Plan to arrive in Madrid on Sunday, January 7. Your mandatory Welcome Sessions are on Monday, January 8.
Welcome Sessions will take place at 9:00 a.m. on the first day of classes:
- Summer Session: May 20
- Spanish Summer Session: June 25
Are you a new first-year or transfer student? When you make your travel arrangements, plan to be at SLU-Madrid on Saturday, September 1. Your orientation program, complete with a scavenger hunt, information sessions and time for sports and games, will take place at the Fray Luis de León Cultural Complex, a retreat center located in the scenic Guadarrama Mountains outside Madrid. (100% sponsored by SLU-Madrid) The two-day program is mandatory for all new first-year and transfer students. We will return to campus on Monday, September 3 for the Convocation and Family Welcome, a ceremony which officially marks the beginning of your studies at SLU-Madrid.
Please note: If you are required/advised to take an institutional TOEFL exam, you will do so during the two-day retreat.
If you are a study abroad student, make your flight arrangements to arrive at Madrid-Barajas Airport on Sunday, September 2. Your mandatory Welcome Sessions are on Monday, September 3, 2018 in the afternoon.