New & Current Student Information

2015-2016 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.

Download the 2015-2016 EMU at Lancaster student handbook

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. or call 717-397-5190, Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Emergency Information

Emergency information and sign up for emergency mobile alerts

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 Grades

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.

Request Transcripts

To request an official transcript(s) follow the instructions here.

Order Textbooks

For MA in Education students only: 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

Access the current MA in Education Handbook. See the current graduate teacher education program calendar.

Candidates may take up to nine credits before applying to the program

Application for Admission to the Master of Arts in Education 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