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1818 Society

Wordmark reading 1818 Society Saint Louis UniversityThe 1818 Society honors alumni and friends who have invested in Saint Louis University’s future through planned gifts. These gifts include bequest provisions in a will or trust, life income arrangements, lead trusts, life estates, gifts of life insurance, and beneficiary designations made with retirement assets or insurance policies.

The 1818 Society is named for the year of Saint Louis University’s founding and reflects the important legacy of planned giving donors, whose gifts make historic impacts on the University.

Member benefits include:
  • Membership certificate and lapel pin
  • Invitations to special donor events
  • Acknowledgment in donor recognition materials, including in SLU’s online honor roll
  • Special donor communications

If you have included Saint Louis University in your estate planning but are not a member of the 1818 Society, please complete the membership enrollment form.

True to SLU Society

Wordmark reading True to SLU SocietyThe True to SLU Society honors those true-blue supporters who champion the University’s mission with a gift of any amount to any University fund in consecutive fiscal years.  Whether they’ve given for two years or two decades, True to SLU members are the backbone of Saint Louis University. 

Donors who have given consecutively for three, five, 10, 15, 20 and 25+ years are recognized at milestone years through tokens of appreciation and in SLU’s online donor honor roll.

Stay True to SLU

For more information, please email or call 314-977-1215.

Corporate Partners Program

Wordmark reading Saint Louis University President's Circle Annual Giving Society Corporate PartnersThrough the Corporate Partners Program, Saint Louis University is proud to recognize the many organizations that provide annual support by strategically investing in education, service and scholarship. For more information, please visit the Corporate Partners Program page or email


The Billiken Club

Wordmark reading Billiken ClubThe Billiken Club honors donors who support Billiken Athletics each year. The generosity of this group of loyal alumni, parents and friends benefits all 18 Billiken varsity teams, enabling the University to provide a first-class intercollegiate athletics program that offers competitive scholarships, state-of-the-art facilities and outstanding coaches.

Membership in the Billiken Club is granted to:

  •  Donors who contribute $150 or more ($100 for young alumni) to any Billiken Athletics fund per fiscal year.
  • Those who purchase men’s basketball season tickets at the Billiken Red, Billiken Gold, Loyal Blue and Loyal Blue courtside levels.

Join the Billiken Club

For more information on membership benefits or to purchase tickets, visit the Billiken Athletics website, email or call 314-977-8180.

White Coat Society

Workmark reading White Coat SocietyThe white coat has long stood as a symbol of the integrity and respect accorded to the medical profession, signifying the achievements of physicians and scientists working to help others by advancing health care. As such, The White Coat Society celebrates the robust partnerships between the School of Medicine and its alumni and supporters. Membership is granted to those who support SLU’s School of Medicine with leadership gifts of $2,500 or more each fiscal year (July 1 - June 30), contributing to the advancement of Saint Louis University’s Jesuit medical education.

Member benefits include:
  • Invitations to special White Coat Society events.

  • Exclusive updates and communications from the School of Medicine.

  • Acknowledgement in donor recognition materials, including SLU’s online honor roll.

  • White Coat Society members also receive all President’s Circle benefits

Join the White Coat Society

Vincent C. Immel Society

The Vincent C. Immel Society honors donors who support SLU's School of Law through annual leadership giving of $1,000 or more to any law school fund. Through their generosity, Immel Society members set the pace for advancing the school's mission of graduating practice-ready attorneys, excellence in teaching, research and service to the community.

Member benefits include:
  • Invitations and benefits at special School of Law school events throughout the year; past events have included an annual dinner, happy hours and the Order of the Fleur de Lis Hall of Fame dinner.
  • Special SLU LAW school donor communications throughout the year.
  • Immel Society members also receive University Ambassadors benefits.

Join the Immel Society

Friends of the Theatre

Friends of the Theatre recognizes those who support SLU’s Theatre Program. These contributors enable SLU to provide a robust theatre education in the Jesuit tradition, transforming today’s students into tomorrow’s creators who reflect and shape society through the arts. Membership is available to supporters who give $35 or more to SLU each year; for more information on levels and benefits, please call 314-977-2998.

Join SLU's Friends of the Theatre

Library Associates

This select group of supporters helps ensure that SLU’s libraries remain among the best in the world by enabling the University to continuously enhance its collections. Membership is open to those who give $100 or more to any SLU library fund each fiscal year, and benefits include library access, cultural events and an exclusive invitation to the annual St. Louis Literary Award ceremony. For more information on membership levels or benefits, please visit the Library Associates page.

Join the Library Associates