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What are the benefits of joining LAMP ?

Students who join LAMP will participate in a year-long experience where they will receive mentorship and access to opportunities to ensure academic, social, and personal success. LAMP students will have the option to enroll in a LAMP specific UNV 101 course - a class to assist students in the transition to college. Additionally, LAMP students will join a support system of faculty, staff, students, and community members. Students who plan to live in NKU University Housing will also move in a week before classes begin!

Is there a fee to participate in LAMP?

For the 2021-2022 academic year, there is NO fee to participate in LAMP! 

When does the program begin?

The LAMP Orientation runs Aug 14, 2021 - Aug 16, 2021. Following the LAMP Orientation, students will participate in the program for the full academic year. 

What will students do during the LAMP Orientation?

LAMP students will spend time building community with other LAMP participants, getting to know LAMP mentors, and preparing for a successful first year of college! Students will meet with NKU faculty and staff to learn more about their program of study and learn how to get involved in student organizations.

Students participating in the LAMP Orientation will receive an email with a list of planned activities. 

Will meals be covered for LAMP students during the LAMP Orientation?

LAMP will cover the majority of meals throughout the orientation. However, there will be some meals that students will be responsible for. Students will receive a schedule ahead of time that will state which meals are covered.  

Do I have to live on campus to participate in LAMP?

No, LAMP is open to all commuter and residential students.

When will I receive the schedule of events for the LAMP Orientation?

Detailed schedules will be sent to all participants in August, 2021.

What happens after August 16, 2021?

The days between August 16th and August 23rd (when classes begin), students are encouraged to relax, prepare for new student orientation, and get ready for their first day of classes. LAMP students will join all incoming students for the NKU Orientation. ALL students are required to participate in the mandatory orientation for incoming freshmen. 

Who can I contact for more information?

For more information, please contact or call (859) 572-1418 or (859) 572-5821.