New Student Orientation

Congratulations on your acceptance into St. Louis College of Pharmacy!

New Student Orientation is your first introduction to the College as an official student. You are now a part of our campus community and orientation is an important piece of learning about that community and your role.

During orientation, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Get acquainted with the College and your classmates
  • Learn more about what to expect, policies and procedures, meal plans, parking, campus safety, campus technology, academic rigors, etc.
  • Get to know our campus culture and learn more about the College's values and traditions
  • Take your first step in your journey at the College, from taking your ID picture to completing paperwork

New Student Orientation Schedule


All first-year students are required to attend a New Student Orientation session over the summer. All first-year students are required to register for one New Student Orientation session by Friday, July 12. Once we receive your registration, we will email you a confirmation letter and bill for parent involvement. Students may choose from the following dates (depending on availability):

  • June 7
  • July 19
  • August 2

In the fall, first-year students come back together for a week of welcome, held August 13-17.

Register for New Student Orientation >


All incoming transfer students are required to attend a special Transfer Student Orientation on Friday, Jan. 11. Registration is not required.

All incoming transfer students entering the fall 2019 semester are required to attend Transfer Student Orientation on Monday, Aug. 12. 


Students entering the Doctor of Pharmacy program (both new students and those progressing from STLCOP undergraduate programs are required to attend Professional Student Orientation, held August 14-17.

Registering for Classes

In order to register for classes during New Student Orientation, you must complete all requirements for admission and enrollment and pay your enrollment deposit.

Review the requirements >

We look forward to meeting you and helping you take this important first step in your education.

More Information

If you have any questions about New Student Orientation, please contact Andrea Guimaraes, director of student development and engagement at 314.446.8196 or