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This week
SLU-Madrid students visit Toledo on Friday, May 29.

5:00 pm · Deadline to sign up for Wednesday’s Visit to the Royal Palace Gardens in the Student Life Office and for Thursday’s Flamenco Show in the Finance Office.


6:00 pm · Visit to the Gardens of the Royal Palace · Meet at PRH Front Steps


6:00 pm · Deadline to sign up in the Student Life Office for the Ice Skating on Friday

9:00 pm · Flamenco Show · Meet at PRH Front Steps (Pre-registration required)

FRIDAY, May 29

10:30 am · Trip to Toledo · Meet at PRH Front Steps (Pre-registration required)

5:00 pm · Ice Skating · Meet at PRH Front Steps (Pre-registration required)


Monday, Wednesday & Friday · 3:00 pm · Tennis · Ciudad de la Raqueta
Tuesday & Thursday · 3:00 pm · Paddle · Ciudad de la Raqueta
Tuesday & Wednesday · 5:45 pm · Golf · Meet Outside of PRH (Avenida del Valle, 28)

Click here for the latest news from sports director, César Rioja >>


The London band Placebo in Madrid. Friday, May 29. Palacio Vistalegre Arena. C/ Utebo, 1; Metro: Vista Alegre.

If These Spasms Could Speak: a British playwright narrates the sad and funny stories about the difficulties he faced as a disabled person. May 29-30. Teatro Valle Inclán. Plaza de Lavapiés, 1; Metro: Lavapiés.

Nocturna, Madrid International Fantastic Film Festival. Until May 31. Cines Palafox. C/ Luchana, 15; Metro: Bilbao.

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Visit to the Debod Egyptian Temple: Wednesday, June 3

Corpus Christi Holiday (Madrid Campus Closed): Thursday, June 4


Congratulations to all students honored by the Dean for Academic Excellence in Spring 2015.

All Students: Pick up your new Sanitas card and validation sticker for your Student ID from the Student Life Office.

Please update your address, contact details, and cell phone numbers in BANNER. SLU-Madrid needs this information to keep you notified and reach you in case of an emergency.

The English Writing Lab has been temporarily moved to the SIH Faculty Conference Room (the glass room on the 3rd floor). It will be open on Mondays from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm and on Wednesdays from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

Be careful with your belongings! There have been thefts on campus. Don't leave your iPad, laptop, or smartphone unattended.

Summer Session I Library Schedule:
     Monday - Thursday:  9:00 am-7:00 pm
     Friday:  9:00 am-3:00 pm
     Saturday:  Closed
     Sunday:  5:00 pm-9:00 pm

Summer Session I Outings and Activities

Summer 2015 Academic Calendar

Summer 2015 Office Hours


Opportunities & Invitations
SLU-Madrid’s summer camps are open for registration. Sign up for Operación Inglés 2015 or Broadway in Madrid today!

Explore the Gardens of the Royal Palace with SLU-Madrid on Wednesday, May 27. Meet at 6:00 pm at the PRH Front Steps. Sign up on the Student Life Bulletin Board by Tuesday, May 26. (Bring €15 and your metro pass.)

Flamenco Show on Thursday, May 28. Meet at 9:00 pm at the PRH Front Steps. Sign up and pay in the Finance Office by Monday, May 25. (Price is  €35 for the show and 1 drink.)

Cool off from the heat by Ice Skating on Friday, May 29. Meet at 5:00 pm at the PRH Front Steps. Sign up with César Rioja in the Student Life Office. (Bring €13 and your metro pass.)

SLU-Madrid Theology Professor Alberto de Mingo Kaminouchi will be at the Feria del Libro (Madrid Book Fair at the Retiro Park) in booth 311 (Ediciones Sígueme) to sign copies of his new book Introducción a la Ética Cristiana on Friday, May 29, 7:00-9:00 pm. Free admission.

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