The New Student Guide & Forms (NSG&F) website is a
resource for you during your transition to the St. Lawrence community. Although
this site was written with first-year students in mind, we find that this
information is helpful to all new students in their transition to the
If you have not already done so, please make sure to:
1. Return all of the required forms found on this site as
soon as possible, but by no later than the following deadlines.
Congratulations! On behalf of the students and members of the St. Lawrence community, I want to welcome you into your first days as a Laurentian. I know these first couple weeks are going to be quite overwhelming, but soon you will be on campus with all of us and your college journey will begin. We cannot wait for you to get here.
PLEASE NOTE: You may park in front of your student’s residential hall building to unload. Once you are unloaded, you must move your vehicle to the designated parking lot for your student’s building. This process will allow others the opportunity to unload. Information regarding parking lot designation and directions to the residence halls and parking lots are provided below. Thank you for your cooperation. -The First-Year Program Office and Campus Safety & Security
You’ll discover that within both academic and social circles of St. Lawrence, there is a lot that needs to be communicated. You will need to keep current with your e-mail to stay on top of university and classroom business, and for really knowing what’s going on across the university community, you will need to consult SLUWire. SLUWire is where university offices, campus organizations, associations, and fellow Laurentian’s find and share information about campus happenings.
Exposure to a broad range of topics and fields of inquiry as well as depth and competence in particular areas of study distinguish the liberally educated person.
To help you achieve the breadth of a liberal education, you must meet a number of curriculum or General Education requirements. You can begin to meet these requirements as early as your first semester.
Step Three Time Line: Now to August: Review the information available on the New Student Guide & Forms website to help you think about courses for the fall July 15 to Orientation: After receiving our July mailing with information about your FYP placement and the course(s) in which you are already registered, you will create a course plan on APR 2.0 to help you prepare for completing your fall course schedule during Orientation.
Important Step Two Dates: Friday, June 13: Deadline for submission of the Course Selection form. Early to mid-July: Notification by mail of your second (or second and third) course enrollment with your FYP placement and housing notification.
Important Step One Dates: May 30: Deadline for online submission of the First-Year Program College Preference form, Housing Assignment Profile and Your Academic Interests form. View the checklist for other form deadlines. Early to mid-July: Notification by mail of your FYP placement, academic advisor, residence hall room and roommate(s) (if applicable).