Fall 2013 Arrival - Readmitted Commuter Students


Only students with a balance due will be required to report to the Business Office in Long Hall on Sunday, August 25, between 12:30 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. If your account is not cleared, you will receive an email the week of August 12 notifying you to report to the Business Office. College staff will be available to assist with questions regarding student accounts and financial aid. You will not be able to register for classes if your financial matters are not resolved with the Business Office.

Students with incomplete health forms will need to contact Health Services before they register for classes. They can contact Health Services Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at 570-321-4052. Note:  Health Services will not be open on Sunday, August 25.

You should arrive on campus by 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, August 25, so you can attend the training session at the Information Technology Center at 11:15 a.m. in room B-201 of the Academic Center. It is necessary to attend the training session to reactivate your campus email and WebAdvisor accounts. If you are unable to attend the IT training session on Sunday, you will need to contact IT Services (ext.4150 or help@lycoming.edu). 

Advising sessions will be scheduled from 1:30 to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 25, for those students who have not registered for classes. They will receive notification from Dan Hartsock, Director of Advising, regarding the time and location of their appointment with their advisor. If you have questions about advising please contact Mr. Hartsock at 570-321-4294.

Students who have already registered for classes may purchase their textbooks or pick up their online orders at the Campus Store during the week of August 19 between the hours of 8:00 and 4:00 p.m. The Campus Store will also be open on Saturday, August 24, and Sunday, August 25, from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m.

The following offices are open Sunday, August 25

OfficePhone #HoursLocation
Campus Store 321-4049 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Wertz Center
Safety and Security 321-4064 24 Hours Rich Hall
Services for ResNET/Help Desk) 321-4150 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. ITS Office, AC
Computer Lab A-3 (WebAdvisor Schedules) 321-4150 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. A-3, AC
Financial Aid 321-4040 12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. First Floor, Long Hall
Business Office 321-4032 12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. First Floor, Long Hall
Registrar’s Office 321-4155 12:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. B200/B201, AC

Important Notice To All Students – Directory Information

Under the provisions of the Educational Right and Privacy Act, directory information is considered public information and, as such, may be made available to third parties unless you request to be excluded from such published information. Directory information may include your name, parents’ name(s), local and home address and telephone numbers, email address, date and place of birth, major field of study, class year, information related to participation in officially recognized activities and sports, dates of attendance, degrees, class rank to be used in determining eligibility for honors and awards and activities. If you do not wish to have this information about you made public, you must complete the appropriate form in the Office of the Registrar, 109 Long Hall, by 4:00 p.m. Friday, August 30. This hold will remain in place until you complete the appropriate form to remove it.

ID Card

It is highly recommended that you visit our Safety and Security Office as soon as possible to obtain your College ID. You will need a College ID to gain entry to the Academic Center, the Fine Arts Building, Heim Science Building, Communication Building, Wertz Student Center, Honors Hall and the Chapel as well as the Dining Room, Recreation Center and many College sponsored activities. Additionally, you will need your ID to check books out of the library and purchase books/supplies in the campus store. You can obtain your ID card at the Safety and Security Office between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, and on Sunday, August 25, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Vehicle Registration

All vehicles owned and/or operated by currently enrolled students must be registered with the Department of Safety and Security. Parking registration can be completed online prior to you arriving on campus by accessing the link on the Department of Safety and Security web page. However, parking decals may still be purchased in the Department of Safety and Security located in the lower level of Rich Hall, weekdays from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm or on Sunday, August 25, between 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM. Your driver’s license and vehicle registration card are required to register a vehicle. Obtaining a parking decal does not guarantee a parking space in campus parking lots.

Student Handbook

Please take a few minutes to review the  2013-2014 Student Handbook on the “Web”:  http://www.lycoming.edu/studentLife/studentHandbook/.

In Case Of Campus-wide Emergency

The College has installed an emergency siren that will be activated in cases of campus-wide emergencies, such as a hazardous material accident, hostile events, or a weather emergency (tornado).

We encourage you to subscribe to the College’s emergency alert system so that you will receive a text message to your cell phone should such an emergency occur. You can subscribe to the Lyco Emergency Alert System on WebAdvisor.

You are encouraged to become familiar with the College’s emergency procedures at http://www.lycoming.edu/emergencyPreparedness/referencePage.aspx.

Campus Dining

Dining Room—Regular hours will be posted online at: lycomingdining.catertrax.com

Commuter Prices

  • Breakfast – $4.40
  • Continental Breakfast—$3.05
  • Lunch – $5.50 (Afternoon – $4.95)
  • Dinner – $8.15
  • Weekend Brunch - $5.50

Jack’s Corner

  • Sunday, August 24, from 7:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.

Café 1812

  • Sunday, August 24, from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Flex Dollars

We would like to invite you to enroll in our Dining Services Flex Dollars plan. The plan is a declining balance plan that can be used at any of the on-campus dining facilities. Flex Dollar purchases are tax free, stretching your money even further. To add flex dollars to your College ID card, go to http://www.lycoming.edu/businessOffice/ and select Add Flex Dollars.

Flex dollars are non-refundable but carry over from fall to spring semester. They expire on the last day of the spring semester. To use your flex dollars, all you need to do is present your College ID card in the dining room, Jack’s Place, or Café 1812 to make a purchase. Your flex dollar balance is provided each time you use your card.

Important Information about the Student Health Insurance Plan

The College requires all full-time domestic student and international students to enroll in the Injury and Sickness insurance program offered by the College unless the student has equivalent insurance coverage from another source. Students can opt out of the Injury and Sickness insurance program by completing and returning the waiver form that was included with your tuition bill. If the waiver form is not returned, you will be enrolled in the Student Health Insurance Program. If you have equivalent coverage and want to waive this plan, be sure that you return the waiver form no later than September 30th to waive annual coverage. If you do not waive this plan by the deadline date, September 30, you will be enrolled and billed for the insurance.

INCREASED BENEFITS TO STUDENT HEALTH INSURANCE PLAN – Annual Cost:  $1235 (Students under age 26); $1842(Students age 26 or older)

  • Deductible for in network expenses - $250; Deductible for out of network expenses - $500
  • Prescription Drug $15 copay for generic; $35 co-pay for brand name; $50 co-pay for specialty drugs
  • Physician Visits, physiotherapy, surgical, hospital inpatient and outpatient – 80% in network/60% out of network;

For more information see: http://www.bollingercolleges.com/lycoming/