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Student Handbook

Dear Students,

On behalf of Lander University, I extend a warm and enthusiastic welcome to you as you embark on an exciting journey into higher education. Congratulations on taking this significant step towards achieving your academic and personal goals!

At Lander, we believe that every student is a unique individual with boundless potential. As you become a part of our vibrant and diverse community, you will find countless opportunities to gain experience, grow, and make lasting memories. Whether you are a first-year student, transfer student, or a returning student, we assure you that this will be an enriching and transformative chapter of your life.

As you step foot on our campus, you will be surrounded by dedicated faculty, supportive staff, and fellow students who share a passion for knowledge and discovery. Together, we create an inclusive and dynamic environment that fosters intellectual curiosity, creativity, and critical thinking.

During your time with us, you will have access to caring faculty, supportive staff, and a wide array of extracurricular activities and clubs. Our aim is to empower you not only academically but also holistically, helping you develop leadership skills, forge lifelong friendships, and embrace your true potential.

Whether your interests lie in the arts, sciences, nursing, humanities, or any other field, our dedicated faculty members are committed to guiding you on your educational journey. They are enthusiastic about mentoring students, and they eagerly await the chance to support you in your academic pursuits.

Remember, you are not alone on this adventure. Our dedicated support services, including academic advisors, career counselors, and wellness resources, are readily available to assist you throughout your college experience.

As you begin this new phase of your life, we encourage you to welcome the challenges and embrace new perspectives. This is a time for personal growth and self-discovery. We believe that every obstacle you overcome and every triumph you achieve will contribute to shaping the extraordinary person you are becoming.

On behalf of the entire Lander University family, we look forward to witnessing your growth, achievements, and contributions to our community. Your unique presence adds value to our campus, and we cannot wait to see the impact you will make during your time here and beyond.

If you need assistance from any member of the Student Affairs staff, please stop by our offices in the Grier Student Center and we will be happy to meet with you.

Once again, welcome to Lander. We are thrilled to have you join us, and we eagerly anticipate all the remarkable things you will accomplish during your time with us.

Go Bearcats!


Boyd Yarbrough
Vice President for Student Affairs


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