Transfer Students

Class of 2018 Summer Sendoffs - Amherst, NY

Alan and Isabell Posner and their daughter Abby '15 invite you and your family to their class of 2018 Summer Send-off event.

Place: 317 Ruskin Road, Amherst NY

Date: July 21, 2014

Time: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Lite fare and refreshments will be served; attire is casual

RSVP: July 14

Class of 2017 Summer Sendoffs - Darien, CT

Tad and Eileen Smith P’14 invite you and your family to their class of 2017 Summer Send-off event.

Place: 54 Stony Brook Road, Darien, CT

Date: July 30, 2013

Time: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

RSVP: July 23

Welcome January Entrants

Welcome to St. Lawrence University! 

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 University.

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.

January Orientation 2014


Friday, January 17
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Orientation Registration
You're here? Let us know you've arrived. Come pick up your combination to your room, your student ID, and a down-to-earth SLU guide to help you and your family with whatever it is you need first (snacks, a tour, etc.).
Information Desk, Sullivan Student Center
Office open until 3:30 p.m.

Recipe From Home

"Mom's and Dad's Recipes Go to College." That's how Joan Lunden of Good Morning America introduced a feature story on our parent recipe program. We have even published a cookbook of favorite parents' recipes.

We invite you to join the program. We're always searching for new ideas for our dining hall menus. Often we hear students say, "My Mom makes the best spaghetti I ever had!", or "Why can't you make barbecued chicken as well as Dad can?" In 1987, we began to take students at their word. We invited parents to send recipes from home and the result has been terrific!

Class of 2018 Summer Events

Each summer, St. Lawrence University parents and alumni welcome our incoming first-year students and their families to a send-off event. The summer send-off events are hosted throughout the Northeast and are made possible by the generosity of our alumni and parents. There is no charge for any of these events and we welcome you to attend any send-off event that you can. This is a great opportunity to meet other incoming students from the Class of 2018, as well as some of our outstanding alumni and parents.

Academic Information Release

Complete this form to RELEASE your academic information.

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA) provides that a college or university cannot release a student’s academic information to parent(s) or guardian(s) without the student’s written authorization. Please note that FERPA prohibits the release of grades or GPA information over the telephone.

Statement of Obligation

This form lays out your obligations and responsibilities as a residential member of the St. Lawrence Community. It must be printed out, filled out and returned by May 30 to the address on the form.

Student Vehicle Registration

Automobile registration is mandatory for all vehicles being driven and parked on any University property. Please complete a form for each vehicle to be registered. The registration fee is $80 annually. This fee is billed and collected in the business office. For new students, decals will be provided at Orientation.

Please wait until you have received your housing assignment before filling this form out.

Housing Assignment Profile

This information is important in assigning roommate preferences. Please take time to sit down and think critically about the type of person you want to live with for your first year at St. Lawrence. What are your likes and dislikes? What are you looking for in a roommate? (See question 10.) To give us the maximum potential for assigning you a compatible roommate, please be honest and thorough when answering these questions.

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