Spring 2018 Preview
At the beginning of each semester, SLU-Madrid buzzes with activity as students meet the faculty and settle into their routines. Classes begin on Wednesday, January 10. Academic advisors and faculty will be available to help students finalize their course schedules. We are pleased to offer the following new courses in Spring 2018:
CMM 3840 Analysis of Popular Culture
ENGL 3591 Monsters of Europe
IB 3160 Cultural Differences in International Business
MKT 3400 Integrated Marketing Communications
Outside the classroom, both new and returning students can learn about Spain's history and culture through campus-sponsored excursions to Toledo, the Monasterio de Piedra, Segovia and Salamanca (sign up and pay in the Finance Office). Students will be able to find out about campus clubs, activities, service opportunities, sports and more at the Activities Fair in SIH Patio on Friday, January 12, 12:00-3:00 p.m.
Actor auditions and crew sign-up for the Spring 2018 Theatre Workshop production will be held on Monday, January 15, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. in the SIH Dance Studio. This semester's production is "Love and Information" by Caryl Churchill, a play about living with information overload.
Information about the latest events and activities throughout the semester is available in the weekly Campus News email updates.
Arrival Information and Welcome Sessions
Students arriving at Terminal 4 in Barajas Airport on Sunday, January 7 will be greeted by a group of staff and students. Host-family housing opens for all students that day.
The mandatory Welcome Sessions for all new students will begin on campus on Monday, January 8. Students will learn about academics and student services at SLU-Madrid. Campus Ambassadors will give tours of the neighborhood near campus as well as downtown Madrid. To finish the day, they will lead a tapas night in the city center.
The following day, students will get a taste of Spanish culture by attending a Spanish horse show, sampling paella and tortilla at a group lunch and attending a flamenco show.
All new students are urged to review the Arrival Information on the Student Life website.