First-Year How To's

First-Year How To's


Who is my advisor?

  • Tip: Log onto your Student Portal and look on the upper-right hand side to find your advisor's name and contact information.

How to order books?

  • Tip: Prior to ordering your books remember to have your schedule handy to speed up the searching process!

How to access your student portal

How to access your student email via Office 365?

  • Tip: Students are advised to check their student email each day. This is one of the main ways the University communicates with students.
  • FYI: You can forward your student email to your personal email.

How to choose a major?

  • Tip: Review the list of degrees offered at Lindenwood University and declare your major before you earn 45 credits. To declare/change your major/minor, please obtain "Change Major Form" from Academic Services. 

When and where can I use my ID card for meals?

How do I order food from Spellmann Center Dining?

  • Grubhub’s campus dining feature lets you order ahead from on-campus restaurants and pay with any card – even with your campus card. Then just pick up your food.  No waiting, no hassle.
  • How to get started:
    • Download the GrubHub app on your smartphone
    • Go to Grubhub > Settings > Campus Dining
    • Skip the line and pick up your food
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