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This week in Madrid


This week in Madrid
SLU-Madrid welcomes all Summer students.

Monday, May 21

Welcome Session

9:00 a.m. · Dean's Welcome, Introduction to Campus Life · SIH Auditorium

9:45 a.m. · Campus Tour · SIH Entrance Hall

10:00 a.m. · Summer Session I First Day of Classes

5:00 p.m. · Kick-Off Party · SIH Student Lounge

Wednesday, May 23

7:00 p.m. · Tapas Night · Meet at SIH Reception (Bring 15 euros and your transport card. Sign up in SIH Reception or Student Life)

Friday, May 25

11:00 a.m. · All-Day Bike Tour of Madrid Río · (Bring 15 euros and your transport card. Sign up in Student Life)

Saturday, May 26

9:00 a.m. · Day Trip to Monasterio de Piedra · Meet at the PRH Front Steps (Sign Up and Pay Finance by Wednesday, May 23)

Sunday, May 27

Last Day to Drop a Class without a Grade of W and/or to Add a Class

Last Day to Choose Audit (AU) or Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Options


All-Day Bike Tour of Madrid Río, Friday, May 25, 11:00 a.m. Bring 15 euros and your transport card. Sign up in Student Life.

Mondays and Wednesdays: 3:00-5:00 p.m. · Tennis · Ciudad de la Raqueta
Tuesdays: 3:00-5:00 p.m. · Paddle Tennis · Ciudad de la Raqueta
Thursdays: 3:00-5:00 p.m. · Basketball · Triángulo de Oro
Fridays: 3:00-5:00 p.m. · Beach Volley · Universidad Complutense

Soccer Match: Real Madrid - Liverpool · Champions League, Saturday, May 26, 8:45 p.m. TV: Antena 3 and beIN Sports.

Corazón Classic Match 2018. Real Madrid vs. Arsenal (Veterans players), supporting the Real Madrid Foundation's projects with children. Sunday, June 3, 7:00 p.m., at the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium. Paseo de la Castellana; Metro: Santiago Bernabéu. Tickets from 5€.

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77th Madrid Book Fair. Book signings and special discounts. May 25-June 10. El Retiro Park. Metro: Retiro.

Pitingo, one of the most reputed flamenco singers presents his work Mestizo y Fronterizo. May 24-July 1. Teatro de la Luz Philips . C/ Gran Vía, 66; Metro: Callao.

Street Scene, a theater production that offers social criticism via comedy, jazz and European opera. May 26-June 1. Teatro Real. Plaza de Isabel II, s/n; Metro: Ópera.

Meninas Madrid Gallery, an art display all over the city. April 20-July 20. More information here.

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A Night at the Prado Museum: Wednesday, May 30 (Sign up in SIH Reception or Student Life)

Chill Out at Free Pool Day: Friday, June 1 (Sign up in SIH Reception or Student Life)

Day Trip to Toledo: Saturday, June 2 (Sign up in Finance by Wednesday, May 30)

Sunset Picnic in Templo de Debod: Wednesday, June 6 (Sign up in SIH Reception or Student Life)


The Summer 2018 Welcome Session is on May 21.

Pick up your Sanitas (medical insurance card) and student ID cards during the Welcome Session or at the Student Life Office.

Do you need to a copy of your SLU transcript? Order your transcript through Banner, after you verify that your final grades are posted. The Registrar does not mail your transcript automatically, nor can you just pick it up. For more information, email:

Expecting a package? Please read the information regarding receiving packages on campus here.

Summer 2018 Library Schedule:
Monday-Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Weekend: Reading Room only (10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.)

Need help with your written assignments in English? The English Writing Center, located in PRH-12, opens every Tuesday and Wednesday from 2:30-5:00 p.m. in Summer I. No appointment is necessary, but you may sign up in advance on the Writing Center webpage.

  • Summer 2018 Academic Calendar
   • Summer 2018 Course Offerings
   • Summer 2018 Office Hours
   • Schedule of Rooms


Opportunities and Invitations

Celebrate SLU's Bicentennial by joining the university-wide effort to donate 200 years (more than 1.7 million hours) of service in a single year! See the 200-in-One Challenge for more information.

Registration for Summer and Fall 2018 is open. See your academic advisor to select your courses.

Counseling services are available for you at SLU-Madrid: Counseling Emergency phone: +34 609269323;; or at the Counseling Center on the 3rd floor of SIH. More details here. If you have been victim of a sexual assault, check these resources.

Interested in a Summer 2018 Administrative Support Scholarship? If you are registered for summer classes, send an email to

Spread the word around about our summer camp: Extreme Science Experience in Spain - the Science and Language Camp! Click here for information.

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