Aug. 14-22, 2019
We are so excited to have you join us here at Liberty University!
As part of welcoming you to our campus, there are many events scheduled to help you acclimate to life at Liberty.
Before Welcome Week, new students will have the opportunity to participate in an online orientation course using Blackboard. This course is an excellent resource in preparing for college. Check your email throughout the summer for important information and updates.
New Student Orientation
Wed., Aug. 14, 2019
- All-day – Move-In
Thu., Aug. 15, 2019
- All-day – Move-In
- 8 a.m.-5 p.m. – Enrollment Assistance
- 3-4 p.m. – Parent Session*
- 6-8 p.m. – Bookstore VIP Experience
Fri., Aug. 16, 2019
- 9-10 a.m. – Parent Session*
- 8 a.m.-6 p.m. – Enrollment Assistance
- 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. – New Student Convocation
- 12-2 p.m. – Lunch
- 2-3 p.m. – Academic Welcome
- 3:30-4:30 p.m. – Academic Welcome
- 6:30-7:30 p.m. – Flames Kickoff
- 8-9 p.m. – Worship on the Lawn
Sat., Aug. 17, 2019
- 9:30-10:30 a.m. – Coffee & Donuts with the Deans
Mon., Aug. 19, 2019
- First day of classes
- 7-9 p.m. – Transfer Mixer
Tue., Aug. 20, 2019
- 12-2:30 p.m. – Service Fair (Spiritual Life)
Wed., Aug. 21, 2019
- 12-2:30 p.m. – Service Fair (Campus Life)
Thur., Aug. 22, 2019
- 12-2:30 p.m. – Service Fair (Academics)
*The Parent Informational Session will be presented twice to help parents and guardians in their return travel plans, first on Thursday afternoon and then the same presentation on Friday morning (Welcome Week for Parents).
Detailed schedule will be made available soon on the LU Today App for mobile viewing.
International Student Orientation
- Wed., Aug. 14, 2019
- 8 a.m.-5 p.m. – Check-In
New international students should be communicating with International Admissions and should plan to arrive on campus by Aug. 14, 2019, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. for International Student Orientation.
Check-In is located at the International Student Center (DeMoss Hall, Room 2232) where you will receive your welcome information and orientation schedule.
Coming to Liberty for the First Time?
- Find accommodations in the Lynchburg Area
- Set up a shuttle from Airport, Bus Stop, or Train Station
- Get to know the City of Lynchburg
- Welcome Week for Parents of New Students
During Welcome Week, You Can…
- Pre-order textbooks through our Barnes & Noble bookstore
- Complete the Flames Pass Application
- Stop by DeMoss Hall 2414 and learn about technical support, computer requirements and recommendations in our Apple Authorized Campus Store
- Visit the Office of Residence Life for housing information
- Learn about meal plans from Sodexo
- Meet with your CASAS Advisor
- Check out student job opportunities