Campus Life

Would you like to learn in an environment that is totally focused on your educational, vocational, and spiritual development?

If so, SLCC is the place for you

Our campus life experience is focused on helping you achieve your Christ-centered goals, allowing you to come as a Christian but graduate as a leader. SLCC provides an environment that nurtures your spiritual growth through classes, community, and events with staff and faculty who care. Relationships are an essential part of the learning process.

Our students learn and grow in a nurturing yet challenging environment that features opportunities for service, recreation, and making lifelong connections.

To experience it for yourself, plan a campus visit and see how SLCC is educating Christians and graduating leaders!


Throughout the school year there are special functions designed to contribute to the growth of the student, or of the people who support SLCC. In addition to the regular events listed below there are special events sponsored by the Student Government Association as well as events hosted by our staff and faculty.

New Student Orientation is held prior to the start of each semester. New students are introduced to the College and informational sessions are given to help them become acclimated to their new surroundings. Placement testing may be required before registering for classes. Orientation is required for new students.

Family Day is a chance for family members to spend a day with the students worshiping chapel, attending classes, and seeing campus together.

Alumni Homecoming is celebrated by the alumni in November. There is usually a special chapel, and an alumni banquet. Homecoming is planned by the alumni steering committee.

Boatman Leadership Intensive is held in the spring to honor Russell E. Boatman, academic dean from 1962 to1978.

Men’s Day is held a Saturday in March and brings men together from area churches for fellowship, worship, teaching and preaching.

Week of Service during the spring semester is a chance for students to experience ministry beyond the campus. Students work in ministries in St. Louis and throughout North America to sharpen their ministry skills and as part of their spring Compass requirements.

Potluck Palooza is an on-campus “skip day” for faculty, staff and students. It is organized by the Student Government Association.

Ethnic Dinner is hosted each Spring by World Christians United (WCU).

At the annual Awards Chapel in May, students are recognized for outstanding scholarship and leadership and participation in other areas of College life.

Commencement is the formal graduation ceremony of the College. It’s a time of celebration for the College family as degrees are awarded. Commencement is held on a designated Saturday morning in May.

Guide to Student Life

The Guide to Student Life is the official student handbook for SLCC students. It includes campus life information, lifestyle expectations, disciplinary guidelines, a directory of personnel, and other information helpful to current and prospective students.

Please click here to read the Guide to Student Life.

Student Organizations

Servant leadership is at the heart of our mission. SLCC offers opportunities for students to step up into leadership on campus formally and informally.

Student Government Association The SGA is the liaison between the College and the student body. It represents student interests to the administration and faculty. The SGA plans several spiritual and social activities each year and assists with New Student Orientation. SGA provides students with opportunities to experience and grow in Christian leadership. The SGA is comprised of the class officers elected from each class. The SGA president, vice-president, and secretary/treasurer are chosen from those class officers. All representatives are chosen in the spring to serve the following year, except freshman representatives, who are elected in the fall. All members of the student body are encouraged to share their ideas and concerns with their representatives/class officers. The Vice President of Student Life serves as adviser to the group.

World Christian United The WCU raises awareness for missions and works hard to bring missions to the forefront of student’s minds. In the fall WCU encourages the whole student body to attend the International Conference on Missions (ICOM). Each spring WCU hosts an ethnic dinner; a celebration of world cultures. Throughout the year WCU collects offering during chapel to support missionaries abroad. WCU membership is open for all students to participate.