Get Ready for Your First Class

The following steps should help guide you through the remainder of your on-boarding process. Please take your time learning about these items. They are meant to help make your adjustment as an LBC college student easier.

  • Technology: For both online and hybrid programs, it is essential that you have or have access to a good-working computer as well as a stable internet connection.
  • LBC Email Setup: Set up your LBC email using the credentials provided in the “Let’s Get Started” email. Check this email daily for important information, updates, etc. After this email, all LBC communication will be sent to your LBC email.
  • Microsoft Office Suite: As an LBC Global student, you are eligible for Microsoft Office Suite. Click HERE. Use your LBC student username and password to download the Office package.
  • Student ID: Request your LBC Student ID to access online resources and services at LBC | Capital Library.
  • Textbooks: All students are automatically enrolled in Slingshot Choice, a subscription-based service available for all students that automatically delivers required course materials before your course begins. As a new student, you will be enrolled to rent books. If you would prefer to purchase your books, (new, used or digital), you may change your preferences by logging into the Lancaster Bible College Campus Store using your LBC email and password that was provided in your Let’s Get Started email. View a short video tutorial to learn how to change preferences, verify shipping address, receive tracking information and more. The cost of the books will be charged to your student account. Please reach out to Slingshot customer service at 888-392-2930 or at
  • Canvas and Zoom: Learn how to submit assignments, view grades, join a Zoom meeting and so much more before courses begin. FAQ for Students.
  • Head Start: The course will open 10 days before the start date for viewing purposes. Use this time to review the syllabus and begin the first week’s assignments. A digital or paper calendar is helpful in scheduling designated study times.


  • Ally Center: The Ally Center provides Writing Services, Academic Mentoring Services, ESL Services and Accessibility Services at no charge to LBC students. Their team provides anything from time management and study strategies to webinars, tutoring, writing resources and more. Please contact them at 717-560-8210, or schedule and in-person or zoom appointment on their website.
  • LBC Library: The LBC Library is a great resource providing books, e-books, articles, journals and more.