Lebanon Valley College New Students

Saturday Trips!

From community service projects to student led clubs and organizations, we want your experience to be fun and engaging.

The LVC Student Programming Board plans and implements a variety of events including Saturday trips! Saturday trips are typically free or very low-cost and open to all LVC students. The first Saturday trip of the year is to Camelbeach Mountain Resort.  Students MUST register to attend. So how do you sign up?

It’s simple:

1)      Log onto myLVC

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2) Under the myCampus tab click on RedBook Events

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3) Sign up for the events you are interested in attending. And remember some trips and events are limited to a specific number of students.

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4) Have fun, stay informed, and enjoy!

Introducing Community Service and Volunteerism

Welcome to LVC!

This summer in the Office of Community Service & Volunteerism we’re making preparations for you to begin to experience the joy of serving as early as Orientation Weekend.  A two-hour service project scheduled for Sunday afternoon will introduce you to 15 student-led service organizations at LVC.  It’s going to be a meaningful time.

Community service is meaningful, joy-producing, and noble. It can also help you to get a job.  For all these reasons, students at LVC are encouraged to participate in LVC’s Community Service Awards. Three levels of achievement are available for inclusion in a student’s personal profile on LVC’s Job Center:

  • Students who perform 25 qualified hours of community service during their tenure at LVC receive a Bronze Community Service Award.
  • Students who perform 60 hours of qualified service are awarded a Silver Community Service Award.
  • Students who perform 100 hours of qualified service received a Gold Community Service Award.

Hours are submitted by a report available online at our Web site.  Once it is determined that the hours qualify according to LVC’s Service Hour Guidelines, they are recorded.

Detailed information regarding upcoming events is available via Facebook. Join the groups “Community Service” (for one-time service events) and “Volunteerism” (for on-going opportunities) at www.facebook.com/about/groups/schools.

The Start of New Student Orientation

Can you believe tomorrow is the official start day for all new students! Here are a few things to remember about the start of orientation:

  • Residence halls will open tomorrow, Thursday, August 21st starting at 8 a.m. Commuting students should check-in at 10:00 am in the Mund College Center.
  • If you are living on campus you should report directly to your residence hall and pick up your room key. If you do not know your housing assignment, report to the College Center for assistance.
  • After getting settled in your room, please go to the Mund College Center to find additional resources regarding your Dutchman Onecard, vehicle registration, banking, cable television, and computers.

Last but not least follow your New Student Orientation Schedule! This will be your guide to important activities and sessions taking place.

We are excited to have you join the rest of the LVC community tomorrow.

Fall Schedules are Online

From the Office of the Registrar:

Your fall 2014 schedule is now available online. To view it, please log in to MyLVC and select AccessLVC. We have made every effort to provide you with the schedule you requested, but may have had to register you for a different section (at a different time than you requested) or for an alternate course, if provided. After reviewing your schedule, you may find that you will need to make changes. You will have an opportunity to do so during orientation on Friday, August 22, when you will meet with your advisor. You may also make changes to your schedule during the add/drop period, August 25-29.

In addition, transfer and AP credits received to date have been entered and will also appear in AccessLVC on your transcript and your degree audit (a report that allows you to track your progress toward all graduation requirements). Additional credits submitted will be processed as they are received (please allow some time for processing). For more information on these credits, please see our Advanced Placement and transfer credit policies.

Please note that it is possible your schedule may change between now and the start of the semester. We therefore recommend that you review your schedule again when you arrive on campus.

You may obtain textbook information and place orders online by visiting the College Store website.If you have any questions about textbooks for your classes, please call the College Store at (717) 867-6313.

Multicultural Student Bridge Program

Incoming ALANA (African American, Latino, Asian and Native American) and multiracial students don’t miss the opportunity to register for the Bridge program!

The Multicultural Student Bridge Program starts on Aug 18th and allows incoming ALANA students a head start on college life! Meet the multicultural mentors, faculty/staff and learn about the life of a college student versus that of a high school student!

Registration is open until July 28th! Click here for Registration and FAQ’s.

Questions? Please contact the Office of Multicultural Affairs at 717-867-6235 or oma@lvc.edu.