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Did You Know?

  • The Luther College Residence is a great place for student athletes; it’s conveniently located and comes with a great meal plan.

  • Luther College offers Bundles and Bundles Plus programs! Bundles and Bundles Plus are groupings of courses hand-selected by our academic advisors to help set new students up for a successful first semester.

  • The Luther College Residence hosts multiple social events and programs throughout the year, such as Christmas Dinner, International Night, Mardi Gras, and Karaoke Night.

  • All programs at Luther College offer study abroad opportunities. As an affiliate of the U of R, we have partnerships with 450 universities across 70 different countries.

  •  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 College at the University of Regina participates in Admission on the Spot events - campus tours, reduced application fees, and the relief of finding out you're accepted to your program right away!

  • 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 students can register in Arts, Science, or Media, Art, and Performance degree programs. All degrees are awarded by the U of R.

From Registration to Graduation, We've Got Your Back

From a Luther student’s first academic advising session to walking across the stage at convocation, Luther College at the University of Regina’s Registrar, Tatum Cruise, and Academic Advisor and Luther alumna, Karen Prior, are there with them every step of the way.

For Tatum and Karen, the relationship with the students at Luther goes beyond simply helping them pick their classes – they both really enjoy how they to get to know their students on a personal level and they feel privileged to be part of each student’s academic journey, whether for only a semester or their entire undergraduate degree. “It feels like we have seven hundred children of our own that we care for and want to see succeed,” says Tatum. “We are there for them in the good times and the bad, share in their successes, and even worry about them when we are not at work.”

They love that students feel comfortable enough to simply stop by the office (even after graduation) to say hello, to see what they thought of last weekend’s soccer match, or to tell them about how they did on their midterms. A majority of the students even have their favourite and will not waiver. “I have had students tell me that ‘you’re my person,’” says Karen.

The reciprocal relationship can also be very emotional when students show their appreciation. Tatum recalls tearing up after receiving an email from a student who had finally been accepted to a Pharmacy program after struggling for a couple of years. She was so proud. “Advising can be emotionally taxing at times, as you put your heart and soul into your work day, but when you hear that you helped a student reach their goal, it is all worth it,” say Tatum. At the end of the day, both find it very rewarding to work with the students, and show up every day ready to be “professional problem solvers” because of them. “Without the students, we would not be here,” says Karen.

Read the full article in the current issue of the Luther Story at www.luthercollege.edu/university/lutherstory