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Plan Your SLU Event

When you request a space through Saint Louis University Event Services, you agree to certain guidelines around food, equipment and more. Once you have received an event confirmation from the events office, you can start planning your details such as audio/visual capabilities, catering and parking needs. 

Audio Visual Guidelines

Saint Louis University has a wide range of audio-visual equipment to ensure the success of your event. The following event spaces are fully equipped with audio visual capabilities:

  • Allied Health Multipurpose Room
  • Wool Ballroom (Busch Student Center)
  • St. Louis Room (Busch Student Center)
  • Center for Global Citizenship
  • Il Monastero Sanctuary
  • Sinquefield Stateroom (DuBourg Hall)

 Il Monastero St. Louise and Pere Marquette Gallery are not equipped with audio-visual capabilities; you will need to contact your event planner for further details on these spaces.

Catering Your Event

CaterSLU is the preferred caterer for Saint Louis University, however is inclusive to the Busch Student Center as well as alcohol distribution. For all other event spaces you may use an external caterer.

By utilizing CaterSLU, a team of catering professionals are available to assist you with food selection, place settings and linens. Their culinary team has designed a variety of menus to fit a wide range of tastes and budgets, including regional ingredients, university favorites and specialty items.

Reach CaterSLU at 314-977-9430 or

Event Parking 

Make parking easy for guests who are attending your event by using SLU parking garages. Event Services coordinates with Parking and Card Services to provide parking for all events. Options include the  Laclede, Olive and Compton, and Hickory East parking garages.

If you would like to offer your guests paid parking in a SLU garage, you will need to coordinate with your event planner. Parking garage hours are limited. If you have questions about the garage hours, contact your event planner. 

Tiered Parking Garage Rates for All Events 

Event Size Number of Attendees Rate
Extra Large Events 751+ $750
Large Events 551 - 750 $600
Medium Events 351 - 550 $475
Small Events 151 - 350 $250
Mini Events 51 - 150 $100
Individual 1 - 50 $6 per coupon

DPS Coverage

If your event requires the presence of SLU's Department of Public Safety, coordinate with your event planner. The cost to have a public safety officer present is $28 per hour, with a two-hour minimum. Your event planner will coordinate the time for the officer to be present, as well as the invoice.