Undergraduate Student
Resources & Support

The School of Leadership & Human Resource Development is dedicated to providing an environment where every student has the opportunity to thrive and succeed. We understand that the journey through higher education can be challenging, which is why we are committed to guiding and supporting our students every step of the way. 

Our experienced faculty and staff are passionate about teaching and mentoring, and they are always ready to provide personalized guidance to help students reach their academic and personal goals. We believe in the power of education to transform lives, and we are fully prepared to assist our students in their pursuit of success.

This resource page are for students interested or currently enrolled in:

General Information

SLHRD Undergraduate Programs Coordinator & Advisors
(On-Campus & LSU Online)

Inquiries or Transfer Credit

Admission & Advising

Enrollment Issues

Edward Gibbons, Ph.D., SLHRD Undergraduate Programs Coordinator
(225) 578-0102 | egibbo3@lsu.edu

make an appointment

Melissa Turnage, Academic Program Specialist
(225) 578-2710 | mturnage@lsu.edu

make an appointment

Financial Assistance


Scholarships play a crucial role in enabling students to pursue their educational dreams and unlock their full potential. These financial awards provide opportunities for students who may face financial barriers to access higher education. Scholarships not only alleviate the burden of tuition fees but also allow students to focus on their studies and engage in extracurricular activities. By reducing financial constraints, scholarships empower students to pursue their desired fields of study, explore new areas of interest, and participate in research or internships. Moreover, scholarships foster diversity and inclusivity, as they enable students from diverse backgrounds to access education and contribute their unique perspectives to the academic community. Ultimately, scholarships help create a more equitable society by ensuring that talented individuals have the means to achieve their educational goals and make a positive impact in their communities and beyond.

Travel Support

Funding graduate student research travel is of paramount importance in the realm of academic and scientific advancement. It enables students to engage in critical fieldwork, gather firsthand data, and collaborate with experts in their respective fields. By providing financial support for research travel, institutions and organizations empower graduate students to explore new environments, cultures, and perspectives, enriching their educational experience.

Professional Memberships

Graduate students holding professional memberships in organizations is of great importance in their academic and professional development. These memberships offer numerous benefits, including access to valuable resources, networking opportunities, and career-enhancing experiences. Professional memberships provide graduate students with access to specialized journals, publications, and research databases, which can greatly support their studies and research endeavors. By staying updated with the latest developments in their field, students can expand their knowledge and gain a competitive edge in their academic pursuits. Memberships to the suggested organizations are completely optional.