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Winter Session FAQs

Winter 2022-2023 will be offered from December 19, 2022 to January 15, 2023. 

For questions about winter session, please email

Winter 2022-2023 Course List 

All courses are online asynchronous (self-paced with deadlines for assignments, discussion posts, exams, etc.). 

College of Arts and Sciences 

  • ANTH 1200: Introduction to Anthropology 
  • ANTH 2200: Cultural Anthropology 
  • BIOL 1460: Exercise and Health 
  • CMM 1200: Public Speaking 
  • ENGL 1500: The Process of Composition 
  • ENGL 1900: Advanced Strategies of Rhetoric and Research 
    • Prerequisite: ENGL 1500: The Process of Composition 
  • ENGL 2650: Technology, Media, and Literature 
  • FRSC 2600: Survey of Forensic Science 
  • HCE 2010: Foundations in Clinical Health Care Ethics 
  • HIST 1110: Origins of the Modern World to 1500 
  • HIST 1120: Origins of the Modern World (1500 to Present) 
  • PHIL 1700: The Examined Life: Ultimate Questions 
    • Prerequisite: CORE 1500: Cura Personalis 1: Self in Community 
  • PHIL 2050: Ethics 
  • POLS 1100: Introduction to American Government 
  • PSY 1010: General Psychology 
  • PSY 3310: Personality Theory
    • Prerequisite: PSY 1010: General Psychology  
  • PSY 3460: Abnormal Psychology 
  • THEO 1600: God-Talk: Ultimate Questions in Theology 
  • THEO 2710: Religions of the World 
  • THEO 3930: Ignatian Humanism 

Doisy College of Health Sciences 

  • HSCI 2200: Medical Terminology. 

All classes are offered exclusively online and registration opens on Oct. 17, 2022. Students may take only one course during the winter session. Each class is three-credit hours. 

No incoming, first-time spring 2023 freshmen or students taking fall 2022 and/or spring 2023 Madrid courses can enroll in the winter session.

Find frequently asked questions and general information below. Visit Banner Self-Service  for specific course details and registration. 

All courses are online asynchronous (self-paced with deadlines for assignments, exams, etc.). 

What are the benefits of a winter session?

Participating in our optional winter session allows undergraduate students both online and on our physical campus to take courses required to complete their degree in a flexible way that fits into their schedule. 

Can winter session be taken on campus?

The winter session will be offered entirely online.

Who can enroll in classes during the winter session?

The winter session is open to current undergraduate students in good academic standing at Saint Louis University, including Visiting Students and students enrolled in the School for Professional Studies. No incoming, first time freshmen or Madrid students are permitted to take classes through the winter session, including students who take Madrid fall 2022 and/or Madrid spring 2023 courses. Additionally, a winter session course cannot be your first class at Saint Louis University. 

How can I register for a winter session course? 

If you are a current SLU student, you can register for a winter session course starting on Oct. 17, 2022 via Banner Self-Service through your MySLU account. 

If you are a non-SLU student, please fill out the visiting student application and a staff member will assist you with registration. 

Students can only take one winter session course. 

Will I be able to contact a staff member during the winter session?

A staff member at Saint Louis University will be available to answer questions during the winter session. Contact  Jacob Wierson, assistant director, at for assistance. 

Registration and Class Information

When can I sign up for classes and how many credits may I take?

Registration will be open for the winter session via Banner Self-Service on Oct. 17, 2022. Winter 2022-2023 will be offfered from Dec. 19, 2022 to Jan. 15, 2023. Students may take only one course during the winter session. Each class offered in the winter session is three credit hours.

When will registration close?

The registration period for the 2022-2023 winter session begins on Oct. 17, 2022. Registration will close at noon on December 9. 

Where can I get my textbooks? 

Students can acquire textbooks at the Saint Louis University Bookstore located in the Busch Student Center on campus. To  purchase textbooks online or for store hours during the winter session, please visit their website

Will there be final exams during winter session?

Consult the class syllabus for specifics on all class information, including assignments and examinations. There will be no class or assignments due on Dec. 24, 25, or Jan. 1. 

What if I need an accommodation for a winter session class? 

If you have questions or need assistance in submitting an accommodation for the winter session,  please contact Kendra Johnston, Director of the Center for Accessibility and Disability Resources, at or by phone at 314-977-2372.

Is tutoring and writing support available during winter session? 

University Writing Services will also offer asynchronous and Zoom consultations. Students may schedule an appointment with a writing consultant through EAB Navigate, available in the apps on theMySLU portal. Consultants will be available from Dec. 19 through Jan. 13 (please note: University Writing Services will be closed Dec. 23-27, and also Dec. 30 and Jan. 2).

For more information on University Writing Services, please email For questions about academic support, please email

Tuition and Fees

What are the tuition and fees for the winter session?

Winter session tuition  is $770 per credit hour. There are no additional fees.

Winter session bills will be sent out to students in mid-December. Tuition is charged separately from the spring semester.

Is financial aid available?

Financial aid is available on a limited basis for the winter session. Please contact Student Financial Services at 314-977-2350 or via email at

Will I be refunded if I drop a class during the winter session?

The tuition refund schedule for winter 2022-2023 is as follows: 

  • Last day to drop with 100% refund (last day to drop): December 25, 2022
  • Last day to withdraw with 60% refund: January 1, 2023
  • Last day to withdraw with 0% refund (last day to withdraw with a "W"): January 8, 2023

Campus Facilities

Students have access to certain campus facilities during the winter session. Below are the special hours for each building. 

Pius Library

The 2022-2023 Pius Library winter break hours are: 

  • Dec. 19-22: 7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. 
  • Dec. 23-27: Closed 
  • Dec. 28-29: 7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. 
  • Dec. 30-Jan. 2: Closed 
  • Jan. 3-6; Jan. 9-13: 7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. 
  • Jan. 7-8; Jan. 14-15: Closed 
Simon Recreation Center

Simon Recreation Center winter break hours will be announced soon. 


For the latest information on hours for on-campus dining facilities, visit DineSLU.