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Dean of Students Office

The Dean of Students office is here to enhance the quality of your life at Saint Louis University. We encourage you to take advantage of your time at SLU by participating in opportunities that challenge, inspire and expand your worldview through connections with faculty, staff, student peers and the surrounding Saint Louis community.

We are committed to SLU's mission to pursue truth for the greater glory of God and for the service of humanity and we want to empower you to be an active partner in your educational journey.

How We Help Students

Framed in the  Ignatian hallmark of cura personalis, meaning care for the whole person, the Dean of Students Office team strives to assist students and their families in successful navigation of the SLU experience. We strongly encourage the promotion and development of a healthy mind, body and spirit to help every student persist and succeed in their college career. Through individual support, we aim to ensure that our students have the opportunity to grow as empowered global citizens who make contemplative and just choices that align with their passion and purpose.

Support Services Provided

  • Support students in distress and crisis
  • Provide referrals to students and families to SLU campus resources
  • Send academic notifications on behalf of students experiencing emergencies 
  • Engage parents and families in support of their students
  • Help students reflect on significant developmental transitions and challenges

There are many situations that the Dean of Students office can help students to navigate at SLU that include, but are not limited to:

  • Academic distress
  • Adjustment and transition issues
  • Financial distress
  • Anxiety and depression
  • Student grievances
  • Bias incident reporting
  • Sexual misconduct reporting
  • Significant well-being and behavioral concerns

Campus Resources

Department of Public Safety
Student Health Center
University Counseling Center
Student Responsibility and Community Standards
Campus Ministry
Campus Recreation    
Billiken Bounty Food Pantry
Student Handbook
Incident Report Form
FAQ for Parents and Families