Why SLUH. Why Now.

SLUH is committed to the safety of our students and employees, as well as to the entire St. Louis region. Our Jesuit mission drives us to provide an environment where students can safely navigate the pandemic while at the same time achieve and benefit from exceptional learning and student life experiences.


  • Comprehensive, flexible safety plan
  • Clear, consistent communication with parents
  • Investment in a state-of-the-art air filtration system to maximize the quality and cleanliness of the air in our buildings
  • Enclosed community with multiple layers of protection, including all-visitor screening at all entrances
  • Exceptionally high vaccination rates: Students (91%), Faculty (nearly 100%), Staff (92%)
  • No measurable COVID spread on campus and low rate of case numbers
  • Athletic safety protocols used as model for all schools in City of St. Louis
  • Strong, collaborative relationship with City of St. Louis Health Department to ensure safety and advance public health


  • In-person learning since August 2020, with low absentee rates during COVID pandemic
  • A block schedule for classes that supports a safe and productive environment by enhancing student focus in subjects and minimizing movement between classes
  • Daily Studium period allows time for students to engage in academic pursuits
  • ​​Expanded, successful international student exchange program with multiple countries

Student Life

  • More than 75 clubs and co-curricular opportunities satisfy a wide range of interests, thrive despite the challenges of COVID
  • Many successful, vibrant and responsible in-person events, already hosting this school year:
    • Back to School Mixer and Fall Ball Dance for freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors  |  Freshman Fun Day to build brotherhood  |  Freshman and sophomore “Running of the Bills” to grow school spirit and unity  |  Athletic contests in all available sports  |  Performances by our extraordinary, recognized Fine Arts program  |  Two all-school Masses and customized retreats  |  STEM night featuring student research projects with leading universities

Why SLUH? Why Now? Our proven leadership, experience and commitment to our students is in everything we do – for them and for their families. In all endeavors, we pursue excellence Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam . . . For the Greater Glory of God.

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