We want Lock Haven University to be exactly what our name implies— a haven.
A home away from home while you earn an excellent education. We are absolutely committed to a welcoming, open, multicultural environment on campus. Please take a look at the programs, clubs, services, and events listed below to learn more. We hope you’ll make "The Haven" your home away from home.
Office of Human and Cultural Diversity
This office offers academic support programs and scholarship opportunities, some of theses include:
- Focus Program
Is an academic success program designed to enhance the grade point average of participants
- Frederick Douglass Lending Library
The purpose of the Fredrick Douglass Lending Library is to help financially challenged and matriculating underrepresented students obtain the necessary textbooks for their academic classes
- Minority Book Scholarship
The Minority Book Scholarship is distributed based solely on academic performance each semester and full time status
- Board of Governor’s Scholars Program
Award: Up to full tuition
Requirements: This scholarship, which is for Pennsylvania residents with high academic achievement in high school, is used to promote diversity and to recruit students with special talents. Entering freshmen meeting these requirements will be invited to apply for this award. This four-year program requires maintenance of a pre-determined grade point average.
The Navigator Program is a multicultural student success program designed to enhance the academic, self-esteem, confidence and leadership performance of Lock Haven University students
See a full and detailed description of all the services programs that the Human and Cultural Diversity Office has to offer!
Clubs and Organizations
There is never a dull moment on a college campus with more than 120 clubs and organizations to join. Here are a few of the clubs that promote diversity on campus:
- Black Student Union
- Latino Student Association
- Asian Student Association
- Gay Straight Alliance
- Distinguished Gentlemen
- Global Viewers
- Sophisticated Ladies
- LHU Gospel Choir
- Zeta Phi Beta Sorority INC
See the Student Government, Clubs and Organizations page for a full list of all the clubs and organization on campus.
Support on Campus
Worried about not getting enough support on campus, we offer a variety of programs to help every student feel welcomed. Here are a few services that Lock Haven University offers:
- Math Center
Designed to help students who need extra help with mathematics
- Writing Center
Designed to assist students in correcting grammatical errors on all papers
- Tutorial Services
Services provided to help students in group or individual settings with some 100, and 200 level courses.
See the the Department of Academic Development and Counseling page for more information and a complete list of Student Support Services!
Board of Governor's Scholarship
Award: Up to full tuition
Requirements: This scholarship, reserved for selected Pennsylvania residents with high academic achievement in high school, is used to promote diversity and to recruit students with special talents. Entering freshmen meeting these requirements will be invited to apply for this award. This four-year program requires maintenance of a pre-determined grade point average.