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What is a Billiken? Meet SLU's Mascot

Welcome to Be a Billiken and to Saint Louis University. There are a few things you should know about SLU. First, the entire campus is really friendly. From the upperclassmen you'll meet during your campus visit, to current students, faculty and staff, SLU is known for being welcoming.

Secondly, SLU is someplace you come to change the world. We believe in our mission and live it every day. SLU students are involved in the community before graduation (service is a big deal here), and you'll choose from nearly 90 incredible programs, taught by faculty that are top-of-their-field, that prepare you to make an impact when you graduate.

But what's the most important thing to know before you come to SLU? How to answer the question: What's a Billiken?