Student support at SLU

SLU creates a meaningful study abroad experience that supports your educational growth and development. We provide you safe and secure housing, an inclusive learning environment, and social events to meet and get to know others. Our Learning Communities can support you in creating a healthy, balanced lifestyle during your studies.

Arrival at SLU

You will likely have many questions leading up to and when you arrive at SLU. Our Pre-Arrival Support Services (PASS) will help answers any questions as you prepare for study abroad. Upon arrival, our orientation at SLU will guide you through your first few days on campus and help you get settled.

Academic support at SLU

SLU provides academic resources, facilities and services to help you succeed. These include

  • Three libraries
  • Personalized tutoring
  • Writing services
  • Supplemental instruction - group tutoring for large lecture classes
  • On-campus transportation options

Social and cultural support

Make the most of your study abroad experience, both in and outside the classroom. During orientation, we will cover topics like

  • An overview of American customs and culture to better understand life in the US
  • How to use US currency
  • Transportation, or how to get around campus and St. Louis
  • How to stay safe at SLU and in downtown St. Louis