You won’t want to miss the official kickoff to the academic year. Members of the SLU community come together to celebrate new beginnings and new Billikens with a special processional ceremony, outstanding speakers and an inspirational message from SLU’s 33rd President Fred Pestello. Families and guests are encouraged to attend.
Families will enter Chaifetz via Gate C; students will enter with other students in Gate B. Gate A will be closed.
All bags (camera bags, purses, backpacks, etc) will be subject to search upon entering Chaifetz Arena. Large bags, coolers, backpacks and sealed packages (including gifts for performers and or athletes) of any kind are not permitted with exceptions allowed for guests that require a larger bag for medical or childcare needs. All permitted oversize bags will be subject to thorough inspection by DPS. All bags larger than 14" x 14" x 6" (i.e. backpacks, suitcases, beach bags, etc.) will be prohibited from entry into the arena.