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Every SLU 101 experience is unique — just like your experience at Saint Louis University will be. 

Signing in for SLU 101

New SLU students sign in for their room keys at SLU 101 orientation. 

Accelerated One-Day Freshman SLU 101 Orientation on July 3, 2019

This one-day program will begin with check-in at 8 a.m. in the Busch Student Center, with the program beginning at 8:30 a.m. If the student selected the overnight option, then that check-in will be at 7 p.m. in Grand Hall the night before. The program will end on July 3 by 5:30 p.m. Students and families can expect a variety of presentations, panels and a resource fair that you can attend throughout the one-day schedule to answer your questions and help you prepare for your return in August. Students and families will be provided a lunch during the program that has an integrated campus resource fair. Students will have an individual academic advising appointment in the afternoon, along with a variety of presentations or tours to attend.  

Two-Day Overnight SLU 101 Freshman Orientations

You’ll receive a schedule and folder of information when you check in. Below is a sample of what to expect from the two-day overnight SLU 101 Freshmen Orientation program. This schedule is accurate on start times and end times for each day.  

Day One
  • 8 a.m.
    Check-in at Grand residence hall, then head to Busch Student Center to start the day’s events.
  • 9 a.m.
    SLU 101 Welcome
  • 9:35 a.m.
    Overview of the SLU 101 program
  • 10:05 a.m.
    SLU Real Life (fun activities to simulate your first year)
  • 10:40 a.m.
    Residential Life and Dining
    Commuter Life Sessions
  • 11:15 a.m.
    Peer Group Meetings
  • 12 p.m.
  • 1 p.m.
    Academic Program and Advising Overview
  • Afternoon
    Individual Academic Advising Appointments
  • 2:45 p.m.
    Honors Program Session
    The Name Game Session
  • 3 p.m.
    Involvement and Engagement
  • 3:30 p.m.
    Navigating Your First Semester at SLU
  • 4:00 p.m.
    Campus Safety and Community Standards
  • 4:35 p.m.
    Title IX Session
  • 4:45 p.m.
    Campus Tour
  • 6 p.m.
    Mission Dinner
  • 6:50 p.m.
    Peer Group Meetings
  • 7:40 p.m.
    Student Panel
  • 8:30 p.m.
    Evening Activities
Day Two
  • 8 a.m.
  • 8:30-noon
    Individual Academic Advising Appointments
  • 9 a.m.
    SLU Scavenger Hunt
    Study Abroad Session
  • 9:45 a.m.
    Involvement and Engagement
  • 10:15 a.m.
    Navigating Your First Semester at SLU
  • 10:45 a.m.
    Campus Safety and Community Standards
  • 11:15 a.m.
    And one last time...(interactive session)
  • 11:45 a.m.
    Peer Group Meetings
  • 12:15 p.m.
    Lunch and Campus Resource Fair
  • 1:30 p.m.
    Residence Hall Sample Room Tours
  • By 4 p.m.
    Check out of Grand Hall (check-out will begin in the morning, but must be out by 4 p.m.)

See the SLU 101 Sample Parent and Family Schedule