in our programs. We welcome you, regardless of your faith.

Campus Wellness and Recreation

At SLU, we are here to support your whole person. As you prepare to transition to campus life, check out CampusWell — our online health, wellness and academic success resource.

Career Services

Saint Louis University Career Services is here to help you begin a process of self-exploration that can help you better make decisions about majors and careers. We are committed to delivering excellent career counseling and content, including our new podcast, related to your professional and vocational development. 

Disability Services

Saint Louis University’s Office of Disability Services supports your educational experience by helping you access academic accommodations and services. We coordinate aids and services to meet the needs of students with disabilities to create a safe and supportive campus community for everyone. We partner with students, faculty, academic departments and service providers to facilitate equal access to and opportunity to participate in all University programs, services and experiences. All inquiries received by Disability Services about the availability of University-related accommodations are confidential. Contact us at or schedule an appointment with a staff member through EAB Navigate.

Information Technology Services

Information Technology Services (ITS) professionals are distributed across campus to assist students, faculty, staff, researchers, clinics and guests with campus technology needs such as password help, printing, troubleshooting and more.  Click here to watch a presentation and learn more about ITS.

Parent Resources

The Billiken Parent and Family Association’s mission is to inform and involve parents to facilitate student success in achieving their goals and the University in achieving its mission; all toward a higher purpose and a greater good. Find them on Facebook and connect with other Billiken parents and families. Review frequently asked questions from parents and family members.

Parking, IDs and Transportation

There are more than 35 parking lots and garages on SLU’s Midtown campus, at the School of Law downtown and at Parks College’s Center for Aviation Science in Cahokia, Illinois. Permits for Saint Louis University parking can be purchased year-round online via mySLU. No car? No problem. SLU offers a wide variety of transportation options, including a shuttle service and safe escorts, to help you get around campus. Find more about parking and transportation.

Your SLU ID has your parking access but this card opens the door to much more. A SLU ID serves as your University identification. It’s also used for dining on campus, services at Pius XII Memorial Library, Simon Recreation Center, and  even shopping with Billiken Bucks and banking. Get a SLU ID.

Student Financial Services

It’s our goal to remove financial barriers that may stand in the way. Call, email or schedule an appointment through EAB Navigate to meet with your financial aid counselor. If you haven’t started classes at SLU yet, contact your admission counselor with your financial aid questions. To learn more, explore financial aid FAQs.

Student Health 

The Saint Louis University Student Health Center provides quality care from trained health care professionals by appointment. View a video outlining SLU's immunization and health insurance requirements, as well as clinical resources for SLU students

Student Involvement

The Saint Louis University Student Involvement Center is your essential guide to campus life and out-of-classroom learning. We connect you with weekly events and movies, late-night activities, nearly 200 student organizations, twenty-five fraternities and sororities, servant leadership opportunities and transition programming.