Check out the latest announcements from Saint Louis University.
09/25- The Center for Service and Community Engagement (CSCE) has resources and staff on hand to help students register to vote and to answer questions about the voting process and polling places. The deadline to register to vote in Missouri is Wednesday, Oct. 7.
09/24- Although the scheduled Sept. 27 change has been canceled, Information Technology Services recommends requiring a passcode or using Zoom's waiting room feature to manage and protect meetings.
09/24- As the SLU community continues to take measures to socially distance and keep the campus community safe and healthy, the Division of Human Resources (HR) is offering Billikens ways to stay connected virtually as it continues its calls for photo themed photo submissions.
09/22- Information Technology Services (ITS) is working on an update to the Office 365 system that will make email and calendar collaboration between the @health.slu.edu and @slu.edu addresses easier and more secure.
09/18- Saint Louis University’s 2020 Homecoming may be virtual, but there is still a full slate of fun to help current, past and future Billikens celebrate this fall.
09/18- The retreat is for freshmen students and will explore the idea of "Who I have been?"
09/10- Workday's next release is set Saturday, Sept. 12, and the system will be unavailable from 1 to 8 a.m.
09/10- The patches will automatically install and users should restart their machines after the installation.
09/10- HR’s new theme is “Labor Day Weekend.” HR will format the photos into a collage and share with the community.
09/08- Catch up on the SLU community's publications, awards and other professional accomplishments. Catch up on the latest kudos.
09/04- The Dean of Students Office will be working remotely for the Fall 2020 Semester due to the University guidance to limit in-person interaction due to the pandemic.
09/03- This year, Saint Louis University has moved its application for FACHEX and Tuition Exchange to an all-online form.
09/03- Career Services at Saint Louis University now offers virtual drop-in hours for any SLU alumni. Drop-ins are ideal for quick questions, resume or cover letter review and navigating Career Services online resources.
09/03- The Mission and Identity book club is open to students, faculty and staff. Registration is due by Sept. 18.
09/02- Career Services offers virtual drop-in hours for any SLU students and alumni.
09/01- This one hour webinar will provide parents with some tools to assist their children in coping with the uncertainty and insecurity of transitioning from in-person schooling to virtual learning and back again. It will also touch on topics such as helping kids keep friendships in this environment; dealing with the fears of contracting COVID-19 at school; and information for families of kids with Neurodevelopmental Disorders.
09/01- On Sept. 27, Zoom is requiring that all meetings must use either the Waiting Room feature or require a passcode.
09/01- Saint Louis University will mark the beginning of the new academic year with its traditional Mass of the Holy Spirit. This year's liturgy will take place virtually at 8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 6.
08/31- Information Technology Service will be deploying 3rd party application patches on all SLU Managed workstations beginning Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020, starting at 4 p.m. CDT.
08/28- A Microsoft Edge upgrade will be deployed on all SLU Managed workstations on Wednesday, Sept. 2.
08/28- Throughout the 2019-2020 academic year, students in the Learning Community program within the Housing and Residence Life department worked to meet the requirements of the Medallion Program. The Medallion Program is an engagement program that incentives students to participate in their Learning Communities.
08/28- In order to support the Phase 2 Workday implementation that went live on July 1, a short lockout period is required Tuesday, Sept. 1, to complete Phase 2 business processes into production.
08/27- Each year, the program awards 18 grants of up to $1,800 each to groups of students and faculty, in partnership with a local non-profit, to make a positive impact on the community.
- Join SSM Health, SLUCare in a Virtual Celebration to Open the New SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital
08/27- Celebrate the grand opening of the new SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital, staffed by SLUCare physicians, during the online celebration Tuesday, Sept. 1.
08/25- The AI@SLU Big Idea group's first contest starts Monday, Aug. 31, and is a chance for Billikens to match wits and dive into world languages for the chance to win prizes. Advance registration is required to compete.
08/25- As part of their service, student workers will conduct audits of campus buildings to provide information to the university on its policies and procedures and will assist with peer education.
08/25- The interdenominational fellowship group will begin hosting meetings next week and its fall programming will feature socially-distanced opportunities to study scripture and be in community with one another.
08/25- The Sista Strut Breast Cancer Walk heightens awareness about the issues of breast cancer in women of color, as well as provides information on resources and the saved lives of women in our community.
08/20- All interested undergraduates, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows are invited to submit abstracts for the second annual Henry and Amelia Nasrallah Center for Neuroscience Research Symposium, which will be held virtually in November.
08/20- As classes resume for the fall semester, catch up on the awards, publications and other summer accolades SLU students, faculty and staff accumulated over the summer break. Get caught up with your 'Professional Notes.'
08/20- The fellowship includes a stipend, release from duties including teaching and research and 0.5 FTE commitment to the provost's office.
08/18- As part of its ongoing efforts to help SLU community members remain connected as staff, faculty and students adhere to social distancing due to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Division of Human Resources has put out a new themed call for SLU community photos to share.
08/18- Mardell Wilson, Ed.D., dean of the Edward and Margaret Doisy College of Health Sciences (DCHS), has been appointed the new provost at Creighton University in Omaha, NE. Wilson will assume her new position on Friday, Oct. 1. She has served at dean of DCHS since 2014 and is a member of the University Leadership Council.
08/18- As Billikens return to campus to start the new semester, team members from the Career Resources Center and Office of Career Services have created career-related events for students during the fall term. In response to COVID-19, these career events will be delivered virtually.
08/18- SLU and TIAA have joined forces with Savi, a company created to help University community members navigate the complexities of federal income-based repayment plans and loan forgiveness programs.
08/17- Windows patches will be available to all SLU workstations beginning at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 26. The patches will install automatically without any intervention or pop-up notifications to users.
08/13- The Office of Competitive Fellowships and Scholarships is encouraging ambitious undergraduate students to consider submitting applications to prestigious opportunities offered by the Fulbright student program, as well as the Rhodes Scholarship Trust, the Marshall Scholarship, the George J. Mitchell Scholarship and the Gates-Cambridge Scholarship.
08/13- Celebrate "Homecoming" at home this year as Billikens from around the world mark the University's 2020 Homecoming and Family Weekend festivities virtually.
08/13- This Sunday's Mass at St. Francis Xavier College Church will be live-streamed on the Department of Campus Ministry's YouTube channel. Other on- and off-campus Mass options, both in-person and virtual, will be available this term, as will Reconciliation and other sacraments.
08/13- In a message to the SLU community on Wednesday, Aug. 12, Interim Provost Michael Lewis, Ph.D., offered updates on the start of mixed online and in-person learning on Monday, Aug. 17 and reminders about fall policies, COVID-19 guidance and creating a flexible learning environment for SLU students.
08/13- As Billikens return to class this fall, the Office of the Provost has shared a number of technology tips to help their learning get off to the right start.
08/13- Campus ministers will be available by appointment and online, and the department will offer a number of virtual opportunities for prayer and reflection throughout the semester for the SLU community.
08/13- A number of changes will be in effect this semester including changes to mailroom appointments, package pick-up, off-campus mailbox rental and services offered in the mailroom.
08/12- SLU’s new Core comes with a new development and oversight structure. In addition to the director of the Core, Ellen Crowell, Ph.D., associate professor of English, and the University Undergraduate Core Committee (UUCC), the implementation of the University Core will be spearheaded by a team of associate directors, each tasked with working directly with SLU faculty to develop the courses and experiences that will make up SLU's common undergraduate curriculum.
08/11- The residence halls are ready and the entire campus community is wishing SLU's newest Billikens and their families well during this year's Fall Move-In. Due to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, this year’s Move-In will feature new safety precautions and some changes to SLU’s traditional Fall Welcome celebrations in order to protect students, faculty, staff and Billiken families as semester gets underway. Here's what you need to know to make your move to campus memorable this year.
08/11- Saint Louis University is several weeks post go-live with Workday. The University’s Department of Finance and Business Services is offering a review of the blanket order options available to departments in the system.
08/10- University Writing Services (UWS) will be not be holding in-person appointments at any of its on-campus, in-person locations including the Busch Student Center, Suite 331; Pius XII Memorial Library, Room 320; the School of Nursing, Suite 114; Grand Hall, Room 152; and Spring Hall, Room 131, until further notice. UWS will offer Zoom video conferences and online (asynchronous) consultations, from Monday, Aug. 17, through Friday, Dec. 4.
08/10- The SLU Bookstore will be open extended hours from Monday, Aug. 10, through Saturday, Aug. 22, as the University welcomes back students, faculty, staff and Billiken families for the start of the fall 2020 semester. The store will feature new pick-up options to allow for social distancing including a new curbside pick-up options and separate room in the BSC (Room 251) for online order pick-up through Sunday, Aug. 16.
08/07- Find out how this year’s Fall Move-In will impact where you park and how long it takes to get to and from campus.
08/07- As Billikens return to campus this fall, Information Technology Services (ITS) has developed this summary of online resources to help support faculty, staff, and graduate student instructors with technology specific to teaching.
08/07- SLU's student-led, student-run café reopens today. Fresh Gatherings has expanded its grab ‘n’ go menu including sandwiches, salads, breakfast items and snack items, and the café’s coffee bar will be open for service. Limited seating will also be available, social distancing measures will be effect and customers must wear masks.
08/06- With University guidance to limit in-person interaction due to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in place, Student Financial Services (SFS) has updated its contact options. The office’s staff are still available to answer questions by phone or email and have added several Virtual Office pathways to provide a safe, personal interaction option.
08/06- Saint Louis University’s annual convocation for new students and their families will be a virtual event this year.
08/05- Craving a cultural fix from the comfort of your home? Visit the Saint Louis University Museum of Art (SLUMA) virtually and tour immersive exhibits.
08/04- The University has launched a national search for SLU's next lead academic officer and a search committee drawn from faculty, staff and students will spearhead the search process, according to University President Fred P. Pestello, Ph.D., in a Monday, Aug. 3 message to the campus community.
08/03- Saint Louis University leadership will host a series of virtual town hall meetings in August to discuss COVID-19 plans and preparations for the fall semester.
07/29- By innovating on the job fair’s format, the University’s Transformative Workforce Academy (TWA), housed in the Center for Workforce Development, provided justice-involved job seekers with the opportunity to pre-record a two minute video presentation to be viewed by employers over Zoom, initiating conversations about new career paths post-incarceration.
07/29- Changes to parking gate access and parking paycheck deductions are coming in August.
07/29- Most applications including mySLU, Office 365 and Outlook email will be unavailable during the work period.
07/24- Members of the campus community can provide feedback on the proposed revised University Title IX Sexual Harassment Policy.