Checklist for new students
Here we have listed the most important information you need as a new student at Linnaeus University.
Obtaining a student account
As a student admitted to Linnaeus University you will need a student account to be able to log in to Lnu.se/Student; register your participation on courses and programmes; log in to computers; and access course materials, email, and other IT services at Linnaeus University. Tuition fee-paying student are asked to create their student account before they order their invoice, information will be sent out automatically, if you have not received an email, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Non-tuition fee-paying students will obtain their student account provisionally a couple of weeks before the start of the semester.
Obtain a student account
You must be registered for the programme/course you are about to start. You register on Lnu.se/Student. When you log in with your student account you will be able to see your personal registration period.If you are studying an on-campus course we strongly urge you not to register for the course until you have arrived in Växjö/Kalmar/Ljungby. If you have registered, it's not possible to get a reimbursement of the tuition fee (only relevant for tuition fee paying students).
Course/programme start and information from your course coordinator
In most cases, attendance at the course/programme introduction is mandatory in order to be accepted as a student at Linnaeus University. If you are ill or have some other reason for absence, you must inform your school/department about this prior to the obligatory meeting, otherwise your place will go to someone else.
Note that if you are studying a course as a distance course, some of these courses do not have a mandatory introduction, follow the instructions that you have received from your course coordinator, if you are uncertain contact your course coordinator for more information.
You will find course/programme start and information from your course coordinator on your degree programme's website. Please note that information from your course coordinator is not available for all courses and programmes.
In order to see your personal timetable you need to log in to Lnu.se/Student, after that your timetable will be presented directly. If you are not able to see your timetable when you are logged in you can search it out.
Log in to Lnu.se/Student
Search timetable manually in TimeEdit
In order to borrow books from the university library you need to apply for a library account. You use your student account to log in and identify yourself. Books are borrowed with your personal identity number and PIN number or with your Lnu swipe card.
Printing, copying ang scanning
To be able to print, copy, and scan at Linnaeus University, you need to have a PayEx account linked to your student account.
Note! When registering your PayEx account, you must select the currency SEK, even if you state another nationality than Swedish.
App for Android och iPhone
By using our app you can get notifications in your cell phone, as a complement to the student web. The app will also help you find your way around our facilities, and if you wish to get in touch with a member of staff it is easy to perform a search in the app.
When you are registered on a course or a programme you have the right to obtain a swipecard to access the university's facilities outside normal opening hours. The card can also be used to enter the university's public computer rooms and for printing.
The swipe card also gives you access to the university library during the hours when they have self-service opening hours. Read more about self-service opening hours on: https://lnu.se/en/library/at-the-library/self-service-opening-hours/.
You order your card via the web. In order to be able to order a swipecard, you must first have obtained your student account. Once you have received your swipecard it must be activated before it works.
Go to the self-service portal for swipecards:
Use the login details for your student account to log in.Click on "Order swipecard" and follow the instructions.
Within a week, the card should be delivered to the delivery site you chose when placing the order. If you chose to have the card delivered to Info center in Kalmar or Växjö, remember to bring your ID.
Go to the self-service portal for swipecards: https://lnukortet.lnu.se/. Use the login details for your student account to log in.
Click on "Activate your swipecard"
Your swipecard should now be activated and ready to use.
Pick-up service and orientation days
Pick-up service during the official arrival day
During the official arrival days, the International Office provides pick-up service upon your arrival in Kalmar or Växjö. A student will meet you at the airport or the train station in Växjö or Kalmar, provided that you have informed the International Office of your time of arrival by the date listed in your acceptance pack. You will be asked to fill in an arrival form (The link to the form will release a couple of weeks before the semester starts). When you arrive at the university you will also be handed an information pack. Linnaeus University will be present at Copenhagen Airport during the official arrival days to help you buy tickets and guide you to the right train, look for the Linnaeus University yellow roll up.
Should you arrive after the official arrival days, you have to contact us. When you arrive you need to find your own way to the university to retrieve your information pack. More information will be sent out at a later stage. All students should check in at the university even if you do not arrive during the arrival days. If you are studying a course as a distance course it's not mandatory to check in at the university.
To help you settle in at Linnaeus University, a mandatory orientation weekend will be held at the beginning of the semester. During the orientation you will receive both practical and academic information.The event is mandatory. The schedule of the orienation days will be sent out at a later stage. If you are studying a course as a distance course it's not mandatory to attend the orientation weekend.