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Lynn freshman 2019
The Center for Student Involvement staff is pleased to welcome you to Lynn University! Our office oversees all aspects of the New Student Transitional Program including Lynn Launch: First Year Immersion, Welcome Weekend, and the First 40. Our primary goal is to provide you and your family the information and tools you need to transition successfully into the Lynn University community. Through our programs, you will explore the many Lynn University offerings, access important resources, learn about a wide range of activities and programs, and discover what it means to be a "Fighting Knight."
We hope this site will be your road map to a successful transition to the University. This site includes important dates, information, and updates regarding the tasks you'll need to complete before arriving on campus. Please visit the pages on the top left corner for more information based on what type of student you are.
We look forward to meeting you soon!
Thursday, Jan. 21 - Saturday, Jan. 23

Canvas Course

Have you logged in to the 2020 New Student Orientation Canvas course yet? Lynn Launch, Welcome Weekend, and First 40 information can be found there. You can access Canvas by clicking here and logging in with your Lynn credentials (Lynn email and password).

It is highly recommended to use the following browsers to navigate through the course and to ensure compatibility for all course functions and add-ins:

  • Google Chrome
  • Firefox
  • Safari

Internet Explorer is unsupported by Canvas, using it might cause some disruptions while viewing the course content

Lynn University’s Information Technology Support Services team highly recommends using the browser version of Canvas to navigate this course, and not to use the Canvas app available on iOS and Android Devices. Some of the functions and features are only accessible via the browser, which is why we discourage users from accessing this course via the mobile app.

If you are unfamiliar with Canvas, here is a quick tutorial.

Visit the CheckList tab to make sure you have completed the following as soon as possible: 

A. Ensure all of your financial paperwork is completed.
B. Turn in all of the required enrollment forms:

Students who have less than 60 earned credit hours are required to live on campus. However, if you wish to live off campus for the 2020-2021 academic year, please fill out the request to be released form.


C. Onboard your myLynn account

  • is the student portal for housing, course registration, the orientation schedule, financial aid documents, tuition payments, grades, your Lynn email and all other Lynn University information.  Once you are officially a Lynn student, communication will be sent to your Lynn email address from various departments so it is important that you check your Lynn email regularly.
    • You will receive an email after you make your enrollment deposit with step-by-step instructions.


D. Visit Apple's website and create an Apple ID


E. Download Cbord Get App

  • Upload a picture for your student ID


F. Attend Orientation/Welcome Weekend, which begins the week of August 17, 2020.

  • This is mandatory for all new Lynn students.
  • Access the Canvas course by clicking here and logging in with your Lynn credentials (Lynn email and password).
  • On the first day you will:
    • Check-in
    • Move-in
    • Be given a schedule of events that will help you learn more about the Lynn University learning experience


Need help? Call us!

Admissions 561-237-7900

Center for Learning Abroad   561-237-7075

Housing & Residence Life 561-237-7236

Center for Student Involvement 561-237-7236

Security 561-237-7226

Student Financial Services 561-237-7184

Student Affairs 561-237-7440

There are hundreds of ways to get involved at Lynn University! Below are just a few ways to get connected on campus. If you'd like more information call the Center for Student Involvement at (561) 237-7386!
  • The Center for Student Involvement offers a variety of leadership programs to allow students to take on a leadership role or develop the necessary skills to make a positive impact on campus. Programs include workshops, guest speakers, movie discussions, and more!
  • Get Fit on campus! Along with our on-campus gym, we have tons of group fitness classes like Yoga, Zumba, Weight Lifting, Absanity, Boot Camp, Power Walking, and Water Aerobics! More info is available on their site!       
  • Check out the Women's Center, where they strive to educate students on women's issues, increase female leadership, provide access to resources, and create a safe environment for everyone on campus. More info here!
  • We have a club or organization for every interest! Be sure to check out our Fall and Spring Involvement Fairs where you can meet all of the student organizations and find the way YOU want to get connected on campus.  Check out the website for the Center for Student Involvement!      


New Students:
Instructions to Onboard your myLynn account.  Please allow 2 business days after you received your notification to Onboard your myLynn account.

College of Communication and Design Toolkit Communication

Students matriculating in the College of Communication and Design and majoring in the following undergraduate programs: A.S. in Graphic Design or Multimedia Design; B.F.A. in Computer Animation, Digital Art and Design, Film and Television Production and Graphic Design; M.F.A. in Computer Animation or Graphic and Web Design; and Digital Media or Web Design Technology specializations in the M.S. in Communication and Media will be required to purchase a Digital Toolkit from SHI. The Digital Toolkit includes: a high end laptop, drawing tablet, wireless mouse, 1 TB external hard drive and software needed for required courses.

The Digital Toolkit includes:

  • 17” Dell Precision laptop with 16 GB of Ram, 2.8GHz i7 processor, and 256GB SSD Hard Drive
  • Wacom drawing tablet
  • wireless mouse
  • 1 TB external hard drive
  • Zbrush 4R8 Software
  • Dell Warranty (4 years)

Students who opt to provide their own equipment instead of purchasing the Digital Toolkit must meet minimum requirements as determined by Lynn University and will be responsible for technical supporting.

Frequently Asked Questions

SHI.COM User Registration Instructions

Have a question about the New Student Transitional Program? Need more information? The Student Involvement Staff is here to help! Write your question in the window below and it will get delivered to our inbox ready to be answered by one of our awesome staff members within 2 business days!
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