St. Charles, MO 63301
Spellmann Center, 4th Floor
209 South Kingshighway
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Experi 2, 2010
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October 15 –
Welcome to the Lindenwood Family! Prior to Your Arrival Special Assistance
The Office of First-Year Programs is committed to You should have registered for classes and submitted If you or a guest needs special accommodations
providing first-year students with the support and all official high school and college transcripts and to participate in this program, please contact us in
resources needed to have a successful transition to AP Score Reports to Admissions. You should have advance at 636-949-4728 or email@example.com.
Lindenwood University. All new first-year students signed and returned
are required to attend the First-Year Experience o Enrollment and Financial agreement Frequently Called Numbers
(FYE) in order to be prepared to succeed o Housing application (if applicable) All numbers are within the 636 area code
academically, socially, and personally. o Work and Learn application (if applicable)
Who are First-Year Students? Getting to FYE
First-year students are traditional undergraduate o Resident students will check in on Admissions………………………………949-4949
students who are attending college for the first time Wednesday, August 18, between 9:00 a.m.- firstname.lastname@example.org
and transfer students with fewer than 24 transferable 2:30 p.m. in the Hyland Performance Arena.
hours who have NOT completed a Freshmen Seminar You will move in to your room for the semester Business Office………………………….949-4650
course. All 2010 high school graduates, regardless of during this time – so bring all of your approved
the amount of earned college credits, are considered belongings! You will participate in mandatory International Student Center…………….949-4982
first-year students. events from August 18 at 6:30 p.m.-August 20 email@example.com
at 4:30 p.m.
During FYE you will: o Commuter students will check in on Housing………………………………….949-4848
• Meet other first year students Thursday, August 19 in the Hyland firstname.lastname@example.org
• Learn about key resources Performance Arena between 8:30 - 9:00 a.m..
• Meet your faculty advisor You will participate in mandatory events on: Work & Learn…………………………...949-4562
• Gather information about life on campus • August 19 from 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. email@example.com
• Participate in exciting and informative activities • August 20 from 9:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
q All students are encouraged to participate in Financial Aid…………………………….949-4923
Parent Experience optional events that will be held on Saturday
Parents are encouraged to attend the Parent and Sunday. Early Check In Week
Experience on Wednesday, August 18, from 2:00 – q All students are strongly encouraged to attend July 12 - 15 and July 19 - 22 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
4:30 p.m. Even though commuter students do not the Ecumenical Service on Sunday, August 22 Do you want to expedite your check-in process?
check-in until August 19th, parents of commuter at 2:00 p.m. New students may come to campus and complete
students are also encouraged to attend the Parent o A map of campus is available at http://www. the necessary paperwork prior to FYE. Students
Experience. The event will kick-off with “Coffee lindenwood.edu/about/campus_map.cfm will finalize Business Office and Financial Aid
with the President” from 2:00-3:00 p.m. Following arrangements, confirm housing and work and learn
this event, parents will have the opportunity to learn First Year Housing assignments, receive Student ID card, Residential
about the academic and student resources available The benefits of first-year student housing include Key Card and E-mail address. Students should
to your child, interact with key administrators, meet students 1) forming a community with their peers, report to the Business Office first.
other parents and family members, and ask questions 2) enrolled in similar classes, and 3) dealing with
specifically related to your child. The Experience will the same transitional issues. In addition, the staff is Questions
culminate with a barbecue ($8.00/person) for parents specifically trained to deal with first-year students Please contact First-Year Programs at 636-949-
to eat with their student and say “farewell”. Tickets and will design programs to meet their needs, 4728 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
will be purchased on August 18 – DO NOT SEND which will help them enjoy LU and have a smooth
MONEY NOW. transition. Men will be housed in Pfremmer, Cobbs, Please visit our website http://www.lindenwood.
Flowers, and Guffey. Women will be housed in edu/studentDevelopment/firstYearExperience.cfm
Registration for FYE Rauch, Calvert Rogers, New Ayres and Irwin.
Students must register online for FYE by going to Do not miss out on this wonderful opportunity
the following website http://www.lindenwood.edu/ – submit your housing application early!! For
studentDevelopment/fyeReg.cfm within two weeks. additional information, please contact Housing at
636.949.4848 or email@example.com.