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Visiting SLU
You are part of the Saint Louis University family and we’re happy to see you on campus. Here are some suggestions to make your visit a great one.

Where to Park?

Visitor parking is available in three designated campus garages for $2 per hour or $6 per day per exit within a 24-hour period, with the exception of events at Chaifetz Arena.

Laclede Garage: 3602 Laclede Ave.
Olive Garage: 3338 Olive St.
Hickory East Garage: 3424 Hickory St

Where to Stay?

There are lots of great places to stay in St. Louis! Several hotels near Saint Louis University offer discounts to SLU parents. The area around SLU is known as Midtown but hotels downtown, near Union Station and in the Central West End are also convenient to campus.

Where to Eat?

The St. Louis food scene is hotter than its world-famous bar-b-que. There are spots for breakfast, brunch, lunch, coffee, dinner and desserts for almost any taste. Vegan? Gluten-free? St. Louis restaurants are ready to serve.

What Brings You To Campus?

SLU 101
Your admitted student is getting to know SLU and you are too. Parents and guardians are welcome to join new students at this orientation and attend a special track specifically for you.
Fall Welcome
Moving your student to campus is just the beginning. Fall Welcome activities will allow you and your student to transition to college. Make sure to plan to attend the New Student Convocation ceremony.
Homecoming & Family Weekend
Homecoming weekend is also Family Weekend at SLU. Join your student on campus for spirit games and fun. Keep an eye out for one of our favorite traditions, the golf cart parade.
Your Billiken becomes a son or daughter of SLU forever at this ceremony, held at midyear and in the spring at Chaifetz Arena.