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 St. Lawrence community I would like to welcome you. You are officially a Saint; in a few short months you will arrive on campus and begin your lifelong journey as a Laurentian. The student body is both sad to see the seniors graduate and anxious to meet the Class of 2017 and discover all that you will bring to our campus.
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 Early to Mid-July: APR becomes available for access by first-year students Mid-July to Orientation: Create a working list of courses on APR
Important Step One Dates: May 31: 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 July: Notification by mail of your FYP placement, academic advisor, residence hall room and roommate(s) (if applicable).
First-year students are enrolled into their fall courses through a multi-step process. Each of these steps is outlined below, and for each step, we provide links to information to help you with that step in the process. The more you stay on top of the process, the more likely it is that this first semester will be a successful beginning to your four-year journey at St. Lawrence.