Celebrating Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne, a pioneer missionary of the Society of the Sacred Heart, who came to St. Charles, Missouri, from France and founded the first free school west of the Mississippi in September 1818.

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Spirituality Forum – Travel Information

Driving to St. Louis University 
The main road through the Saint Louis University (SLU) campus is Grand Boulevard, which has an exit from the main arteries through St. Louis (Interstates 70, 64/40 and 44). If you are driving to SLU, the visitor parking garage is located near the intersection of Grand Boulevard and Laclede Avenue at 3642 Laclede Ave, St. Louis, MO, 63103. For more information: www.slu.edu/about/maps-directions.php.

Parking
Overnight parking for those staying in the Marchetti Apartments is $30 in the lot directly behind the Towers. (Payment must be made at time of Spirituality Forum registration). For those staying off campus who wish to drive, parking in the campus garages is available and is included in your commuter conferencing fee. > More parking information

Flying to SLU
St. Louis Lambert International Airport (STL) is served by all major airlines. SLU can be reached in 15-30 minutes (normal traffic) taking Interstate 70 to the Grand exit. Additionally, Metrolink, the light-rail service, can be used from the airport to SLU. Taxi services are also available.

Taxi
Taxis in St. Louis cost about $2 for the first 1/10 mile, then $2 for each additional mile, for one person. Usually there is a charge for extra passengers. Be sure to request information for specific charges when you call. (An estimate for a taxi from the airport to Saint Louis University’s campus is $40 to $50 plus tip.)
• Laclede Cab: 314-652-3456; 314-361-2345
• St. Louis County Cab: 314-993-8294

Metrolink (light rail)
Saint Louis University can be reached by taking the MetroLink to the Grand Boulevard Station just south of the SLU campus, within three blocks of the campus. Visit www.metrostlouis.org for information, routes and schedules.

GO Door-to-Door Airport Shuttle Service
This is a shared ride shuttle from St. Louis Lambert International Airport (STL). For more information: gobestexpress.com, 314-222-5300, 877-STLGOVAN (877-785-4682).

Safety
Saint Louis University is an urban campus. If an attendee desires, the SLU Department of Public Safety provides an escort service to any campus location from any location in the area surrounding campus. The Department of Public Safety can be reached at 314-977-3000. Identify yourself as a SLU visitor.