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Welcome Transfer Students!

This page is designed to provide you with pertinent information as you begin your first semester here.  As a transfer student, connections you establish for your college life in these first days and weeks at Liberty are vital for a positive transition.

We know you have questions based on your previous college or university experience, and we want to get you started on the path to academic success. You'll meet key people who can help you navigate this major transition in your academic career. 

  •  New Student Seminar will be held Friday, Aug. 15, 2014. If this pertains to you, please visit the New Student Seminar page for further details.
  • Specific locations and times will be listed in the Spring 2014 Welcome Week Booklet and posted online mid-fall.
  • See Fall 2014 New Student Welcome Letter

What is New Student Seminar?

  • New Student Seminar is a one-day class designed to facilitate academic, spiritual and social development and provide interaction with faculty/staff to introduce high academic expectations prior to the start of the student's first semester at Liberty University.

What New Student Seminar activities will I attend?

  • Thursday, Aug. 14, you will attend the Transfer Student Orientation from 3-5 p.m.
  • Friday, Aug. 15, you will attend:
  1. Technically, You're Right
  2. Welcome & Worship
  3. This is Going to Hurt you More Than It Hurts Me
  4. A Fail-proof Plan for Success
  5. Take My Word For It!
  6. Academic Meet & Greet
  • Specific locations and times will be listed in the Fall 2014 Welcome Week Booklet and posted online mid-summer.

Start learning about life at Liberty:

Computer Assessment Unless you transferred in a class which satisfied INFT 110, you must take a computer assessment.  Use the link on the left for more information on this required assessment. 
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