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Mandatory Welcome Sessions

You are encouraged to make your travel arrangements to Madrid accordingly, as the welcome sessions are mandatory.

Dr. Vita speaks to new students at SLU-Madrid.

Summer 2020

Summer classes will be delivered online. You may take advantage of our campus, visit Madrid and meet with professors if you decide to come to Madrid for this session. Student Life will schedule a welcome session and email the details of the welcome session to those students who come to SLU-Madrid for the first time during the Summer 2020 session.

Fall 2020

All Fall 2020 students must be in Madrid on September 11.

First-year and transfer students

New and transfer students must attend the mandatory Welcome Days on September 12 and 13 as well as Convocation on Sunday, September 13.

Your parents are invited to a few events during the Welcome Days including Class of 2024 Convocation on September 13. Please check the Welcome Sessions schedule.

First Year and Transfer Mandatory Welcome Days Schedule

Study abroad students

Mandatory Welcome Sessions will take place in the afternoon on Friday, September 11. You will be divided in different groups/time slots. Students will receive an email indicating the time they should arrive on campus for their welcome session. Please get settled at your host family or other accommodation before coming to campus if possible.

If your flight arrives in the afternoon, you may come directly to campus. There will be a place where you can leave your luggage during the welcome sessions. Please inform us if this will be the case by emailing your arrival details to