Explanation of Federation

Did You Know?

  • Small classes = big advantages. As a federated college, Luther College classes are typically smaller. This allows for students to connect with their profs and classmates.

  • Luther College students pay the same tuition and fees as other University of Regina students.

  • The Luther College Residence offers an early payment discount. You can save up to $225 when you pay by August 15 (for Fall) and/or December 15 (for Winter)!

  •  Every single degree program at Luther College offers an optional experiential learning component; gain real world experience and get paid while you go to school!

  • Luther students can sign up for the UR Guarantee program - get a guaranteed job after you graduate!

  • The Luther Library has over 18,000 items in its collection, 3,000 books checked out per year, and 6,000 students who come through its door per month.

  • Luther College welcomes students of all faiths, ethnicities, backgrounds, religions, genders, and sexual orientation.

  • Luther College offers the best of both worlds: a smaller college environment with all the benefits of a larger university.

Explanation of Federation

In 1971, Luther College brought its university program into a federation with the University of Regina (U of R) in order to provide expanded choices for students.

Academic integration with a leading university means:

  • Luther College students can take courses from other federated colleges (Campion College, FNUniv) and from the U of R.
  • Federated college students take programs established by the University Senate and receive degrees from the U of R. (Luther College is a full member of the University Senate.)
  • Eligible U of R and other federated college students can take Luther College classes.
  • Luther students have access to all of the financial aid and student support programs of the U of R, as well as all courses and instructional support.
  • Federated college faculty augment the teaching resources of University departments. A federated college makes the U of R that much more accessible for those who want to study in a smaller community of students and scholars
  • Luther assists students in adjusting to the atmosphere of the larger urban centre and academic campus when they are part of a small, personalized atmosphere.
  • Luther College emphasises interdisciplinary studies.
  • Federated college libraries complement University holdings by maintaining their own specialized collection of books, journals, computers and CD-ROMs.
  • Federated colleges complement the University Registrar's Office by offering personalized academic counselling.
  • Luther complements the University's Counselling Services by providing chaplains for counselling services.
  • Special student support services are available, including student orientations, study skills seminars, writing workshops, peer support programs, student loans assistance, and special scholarships and bursaries.

Federated colleges are administratively and financially independant of the U of R.