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Campus Status:

Campus is operating normally at this time.


COVID-19 UpdateSaint Louis University is suspending in-person courses until April 30. Remote courses will start on March 23. There are also new U.S. travel restrictions. Please check your University email for more details. Additional updates will be sent tonight.  Classes at SLU-Madrid will pause March 11-26, 2020 under the direction of the Comunidad de Madrid. There have been no reported COVID-19 cases in either campus community, and both campuses will be open. For more information on this evolving situation, including campus communications and FAQ, visit

Report an Emergency

On campus: 314-­977-­3000 or 911
Toll Free: 1-­877­-525­-5669

Additional Resources

DPS Non­-Emergency: 314­-977-­2376
SLU Student Health: 314­-977­-2323
Mental Health Line: 314­-977-­TALK or 314-­977-­8255
SLU Integrity Hotline: 1-877-525-5669
Safety Escorts: 314­-977-­7433
Breaking Safety News: @SLUSafety
Questions or Comments:

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SLU Department of Public Safety

Saint Louis University’s Department of Public Safety has 80 trained officers who are on patrol 24/7 while security staff monitor campus from a state-­of-­the-­art communications center. Students, faculty and staff are kept informed through an emergency notification system, which can send texts and calls to mobile devices and more.

Learn more about safety on SLU’s campus.

SLU Emergency Communications SLU’s emergency notification system, provided by RAVE Wireless, allows the University to reach students, faculty and staff within minutes through a number of options, including text messaging, phone calls, email, social media and digital signage located in buildings throughout the St. Louis campus.

Students can add two additional phone numbers, including a parent’s or guardian’s, for emergency-related text messaging and phone calls.

Register for emergency notifications or update your information to ensure timely communication about campus emergencies.

Campus Emergency Procedures

Medical Emergency

Elevator Entrapment

Severe Weather