New & Current Student Information
2016-2017 Lancaster Student Handbook
The student handbook of Eastern Mennonite University – Lancaster is updated each year. The handbook contains university policies and standards of conduct for all university students.
EMU technology account activation
Find instructions on how to:
- Activate or change a username & password
- Activate Moodle Learning Management System
- Configure your EMU email account
- Wireless access configuration
- Printer set-up
- Completing first-time wireless and printer configuration in the weeks prior to class is strongly recommended for your benefit. Email to schedule an appointment or call 717-397-5190, Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Access library resources
The EMU library may be accessed online. They are very responsive to distance learning students via a chat line or email or phone. There are extensive databases available via the webpage, many with full text access.
View your grades and login using your Royal username and password. Click on the Academics tab, then the Student Tools tab on the left. Using the Grade Report portlet, select the term you are interested in, then click the View Final Grade Report link.
To request an official transcript(s) follow the instructions here.
For MA in Education students only: You have the option to order your textbooks from the EMU bookstore,delivered to your home. Credit is given to your charge card account for standard shipping fees, after books are shipped.
Intent to Graduate Form
For Lancaster RN to BS in nursing Program students: : Intent to Graduate Form – The following information will be reviewed by your Academic Advisor, the Registrar’s Office, and Student Billing before any official determination of graduation can be made. This form only serves to update your contact information for graduation purposes, declare the official name on your diploma, and to alert the school that you believe you have completed the required course work for your degree
MA in Education Calendar, Handbook and Admissions Info
Candidates may take up to nine credits before applying to the program
Admission to Candidacy process
Admission to Candidacy indicates potential to conduct Action Research. Application for admission to candidacy may take place when the candidate has successfully completed two of the following core courses (EDCC 501 Creating Cultures of Change, EDCC 521 Peacebuilding & Conflict Resolution, or EDCC 531 Social & Ethical Issues) plus six semester hours of the specialty area courses.
Admission to candidacy is required prior to enrollment in EDCC 551 Action Research in Educational Settings. Mentors will be assigned during the Action Research in Educational Settings course.
A completed admission to candidacy application includes the following:
1. A completed application to candidacy form
2. A rationale (1-2 paragraphs) stating the reason the candidate’s specialty area was chosen
3. An academic recommendation form from an instructor of a core or specialty area course