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Welcome Week

 

Online Orientation

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. Students will be added to the course upon completing Financial Check-In.


Welcome Week

August 18-25, 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!

Welcome Week Schedule

Wednesday, August 18

  • 8- 6 p.m. : Move-in
  • 8-4 p.m. : First-Year Hub, Montview Steps
  • 3-4 p.m. : Parent Session, Concert Hall
  • 4:15-5 p.m. : Prayer on the Lawn, Academic Lawn

Thursday, August 19

  • 8-6 p.m. : Move-in
  • 8-4 p.m. : First Year Hub, Montview Steps
  • 3-4 p.m. : Parent Session, Concert Hall
  • 4:15-5 p.m. : Prayer on the Lawn, Academic Lawn
  • 8:30 p.m. : Jazz Night, Academic Lawn

Friday, August 20

  • 8:30-10 a.m. : Doughnuts with the Deans, Academic Lawn
  • 10:30-11:30 a.m. : New Student Convocation, Vines Center
  • 1:30-2:30 p.m. : Academic Welcome Session 1
  • 3-4 p.m. : Academic Welcome Session 2
  • 1-3:30 p.m. : New Student Expo, Academic Lawn
  • 5-6 p.m. : Flames Kick-off, Liberty Arena
  • 8-9 p.m. : Worship on the Lawn, Academic Lawn
  • 10 p.m. : Bingo, LaHaye Event Space

Saturday, August 21

  • 2:30 p.m. : Outdoor Open Mic, Academic Lawn
  • 8:30 p.m. : Outdoor Movie Night, Commons Lawn

Monday, August 23

  • 6 p.m. : Transfer Social, Montview Game Room

Saturday, August 28

  • 5 p.m. : Block Party, LaHaye Parking Lot and LaHaye Event Space

Enrollment Assistance

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 undergradtransfer@liberty.edu and we can set up an appointment time to connect with you via Microsoft Teams. Registration related questions can be directed to registrar@liberty.edu.

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.


Connections

Check your Liberty email daily so you are up-to-date on all the important information. You should also connect with your Professional Advisor who is there to help you make a smooth transition.


Helpful Tips

As you prepare for the fall, there are a variety of things you can do now that will set you up for success!


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. For more information, visit the International Student Orientation website.


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