Lots of factors contribute to a successful, fulfilling college experience. At Saint Louis University, you’ll find support services designed to help you meet your academic goals and enjoy life as a Billiken.
Watch a video about the resources available to help you thrive at SLU — physically, mentally and academically.
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At SLU, you’ll discover a community of people who support one another, approach problems as a team and have the ambition to change the world around them for the better.
Student Health Center
When you feel well, you function well. But if you have a sore throat or need support for a chronic health condition, the Student Health Center is here to help you. At the health center, SLUCare physicians provide everything from wellness exams to orthopedic care. Medical services such as lab work, X-rays and physical therapy are also available on campus for your convenience.
In response to the evolving pandemic, SLU has a wide range of COVID-19 safeguards in place. For the most up-to-date policy, visit our COVID-19 site.
University Counseling Center
Caring for students’ mental health is a top priority at SLU. In fact, SLU is among the nation's top-20 colleges for counseling services, according to U.S. News & World Report. Experienced professional counselors are available at our University Counseling Center to assist with a wide variety of concerns, such as adjustment to college life, relationship challenges and chronic psychological conditions, such as anxiety and depression. The counseling center offers individual and group counseling, psychological testing, crisis management and wellness education.
Career preparation is a key part of your SLU experience from day one. SLU’s Career Services team can help you decide on a major, establish career goals, and connect with internships and job opportunities so you graduate with the skills and experience today’s employers are looking for. SLU Career Services is available for alumni, too, providing resources and assistance throughout your working life. Check out these alumni profiles to see what some of our recent graduates are doing now, and watch this video to learn more about SLU's Career Services
16,105 internship opportunities were posted to Handshake, SLU's online job portal, in 2021.
420 employers from all over the U.S. recruit SLU students each year.
65% of students use SLU’s Career Services.
Nearly 60% of recent graduates completed an internship while at SLU.
SLU students participate in virtual internships, with options ranging from digital marketing to health care management.
Student Success Center
When you need additional academic support, want help navigating the process of setting long-term goals or would like to pursue some meaningful reflection related to channeling your strengths, interests and personality into a future career — SLU’s Student Success Center has you covered.
Student Success Coaching
Success coaching is designed to help you set and reach your own personalized academic goals. Like the coach of any sport, the student success coach aims to help you perform to the best of your ability through a process of personal exploration and skills development.
Student Success Coaches can assist with:
- Study skills
- Learning styles
- Time management
- Accessing campus resources
Antonio Donohue, Class of 2023, says, “Career Services does a great job of helping with resumes, mock interviews, cover letters and more. I submitted my resume to them on Handsake and they looked it over, gave me a couple of tips on where to make edits and helped me resubmit it. They gave me a perfectly well-thought-out resume that helped me apply to different jobs on-campus.”
SLU’s Center for Accessibility and Disability Resources helps students access academic accommodations, assistive technology resources and other services that create a safe and supportive campus community for everyone.
University Writing Services
Whether you need guidance while brainstorming essay topics, clarifying ideas or properly citing sources, University Writing Services consultants are available to work with you throughout your creative process. They offer individualized feedback and help you become a more confident, skilled writer.
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