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International Student Orientation

International Student Orientation is your opportunity to meet other international students and find out more about Saint Louis University. 

You’ll learn about the requirements for maintaining your visa, take required placement exams, enroll in classes and meet new friends. We’ll help you sign up for a cell phone, open a bank account, and bring you to the store to get essential items for your first few weeks on campus. You'll also register with the Office of International Services so we can assist you during your stay.

Every international student should plan to attend SLU’s international orientation, even if you’ve studied in the United States before. Every school has different policies and resources, and it is important to know what is expected of you at SLU.

2019 Orientation Dates

For international students beginning their studies in August 2019, airport pickup days will be Saturday and Sunday, August 17 and 18. International student orientation will begin on Monday, August 19. Fall classes begin August 26. The exact dates for activities have not yet been determined, so check back for updates.

Testing

Depending on the program that you will be entering, various placement tests may be required of you before or during orientation. 

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