New Student Express Orientation

August 17, 2014

New Student Express, an abbreviated orientation program for transfer students age 21 or older, by Aug. 1, will take place on Sunday afternoon, Aug. 17. Returning students and Adult Degree students are not required to attend New Student Express. Check-in for New Student Express will begin at noon (CST) in the Bennett Campus Center lobby. The program will begin at 12:15 p.m. in Shamblin Theatre. You’ll eat lunch with other new students and with members of the Quest Team who will be resources for you during your first semester. During dessert, you’ll hear brief presentations about the essential information you’ll need to maximize your transition to life at Lipscomb. It's college orientation—express style.

Campus tours will be available after lunch and the accompanying orientation session If you haven’t already registered for fall classes you will meet with an academic advisor and select your class schedule. Representatives from the Business Office and the Office of Financial Aid will be available to assist you. You can also order textbooks, and the Lipscomb Security and Safety office will be open for you to have your ID made and pick up your parking sticker. You can expect to complete New Student Express by or before 5 p.m. Classes will begin the next day, on Monday, Aug. 18.

Payment of the $35 fee—which covers your lunch and session materials—is required when you complete the registration form. The fee is waived for participants in our Yellow Ribbon Program and for other Veterans. Online registration will open on Monday, March 3 and close at noon on Wednesday, Aug. 13. Students who haven’t registered and paid by that deadline will register onsite at noon on Aug. 17 in the lobby of the Bennett Campus Center and may be subject to a $10 late processing fee.

You are welcome to bring your spouse or parents to New Student Express. While guests are not charged a registration fee, there is a $15 charge per guest meal ticket.and meal reservations must be made no later than five days before the event.

Questions? E-mail the student life office at and we’ll be happy to help you.

New Student Express 2014

Sunday, August 17, 2014 from 12:15 PM - 5:00 PM

Students must be accepted for admission to the university before registering for New Student Express. If you are unsure of your status, please contact your admissions counselor at 615.966.1776 or toll-free at 800.333.4358, x. 1776.

Payment of the $35 New Student Express orientation fee is required to complete registration; we cannot reserve spaces without payment. (Please have your credit card information ready before completing the next page; if you don't complete the credit card portion of the application you will not be registered for New Student Express.)  The last day to receive a refund for the $35.00 orientation fee is July 1, 2014.

In the section below, please indicate the number of students you want to register for New Student Express. For just yourself, choose 1, then click continue.

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