New Student and Transition Programs


First-Year Summer Experiences

First-Year Summer Experience (FSE) programs are designed to help incoming students feel confident and prepared as they enroll at Elon. The programs embrace Elon's commitment to experiential learning, and use this guiding philosophy to help students develop self-awareness, enhance relationships, and define community in preparation for their Elon experience.

Visit the First-Year Summer Experiences site


Life Entrepreneur Program

The Life Entrepreneur Program (LEP) includes a 2-day retreat and a one-credit hour course led by faculty and peer leaders during the first half of the spring semester. This program offers sophomore students the opportunity to discover who they are, where they want to go in life, and how they are going to get there.

Visit the Life Entrepreneur Program site


Gap Semester Program

The Elon Gap Semester Program is designed for the student who would benefit from a highly experiential program and would enjoy participating in a program that's alternative to the traditional on-campus college experience.

Visit the Gap Semester Program site