Does The office of Recruitment and New Student Engagement process scholarships?
The Office of Recruitment and New Student Engagement does not process any scholarships. Scholarships are processed through the President's Office, Mr. Kevin Thomas and the Dean of Students Office.
Does Recruitment and New Student engagement process international or dual- credit students?
No. Students will apply through our recruitment system, however international students are admitted through the office for International Student Affairs and dual-credit is processed through the Office of Continuing Education.
When will I know if I am accepted?
Emails are sent within 24 hours after the student has been accepted. Hardcopies are mailed every Friday.
Who should I contact if I have a question about the status of my application?
You can email us at email@example.com or give us a call at 573-681-4357, or login to your student account, and see what the status of your application is.
How do I get a tour of LU?
The Office of Recruitment Tour Coordinator coordinates tours. You can call us at 573-681-4357 or submit a tour request through the "Scheduled visits" page of this website.
Can I submit SAT scores instead of ACT?
Yes. SAT scores are converted to the equivalent ACT value.
Do I need to submit a final transcript once I graduate?
Yes. Upon Graduation and receipt of final transcripts you should send your final transcripts via the application portal or via email or mail to the office of recruitment and new student engagement.
When is the deadline to commit to coming to LU?
Students must commit to coming to LU no later than July 30 prior to the academic year in which the student will enroll.
Does Lincoln Have an application Fee?
At this time, Lincoln University is not requiring a fee to apply.
Can I apply to start in the spring Semester?
Freshman, Freshman-Transfer, Transfer Undergraduates, and Visiting Students are welcome to apply for the spring semester. Classes will begin in January and conclude in May.
Are ACT scores required, even for transfer students?
Students with more than 30 college credit hours are not required to provide ACT or SAT test scores for admission. However, certain programs, like Nursing Science, require ACT scores to be on file prior to applying to the program. Students with less than 30 college credit hours must provide test scores, even if they have attended college before.
Who do I contact to know what credits will transfer over?
The Office of the Registrar is responsible for equating transfer credits. The can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or 573-681-5011.
If I am a high school senior but have taken college courses, should I apply as a freshman or a transfer applicant?
College courses taken while in high school will not change your admission type. Dual-Credit earning students will still be considered first-time freshmen, even though they have earned some college credit while in high school. However, grades earned in dual-credit courses will still be used to determine a student's cumulative GPA upon graduation.
New Student Engagement FAQ's
Is orientation required?
Yes. Orientation is required for all first-time freshman, transfer students and students who have not been registered for classes for over two years.
Do I have to stay overnight during Orientation even if I plan to commute to campus as a freshman?
Yes. Orientation is overnight for ALL first-time freshman students. Orientation is not overnight for transfer students or readmits. Our goal is to transition residential and commuter students as one team. This is also a great opportunity to break barriers for our students.
When will I be able to get my schedule and student ID?
Is Freshman week Required?
Yes. Freshman week is required for first-time freshman who do not attend a summer bridge program.
Who do I contact to make sure my financial aid questions are answered prior to beginning as a student?
Our Blue Stop Shop is a great resource to help with financial aid, student accounts, and academic advising. You can stop by the Blue Stop Shop Located in Scruggs University Center room B12 or call 573-681-4357
How much is the enrollment fee?
The enrollment fee is 300 dollars and should be paid at the time of registration for orientation
What does the enrollment fee cover?
The enrollment fee is a non refundable fee which covers the costs of reserving your housing assignment, registering for orientation and Freshman Week.