Undergraduate Student Handbook


Welcome to LUMS!

You are embarking on perhaps the most important and exciting journey of your life.You will be exploring new areas, discovering new interests, learning new skills andlearning to view your surroundings with a new understanding. By the end of this journey, we hope you will know what really motivates and drives you as a person.

LUMS stands for leadership and excellence in every activity it is involved in. It is an oasis of calm with its serene surroundings, providing the ideal environment for the best and brightest students to interact with a superb and highly qualified faculty who open new vistas of knowledge and serve as your primary guides here. In return, we ask both our teachers and our students to meet  and surpass  the highest standards of academic and research excellence in the world.These students and faculty are supported by a highly qualified and motivated administrative staff that ensures the application of merit as the only consideration for all decisions. The faculty, students and the staff together constitute the LUMS team that strives each day to take this institution to new heights of excellence in academics, research, community service and knowledge exchange.

Tolerance, respect for diversity, uncompromising ethics, integrity and respect, together with our patriotic principles of unity, faith and discipline constitute the core values of every LUMS team member. We come from different regions of the country, from vastly different social strata, different ethnicities; a true representation of the beautiful mosaic of Pakistan, united in our belief in core values. Sports, art, drama, debates and a myriad of other activities, events and functions provide you with an opportunity to grow as a person and demonstrate the values we cherish.

LUMS has grown to incorporate four schools now; the Suleman Dawood School of Business (SDSB), the Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences (MGSHSS), the Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering (SBASSE),and the recently launched Shaikh Ahmad Hassan School of Law (SAHSOL).You will have the opportunity to explore economics, business, management,humanities and social sciences, science, engineering and law. The challenging curriculum has been designed to integrate these diverse areas of knowledge and give you the necessary knowledge and tools to succeed in the world, while pursuing the profession of your choice and growing to be able to address the complex humanitarian, ideological, scientific and engineering challenges of the world.

Our job at LUMS is to help you find your passion. Your job as a Luminite is to follow that passion as far as it takes you. We will be with you every step of the way.

Dr. S. Sohail H. Naqvi

Vice Chancellor