Although much in the world has changed this spring, one thing remains consistent at Saint Louis University: We are excited for you to be a Billiken.
We know you might have a lot of questions about this summer and fall at SLU, especially if next year will be your first year of college. We've provided answers to questions we're hearing frequently below. If your question is not addressed, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org so we can be in touch. Please also visit our admission and admitted student pages for more information and to connect with other current and future Billikens.
Applicants for Summer/Fall 2020
Admission decisions can be made with the coursework and grades provided on a seven-semester transcript. Final transcripts are due prior to registration for the second semester at SLU. Please note that at this time, all documents must be submitted electronically.
Yes. We can accept other methods of official or unofficial transcript submission, such as screenshots and photos. Your admission counselor can help you with this process.
For students applying for summer or fall 2020 admission, December 1, 2019, was the priority date for admission and scholarships at SLU. If you still wish to apply for admission for this summer or fall and cannot take the ACT or SAT, we will work with you to obtain residual ACT testing if we are able.
Admitted Students Summer/Fall 2020
We can accept other methods of official or unofficial transcript submission, such as screenshots and photos. Your admission counselor can help you with this process. Final transcripts are due prior to registration for the second semester at SLU.
No. We recognize the significant stresses of this semester, and changes in your GPA after admission to the University will not be considered.
Our current policy requires first-time students to live on campus for their first four semesters.
We are currently planning to have in-person courses this fall. In the event that we are not able to, students will be well supported through their online experience. Our advisors, tutors, writing center and many other services are still accessible for students taking online courses.
No. We will honor AP/CLEP/IB scores as they have amended their policies due to COVID-19.
Yes, as long as they appear on an official transcript from the high school or college.
SLU 101 will not be an in-person program this year, but you should still register for session dates that fit your availability. Check your email for more information.
We recognize that the current public health crisis may bring unexpected financial hardships to students and their families, and we are committed to supporting students during this challenging time. Students facing financial hardships are encouraged to contact the Office of Student Financial Services at email@example.com.
We are continuing to operate as planned, but please be assured of our commitment to work with you and your family. Please note that some programs anticipate reaching capacity, so it is important to submit your deposit by May 1 in order to secure your place. Contact your admission counselor with any questions.
There are many ways to connect with us virtually. See our visit page for a full listing.
You can find a complete list here of resources and support for students. These offices remain open and are continuing to serve students remotely.
Enhanced cleaning and sanitation procedures have been implemented for all common areas on campus and will continue as long as is deemed necessary. All buildings on the north campus are now card-access only. A consolidated housing plan, developed in conjunction with public health professionals, has been implemented for students who were granted exemptions to remain on campus.