Graduate Education


Graduate and LU Online Advising Guide

NOTE: Advising Guide information replaces all previous handbooks.


New Program Requirements

  • GPA: As of July 1, 2016, the GPA requirement for acceptance into licensure programs will be 3.0.  This change also applies to students applying to Gate 3 for Spring 2017 student teaching and internship.

  • Special Education information - Effective for 2/1/2016 Gate 3 deadline
  • TESL Praxis: English to Speakers of Other Languages (5362) - Effective for 2/1/2017 Gate 3 deadline

General Information  
Background check, Conceptual Framework, Intensives Guide, Orientation, TEACH Grant.

Program Information
Information for program degrees and certificates.

Gate Information
The Gates are a system of "check points" that you must complete in order to finish your program.

Licensure Information
Virginia Department of Education approved programs.

LiveText Information
A Web-based subscription that allows users to create and submit projects and assignments online.

LU Education Video Help Page
Click here to view tutorial videos for program information and other helpful resources.

Dissertation Handbook
The Dissertation Handbook includes detailed information and resources concerning the dissertation process.

Employment Resources


Contact Information

Phone School of Education (434) 582-2445
Fax Fax (800) 628-7982 or (434) 582-2468