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Saluki Success Starts Here!

Saluki Startup gives new students an opportunity to engage with one another and take part in campus activities. You will be given the tools to enhance your academic, social and cultural experiences.

Saluki Startup 2019: August 15 – 17, 2019

For students and family members with disabilities, accommodations can be made for events and programs upon request. Please contact Disability Support Services at 618-453-5738 to discuss your request. 

Saluki Startup Events:

Thursday August 15th

Move-In - New Students Move In
Location: Residence Halls (East/West Campus)
Time: 8 am - 4:30 pm
View Thursday's Schedule

Saluki Basecamp
Location: Student Center Front/East Entrance
Time: 10 am - 3 pm

University Housing Floor Meetings
Location: Residence Halls
Time: 5 pm - 5:50 pm
Followed by dinner with your floor at your dinning hall then head to Light Up the Lake

Light Up the Lake
Location: Becker Pavilion on Campus Lake
Time: 7 pm - 10 pm

Friday August 16th

Move-In - Returning Students Move In
Location: Residence Halls (East/West Campus)
Time: 8 am - 4:30 pm
View Friday's Schedule

Saluki Basecamp 
Location: Student Center Front/East Entrance
Time: 10 am - 3 pm

Saluki Spirit Zone
Location: T.B.D.
Time:1 pm - 3 pm

Saluki Kick-Off Events
Location: Shryock Auditorium Events
Time: start at 6 pm
This event includes Quad Party Convocation, New Student Photo, Saluki Spirit Pep-Rally, Late Night Movie and much more

Saturday August 17th

Saluki Service Day 
Location: Touch of Nature
Time: T.B.D.

Dawgs Nite Out
Location: Student Center
Time: 8 pm - 12 am

Come out and join all New Students for a variety of events!

Preview some here!!!