Overview of Dates



  • late June/early July -- Summer Newsletter series starts up.
  • late June/early July -- Housing and First-Year Program college placement announced; students accepted for Pre-Orientation trips will be notified


  • early July -- fall tuition bills available; for questions please contact Student Financial Services at 315.229.5581.
  • mid-July -- coaches contact athletes planning to participate in fall intercollegiate sports with information about the pre-season, including approved early move-in date and time (where applicable)
  • July 15 - Pre-Trip participation confirmation (fee and waiver) due in your application status page . For more information go to Outdoor Program Pre-Trips
  • July 20 -- Health Forms due in your application status page (a $50 fee is applied to late forms)
  • July 10-21 -- Summer Advising begins for fall course registration
  • Week of July 24 -- Registration for three fall courses 


  • early August -- some fall athletic teams arrive on campus (check with your coach for more information)
  • August 15 -- International non-Canadian students arrive on campus; more information on arrival date and International Student Orientation.
  • August 16 -- Students accepted for Pre-Orientation trips arrive on campus. Check your email for more information.
  • August 16-20 -- International Student Orientation. More information at International Student Services.
  • August 17 -- Arrival day of Canadian students.
  • August 20 -- Move-In Day (a notification from the Residence Life office will be sent to your SLU email in August regarding your assigned arrival day/time), Matriculation (3:30pm in Newell Field House), and the first day of New Student Orientation! All First-Year and new transfer students should arrive on campus and move into their residence halls; international students and some fall sport athletes will have already arrived. Student Orientation runs 3 full days from August 20-22
  • August 22 -- FYP classes meet for the first day in their classroom
  • August 23 -- All other fall classes begin

Go to the Academic Calendar for more info on other key dates for the fall semester.