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New Students Arrive on Campus Marking the Start of Fall Welcome

by Maggie Rotermund
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Maggie Rotermund
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First-year students began moving into on-campus housing at Saint Louis University Thursday, signaling the start of Fall Welcome at SLU for the 2018-19 academic year.


Oriflamme team members pose for a picture during a break from helping new Billikens move-in to their residence hall Thursday. Photo by Susan Fanale.

Oriflamme student leaders were ready and waiting to help SLU’s newest Billikens and their families move into the residence halls.

Returning students are scheduled to begin moving in Friday and throughout the weekend. Undergraduate classes officially begin Monday, Aug. 27.

Fall Welcome at SLU includes a number of special events, including the New Student Convocation and Family Welcome, scheduled for Friday, Aug. 24, and the Mass of the Holy Spirit, which will be celebrated Thursday, Aug 30, in St. Francis Xavier College Church. Click here for a complete list of events.