FAQ

HOW DO I FIGURE OUT MY FINANCIAL AID?

First, make sure you have completed the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). Your contact at Lipscomb is Maggie Kersten and her number is 615-966-6207 and email is maggie.kersten@lipscomb.edu

WHAT IF I HAVE QUESTIONS ABOUT MY SCHOLARSHIPS?

Scholarships  are awarded through the Lipscomb Financial Aid office. You’ll need to check with Maggie about your scholarship availability and how it affects your overall financial aid award.

WHAT MEAL PLAN SHOULD I GET?

Information about meal plans and contact information for questions regarding which one will best suit you is availableonline here.

HOW MANY BIBLE COURSES DO I HAVE TO TAKE?

Every Lipscomb student must take the three core Bible courses that are offered:  The Story of Jesus, The Story of the Church and The Story of Israel. The number of Bible courses you are required to take depends on the amount of hours you transfer in. Please consult with your academic advisor once you begin registering for classes or contact the Bible department.

HOW DO CHAPEL CREDITS WORK?

Information about Lipscomb’s Chapel requirements and options is available online here.

WHAT IS LIPSCOMB’S RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION?

Lipscomb University is affiliated with the Churches of Christ. You can read more about our Church of Christ roots here, or in the academic catalog.

DOES LIPSCOMB HAVE MEDICAL CARE AVAILABLE?

Information about our on-campus health clinic as well as Health Insurance options for Lipscomb students is availableonline here.

WHERE DO I PARK?

Information about on-campus parking is available online here

IS THE ADULT DEGREE PROGRAM AN OPTION FOR ME?

It very well may be depending on your major and personal life situation. Lipscomb tries to accommodate our students who have full-time jobs, families, etc. who are unable to be on-campus during the traditional daytime hours. Please visit adultdegree.lipscomb.edu for program and contact information.

WHERE DO I TURN IN UPDATED TRANSCRIPTS?

All new transcripts must be sent to the Admissions Office for processing and evaluation. The same goes for AP exam scores. If you are requesting a transcript be sent to Lipscomb, please be sure that it is sent to the following address:

Lipscomb University
Office of Admissions
One University Park Drive
Nashville, TN 37204

WHERE IS THE BOOKSTORE?

Students can purchase textbooks for class as well as other reading materials in our bookstore located in the Bennett Campus Center in the middle of campus. 

DOES LIPSCOMB HELP WITH CAREER GUIDANCE OR TESTING?

Students who need help in figuring out what will be the best academic program or job direction for them can get assistance from a couple of places. Our Career Development Center located in the lower level of the Bennett Campus Center helps students with internships, jobs (off and on campus) as well as resume building and getting your career kick started. Our Academic Advising office can also assist in helping a student decide as well. For testing, we do have a testing office for placement and compass testing. You’ll need to speak with Dave Morgan at 615-966-1781.

WHAT MAJORS DOES LIPSCOMB OFFER?

A full listing of available programs is available online here.

WHERE CAN I GET A CATALOG?

Our catalog can be found online at catalog.lipscomb.edu.