As a new student, you will have the opportunity to participate in an online orientation course using Canvas. This course is an excellent resource in preparing you for college. This course has 5 modules that will help set you up for success. If you have any questions about the course, please email CASAS@liberty.edu.
January 14-22, 2021
We are so excited to have you join us here at Liberty University! As part of welcoming you to our campus, there will be a variety of events that will help you acclimate to life at Liberty! Welcome Week is all about getting connected to Liberty’s community and culture. You will connect with your residence hall, faculty and staff from your department, and more!
Schedule of Events
Thursday, January 14
- 8 a.m.-6 p.m. | Move-in
- 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | International Student Orientation
- 3-4 p.m. | New Student & Parent Session, Concert Hall
- 6:30-8 p.m. | Dessert with the Deans, Montview Alumni Ballroom
January 15 & 18-22
- 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Virtual Enrollment Assistance
Monday, January 25
- 2-3:30 p.m. | Service Fair, Jerry Falwell Library
- 6-7:30 p.m. | Transfer Mixer, Montview Student Union Game Room
Meet with departments that can set you up for success as you transition to Liberty!
IT HelpDesk – IT will be able to assist you with your technology questions, as well as remotely connect to your computer should you need troubleshooting. Please visit the IT HelpDesk website for their hours and chat availability.
Financial Aid, Military Affairs, and Student Accounts – For information regarding your student account, payments or payment plans, and Financial Check-In (FCI), please contact the Student Accounts. For information regarding military affairs, please contact the Military Affairs Office. For information regarding financial aid, including FAFSA, loans, grants, and scholarships, please contact the Financial Aid Office. Visit the Student Financial Services website to connect with Financial Aid, Military Affairs, and Student Accounts.
Registrar – Transfer evaluators are available through virtual Microsoft Teams meetings should you have any questions about the transfer of your credit. Call (434) 592-5100 or email email@example.com and we can set up an appointment time to connect with you via Microsoft Teams. Registration related questions can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Student Health Records – Liberty University cares about the well-being of its students. To maintain the health of our community, Liberty requires students to be immunized according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines. Immunizations and medical history must be documented through your Student Health Form. To find the Student Health Form, log into your ASIST account, click “Student”, select “Student Health Form”, complete the Immunizations, Medical History, & TB Questions sections. Please review all of the instructions for the Student Health Form before filling it out. After you have your immunization records verified, please upload them to the Student Health Form for approval. There is a documents tab that you can use to upload your document as only one file. Please note that our office must be able to authenticate the origin of your immunization documentation in order for your records to be approved. For more information, please visit the Student Health Records website.
Professional Advising – Your Professional Advisor can talk through your career and academic goals and ensure your class schedule is ready to go! To set up an appointment, please use Compass, our scheduling tool. In person appointments will be available beginning Jan. 25.
As you prepare for the fall, there are a variety of things you can do now that will set you up for success!
- Install Microsoft Office
- Set up your Liberty email
- Get your Flames Pass
- Decide on a meal plan
- Start your packing list
- Pre-order textbooks through our Barnes & Noble bookstore
International Student Orientation
The International Student Center plans events to welcome the new international student to Liberty University. Additionally, student ambassadors will assist you as you move into your on-campus housing. Orientation will be on Thursday, Jan. 14 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. For more information, visit the International Student Orientation website.