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Tuesday, July 8, 2003

Lincoln University’s New Student Orientation, Transition Week, and Fall Open House Provide Up-Close Look at Campus to Prospective Undergraduates and Their Parents
New Student Orientation is August 17-19; Transition Week is August 20-26; Fall Open House is scheduled for October 24

Lincoln University, PA (—Potential Lincoln University students and their parents will have two opportunities to visit the historic campus and learn about the University’s academic and student programs and various activities.
Beginning on Wednesday, August 20, and ending on Tuesday, August 26, Lincoln will host its annual Transition Week program.

The focus of Transition Week is to acclimate new University students (freshman and transfer) with the Lincoln campus, key members of the Universitys faculty and administration, as well as an overview of campus life. Registration for the New Student Orientation will take place on Sunday, August 17 at the Student Union Building from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Registration for the New Student Orientation will continue through Tuesday, August 19. Students attending Lincoln University this fall are required to participate in both the New Student Orientation and Transition Week. For more information on the New Student Orientation and Transition Week, prospective students and their parents should contact Student Development and Assistance at (484) 365-8000, extensions 3526 or 3527.

On Friday, October 24, new students and their parents will have an additional chance to learn more about Lincoln University and campus life during the annual Open House. Registration for Open House will take place from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Manuel Rivero Hall (main gymnasium). The Open House event will include campus tours from 11 a.m. until noon, along with an academic and student services fair at Manuel Rivero Hall from noon until 1 p.m. Students will be able to complete on-site admission applications at the Cannon House beginning at 2 p.m. For more information on the Fall Open House, please call the Office of Admissions at (800) 790-0191.

Founded in 1854 as the nation’s first Historically Black University, Lincoln University combines the best elements of a liberal arts and sciences-based undergraduate core curriculum and selected graduate programs to meet the needs of students living in a highly technological and global society. Lincoln recently kicked off its yearlong celebration of its sesquicentennial, or 150th anniversary. The celebration will continue through May 2004 with an array of campus and external events, including activities and announcements. For more information about Lincoln University, please visit us on the Web at

For more information, contact:
Samuel W. Pressley, Director
Howard G. Kelly, Jr. Assistant Director
Lincoln University's Office of Marketing & Communications,
610-932-1094; e-mail:; home: 856-582-9574;

Lincoln University of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
1570 Baltimore Pike, P.O. Box 179, Lincoln University, PA 19352 (484) 365-8000

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