Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Textbooks WIN QTR 17

Winter textbook information is posted below. Books can be purchased through Lindenwood's Barnes & Noble Bookstore HERE. Click Textbooks at the top left, then choose the info below in the drop-down menus:

Select a Campus: St. Charles
Select Term: WIN QTR 17
Department: IMF
Course: (choose your course number)
Section: (choose OL1 for an online class or 80 for an on-campus cluster--check all three course numbers for an on-campus cluster)






Allen--Online Class:









No Textbooks:
VanBaale IMF 52200
D'Souza IMF 53200
Jones IMF 54100

Allen--On-Campus Cluster:

No Textbook for IMF 54100.80

Friday, September 30, 2016

Instructions for Video Journals in Canvas

NOTE: Video journals are only viewable by the instructor.

Instructions for submitting video journal assignments in Canvas (weeks 1, 6, and 11 for MFA students): 

-Click on the assignment link on the Modules page

-Click on the black button at the TOP RIGHT called Submit Assignment

-Click on the blue MEDIA tab


-Record your video, then click Submit Assignment.

See below for screenshots of this process: 

1. Click black button at top right that says Submit Assignment:

2. Click blue tab that says Media:

3. Click the Record/Upload Media button:
4. Record your video, then click the Submit Assignment button.

Friday, September 23, 2016

New Website Links for Lionmail, Student Portal, Canvas, and Password info

Steps to access Lionmail and the Student Portal with Lindenwood's updated website: 

-Hover over ACADEMICS at top of page
-Click on Support & Resources in the drop-down menu
-In the right column under Support & Resources, click on Information Technology
-Scroll down to the black box at the bottom of the IT page for quick links to the Student Portal, Canvas, Lionmail, and My Password (for creating account and resetting password)

Default Password: 
4 digit month/day of birthday (September 23 = 0923)
plus last 4 digits of social security number (if 1234, full password = 09231234)


Tuesday, August 16, 2016

ID Photo Requirements


ID Photo requirements for Online Students

Photos must be:
  • In color 
  • Sized such that the head is between 1 inch and 1 3/8 inches (22 mm and 35 mm) or 50% and 69% of the image's total height from the bottom of the chin to the top of the head. Taken within the last 6 months to reflect your current appearance 
  • Taken in front of a plain white, off-white or blue background. 
  • Taken in full-face view directly facing the camera. 
  • With a neutral facial expression and both eyes open. 
  • Taken in clothing that you normally wear on a daily basis.
  • Uniforms should not be worn in your photo, except religious clothing that is worn daily. 
  • Do not wear a hat or head covering that obscures the hair or hairline, unless worn daily for a religious purpose. Your full face must be visible, and the head covering must not cast any shadows on your face. 
  • Headphones, wireless hands-free devices, or similar items are not acceptable in your photo.
  • If you normally wear glasses (without tinted lenses), a hearing device, or similar articles, they may be worn in your photo. 
  • Dark glasses or glasses with tinted lenses are not acceptable. 
  • Glare on glasses is not acceptable in your photo. Glare can be avoided with a slight downward tilt of the glasses or by removing the glasses or by turning off the camera flash. 
  • File size should be 200kb or smaller

LU MFA New Student Questions

Lindenwood University
MFA in Writing Program
New Student Questionnaire

Welcome to our program! Please briefly respond to the questions below and return this form by email to bmead@lindenwood.edu. Thank you!

Date of MFA Program Acceptance: 

1. Where did you hear about Lindenwood’s MFA in Writing Program?

2. What most interested you about Lindenwood’s MFA in Writing Program (variety of writing genres, accelerated delivery, faculty, online option, etc.)?

3. Will you be taking your coursework in the classroom, or fully online, or a combination of both?

4. If you will be a fully online student, what is your state of residence?

5. What quarter do you plan to begin coursework (summer: July-Sept; fall: Oct-Dec; winter: Jan-March; spring: April-June)?

6. Do you qualify for either of the grants offered by our program? (Students age 60+ receive a 50% tuition discount. Current teachers of elementary, middle school, or high school receive $60 off per credit hour—note that teachers will need to fill out the teacher grant form and email it to Beth each quarter at the time of registration.)

Thank you!
Beth Mead, LU MFA Program Director

University Admissions Requirements

for MFA in Writing applicants

After the Director has accepted you into the MFA Program, the second step of the application process is to apply for admission to the university. That process is handled through the university Admissions office. If you have not already done so, please fill out the application for admission to the university here:

Additionally, the items listed below must be submitted to Alexis Wood in Admissions. It takes approximately two weeks for all received application materials to be processed. I will notify Alexis that you have been accepted into the MFA program.

University Admissions Requirements:

In your correspondence with Admissions, please note that your degree is MFA in Writing, as some requirements are different for this degree program (for example, MFA applicants are not required to submit letters of recommendation).

  • Professional Resume (email to Alexis at AWood2@lindenwood.edu)
  • Personal Statement: One page letter describing why you would like to be part of the program and what your professional goals are. This may be the same Statement of Purpose that you submitted to Beth Mead for the MFA Program, but please email a copy directly to Alexis at AWood2@lindenwood.edu.
  • Official Undergraduate Transcripts: Have your official transcripts mailed to:
Lindenwood University
Evening and Graduate Admissions
209 S. Kingshighway
St. Charles, MO 63301
  • A color copy of your driver’s license (fully online students only): This can be either scanned via e-mail (AWood2@lindenwood.edu) or faxed to Admissions at 636-949-4109
  • A digital copy of an identification photo j-peg (or an LU ID card for on-campus students): The attached document lists the preferred guidelines for this photo (email to eveningadmissions@lindenwood.edu

If you have any questions, feel free to contact Beth Mead (bmead@lindenwood.edu or 636-949-4524), or Alexis Wood in Admissions (AWood2@lindenwood.edu or 636-627-6683), or the main Admissions office (eveningadmissions@lindenwood.edu or 636-949-4933). Thank you!