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Chris Leupold presents at national leadership conference

The research examined the impact of leadership programming and experiential learning activities on students' reslience and leadership efficacy.

Tres McMichael '19 wins first prize at national competition

The senior won first place in the National Hall Johnson Spiritual vocal competition on June 24 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Complete the Three Online Modules

AlcoholEdu, Haven, and DiversityEdu are three important modules all students are required to complete prior to coming to Elon. More information will be sent to students in mid-July. 

Register for New Student Orientation

Due Aug. 17 and required for all new Elon Students. 

Purchase and begin reading the Elon Common Reading

Something Must Be Done About Prince Edward County: A Family, a Virginia Town, a Civil Rights Battle by Kristen Green.

International Students: Register for International Student Orientation, held August 21-24, 2018

Submit a photo for your Phoenix Card

MyPhoto is an online service that allows you to upload your own photo to be used on your Phoenix Card. Uploading your own photo can help you avoid lines and save valuable time when arriving on campus.

Check your housing and roommate assignment in OnTrack

Signup to take the World Language Assessment online 
(If you’ve not done so already). Required for all new students. 


View your fall tuition bills via Elon’s ebill website and submit your payment by the deadline


Order textbooks from Barnes and Noble at Elon and have them available to pick-up on Move-in Day

Once you have your class schedule, order your textbooks! 

Check your Fall 2018 class schedule in OnTrack

Register your vehicle and purchase a parking permit (if applicable) 

Download the Elon Guides App

Your guide to everything you need to know for move-in day and New Student Orientation! Download from your smart phones app store and then download the New Student Orientation 208 guide. 

Send any transfer credit, dual enrollment credit, Advanced Placement scores, and/or International Baccalaureate scores to Elon University

Check OnTrack to be sure AP and IB scores you sent to Elon are posted. Transcripts will be evaluated on a rolling basis. A Transfer Credit Evaluation will be sent to students after transcripts have been reviewed.

Setup an account on PhoenixConnect and explore Elon’s student organizations 

Student leaders honored at 2018 ODK Leadership Awards ceremony

More than two dozen Elon University students and one staff member were recognized for their leadership at an awards program sponsored by Omicron Delta Kappa, a national leadership honor society.

‘Be all of who you are’: How Perry Elyaderani ’18 is tackling the issue of college student mental health

A recipient of Elon’s Leadership Prize, Perry Elyaderani is taking a three-pronged approach focused on better understanding the mental health issues college students grapple with and seeking to reduce the stigma many attach to mental health. 

New student orientation Head Staff members join peers from 85 institutions at regional conference

Elon's new student orientation Head Staff attended the Southern Regional Orientation Workshop "To SROW and Beyond" March 16-18 at University of Central Florida in Orlando to present and explore.

Leadership Prize: Courtney Kobos ‘19 explores the challenges facing ESL teachers

A recipient of Elon's Leadership Prize, Kobos is responding to the needs of educators in linguistically diverse schools.

Omicron Delta Kappa leadership honor society inducts new members

Seventy-five students and one faculty member were inducted into Omicron Delta Kappa in a ceremony on Feb. 4.

Leadership Prize: Sarra Eddahiri ‘19 investigates mental health status of students in her native Tunisia

Eddahiri is using the support of the Leadership Prize to increasing mental health awareness among college students in her home country.

Leadership Prize: David Duncan ’19 explores experiences of immigrant college students

The 2018 Leadership Prize recipient is using the award to research the mental health of immigrant students coping with uncertainty of the future.

Wes Moore issues challenge to 'make your voices heard' in MLK Commemorative Lecture

The best-selling author and social justice advocate delivered the lecture as part of Elon's events this month celebrating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Elon names inaugural Leadership Prize recipients

A new award provides students with $10,000 to research and understand problems of interest to them and then use their leadership abilities to test potential solutions.

Elon names Leadership Prize recipients

The award provides students with $10,000 to research and understand problems of interest to them and then use their leadership abilities to test potential solutions.

Tony Weaver Jr. '16 named 2016 Echoing Green Fellow

The spring Elon graduate is honored by the international nonprofit organization for his work to create positive media images of black men and other minority groups.

Posters and presentations: Hundreds of students, faculty showcase scholarship during Spring Undergraduate Research Forum

The daylong event puts the spotlight on cutting edge undergraduate research through poster and oral presentations around Elon's campus. 

Elon senior earns $15,000 public service award to support nonprofit work

Josephine Gardner, a public health studies major from Maine, has received the Samuel Huntington Public Service Award to grow a nonprofit she founded to empower low-income women in Ethiopia. 

New Student & Transition Programs Open House - Nov. 3

We welcome all alumni back to campus for Homecoming 2017 and invite you to stop by our office for an open house reception.


New Student Convocation offers look ahead for Elon's Class of 2021

More than 1,600 new Elon students were surrounded by friends and family Under the Oaks as faculty, staff and students celebrated the formal start of the academic year. 

Welcome! Elon's Class of 2021 makes itself at home

The Elon community turned out Friday morning to help more than 1,600 new and transfer students move to campus as the 2017-18 academic year prepares to begin. 

Move-in day map shows the routes for new students to follow to campus

Please note: A section of East Haggard Avenue that runs through campus will be closed from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 25.  Read this note for a link to the move-in day map

Elon University Guides app offers valuable information for Orientation, other major campus events

Find out more information and download instructions for the app, which will support New Student Orientation and other events throughout the year.

Here they come! Elon prepares to welcome Class of 2021 TODAY

Elon’s newest students will arrive on campus a matter of days. Here’s what they have to look forward to, along with resources to help ensure a smooth transition. 

Incoming students ‘Engage’ through service-oriented experience at Elon

Twenty-four new Elon students spent the week at Elon and in the Alamance County community serving nonprofits and learning about the area. 

Elon families to host Summer Welcome Events for incoming students

A variety of events will be held around the country to help welcome the newest members of the Elon family. 

Elon's 2017 staff retirees recognized

Elon University saw 13 staff members retire this academic year. 

Elon employees honored at Staff Appreciation Day
Six Elon staff members were recognized for their outstanding contributions to the university at a May 26 awards program during the annual staff appreciation celebration in Alumni Gymnasium. 


Student leaders honored at 2017 ODK Leadership Awards Ceremony

More than two dozen Elon University students and one staff member were recognized for their leadership at an awards program sponsored by Omicron Delta Kappa.

Retired U.S. senator: Lower taxes, fewer federal regulations will help America

In her visit to Elon Law for a Distinguished Leadership Lecture, Kay Bailey Hutchison of Texas called for renewed pride in the United States as part of a larger strategy to address social and economic woes that have led to today's political climate.

New Student Orientation Head Staff represents Elon at regional conference

Elon’s New Student Orientation Head Staff team attended the Southern Regional Orientation Workshop (SROW) March 10-12 at Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, GA

Life Entrepreneur Program offers personal and professional development opportunities to sophomores

The Life Entrepreneur Program (LEP) hosts the annual spring 2017 retreat and welcomed 47 new students.


ODK Leadership Honor Society inducts new members

In a Feb. 5 ceremony, 83 students were inducted into Omicron Delta Kappa.

Life Entrepreneur Program offers exciting development opportunity for sophomores

Applications for LEP are open now through Nov. 14.

Center for Leadership offering premier on-campus leadership opportunities

2017 Center for Leadership Team Applications now available 

Hundreds gather at Elon to watch Clinton-Trump debate

Elon University's first presidential debate watch event proved to be a bigger draw than organizers had anticipated. 

LEAD Program Tier Teams Reveal proves to be a 'heroic' success

The Leadership Education and Development Program hosted its annual Tier Teams Reveal last week. 

National Hazing Prevention Week is Sept. 19-23

Elon's Hazing Coalition offers activities and events to bring attention to the problem of hazing during National Hazing Prevention Week.