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Return To Campus Plan

Lipscomb University's comprehensive plan to return to campus.

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Now accepting applications for the new Endeavor Program, a unique educational experience designed for you!

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Return To Campus Plan

Lipscomb University's comprehensive plan to return to campus.

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The Herd Has Returned

Lipscomb University is thriving in our “new normal.”

The Lipscomb community has come to life this fall with the return of students, faculty and staff to campus! Campus is buzzing with energy, and there’s an undeniable feeling of excitement among our community to be back together.

We are celebrating a record enrollment and the completion of a major Elam Residence Hall renovation, construction of a new parking garage, continued enhancements to McFarland Science Center, the expansion of Chick-Fil-A, the launch of the Lanier Center for Archaeology and more as we begin Lipscomb’s 130th year! We are excited about the year to come and the story we will write together this year. 

Every member of the Lipscomb community can participate in this bright future through events and activities throughout the year. These are an important aspect of campus life that provides a sense of belonging and community. Though some may look a little different at the moment, there are a number of events planned this year and we invite each member of the Bison Herd to join us!

Learn more about some of the virtual and in-person events happening at Lipscomb and check back often as new events and activities are added to our calendar!

Events for Everyone

Student Events

One of the many benefits of life in a scholarly community is the variety of events and activities that occur throughout the year, and Lipscomb students have access to stimulating events, lectures, conferences and more.

Student Events

Community Events

In service to the city of Nashville and all of Middle Tennessee, Lipscomb hosts numerous events to engage the community. We hope you’ll join us.

Community Events

Alumni Events

Alumni events are held in every season throughout the year. Learn more about Virtual Homecoming and Family Weekend or how to connect with other Bisons in your area.

Alumni Events

Parent Events

Stay engaged in your student’s experience and the life of the university through events designed for parents.

Parent Events

Employee Events

From professional development to opportunities to connect with colleagues across campus, events for employees help faculty and staff build relationships within the Lipscomb community

Employee Events

Featured Events

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Oct. 29 Leading Through COVID hosted by the College of Leadership & Public Service, WKRN


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Dr. Andre E. Johnson

Nov. 5 Virtual Lecture with Dr. Andre E. Johnson hosted by the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences


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Nov. 13-14 Virtual Homecoming & Family Weekend


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More Ways Visit Our Campus

If you’re interested in attending Lipscomb, make plans to visit our campus. Daily visits on campus are available throughout the semester. If you’re unsure about or unable to attend an in-person campus visit, we invite you to join one of our online information sessions so you can get answers to all your questions about Lipscomb from wherever you are.

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Lowry Convocation

Fall Convocation Livestream

Each year Lipscomb University opens its academic year with the President's Convocation, a joyful program filled with celebration and the music of Scottish pipes and drums. Even in a virtual format, the event featured the usual mix of spiritual observations, encouraging messages and the tolling of the bell. See how we celebrated this old tradition in a new format.

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2020 Summer Construction Update

"The Lipscomb community is one that not only survives challenging times but also thrives in them by offering a memorable student experience and a professionally fulfilling experience for faculty and staff." — President L. Randolph Lowry
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