Chaifetz Arena is a 10,600-seat venue sitting on the campus of Saint Louis University and is privately managed by Oak View Group.

Since opening in 2008, Chaifetz Arena has served as the home venue for the SLU Billikens men's and women's basketball teams as well as hosted a diverse range of concerts, family shows, national sporting events, and much more. Audiences have enjoyed performances from Bruce Springsteen, Elton John, Patti LaBelle, The Killers, Kelly Clarkson, Cirque du Soleil, Martin Lawrence, Brad Paisley, Disney On Ice, and many more critically acclaimed entertainment acts.

Chaifetz Arena is named in honor of University alumnus Dr. Richard A. Chaifetz (SHAY-fetz) who made a $12 million naming gift to Saint Louis University. Chaifetz, a 1975 graduate of Saint Louis University, is a licensed neuropsychologist and is founder, chairman and CEO of Chicago-based ComPsych Corporation, the world's largest provider of employee assistance programs. Chaifetz is one of the world's most frequently quoted experts on behavioral health, workplace issues and employer and employee trends.

Saint Louis University is a Catholic, Jesuit institution that values academic excellence, life-changing research, compassionate health care, and a strong commitment to faith and service. Founded in 1818, the University fosters the intellectual and character development of nearly 14,000 students on two campuses in St. Louis, Missouri and Madrid, Spain. Building on a legacy of nearly 200 years, Saint Louis University continues to move forward with an unwavering commitment to a higher purpose, a greater good. Learn more about SLU at

Oak View Group (OVG) is the global leader in live experience venue development, management, premium hospitality services, and 360-degree solutions for a collection of world-class owned venues and a client roster of arenas, convention centers, music festivals, performing arts centers, and cultural institutions. Founded by Tim Leiweke and Irving Azoff in 2015, OVG is the leading developer of major new venues either open or under development across four continents.  Visit, and follow OVG on FacebookInstagramLinkedIn, and X.