Saint Louis University

Freshman Commuter Student Information


The Student Involvement Center works with all incoming traditional freshmen commuter students, who have been exempt from the residency requirement, to help ensure a smooth transition to Saint Louis University. We provide a variety of programs and services to foster a sense of community both within the group of freshmen commuters and to the broader Saint Louis University campus community.

Welcome Class of 2020! We look forward to you joining the SLU community. 

Program Overview:

  • Commuter Assistants (CAs)
    The Commuter Assistants provide assistance and direction for student learning and academic success while assisting in providing and coordinating programs to facilitate community for traditional freshmen commuter students that have been exempted from the residency requirement

Ana Zeneli

Year: Sophomore

Major: Biology Pre-Med

Favorite SLU events to attend: Billiken basketball games and SAB events!


Gabby Tucci

Year: Sophomore

Major: Occupational Therapy

Minors: Health Care Ethics, Interprofessional Education

Favorite SLU events to attend: Billiken basketball games, Dance Marathon, Student Government Association meetings, Make a Difference Day

  • Commuter Student Association (CSA)
    The Commuter Student Association is a student organization that provides programming and resources. Their purpose is to connect commuter students into the SLU student body, enhance the commuter experience, and find solutions to commuter problems. The organization's office is room 245 Busch Student Center Click here for more information on CSA.
  • Commuter Lounge (2nd Floor BSC)
    This space in Busch Student Center is devoted to SLU commuter students. Feel free to use the lounge to study, take a break between classes,Connect with other commuter studentsCommuter Assistants or to eat. The lounge includes a large flat screen tv, a dvd player, comfortable furniture, as well as tables and chairs. Commuter Lounge Location: 2nd Floor of the Busch Student Center:
  • Commuter Lockers                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Located in the Student Organization Suite hallway down the hall from the CSA Office there are lockers for commuter students to reserve for use for each semester.  Commuter students can request a locker assignment from the Busch Student Center Information Desk and sign a locker agreement for each semester. The lockers are given on a first come, first serve basis and the student must provide their own lock.

Useful Campus Numbers


Student Involvement Center

(314) 977-2805

Department of Public Safety (DPS)

(314) 977-3000

SLU Ride

(314) 977-RIDE (7433)

Student Health Services

(314) 977-2323

Information Technology Services (ITS)

(314) 977-4000



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