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Learning Institute and Opportunities for New Students (LIONS) Program

    July 5 – August 5, 2016 

College success will be yours when you take advantage of the LIONS Program for new UAPB freshmen


The LIONS summer residential academic enrichment program assists new freshmen admitted to UAPB for the fall semester. Program enrichment opportunities include academic tutoring, college orientation workshops and personal and social success seminars for making your successful transition to college life.

 Opportunities for high school graduates:


  • Enroll in six credits in English and algebra
  • Attend tutoring and computer-based academic enrichment sessions associated with English and algebra courses
  • Attend “College Knowledge” workshops and seminars to ensure a successful transition to college life
  • Reside in the Living Learning Center residence hall designated for the LIONS Program
  • Attend UAPB Freshmen Orientation
  • Meet other new freshmen and UAPB faculty and staff
  • Develop supportive relationships and lasting new friendships


Become a LION:

  • Apply online for UAPB admission at under Admissions tab
  • Apply for the LIONS Program at
  • Apply for campus housing at
  • Apply for financial aid for 2016 summer school by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at for the 2015-2016 academic year (UAPB Federal School Code: 001086)
  • Awarded financial aid will be applied to the student's balance to offset the cost of the LIONS Program
  • Enroll for the 2016 fall semester as a full-time freshman at UAPB


For more information contact:


LIONS Program Director, Ms. Carolyn Mills at 870-575-8362 or (email:
Visit us at: or at and click on the LIONS Program tab

Student Financial Services at 870-575-8302 (email:

Residential Life at 870-575-8079 or 870-575-7256

Office of Admissions at 870-575-8492



The LIONS Program is financially supported in part by a grant from the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Postsecondary Education, Strengthening Institutions, Title III, Part B, Historically Black Colleges and Universities Program.