First-Year & Transfer Orientation

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The count down to the first week of school is on! We cannot wait to welcome all New and Returning students back to campus. 

Here are a few dates and events to put on your calendar.

New Student Move-In

Tuesday, August 17th & Wednesday, August 18th 

You will need to have a clear balance with the Business office and have submitted all of your Health Forms before receiving your key. You will receive an email from Housing to schedule your date and time for move-in.

Housing Questions:
Health Services:

Commuter Day

August 18th from 9:00-12:00

Meet us outside in front of the Curtis Administration Building, we want to make sure you have your Student ID, get cleared with the business office, submit your health forms, and receive your parking decal! 

All commuter students that attend Commuter Day and sign in will get $25 flex dollars added to their accounts and a 20% off coupon to the Spirit Store.


Launch is a 4-day event for all new to Limestone Students (first-time freshman and transfers). During these days, you will spend time getting to know other new students, learn all about Limestone from an expert LAUNCH Leader and participate in some friendly group competitions. A full schedule will be provided for the week of August 16th. Until then, here are some important events. 


* indicates Required for all NEW students.

THURSDAY, August 19

7:00-8:30Breakfast with Bernie 
8:30-9:00 LAUNCH Check-in  *
9:00-9:30 LAUNCH Team Meetings. *
9:45-10:15LAUNCH Kick-Off   *
10:15-11:15LAUNCH Session 1 *
1:00- 2:30LAUNCH Session 2  *
2:30-4:30New Library Tour
7:00 International Student Social

FRIDAY, August 20

7:00-8:30Breakfast with Bernie 
9:00-10:15 LAUNCH Session 3   *
10:30-11:30Debrief Sessions   *
11:30-1:30  LUNCHTIME  
2:00-3:00 LAUNCH Session 4   *
3:30- 5:00LAUNCH Activities.   *
5:00-6:30Dinner {Free for all resident and commuting students}  
6:00-7:00      First Generation Friday
7:00 -10:00QUAD BASH

SATURDAY, August 21

10:30-12:00LAUNCH Activities  *
6:00-8:00Honors College Meet and Greet
7:00-10:00Big E Night – Free with Student ID

SUNDAY, August 22

11:30-12:30Campus-Wide Worship Service
2:00-3:00Water balloon fight
4:00-5:00Flag Football games 


For any questions regarding LAUNCH:
Please contact Kelly Tillinghast, Director of Student Enrichment, at 864-488-4011 or

For Questions regarding Orientation or First-Year Advising:
Please contact the Office of Student Enrichment at 864-488-4011 or

For Questions regarding Housing:
Please contact the Housing Office at 864-488-8373 or

Undergraduate Costs for 2021-2022


FALL 2021
August - December

January - April

(Maximum 18 semester hours)
Day Student Fee$550$550
ROOM$2,282 - $3,195
depending on housing choice
$2,282 - $3,195
depending on housing choice

Housing Options

  • Ebert, Eunice Ford, Fort Hall, Greer, Ball Residence Halls - Double Occupancy: $2,282 per semester
  • Brown Residence Hall - Double Occupancy: $2,609 per semester
  • Off-campus Student Housing (Agape House, Griffith, Landon House, Smith House, The Cedars, Walton Ridge): $2,546 per semester
  • Ebert, Eunice Ford, Fort Hall, Greer, Ball Residence Halls - Single Occupancy: $3,195 per semester
  • Brown Residence Hall - Single Occupancy: $3,195 per semester
BOARD (MEAL PLAN)$2,584$2,584
  • Certain courses may require additional Laboratory or Music Fees - see Academic Catalog for details
  • Students who enroll in fewer than 12 semester hours are classified as part-time students. Part-time students pay $1050.00 per credit hour.
  • Students who wish to audit a course are assessed a $50.00 per credit hour fee.
  • Textbook costs vary by course. Students have the option to order books from the University's textbook vendor directly from their course schedules posted in the Halo.