Want to move ahead this summer?
University of Lynchburg offers a wide range of summer study options in flexible schedules that will meet your goals. Whether you need to make up courses or just want to get ahead of the game, you’ll find what you need right here. And you’ll study with the same great professors who teach all year.
May 18 – August 7, 2020
Before You Begin Class
- Admission: Admission to the University is required. Visiting students must submit approval and verification of good standing from their home colleges.
- Registration: Submit registration forms to the Office of the Registrar or online through MyLynchburg.
- Tuition payments: Payment for tuition should be received by May 1, 2020. For course registration after May 1, 2020, payment is due at the time of registration.
- Housing accommodations: If you are in need of housing accommodations, please contact the Office of Residence Life by April 2020.
The first meeting of each class will be on the same day as final registration. In some cases, registration may cause students to be late to the first class meeting. All classes will meet for the full period on the first day.
- Each 3-credit hour course should equal 37.5 contact hours. Each instructor will clearly explain the attendance policy for the course. The director of Academic Advising will be notified in cases of two successive unexplained absences. Final examinations will be held on the last day of class and at the discretion of the instructor.
- Classes offered in a 3-week summer term will average 2.5 hours of instruction each day.
- Meeting times will be adjusted for classes that extend beyond one summer term.
- Classes will meet at the times and places indicated in the online course schedule.
ID Cards and Computer Accounts
All students are eligible to obtain student identification cards. Use of certain campus facilities and access to email accounts are limited to students who have this identification. Call the University Information Center at 434.544.8100 for further information.
Textbook Purchases and Refunds
Course materials for summer session may be purchased new or used online at myLynchburg; click on buy textbooks in the left menu bar.
Want to charge on campus? Open a charge or declining balance account online. The account may be used on campus at the following locations: Campus Store, campus post office, Westover Room, and, summer hours permitting, for the dining hall, On Common Ground, Domino’s, and Brewed Awakenings by The Muse in Elliot & Rosel Schewel Hall. Your University ID is required to purchase on account.
You do not need to open an account to purchase textbooks online at myLynchburg. You may also purchase textbooks in store with cash, check, or credit/debit/check card if you do not want to purchase thru myLynchburg. An account must be opened to charge in store.
All myLynchburg online textbook purchases will be charged to a University account (if the account is not on hold for non-payment) and can be paid online with a credit card at www.lynchburg.edu/payments.
Please order your summer textbooks at least one week prior to the summer session starting. If you are taking an online class and are not required to come to campus, please include shipping and note this in the comment/instruction section of your order. Anyone not taking an online class is expected to pick up their textbooks at the Campus Store the business day before the class starts as long as 24 hours in a business day has passed from the time you placed the order. You can come to the store and purchase the book without placing a myLynchburg order. If you order online, you must pay online and not in the store.
Store hours are weekdays 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The store is located in the Drysdale Student Center on the same floor as the Westover Room (now the 2nd floor). Please visit our website www.lynchburg.edu/campus-store for closings and other information. The Campus Store will be closed May 25 for Memorial Day and July 1 – 4 for year-end inventory, and the Independence Day holiday.
If you have a University Personal Identification Number (PIN) and have registered for a course, you may view your schedules and required course materials:
- Go to my.lynchburg.edu.
- Enter your network username and password.
- Click on Buy Textbooks link in the upper left portion of the screen.
- Select the term you wish to view.
Refunds for textbooks are made only during the first week the class meets if you have dropped the class and have proof of purchase from the Campus Store. No refunds will be given for textbooks after this time. Dates to sell your used books in person can be found in the complete refund policy can be found online.
Registration fees are as follows. All fees are non-refundable.
- $100 annual registration for full-time non-resident (commuting) First Year and all sophomores, juniors, and seniors students
- $25 annual registration for part-time and graduate students
- $10 registration for commuting, part-time, and graduate students registering a second vehicle
- A fee of $20 will be assessed for the issuance of a temporary registration (2-30 days) for full-time non-resident (commuting) freshmen and all sophomores, juniors, and seniors
- $300 annual registration for approved first year students
For additional information, see: Safety & Security.
Students who expect to complete degree requirements during the summer session must advise the Registrar’s Office (Application for BA/BS degree required) or the Office of the Dean of Continuing and Graduate Studies of their intention.
The official date for granting degrees in summer 2020 is August 14.
To qualify for August graduation, all courses must be completed, and in the case of transfer credit, transcripts must be received by August 14. Formal graduation exercises are not held in August. Candidates may participate and be recognized in graduation exercises on May 15, 2020 (graduate commencement exercises) or May 16, 2020 (undergraduate commencement exercises). Students whose programs are completed after August 16, 2020, will be included as candidates for graduation in January 2021.
Grades and Transcripts
Grade reports for each term are available to students online at www.lynchburg.edu/studentsonline on the Wednesday following the end of the term.
Academic Record transcripts, reflecting the preceding term, are usually not available until the Friday following the end of the term. Courses with ending dates prior to the last day of a term are graded with the “normal” courses for that term.
Students who wish to have transcripts sent elsewhere should make such requests in the Registrar’s Office at least two weeks before the transcript is needed. A $3 fee is charged for each transcript requested.
All general regulations of the University governing conduct on the campus and all academic rules and requirements concerning class attendance, grades and credits, examinations, and scholarships are in full effect for the summer program. The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 provides for the confidentiality of students’ educational records. For specific information, consult the undergraduate or graduate catalogs and The Hornet student handbook.
All enrolled students are bound to honor high standards of conduct and to maintain the spirit of honor and integrity. The Honor Code (see The Hornetstudent handbook) is in effect during the summer session with the usual sanction for a violation as suspension from the University. Any student who observes a possible violation is expected to contact the professor or the Office of the Dean of Students.
Questions or Concerns
Contact the Office of Enrollment Services for information about admission. For information about graduate-level courses, visit the Graduate Studies web site: www.lynchburg.edu/graduate.
If you need additional information, contact the Associate Provost at email@example.com or 434.544.8798.