Schedule of Events

  • Schedule of Events
  • Billiken Traditions
  • Reunions
  • Family-Friendly Events

Thursday, September 22

Alumni Merit Recognition Ceremony and Dinner
Saint Louis Room, BSC
6:00 p.m.
Cost: $10 per person
Join us as we celebrate the accomplishments of the 2016 Alumni Merit Award recipients.

Friday, September 23

SAB Blood Drive
Simon Rec Center
Noon to 7 p.m.
More information will be coming soon about how to sign up for the Blood Drive 

School of Nursing White Coat Ceremony
St. Francis Xavier College Church (Ceremony)
Busch Student Center, Wool Ballrooms 170 and 171 (Reception)
1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
The White Coat Ceremony welcomes nursing students to the field of health care. The white coat is placed on each student's shoulders by our esteemed faculty who believe in the student's ability to carry on the noble tradition of nursing.

Parks College New Dean Reception
Oliver Lawn (across from MDH)
4:30 p.m. to 7:30  p.m.
Attend a reception to get to know the new leader of Parks College, Michelle B. Sabick, Ph.D. Hors d'oeuvres, beer and wine will be served!

Garden to Table
Teaching Garden, Corner of Compton and Rutger
5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
$20 per person
Visit SLU's on-campus organic teaching garden for a fantastic evening of food prepared by SLU chef-instructors using fresh, local ingredients and exciting beverage pairings. The event will highlight the Nutrition and Dietetics programs, as well as garden tours, music, and live demonstrations in the herb garden.

Golden Billiken Reunion (Class of 1966)
Pere Marquette Gallery, DuBourg Hall
6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Cost: $45 per person
It's time to celebrate the Class of 1966! Join us for cocktails, dinner and music to celebrate 50 wonderful years.

Black Alumni Association/Black Student Alliance Expo
CGC
6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Saint Louis University will host its inaugural Black Expo to showcase products and services for the SLU community at the Center for Global Citizenship, 3672 W. Pine Ave.

Class Reunions
It's time to celebrate the Classes of 1991, 2006, 2011 and 2016! Catch up with old friends and recall the wonderful memories that you made together at SLU. Food and drinks will be provided.

25 Year Reunion (Class of 1991)
Bannister House
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
$10 per person

10 Year Reunion (Class of 2006)
Llyweln's Pub (Soulard)
7:00 p.m.
$10 per person

5 Year Reunion (Class of 2011)
John D. McGurk's (Soulard)
7:00 p.m.
$10 per person

0 Year Reunion (Class of 2016)
Humphrey's Patio
7:00 p.m.
$10 per person

Oriflamme Alumni Event
BSC Amphitheatre, BSC
5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Don't miss this opportunity to reconnect with old friends from Oriflamme and meet a few of the current senior Oriflamme leaders. Drinks and light appetizers will be served.

SAB Movie Night
Quad
8:00 p.m.
Bring your friends and family to join the Student Activities Board (SAB) on the Quad for Finding Dory.


Saturday, September 24

15th Annual Cheryl Cavallo Hustle for your Health 5K Fun Run
Medical Center Track (by the Allied Health Building)
7:30 a.m. to 10:00 AM
$15 children under 12; $20 adult; $50 teams of three or more; $25 day of registration
Join us on the Med Center campus for a family friendly race to raise scholarship support for the Program in Physical Therapy. Registration 7:15 a.m. - 7:45 a.m.; Kids run 7:45 a.m.; 5K Fun Run 8:15 a.m.; Walkers 8:25 a.m. Participants who register by September 7 will receive a t-shirt; group registrations will receive a maximum of three t-shirts no matter how many team participants. Dogs and strollers welcome.
CLICK HERE to view the race map.
Download a FAQ document.

DCHS Pancake Breakfast
Fresh Gatherings, Allied Health
8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
$7 per person
Fresh Gatherings chefs and staff will be up and at 'em early making a delicious breakfast of pancakes, sausage, fruit and juices.

Parks College Fly-In Breakfast
Parks Airport, Cahokia, IL
8:30 a.m.
$7 per adult , $5 per student and children
A portion of the proceeds will benefit student groups in Parks College.

School of Nursing Open House
Nursing Building
9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Join us at 9:00 a.m. for the official opening of the new simulation centers in the School of Nursing. Mingle with faculty and students and see the new training spaces for nursing students.

Doisy College of Health Sciences Open House
Allied Health Building
9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Reminisce with alumni, family, and friends as current students give tours of the Doisy Allied Health building.

South Campus Expo

Multipurpose Room, Allied Health
9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
This Expo is designed to showcase the exciting programs in the Doisy Colleges of Health Sciences, College for Public Health and Social Justice and the School of Nursing to the alumni, parents, friends, and donors of SLU. Faculty and students are encouraged to have a table at the Expo to showcase their information.

Black Alumni Association Prayer Breakfast
Saint Louis Room, BSC
10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
$35 per person
Saint Louis University and the Black Alumni Association will host the 26th Annual Ernest A. Calloway Jr., Prayer Breakfast Reunion for the first time during Homecoming and Family Weekend! Alumni, students, families and friends are welcome to attend.

PPSA Meet and Greet
First Star Plaza
10:00 a.m.
The SLU Pregnant and Parenting Student Assistance Committee is a group of students that fundraises for the Virginia D. Murphy Endowment and advocates for pregnant and parenting students at SLU. All are welcome to stop by for coffee and a light breakfast, meet the committee, and learn more about the ongoing efforts to make SLU a place where no student feels like they have to choose between having a child and receiving an education.

Food Truck Festival
Marchetti Parking lot
11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Join us for lunch! Some of St. Louis' favorite food trucks will be on campus serving up their fresh eats. Please note, food prices vary by vendor.

Madrid Study Abroad Alumni Event
CGC
1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Looking for a chance to travel back to your Madrid study abroad days? Stop by this fun event to enjoy authentic Spanish food and drink and reminisce about your time in Spain.

Campus Trolley Tours
1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
See the wonderful developments happening on and around campus on this special trolley tour. Trolleys will be departing from Laclede Street, by the BSC.

Service Project for SLU Cancer Center Patients
172, 173, BSC
1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Help make fleece-tie blankets for patients in need (while supplies last). The blankets will be donated to patients at the SLU Cancer Center. Volunteers must be able to cut and tie fleece blankets; there is no sewing involved. If you are not able to attend the service project but still would like to support the cause, completed blankets can be dropped off at the registration tent.

Parks College Open House
McDonnell Douglas Hall
2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Swing by McDonnell Douglas Hall to check out what is going on in Parks College, talk with faculty, current students and alums.

SLU Fest
Dolphin Ponds
2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Join us for games, music, treats and fun for Billikens of all ages. Various student groups will be participating in this fun-filled festival at the Dolphin Ponds.

College for Public Health & Social Justice Open House
Tegeler Hall
2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Reminisce with alumni, family, and friends as current students give tours of the School of Social Work in Tegeler Hall.

Lecture - Presidential Election
SLUMA
3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Hear from SLU experts about role of various aspects of political campaigns, both historically and this eleciton cycle. Pieces "Persuasive Politics" will be on display at Saint Louis University's Museum of Art.

Reception with the Jesuits
First Star Plaza
3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Meet and mingle with members of SLU’s Jesuit Community and other students, families and alumni. Light refreshments provided.

Presidential Scholars Alumni Meet and Greet Pere Marquette, DuBourg Hall
4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Come meet some of the current outstanding Presidential Scholars from the senior class, and reconnect with Presidential Scholar alumni at this fun Meet and Greet event! Food and beverages will be served.

Pouring on the Patio
Cupples House
4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Enjoy wine and smooth jazz on the patio of the historic Samuel Cupples house.

HCFW Weekend Mass
College Church
5:15 p.m.
Step aside from the hectic pace of university life to immerse yourself into God's love and grace by worshipping with a Spirit-filled community. All faith traditions are invited.

Billiken Tailgate
Tegler Field
5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
$10 per adult meal; $6 per children's meal (under 12)
Gather with students, families, and alumni for music, food and fun at the Billiken Tailgate. Festivities include face painting, photo booth and games. SLU students can use a meal swipe or flex points.

President's Circle BBQ
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m
President's Circle members are invited to join University President Dr. Fred Pestello for a special barbeque. An invitation will be mailed separately. For more information about the President's Circle, please visit giving.slu.edu/givingprograms.

SAB Presents: The Annual Golf Cart Parade
Clock Tower
6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Every year student organizations and SLU offices and departments join together to bring the tradition of the annual Golf Cart Parade. Be sure to line up around West Pine Mall to check out the amazing parade that features Dr. Pestello and The Billiken as the Grand Marshalls!

Department of Psychology 90th Anniversary Dinner/Dance
Busch Student Center, Saint Louis Room
6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
$50 per person

Men's Soccer Game (vs. VCU) and Fireworks
Hermann Stadium
7:30 p.m.
Cheer on the Billikens as they take on the VCU Rams! Ticket required for entry to the game.


Sunday, September 25

Mass
St. Francis Xavier College Church
10:30 a.m.
End the weekend with Mass at the College Church.

Golden Billiken Brunch (Class of 1966 and Earlier)
Ballroom in the Lower Level, St. Francis Xavier College Church
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. free
Wrap up the weekend with fellow Golden Billikens.

Brunch with the Billiken
Wool Ballroom, BSC
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
$15 per person; $10 for children under 12
Enjoy a brunch with the Billiken and other SLU students, families and alumni before you depart. $15 per person ($10 for children under 12). SLU students can use a meal swipe or flex points.

Thursday, September 22

Alumni Merit Recognition Ceremony and Dinner
Saint Louis Room, BSC
6:00 p.m.
Cost: $10 per person
Join us as we celebrate the accomplishments of the 2016 Alumni Merit Award recipients.

Friday, September 23

SAB Movie Night 
Quad
8:00 p.m.
Bring your friends and family to join the Student Activities Board (SAB) on the Quad for Finding Dory.

Saturday, September 24

SLU Fest
Dolphin Ponds
2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Join us for games, music, treats and fun for Billikens of all ages. Various student groups will be participating in this fun-filled festival at the Dolphin Ponds.

HCFW Weekend Mass
St. Francis Xavier College Church
5:15 p.m.
Step aside from the hectic pace of university life to immerse yourself into God's love and grace by worshipping with a Spirit-filled community. All faith traditions are invited.

Billiken Tailgate
Tegler Field
5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
$10 per adult meal; $6 per children's meal (under 12)
Gather with students, families, and alumni for music, food and fun at the Billiken Tailgate. Festivities include face painting, photo booth and games. SLU students can use a meal swipe or flex points.

SAB Presents: The Annual Golf Cart Parade
Clock Tower
6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Every year student organizations and SLU offices and departments join together to bring the tradition of the annual Golf Cart Parade. Be sure to line up around West Pine Mall to check out the amazing parade that features Dr. Pestello and The Billiken as the Grand Marshalls!

Men's Soccer Game (vs. VCU) and Fireworks
Hermann Stadium
7:30 p.m.
Cheer on the Billikens as they take on the VCU Rams! Ticket required for entry to the game.

Friday, September 23

Golden Billiken Reunion (Class of 1966) 
Pere Marquette Gallery, DuBourg Hall 
6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Cost: $45 per person
It's time to celebrate the Class of 1966! Join us for cocktails, dinner and music to celebrate 50 wonderful years.

25 Year Reunion (Class of 1991)
Bannister House
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
$10 per person

10 Year Reunion (Class of 2006)
Llyweln's Pub (Soulard)
7:00 p.m.
$10 per person

5 Year Reunion (Class of 2011)
John D. McGurk's (Soulard)
7:00 p.m.
$10 per person

0 Year Reunion (Class of 2016)
Humphrey's Patio
7:00 p.m.
$10 per person

Oriflamme Alumni Event
BSC Amphitheatre, BSC
5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Don't miss this opportunity to reconnect with old friends from Oriflamme and meet a few of the current senior Oriflamme leaders. Drinks and light appetizers will be served.


Saturday, September 24

Madrid Study Abroad Alumni Event
CGC
1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Looking for a chance to travel back to your Madrid study abroad days? Stop by this fun event to enjoy authentic Spanish food and drink and reminisce about your time in Spain.

Presidential Scholars Alumni Meet and Greet Pere Marquette, DuBourg Hall
4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Come meet some of the current outstanding Presidential Scholars from the senior class, and reconnect with Presidential Scholar alumni at this fun Meet and Greet event! Food and beverages will be served.

Sunday, September 25

Golden Billiken Brunch (Class of 1966 and Earlier)
Ballroom in the Lower Level, St. Francis Xavier College Church
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. free
Wrap up the weekend with fellow Golden Billikens.

Friday, September 23

SAB Movie Night 
Quad
8:00 p.m.
Bring your friends and family to join the Student Activities Board (SAB) on the Quad for Finding Dory.

Saturday, September 24

DCHS Pancake Breakfast
Fresh Gatherings, Allied Health
8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
$7 per person
Fresh Gatherings chefs and staff will be up and at 'em early making a delicious breakfast of pancakes, sausage, fruit and juices.

Food Truck Festival
Marchetti Parking lot
11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Join us for lunch! Some of St. Louis' favorite food trucks will be on campus serving up their fresh eats. Please note, food prices vary by vendor.

Campus Trolley Tours
1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
See the wonderful developments happening on and around campus on this special trolley tour. Trolleys will be departing from Laclede Street, by the BSC.

Service Project for SLU Cancer Center
172, 173, BSC
1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Help make fleece-tie blankets for patients in need (while supplies last). The blankets will be donated to patients at the SLU Cancer Center. Volunteers must be able to cut and tie fleece blankets; there is no sewing involved. If you are not able to attend the service project but still would like to support the cause, completed blankets can be dropped off at the registration tent.

SLU Fest
Dolphin Ponds
2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Join us for games, music, treats and fun for Billikens of all ages. Various student groups will be participating in this fun-filled festival at the Dolphin Ponds.

Billiken Tailgate
Tegler Field
5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
$10 per adult meal; $6 per children's meal (under 12)
Gather with students, families, and alumni for music, food and fun at the Billiken Tailgate. Festivities include face painting, photo booth and games. SLU students can use a meal swipe or flex points.

SAB Presents: The Annual Golf Cart Parade
Clock Tower
6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Every year student organizations and SLU offices and departments join together to bring the tradition of the annual Golf Cart Parade. Be sure to line up around West Pine Mall to check out the amazing parade that features Dr. Pestello and The Billiken as the Grand Marshalls!

Men's Soccer Game (vs. VCU) and Fireworks
Hermann Stadium
7:30 p.m.
Cheer on the Billikens as they take on the VCU Rams! Ticket required for entry to the game.


Sunday, September 25

Mass
St. Francis Xavier College Church
10:30 a.m.
End the weekend with Mass at the College Church.

Brunch with the Billiken
Wool Ballroom, BSC
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
$15 per person; $10 for children under 12
Enjoy a brunch with the Billiken and other SLU students, families and alumni before you depart. $15 per person ($10 for children under 12). SLU students can use a meal swipe or flex points.



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