SLU-Madrid Campus Life

This week in Madrid


This week in Madrid
Welcome all Fall 2017 Students! Don't miss the Annual Convocation Ceremony.

Tuesday, August 15

Asunción de la Virgen Holiday (SLU-Madrid Closed)

Thursday, August 31

4:00 p.m. · TOEFL Exam · SIH-C

Friday, September 1

Permanent and Transfer Students Mandatory Academic Welcome Session and Departure for Welcome Days from SLU-Madrid

New Student Welcome Sessions and New Faculty Orientation

9: 00 a.m. · Academic Orientation with SLU-Madrid Academic Advisors and Faculty · SIH Auditorium

11:00 a.m. · Departure of New & Transfer Students to Fray Luis de León Cultural Complex in Guadarrama

Saturday, September 2

Study Abroad Students Arrival and Housing in Host Family Move-In Date

12:00 p.m. · Class of 2021 Annual Convocation Ceremony · PAH Patio

Sunday, September 3

Study Abroad Students Mandatory Welcome Sessions

9:30 a.m. · Arrival at the Auditorium of Colegio Nuestra Señora del Buen Consejo

10:00 a.m. · Student Life and Academic Presentations · CNSBC Auditorium

12:00 p.m. · Special Groups Meetings at SLU-Madrid Campus · SIH-A and C

12:00 p.m. · Campus and Neighborhood Tour with Campus Ambassadors

6:00 p.m. · Sunday Mass · St. Timothy's Chapel in PRH


We're gearing up for our busy Fall Sports Schedule!

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Fiestas de la Virgen de la Paloma de Madrid. An open-air festival that transforms the La Latina neighborhood into an outdoor summer party. Until August 15 in Plaza de las Vistillas, Plaza de la Paja, Calle Toledo and the surrounding streets. Metro: La Latina.

The Lion King, an amazing production, with animated sculptures and enchanting music. Teatro Lope de Vega. C/ Gran Vía, 57; Metro: Callao.

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First Day of Fall Semester 2017 Classes: Monday, September 4

Mass of the Holy Spirit: Wednesday, September 6

Activities Fair: Friday, September 8

Day Trip to Monasterio de Piedra: Saturday, September 9

Day Trip to Toledo: Sunday, September 10


Registration for Fall 2017 is open. You may check the course list and academic calendar for more details.

Waitlisted for a class? Check your SLU email daily! If a space opens up, you will receive an automatic message in your SLU email account. You have 24 hours to register online (or let the registrar know to register you).

Non-EU permanent students need Spanish student resident cards. Pass by the Student Life Office within 30 days of entry into Europe. Bring your passport and boarding pass or travel ticket with you.

Fall 2017 Candidates for Graduation: The online application for graduation through Banner is open. For questions about your degree requirements, contact Jaime Ortiz.

The first day of classes is Monday, September 4. The last day to drop a class without a grade of W and/or to add a class is on Sunday, September 17. It is also the deadline for choosing Audit (AU) or Pass/No Pass (P/NP) options.

The SLU-Madrid Library will be closed from July 29-August 31 (inclusive). No transcripts will be issued to students owing library materials, fines or fees.

   • Fall 2017 Academic Calendar
   • Fall 2017 Course Offerings


Opportunities and Invitations

Sign up for our day trips in the PAH Finance Office. Join our students as they visit historic cities such as Toledo and Monasterio de Piedra on the weekend. Read the trips policies and guidelines here.

Fall 2017 Permanent and Transfer students must be in SLU-Madrid on Thursday, August 31 at 4:00 p.m. if they must do the TOEFL The mandatory Academic Welcome Session is on September 1 at 9:00 a.m., SIH Auditorium.

Study abroad students must arrive at Madrid-Barajas Airport on Saturday, September 2. Study Abroad Mandatory Welcome Session is Sunday, September 3.

Volunteer as an English Teacher in the ESL program! Work in pairs preparing, planning and teaching your own classes. Contact Professor Binns.

Read the Madrid Campus News! SLU-Madrid posts events, important announcements and official communications to its students, faculty and staff every week. Submit your posts to before 11:00 a.m. on Fridays.

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