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Student Orientation

You're now part of a new class with an exciting four years ahead of you.

New students check in at Advance.

New students check in at Advance.

We continue to welcome a record-breaking number of students from around the world, all bringing a wide variety of academic, cultural, personal and social interests. It's important that you have a clear picture of what's needed to begin your Lipscomb experience. Entering an academic community is important and can be stressful, but don't worry. We're here to help. The orientation team is dedicated to serving you and easing this exciting transition. We look forward to meeting you on campus.

Once you’ve paid your enrollment fee and housing fee you will:

  • Receive instructions about picking a dorm and roommate
  • Register for orientation, called ADVANCE, when it opens at the beginning of November.  Only students who have paid the enrollment fee may register for ADVANCE.
  • If you are a transfer student, academic advising will take place throughout the spring and summer. 

About Move-In Day

Learn about your orientation below. We're glad that you're joining the herd.

Orientation Events & Information

About the Quest Week Team

The Quest Team is a group of 30 peer leaders who have gone through a rigorous interview, selection and training process in order to prepare them to serve you throughout the summer as your orientation team leaders.

We are here to walk you through the entire process from getting ready for Advance to registering for classes to hanging out during QuestWeek before classes start. We've been right where you are, so we're happy answer any questions and point you in the right direction so you feel welcome in your new home at Lipscomb.

Meet the Quest Team

McKenzie Allen

Allen is a sophomore nursing major from Hendersonville, Tennessee.

Brody Beiler

Beiler is a junior exercise science major from Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania.

Berkley Boglin

Boglin is a junior contemporary music major from Alpharetta, Georgia.

Butler Bowen

Bowen is a junior finance major from Nashville, Tennessee.

Isabelle Box

Box is a sophomore strategic communication major from Jackson, Mississippi.

Riley Buck

Buck is a sophomore film major from Springfield, Tennessee.

Kendon Curtis

Curtis is a junior public elementary education major from Hendersonville, Tennessee.

Emilie Doebele

Doebele is a junior mathematics major from Tampa, Florida.

Elliot Forst

Forst is a Minnetonka, Minnesota sophomore majoring in bioscience and philosophy.

Carter Galbreath

Galbreath is a sophomore corporate management major from Memphis, Tennessee.

Seth Howlett

Howlett is a Frisco, Texas sophomore majoring in management and ministry.

Dana Lopez

Lopez is a Bloomington, Illinois junior majoring in social work.

Rojeda Merani

Merani is a sophomore nursing major from Nashville, Tennessee.

Alex Newsome

Newsome is a junior public relations and communication major from Ashtabula, Ohio.

Kendall Osman

Osman is a Brentwood, Tennessee junior double majoring in English and Spanish.

Hudson Parker

Hudson Parker is a sophomore English writing major from Nashville, Tennessee.

Clayton Pickens

Pickens is a junior accounting major from Nashville, Tennessee.

Anna Pollard

Pollard is a junior business management major from Nashville, Tennessee.

Benjamin Price

Price is a freshman molecular biology/pre-med major from Brentwood, Tennessee.

Kathleen Quiroa

Quiroa is a junior biology major from Nashville.

Rylee Russell

Russell is a freshman from Dallas, Texas double majoring in Bible and law, justice and society.

Corey Shannon

Shannon is a sophomore marketing major from Cincinnati, Ohio.

Kody Smith

Smith is a sophomore business management major from Huntsville, Alabama.

Matthew Smith

Smith is a junior English and Spanish double major from Brentwood, Tennessee.

Sara Grace Sparks

Sparks is a sophomore graphic design major from Huntsville, Alabama.

Marguerite Troutman

Troutman is a sophomore management major from Knoxville, Tennessee.

Zach Walker

Walker is a Fort Collins, Colorado freshman majoring in theology and ministry.

Jack Webber

Webber is a Memphis, Tennessee junior majoring in English literature, writing and philosophy.

Jordan Williams

Williams is a freshman corporate management major from Atlanta, Georgia.

Denver Woods

Woods is a freshman biology and Spanish double major from Alabaster, Alabama.