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SLU-Madrid hosts the symposium, "Bare and Moral Life." June 29-July 1
MONDAY, June 29

Summer Session II First Day of Classes and Welcome Session

9:00 am · Broadway in Madrid Summer Camp Begins · SIH Dance Hall

9:00 am · “Bare and Moral Life” Symposium · SIH Auditorium

5:00 pm · Welcome Kick Off Party · SIH Patio

7:30 pm · Tapas Night · Meet at PAH Front Steps

TUESDAY, June 30

9:00 am ·“Bare and Moral Life” Symposium · SIH Auditorium


Last Day to Drop a Class without a Grade of W and/or to Add a Class

Last Day to Choose Audit (AU) or Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Options

Application Deadline for Summer Semester Degree Candidates

9:00 am · “Bare and Moral Life” Symposium · SIH Auditorium

5:00 pm · Deadline to sign up for Thursday’s Flamenco Show, Friday’s Day Trip to Salamanca and for Saturday’s Day Trip to Segovia in the Finance Office


1:00 pm · Fourth of July Lunch by Sodexo · SIH Cafeteria and Patio

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

FRIDAY, July 3

9:00 am · Day Trip to Salamanca · Meet at PAH Front Steps (Pre-registration required)


9:00 am · Day Trip to Segovia · Meet at PAH 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

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Madgarden Festival 2015. Over 30 artists from the national and international rock, jazz, soul, pop, and flamenco scenes, where festival-goers can also enjoy a variety of gastronomic delights, beach volleyball championships, flamenco bars, and even a beach for them to sunbathe. July 1-31. Botanic Garden, Universidad Complutense de Madrid. Avenida Complutense, s/n; Metro: Ciudad Universitaria.

Clásicos en Alcalá, a new edition of the festival of classic theater. Until July 5. Alcalá de Henares. Plaza de Cervantes, 15.

El Lugar Sin Límites: a cycle made up of shows, conferences, workshops and a photo exhibition. Until July 5. Teatro Valle-Inclán, Teatro Pradillo, and the Reina Sofia Museum.

Veranos de la Villa 2015. A festival of music, theater, dance, and movies throughout the summer in Madrid. Click here for the program and calendar.

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Visit to the Palace Gardens: Wednesday, July 8


Welcome Summer Session II Students!

Pick up your Sanitas and ID cards during the welcome session or at the Student Life Office at the PAH Top Floor.

Summer degree candidates: The application deadline for August 2015 candidates is Wednesday, July 1. For any questions, please contact Jaime Ortiz at the Advising Office (

The latest phishing attempt to target SLU appears to come from a SLU email address. The subject line reads: "ITS Help Desk Alert Verification!" It claims email accounts are being monitored due to "scam mail received by some of our web-mail users," and that users are urged to update their account using a provided link. This story is untrue. The easiest way to recognize a scam email is if it asks for passwords or other personal information. Any such email should be reported to

Library Hours:
    Monday - Thursday: 9:00 am-7:00 pm
    Friday: 9:00 am-3:00 pm
    Saturday - Sunday: Closed

Summer Session II Outings and Activities

Summer 2015 Academic Calendar

Summer 2015 Office Hours


Opportunities & Invitations
Tapas Night: Explore Old Madrid through tasting its culinary wonders—chorizo, croquetas, and for the courageous, callos. Meet at PAH Front Steps at 7:30 pm on Monday, June 29. Sign up at the Student Life Office (on the top floor of PAH) and bring €15.

SLU-Madrid will host the symposium, “Bare and Moral Life.” June 29 -July 1. This scholarly meeting aims to enrich the conversation around the understanding of the relationships between life, biology and the moral order.

Flamenco Show on Thursday, July 2. Meet at 9:00 pm at the PAH Front Steps. Sign up and pay in the Finance Office by Wednesday, July 1. (Price is €35 for the show and 1 drink.)

Join our SLU-Madrid students on the day trips to Salamanca and Segovia on Friday and Saturday, July 3 and 4. Sign up with the Finance Office before Wednesday, July 1.

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