LINK 101 is a required course for all incoming freshmen at Lander University. 

This course provides academic and co-curricular experiences for freshmen that will establish a firm foundation upon which students can build the skills, knowledge, and values essential for success in higher education and the world beyond.

link 101Through the various assignments completed for this course, our goal is that students will develop:

  1. the intellectual, skill, and interpersonal competencies necessary for college success;
  2. an autonomous and responsible emotional, intellectual, and social integration into college life;
  3. a self-determined system of meaning and values; and,
  4. a commitment to exploring and pursuing life goals.
What can I expect?
  • Small class size
  • Online modules and interactive class time – 1 hour weekly
  • Interactions with faculty in your major
  • Connections to Lander resources and staff
What is covered in this class?
  • Campus resources
  • Student conduct and honor code
  • Academic success
  • Student health
  • Career exploration
  • Financial wellness
  • Special topics developed according to each student's major or needs
LINK 101 Clusters
  • Nursing
  • Biology
  • Education
  • Behavioral & Social Sciences
  • Business
  • General
  • Undecided
  • Athletics
  • Arts & Humanities
  • Math & Computer Science
  • International
  • Honors
LINK 101 Special Events
  • Freshman Move-in
  • LINK 101 First Class (all freshmen)