Check out the latest announcements from Saint Louis University.
05/29- From new novels to poetry collections, SLU authors have books to delight Billiken readers as summer gets underway.
05/27- The program, which assists low-resource St. Louisans with obtaining IDs, birth certificates and other vital documents, is looking for volunteers to take shifts beginning in June.
05/27- A variety of services, from tutoring to writing help to career services are accessible to help students.
05/27- The free retreat is focused on helping graduate students increase their writing productivity and accountability while working remotely.
05/27- University applications including mySLU, Workday and SLU email access will be unavailable during the work period.
05/21- The Office of Mission and Identity will host a virtual Novena to honor the Feast of Pentecost as an opportunity for the SLU communitas ad dispersionem to come together in prayer and reflection.
05/21- In June, the University's Content Management System (CMS) will migrate to a new cloud-based server over a period of eight days (six business days). During that time University CMS users will not be able to make content updates to their web pages.
05/19- Elledge most recently served as the chief administrative officer of OU Physicians, the faculty practice plan of the University of Oklahoma. He started in his new leadership role at Saint Louis University earlier this month.
05/19- After a discernment process that included conversations with deans and vice presidents, as well as elected faculty, staff and student leaders, Michael Lewis, Ph.D., has been selected to SLU’s interim provost as of July 1.
05/15- The open forum webinar will feature two SLU experts who research family dynamics who will take questions about how to balance family and professional life during the current pandemic.
05/15- Catch up on the semester's notable publications, awards and other SLU staff and faculty achievements as summer gets underway.
05/15- The Department of Campus Recreation and Wellness is continuing to offer virtual, live fitness classes on multiple platforms including Zoom, Instagram Live and Facebook Live.
05/14- Multiple applications will be unavailable in both Internet Native Banner and Banner Self-Service during the work period.
05/14- The winners were honored by the Saint Louis University Library Associates for their non-fiction works.
05/13- As Saint Louis University moves closer to launching Workday Financials on July 1, there will be a cutover period between the time when SLU shuts down existing systems and begins to process work in the new system.
05/12- As part of SLU's celebrations of its newest graduates, free social media stickers featuring the Billiken and other SLU icons are available to bling-out the posts and stories you share on social media. Get them all now.
05/12- The Chaifetz (formerly Coleman) Entrepreneurship Fellows Program is seeking applicants for its 2020-2021 cohort.
05/08- Like the transition of human resources functions to Workday in January, this shift comes with new concepts, terminology and functionality which we hope to educate you on over the next few months.
05/07- More than 500 donors supported the University’s vaccine research, outreach efforts, and funds to help families and students in financial need during the pandemic, initiatives that have become more essential than ever due to the crisis.
05/07- Celebrate SLU student's achievements, from publications to fellowships as the academic year winds down.
05/05- The collection features abstracts on 88 different projects representing the work of nearly 150 students across campus.
05/05- Beginning Monday, May 11, SLU's shuttles will begin their summer schedule.
05/01- The University community has the opportunity to provide feedback on a proposed new SLU policy.
05/01- Members of the SLU community are invited to join together on Tuesday mornings to join in prayer as a university community.
04/30- Students, faculty and staff members can request a ride from SLURide by using an online request or by downloading the TapRide app. Once logged in, riders can will receive texts as their ride approaches and a “honk” when it arrives, among other features.
04/30- SLU faculty and staff members can share their words of congratulations and hope for the future of the University’s 2020 graduates by sharing celebratory videos by Monday, May 4.
04/30- The Zoom sessions are available through Friday, May 8, and are designed to help students stay productive and on-target with their writing while learning remotely.
04/30- Join the Department of Campus Ministry online for the last 9 p.m. Mass of the 2019-2020 academic year.
04/24- The Institute for Healing Justice and Equity will present a webinar series to discuss the growing impacts of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on African-American communities.
04/23- “Atlas Week: Abridged,” will begin with online events on Monday, April 27, and will run through Friday, May 1. The week is a series of virtual Atlas Week presentations and discussions that foster the Atlas Week mission and spirit.
04/23- Saint Louis University and its Parks College of Engineering, Aviation and Technology will host their first “Virtual Innovation Challenge,” as a chance for Billikens working and learning remotely to test their inventiveness and ingenuity for a chance to win prizes.
04/23- Windows patches will be available to all workstations beginning Tuesday, April 28, starting at 7 p.m. Central Standard Time (CST).
04/21- SLU community members can share what they miss, what fills them with hope and how they are finding meaning while away from campus with the project sponsored by the Department of Campus Ministry.
04/21- Saint Louis University has rolled out a variety of graphics for social media and Zoom that feature OneSLU branding. Get yours now.
04/21- Customers in certain buildings may lose connectivity to the internet, e-mail, T: and U: drives and VOIP phones for no more than 30 minutes during work periods.
04/20- Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Greek Week Committee for SLU's Fraternity and Sorority Life community has re-imagined its traditional week of activities promoting unity, friendly competition, advocacy and fundraising into a virtual day of challenges raising funds to support the National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI).
04/16- Saint Louis University is offering early applicants to SLU's new Casa Belize study abroad an opportunity to win a free flight for their travel to Belize. Casa Belize, launched this fall, will send its inaugural cohort of students to Belize for the fall 2020 semester.
04/16- What makes completing a jigsaw puzzle to pass the time at home even better? Completing a puzzle that helps unlock scenes from Saint Louis University’s storied history.
04/14- While the SLU community remains united in spirit while away from one another physically, here are some ways to embrace the spirit of cura personalis until your return to campus.
04/13- On Wednesday, April 15, there will be two open forums on Zoom for SLU community members to learn more about Workday Phase 2, the transition of the University’s financial processes from Banner to the new enterprise system.
04/08- HR has created a new Google site — OneSLU: Supporting Our Community — to share resources, best practices, and other information to help employees sustain their health and well-being, and to deal with the challenges of working remotely.
04/07- The project team has been working remotely to ensure that Workday Financials will go live as scheduled, while others have supported the effort by testing and refining processes despite the challenges of remote working.
04/07- As the Lenten season draws to a close, there are ways to mark each day of the Triduum and Easter Sunday remotely through the Department of Campus Ministry and St. Francis Xavier College Church.
04/05- A donation drive for supplies including hand sanitizer, masks and gloves is underway on SLU's campus to help protect the doctors, nurses and health care workers on the front line of the COVID-19 pandemic.
04/02- The SLU community has the opportunity to provide feedback on two proposed new University policies.
04/02- Information Technology Services (ITS) has tips for avoiding a new form of cybertrolling for faculty and students.
04/02- Self-nominations for seven associate core director positions are now open.
03/27- New backgrounds are available to help Billikens showcase their SLU spirit while online. Learn more and get your new SLU Zoom background.
03/26- In a message to the SLU community on Wednesday, March 25, Interim Provost Chester "Chet" Gillis, Ph.D., announced the approval of the University's new undergraduate core curriculum.
03/26- SLU's beloved coffee klatsch returns online via Zoom. The first online gathering in the regular series is set Friday, March 27.
03/20- Students will still be able to access the campus's food resource while the University's in-person teaching is suspended and monetary donations will be accepted.
03/20- Zoom training sessions open to any interested faculty, adjuncts and graduate students will be offered over the coming weeks.
03/19- SLU shuttles and the SLU Ride program will be available on an updated schedule until further notice.
03/18- Due to current circumstances, mail and package delivery will no longer be in effect until further notice.
03/17- The Saint Louis University Libraries have updated their hours and services to provide continuity of service and access to students, faculty and staff members as SLU adjusts its operations in light of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
03/17- The Division of Human Resources office front desk is moving to a limited schedule in response to the University’s transition to a remote workplace.
03/17- Grand Hall Dining will be open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, with options from whole fruit to desserts available.
03/17- The on-campus U.S. Bank Branch will run new hours until Thursday, April 30, and departments should adjust their deposit delivery schedules.
03/17- The center is closed indefinitely due to the COVID-19 public health situation. As part of the closure, payroll deductions for rec center memberships are frozen until the center re-opens and refunds or extension options are available on group fitness classes.
03/13- As Saint Louis University shifts some services in response to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the University's shuttles and SLU Ride program will be available on an updated schedule for the week of March 16.