SLU Announcements

Check out the latest announcements from Saint Louis University.

  • 10/20- Saint Louis University students met unlikely members of DineSLU’s culinary team during the Oct. 19 “Farm to Fork” dinner hosted in Grand Hall’s dining room – the over 4,000 species of bees native to North America that are integral to producing many of the foods students eat daily.

  • 10/20- The shuttle schedule for SLU’s annual staff appreciation event, Cannonball Picnic, has been announced. The picnic is set for 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 24, at the Medical Center Stadium.

  • 10/20- This year’s Open Enrollment period is approaching, with the schedule for open enrollment meetings set and a new tool available to help the SLU community make decisions about their health care benefits.

  • 10/20- As the Instructional Media Center (IMC) prepares to relocate to the Academic Technology Commons (ATC) in the Pius XII Memorial Library, the center has announced new hours of operation for the remainder of October.

  • 10/20- Saint Louis University will take part in the YWCA’s long-running “Leaders in the Workplace” awards program again this year. Nominations are sought for SLU women of achievement and are due by Wednesday, Nov. 15.

  • 10/20- The Bookstore will hold a one-day flash sale on Thursday, Oct. 26.

  • 10/19- More than 95 employees who have served Saint Louis University for years and who reached milestone years in that service were honored at a recognition breakfast on Thursday, Oct. 5.

  • 10/19- Four SLUCare physicians will receive this year’s Caring Physician Award from the Pastoral Care department at SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital.

  • 10/19- Based on feedback from the University community, Information Technology Services (ITS) has developed a set of action items to improve IT support services.

  • 10/19- Saint Louis University’s Master of Health Administration (MHA) program is celebrating its 70th year, a milestone that sets it apart as one of the oldest MHA programs in the world. The program was started in 1947.

  • 10/18- The Instructional Media Center (IMC), located in the lower level of the Xavier Hall Annex, will adjust its hours due to Fall Break and other campus events next week.

  • 10/18- Masses will be held across SLU’s campus on Wednesday, Nov. 1 in honor of the Solemnity of All Saints.

  • 10/17- When Hurricanes Maria and Irma devastated the island of Puerto Rico, a pair of Saint Louis University students took it personally and rallied their SLU community to support relief efforts underway in the U.S. territory.

  • 10/17- Chaifetz Arena has announced a one-day presale event January’s Chris Young: Losing Sleep World Tour 2018. The presale will take place from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 19.

  • 10/17- As Saint Louis University pursues its strategic goal of becoming a “national exemplar of transformative educational and research excellence,” SLU will engage in a year of community-wide conversations about the rapidly changing environment of academia.

  • 10/17- Katherine "Kay" Ritz Fernandez, a longtime supporter of Saint Louis University, died on Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017. She was 92.

  • 10/17- Information Technology Services (ITS) will perform maintenance on the wireless network on SLU’s main campus from 7 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 18.

  • 10/17- Saint Louis University’s Division of Marketing and Communications (Marcom) is seeking staff and faculty members of all ages for an upcoming video shoot.

  • 10/13- The Walter J. Ong, S.J., Center for Digital Humanities and the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies has welcomed Kieran O’ Conor, Ph.D., a leading Medieval archaeologist from the National University of Ireland-Galway (NIU), as a scholar-in-residence at SLU for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • 10/13- October’s security patches are available as of Monday, Oct. 16, and will automatically install on all University PCs after 4 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 20.

  • 10/12- Saint Louis University fielded the largest team of walkers for this year's Sista Strut, an annual event that raises awareness and funds to support women of color battling breast cancer.

  • 10/12- The webinar, moderated by Jonathan Smith, Ph.D., vice president for diversity and community engagement, is part of the Conference on Diversity & Equity through the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities.

  • 10/12- Mail Service is advising the SLU community that, beginning on Wednesday, Oct. 19, there will be changes to fedex.com which may affect users’ login credentials.

  • 10/12- SLUCare Family Medicine continues to offer same-day acute care appointments for SLU employees and their dependents during its Easy Access Hours clinic.

  • 10/11- SLU’s Mission and Identity Book Club resumes this academic year with the selection, What’s Your Decision? How to Make Choices with Confidence and Clarity by J. Michael Sparough, S.J., Tim Hipskind, S.J., and Jim Manney. The club is open to all interested faculty and staff.

  • 10/10- The Office of Diversity and Community Engagement has released a call for proposals for the inaugural artistic residency established in honor of the Clock Tower Accords.

  • 10/10- The SLU community will remember those who have passed away on the traditional Catholic feast day on Nov. 2 with Mass. Opportunities to pay tribute to individual loved ones with a luminary are also available.

  • 10/10- Saint Louis University will host its annual staff appreciation event, Cannonball Picnic, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 24 at the Medical Center Stadium, 2212 Hickory St.

  • 10/09- This annual event involves dozens of post-graduate volunteer organizations hosting information booths for students of any year who are considering completing a year of service following graduation.

  • 10/06- Students registering for SLU’s Dance Marathon fundraiser before Friday, Oct. 13 will receive a free t-shirt as they help raise funds for local children’s hospitals.

  • 10/06- Dates for 2018’s SLU 101 summer orientation program have been announced. A mid-year SLU 101 session is also scheduled for January 2018 for new students entering SLU for the spring semester.

  • 10/06- SLU’s Micah Program celebrated 20 years of living and learning for others during SLU’s 2017 Homecoming and Family Weekend last month. More than 100 Micah alumni returned to celebrate a reunion event.

  • 10/06- More than 650 students and over 140 recruiting organizations attended the Fall Career and Graduate School Fair hosted by Career Services on Wednesday, Sept. 27.

  • 10/06- Dietetic students are seeking volunteers from the SLU community for weight management and nutrition counseling experiences.

  • 10/05- Tickets are now on sale for Six Flags’ annual “Fright Fest” and are available to the SLU community at a discount. Tickets can be purchased through noon on Friday, Oct. 27 for park visit valid until Oct. 29.

  • 10/05- Twenty three physicians are in the running for the annual award from the Pastoral Care department. The award winners and nominees will be celebrated at an inter-faith service on Friday, Oct. 27.

  • 10/05- Dean William P. Johnson, J.D., and the School of Law will hold the third annual SLU LAW Order of the Fleur de Lis Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony from 6 to 10 p.m., on Friday, Oct. 13, at the Missouri Athletic Club, 405 Washington Ave., St. Louis.

  • 10/05- The Office of Admissions will host two events for future Billikens and their families this month, "Preview Day with the Princeton Review," and "Select Saturday."

  • 10/05- Saint Louis University will host the St. Louis National College Fair from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 22, at the Simon Recreation Center. The event is free and open to the public. Complimentary parking will be available in the Laclede Garage.

  • 10/03- The women’s soccer team will host conference rival Dayton on Thursday, Oct. 5, with the first whistle slated for 7 p.m. at Robert R. Hermann Stadium. University staff and faculty can purchase discounted tickets for the game for $5 with the promo code Billikens.

  • 10/03- In coordination with SLU’s Department of Public Safety, Simplex Grinnell will be performing annual fire alarm inspections.

  • 10/03- A number of SLU applications will experience an outage during database upgrades from 5 p.m. through midnight on Friday, Oct. 6.

  • 10/03- A round-up of awards, presentations, papers and the other professional achievements of SLU faculty, staff and students.

  • 10/02- A message from University President Fred P. Pestello, Ph.D., about compassion in the wake of recent events around the world.

  • 09/28- Questions will be answered and updates shared about the TEAM (Transformative Excellence in Academic Medicine) initiative.

  • 09/26- During Fall, Information Technology Services will be working with a group of stakeholders from across the University to conduct a review of the Banner administrative and related systems. The team is seeking input from the University community regarding the current system and future requirements.

  • 09/19- SLU’s Billikens continue a four-game homestand on Saturday when the men’s soccer team hosts Stanford at Hermann Stadium as part of the University’s Homecoming festivities. SLU faculty and staff members can purchase tickets for $5 with the promo code Billikens.

  • 09/18- The Office of Diversity and Community Engagement's moderated panel discussion, “Reflecting in the Wake of the Stockley Verdict” has been postponed. The panel will be rescheduled.

  • 09/15- The Center for Global Citizenship and the Office of Diversity and Community Engagement held open hours Friday for anyone who wanted to meet and discuss the Stockley case. There are more opportunities to meet for dialogue and reflection about the case and its outcome this week.

  • 09/15- Scholars and academic leaders from across the country will gather to consider the 50-year legacy of a clarion call in Catholic higher education, the Land O'Lakes Statement on the Nature of the Contemporary Catholic University, at a symposium organized in honor of Saint Louis University's bicentennial, beginning on Wednesday, Sept. 20.

  • 09/15- SLU alumnus John O'Leary (Cook '99) will share his story of resilience in the face of adversity with the SLU community in a special set of talks on Sept. 26 at the Center for Global Citizenship and at the Learning Resources Center.

  • 09/15- Saint Louis University will mark 53 years since the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., spoke to a standing-room crowd in the then-West Pine Gymnasium, now the Center for Global Citizenship, on Oct. 12. In honor of King's visit, SLU faculty, students and staff member will read from the transcript of the speech the Civil Rights leader gave during his visit.

  • 09/15- SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital’s Outpatient Services will offer Vitality Checks for 2018 to Saint Louis University Employees.

  • 09/14- The Operational Excellence Program has announced an update on its Student Advising Initiative.

  • 09/14- Opportunities to volunteer and be part of SLU’s Bicentennial Mass and Homecoming and Family weekend remain.

  • 09/14- The Zeta Tau Alpha sorority will be seeling tickets to the Sept. 28 Cardinals vs. Cubs game for $25, beginning on Sept. 14.

  • 09/14- The Paul C. Reinert, S.J. Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning celebrated its 20th anniversary on Aug. 30 as part of its annual open house to welcome new SLU faculty.

  • 09/13- Beginning Monday, Sept. 18, this month's security patches for Microsoft Windows are available. The patches will be sent to all University PCs and will be automatically installed after 4 a.m. on Sept. 22.

  • 09/12- The SLU Bookstore is hosting a one-day flash clearance sale on clothing and gifts on Sept. 14.