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Jul 2

The Plan to Reopen Campus

Roaring Return

Lindenwood University has implemented a phased return to campus and will begin the fall semester as scheduled on August 24. Lindenwood personnel and offices continue to be available for business by telephone and email. Please visit for continued updates and information about health and safety policies.

Programs & Initiatives

First-Year Programs is pleased to host many programs, events, and initiatives dedicated to supporting first-year Lions! We hope you'll take advantage of:

Freshmen Council 

  • First-Year Programs is excited to roll out a new student organization dedicated specifically to Freshmen! The Lindenwood Freshmen Council serves to provide first-year students a voice and part in planning and implementing freshmen programming. Freshmen Council will host and support impactful programs throughout the course of the academic year. 
  • Freshmen Council is made up of freshmen representatives from each of the UNIV course sections and at-large members. 
  • Interested in joining Freshmen Council? Contact Brooke VonJensen at or (636) 949-4587 for more information! 
    • UNIV Representatives will be nominated by their faculty members and contacted by the Freshmen Council advisor in early September. 
    • At-large members should contact Brooke as stated above. 


Freshmen Finale 

  • Come celebrate the closing of Freshman Year with us! This fun, laid-back event is dedicated to YOU! We are proud of the work you have put into your first year here at Lindenwood and we invite you to celebrate with us. 
  • Free t-shirts for the first 200 students 
  • Ice Cream social

Lion Launch 

  • Lion Launch is a pre-orientation, online course designed to ease the transition to Lindenwood for incoming students. 
  • Lion Launch is not required, but highly encouraged!
  • Students can watch the video below to learn how to find & access Lion Launch in Canvas. 

    Accessing Lion Launch in Canvas - Freshmen.

Advising Syllabus 

First-Year Programs (FYP) recently created a system-wide advising syllabus to be used by students during advising meetings. View Generic Advising Syllabus. Each Academic School has also created a school-specific Advising Syllabus that students can reach by contacting either their advisor or Lion Life Coach

SASS Mentors 

  • SASS mentors can help students with adjustment to the college environment, as well as assist in the development of important study skills, such as time-management, note-taking, and overall study strategy. 
  • SASS mentors are available to both first-year students and upperclassmen. 
  • SASS mentors are FREE for all undergraduate Lindenwood students 
  • Email to schedule an appointment! 
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