For August 2020
Welcome to the University of Lynchburg! To make your transition to life at Lynchburg as a transfer student as smooth a transition 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 six easy steps:
Contact your academic advisor
After paying your reservation deposit, you will receive a email in April with your advisor’s name and contact information. 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.
If you are a new student living on campus, you must first pay your housing deposit. Then complete the New Student Application for the fall semester. This application can be found by logging into your Housing Portal.
Once logged into your Housing Portal, you can find the New Student Housing Application under “Applications.” The form helps us match you with a roommate based on your lifestyle and preferences.
Housing Applications and Roommate Requests are due on July 4, 2020 for all incoming students (first year students and transfer students). Housing and roommate assignments will be made available via the Housing Portal during the week of July 20, 2020.
Submit Health Form
All full-time undergraduate students are required to submit a Health Information Form. If you would like to use these services, please return the form to the Health Center in Hundley Hall.
To get more information about the Health Center or the form, visit the Health Center web pages or contact them at 434.544.8357.
Check-In to the University
All new students must check in to the University before they can attend orientation or begin classes. This is where you will get your student ID, obtain your parking pass, get the keys to your room if you are living on campus, and take care of all other campus business. (If you need a parking pass, please bring your Driver’s License, proof of insurance, and car registration with you when you come to check in!)
You may check into the University in Schewel Hall from 9:00AM-4:00PM on Saturday, August 15 This process usually takes about 30 minutes to complete.
Register and attend Transfer SOAR and Hornet Days
Sunday, August 16, 2020 at 10 a.m.
We look forward to meeting you and all of the other students who will be joining us for the Fall semester at our Transfer Student Orientation and Registration (SOAR)! Please feel free to bring your parents and/or guests as we will have programs just for them. Registration for orientation begins at 9:00AM.
At orientation, you will receive your official class schedule, meet with campus offices and faculty and staff, and learn about Lynchburg academic policies and procedures. You’ll also meet and interact with your Link Leader, an upper class peer mentor who also transferred to Lynchburg, as well as your new classmates!
Monday, August 17, Tuesday, August 18, & Wednesday, August 19
We look forward to you attending our Hornet Days. During these three days you will attend Convocation, learn more about internships, study abroad, and academic life at Lynchburg. You will have the opportunity to interact with your Link Leader, as well as your new classmates!
You will receive additional information about Transfer SOAR and Hornet Days in the summer.
Questions? Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call the Academic Achievement Center at 434.544.8419.