Career and Professional Development provides resources and experiences designed to support you during your first year at LMU and throughout your college career. CPD’s annual, first-year program is focused on helping you discover and explore your strengths using the CliftonStrengths for Students instrument. We expect each first-year student to take CliftonStrengths for Students before arriving on campus. To take the CliftonStrengths for Students assessment, please follow the instructions below and complete by December 30, 2019.

  • To Register

    1. Please find a quiet place and allow yourself at least 30 minutes to complete the assessment.
    2. Navigate to
    3. On the Login page, click New Account below the Register heading.
      NOTE: If you have taken the CliftonStrengths for Students assessment before, click Link Existing Gallup® Account and follow the instructions provided.
    4. On the Registration page, type your information in the available fields, be sure to use your LMU email address (save your unique username and password), select the “I have read and agree …” box, and then click Create Account.
    5. Once you have registered, you will land on the “Website Registration Completed” page.
    6. Check your LMU inbox for an email confirming registration with a link to activate your account. Click the link in the email message to complete your registration. Once completed, you can log in to the CliftonStrengths site using your username and

    To Log In

    1. Navigate to or click on the Sign In box in the top right corner of the "Activation Confirmation" page.
    2. Login using your unique username and password (Note: Select “Accessibility Enhanced Version” if you are visually impaired and/or if you would like the timer between each prompt to be turned off).
    3. Click “Let’s Go!” to take the CliftonStrengths for Students Assessment
    4. Read through and complete the preliminary instructions about the CliftonStrengths for Students 
    5. Click “Take the CliftonStrengths for Students Assessment”.
    6. Your report will be distributed during your Orientation session so no need to print it. You are welcome to print for your own records, if you would like.
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