Preparation Week 10-16 July

Preparation Week is the perfect time for both new and returning students to get help.

It could include enrolment, course advice, timetable scheduling as well as finding your way around campus with our guided tours before lectures start. Whānau are welcome to come along to support the students to have a smooth start to their Lincoln journey.

Who: All Lincoln students & whānau
When: 9am - 4pm, Wednesday 10 July to Tuesday 16 July (Excluding the weekend)
Where: Ivey Hall (Library) 

What you can get:

  • Enrolment help
  • Course advice
  • Guidance on course timetable
  • IT Help* (your LU email /365 Office/printing services/campus wifi)
  • Access to course information on Akoraka | Learn
  • Your student ID card
  • Your car parking permit
  • Info on Student Health & Whare Hākinakina (the LU Gym)
  • Suggestion on connecting to the LU community
  • Campus tour (10am or 1.30pm, Wednesday to Friday departing from Ivey Hall (the library). No booking is required.

*Note: IT Help for ALL students who need support. The dedicated time between 2.30pm to 4pm on Friday 12 July is particularly useful for Apple MacBook users to come and get support if you experience some technique issues, e.g., access to Akoraka | Learn, or connect to campus network. It is recommended to bring your laptop to IT desk in ground floor of Ivey Hall to receive assistance before your lectures start.

What to bring

  • Your laptop or tablet.
  • Your personal identification (passport/birth certificate/copy of visa) for your enrolment. International students: please check for admission conditions on your offer letter and bring any required documents as evidence of your personal identification.
  • Bring one physical form of photo ID (e.g. driver's licence/passport) and the email you received from us confirming your enrolment for your student ID card. We are not able to accept a photograph on your phone, a screenshot or a scanned copy of your photo ID.
  • Your car licence plate number so that you can receive your parking permit.
  • New student checklist (this is also available at the welcome desk in Ivey Hall).

Whānau are welcome

We understand that whānau are an important part of your journey and they are welcome to come along during Preparation Week and other orientation events to support you. We have a space in Ivey Hall (Library) where your whānau can have a cuppa and relax when you may be busy finishing up your enrolment or attending an orientation event. 

Have questions?

Contact Wheako Tauira | Student Experience ( or come to talk to us at the Main Reception on the ground floor in the Hudson building.

For more information on other orientation events, please see our Hui Whakawhanaukataka | Orientation webpage.