INTO Saint Louis University pre-arrival guide
Thursday and Friday, August 17-18, 2023
It’s almost time to board a plane and start your new journey at Saint Louis University! We have a lot of resources to help you along the way. This is a simple checklist to help you stay on track and prepare for your arrival. If you need help or get stuck on any of the checklist items, email us at email@example.com. You can review the INTO SLU Welcome Guide to learn more about SLU, living in St. Louis, what to pack and much more
Now that you have confirmed your place, complete these important steps!
After you confirm your offer, you will receive an email from firstname.lastname@example.org with your unique university record number. Here is how you can use the ID that has been emailed to you to access your mySLU accounts.
Apply for your F-1 visa right away. To start the process, you will need to use the Form I-20 that will be sent to you by one of our international admissions counselors.
We offer a variety of visa support services through PASS, our Pre-Arrival Student Success Program.
How can PASS help you?
Living on campus? If you are required, or choose to live on campus, make sure you pay your deposit. You can do this through INTO Pay, your unique link on your offer letter, or you can go here.
Want to know your residence hall assignment? In order to get your housing assignment details, you need to submit your official Housing Contract. Login with your SLU credentials, and complete the INTO SLU New Student Housing Contract/INTO SLU Grade Student Housing Contract. Once you are assigned, you can also find your housing assignment details on the same page.
Living off campus? Saint Louis offers many off-campus living options for graduate students. If you would like assistance finding a place to live, please contact Andrea Zhou, Assistant Director of Student Experience, at email@example.com.
Visit SLU’s Student Health Services webpage to read about required immunizations and other important health information.
Students should submit proof of required vaccinations on SLU’s vaccination portal vaccination.slu.edu.
You may also bring the completed immunization form with you to Orientation if you are unable to submit it online before departure. All immunization records MUST be in English.
So that we can support your arrival, we need your flight and arrival details. Please go to the arrivals portal to submit your flight details. Here you will also be able to indicate if you would like us to provide you with an airport transfer to campus. This is available to you at no cost.
Arriving early? If you are arriving early and would like to book a hotel, the following website is a list of recommended hotels close to the SLU campus.
Complete the required math and Saint Louis University Writing Exam (SLUWE) tests. You will receive more information on the required testing from an INTO SLU staff member. All first-semester undergraduate students are required to complete the math placement test. Any questions, please contact Hailey Choi at firstname.lastname@example.org. All incoming undergraduate and graduate students are required to take the SLUWE test. Any questions, please contact Jerry Edris at email@example.com. Please complete all tests as soon as possible to ensure timely registration.
During your travels, if your flight changes or if you have any issues, please contact us on our emergency phone that is available during the approved arrival period. The number is:
+1 314 977 3000