Student Services

4-Year Degree Plans
A service from the Office of Academic Advising, 4-Year Degree Plans should help incoming students create their trial schedules before attending Advance Orientation.

Academic Success Center
The center provides students and faculty with a “one-stop shop” for all the university’s academic support resources. Throughout the school year it sponsors workshops, coaching opportunities, peer tutoring and mentoring, and more. It also oversees the Math Lab and Writing Studio, see related info below. (lower level, Beaman Library)

Academic Advising
The Office of Academic Advising and Support Services advises, supports and guides students from the first semester to the last, in everything from course planning to reading skills to test anxiety. The office encompasses several different areas of programming, all designed to maximize students' academic potential. (lower level, Beaman Library)

Beaman Library
The university library includes records for all Lipscomb libraries, including books, periodicals, journals, and online resources. Visit the library site and you can also find information on library hours, policies and services, special collections, featured lists and other department information. (main and upper levels, Beaman Library)

Bookstore (operated by Tree of Life Bookstores)
The Lipscomb University Campus Store is located downstairs in the Bennett Student Center. The store carries all of your Lipscomb University spirit gear, decals, and accessories in addition to course materials. Stop in and see why the Lipscomb University Campus Store is a favorite place for Bisons. You can reach the store at 615.966.6251 or visit our website. Store hours are posted on the website.

Business Office
Start here for all things financial, except student financial aid. This office is open Monday through Friday, 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and located in the Crisman Administration Building, call 615.966.1778. Or email Students and employees can find more information under the Business Office section of myLipscomb.

Career Development Center
Students and alumni have access to a continually updated database of full-time and part-time jobs and internships. We can provide resume writing assistance, interview preparation and job search assistance. (lower level, Bennett Campus Center)

Counseling Services
We offer a range of counseling services provided by licensed professional counselors and marital and family therapists for students. Access to our full range of counseling services is available to currently enrolled university students and employees only. Students and employees receive priority scheduling; alumni may be accommodated when therapists’ schedules permit. In such cases, counseling services for alumni are normally limited to career counseling and pre-marital counseling. (lower level, southeast end of Elam Hall

Dining Services (operated by Sodexo)
Dining services provides an exciting and innovative dining program for the entire Lipscomb community. You’ll find great food, honest values, and a comfortable atmosphere in which to enjoy it all! You have a variety of restaurants to choose from, all conveniently located within the walking distance of on-campus housing facilities, labs/classrooms, and many off-campus apartments. (upper level, Bennett Campus Center)

Disability Services
Disability Services is committed to assisting students with disabilities by making reasonable accommodations to assure that all students have equal access. It is the policy of Lipscomb University to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the state and local regulation’s regarding students with disabilities. Pursuant to these laws, no qualified individual shall unlawfully be denied access to or participation in any services, programs, or activities of Lipscomb University on the basis of their disability. (lower level, Beaman Library)

Financial Aid
We're here to help students maximize all their financial opportunities as well as understand the options that are available; the process of applying for scholarships, grants and loans; and the payment plans that can be utilized. Contact us at 615.966.1791 or 800.333.4358, x. 1791, or by email at You may also write: Financial Aid, Lipscomb University, One University Park Drive, Nashville, TN 37204-3951. (lower level, Crisman Administration Building)

Health Center
Emergency services, health screening, appropriate care for minor illness and referrals are provided to meet the immediate health needs of this population.

Housing Services
Whether living on campus or off, we're here to help you get settled in for the school year and get any information you might need. (lower level, Bennett Campus Center)

Information Technology (IT)
The Student Help Desk is your place for IT support. Our staff can reset your network password, or help you with common network, email or other software issues. If you are on-campus, then please come see us. We are located on the main floor of Beaman Library. As you enter the building, turn left and we are located at the end of the Circulation Desk. (main floor, Beaman Library)

Our normal fall/spring semester hours of operation are:
Monday through Thursday from 7:30 a.m. until midnight
Friday from 7:30 a.m. until 10 p.m.
Saturday from 8 a.m. until 9 p.m.
Sunday from 7 p.m. until midnight

Intercultural Engagement and Development
We want to assist students by serving as their advocate and mentor, to equip them with positive coping skills and to provide a safe-haven of belonging for students. (lower level, Bennett Campus Center)

The vision of the missions program at Lipscomb is to equip every student with the knowledge of God's word and His purpose along with a keen self-awareness which will lead them to identifying the plan God has for their life. (second floor, Ezell Center)

Math Lab
This is a free resource provided by the Math Department where Lipscomb students can get help from other students excelling in mathematics. (lower level, Beaman Library)

Designated for students, faculty and staff, myLipscomb is home to everything students need (grades, schedules, financial aid, etc), as well as all internal university information, forms and communications. Password login required.

One of the main functions of the registrar’s office is to facilitate registration for classes. However, the office serves students and former students in many ways. We handle transcript production as well as enrollment verifications, drop/adds, certification of veterans' benefits, and overall maintenance of academic records. (main floor, Crisman Administration Building)

Security & Safety
Office hours are Monday-Friday, 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Additional evening hours are added during the regular school year. Officers are on duty 24/7 every day and may be reached by calling 615.966.7600 or dialing 7600 from any on-campus phone. (lower level, southeast end of Elam Hall)

Testing Services
The major role of Testing Services is to supervise the administration of both psychological tests and educational tests. Psychological tests include: personality type indicators, vocational interest inventories, and marital and premarital assessments. Educational tests include: MAT, CLEP, SAT, ACT and PRAXIS. In addition to administering tests, we provide interpretation of test results for individuals and groups. (lower level, Beaman Library)

Veterans Services
In recognition of the selfless service of our military men and women since September 11, 2001, Lipscomb participates in the Yellow Ribbon Program at the highest level. That means a full-tuition award for eligible military veterans and/or their families who wish to earn an undergraduate degree. Some of Lipscomb's graduate programs also offer an award of varying amounts (some up to full-tuition) for military veterans. (lower level, Bennett Campus Center)

The Writing Studio
The Writing Studio is here to help you perfect what you already do well. It is a place where you can get a new perspective on your writing style and content, to share your thoughts with others who want to help you succeed, and to refresh your memory of the rules of Standard American English. Instead of editing your writings as you sit and watch, we work with you to refine and develop your ideas in an interactive process. (room 141, Beaman Library)