For August 2020
To make your transition to life at Lynchburg as an Access (age 25 and over) or second-degree student as smooth as possible, we offer programs and events specifically for you. We’re also available to answer your questions any time.
Get ready for Lynchburg in five easy steps:
Contact your Academic Advisor
After paying your reservation deposit, you will receive a letter in April with your advisor’s name and contact information. You should contact your advisor to discuss your class schedule.
You should contact your advisor to discuss your class schedule.
Make sure you have sent your final transcripts from all previous institutions and reviewed your transcript evaluation to make sure you do not enroll in courses you do not need to take.
Before you meet with your advisor,
- Review your transfer credit evaluation and have it with you. You should receive this from the Registrar’s office.
- Become familiar with the academic catalog and the course requirements for the major(s) in which you are interested.
- Come prepared with any questions you may have regarding your major, career interests, internships, etc.
In addition to helping you plan your schedule, your advisor can:
- Help you create a long-term plan for graduation
- Tell you about major-specific clubs, organizations and other opportunities
- Advise you about opportunities for internships, research or study abroad programs
- Help you explore post-graduate education and career opportunities
Register for Classes Online
After you talk with your academic advisor, you can register for classes online at myLynchburg.
You will receive instructions from your academic advisor on how to register online for your classes. If you have any questions about online registration, please call 434.544.8218.
Please note: If a class you want is closed, speak to your advisor. Your advisor may suggest alternatives that will still help you progress along in your program.
Submit Health Form (optional)
All full-time undergraduate students need to complete the health form (PDF) regardless of whether you live on or off campus. As an Access or Second Degree student, you are not required to submit a health form, but you cannot use the health services on campus without submitting this form.
To get more information about the health center and details about the form, go to our Health Center website for required information or contact them at 434.544.8357.
Check-In to the University
Students will complete an online check-in process and will receive additional information in July.
Complete Online Access and Second Degree SOAR
We will be offering Access and Second Degree Orientation online. You will receive additional information about online Access and Second Degree Orientation in July. Online orientation will provide you with short video modules for you to watch. All videos are 30 minutes or less, with many of them being less than 15 minutes. Some of the modules covered in the online orientation are as follows:
- Welcome Message
- Learning Resources
- Commuter Student Services
- Library Services
As a reminder the first day of classes is on Wednesday, August 12.
Questions? Please contact us at email@example.com or call the Academic Achievement Center at 434.544.8419.