The pillars for LSU’s Strategic Plan for 2025 are engagement, learning, diversity, and discovery. LSU has an obligation to serve our state and students through discovery, diversity, engagement, and learning, which in turn serves a broader national and global purpose. Therefore, the students will engage and connect to their university. Tigers will learn how to be a better community member at LSU. The college students are not only diverse from an array of backgrounds but will be able to be inclusive on the college campus and in the real world. Lastly, the students will be able to discover things about themselves, and for the LSU community to succeed.
Student Health Center: SHC is to provide, promote, and support services that integrate individual health, education for health, prevention of disease, clinical treatment for illness, and public health responsibilities.
Student Union: LSU Auxiliary Services strives to make Tiger Life easier by providing the highest quality services. The Student Union is the living room on campus.
Campus Life: Campus Life is to enhance student learning through innovative initiatives focusing on the tenets of Involvement, Leadership, and Service that enrich the LSU student experience.
Athletics: The place where everything you need to know about LSU Sports.
Tickets for Students: The requirements on purchasing student tickets for LSU Athletics.
University Recreation (UREC): University Recreation provides exceptional recreation facilities and programs that inspire, educate and empower students and the university to cultivate active lives.
Greek Life: Greek Life transforms lives by supporting and facilitating opportunities and experiences within the Greek community to discover, engage, and learn while fostering an environment for peer accountability based on fraternal values.
Residential Life: Provide dynamic student-focused learning communities that support development and academic success.
Freshman Leadership Council-Student Government: SG advocates tirelessly the interests of LSU students by enhancing the student experience, promoting the image of the university, and supporting student achievement on the campus and in the community.
Transfer Students: Transfer Student Programs offers resources and opportunities to help you transition to LSU.
Student Affairs: The Division of Student Affairs is committed to ensuring that the 153 hours students spend outside the classroom each week are preparing them for success and achievement when they are inside the classroom.
Orientation: Bengal Bound Orientation is required for all incoming students and is designed to introduce you to LSU's campus while connecting you to the multitude of academic resources and student life opportunities.
Olinde Career Center: The Olinde Career Center exists to assist students and alumni in choosing careers, obtaining career-related work experiences, developing job search skills, and securing employment or admission to graduate or professional school.
Mental Health Services: Mental Health Service (MHS) provides clinical services that enhance LSU students' personal growth and development, address psychological needs, and support the pursuit of academic goals.
Disability Services: We are committed to providing appropriate auxiliary aids and services to students with disabilities to ensure they receive full participation in all activities, programs, and services at the university.
Student Advocacy & Accountability: SAA promotes academic integrity and appropriate standards of conduct for the university.
Parent and Family Programs: The Family Association is dedicated to helping families with their transition into the University and offering support, information and problem solving throughout a student’s career at LSU.
Colleges and Schools: From our top-ranked landscape architecture program to our world-renowned Center for Internal Auditing, LSU has a field of study for everyone.
Majors: Find your major by interest, concentration, and pathways.
Research opportunities: The LSU Discover Undergraduate Research program supports student participation in faculty-mentored research and professional-level activities.
Admissions-Undergraduate: LSU is a top-tier university with 330 academic fields of study.
Office of Retention and Student Success: LSU Office of Retention & Student Success: The Office of Retention & Student Success provides you with the support, guidance, and resources you need to succeed at LSU. Our team is dedicated to helping you thrive throughout your collegiate experience.
Student Success Help Desk: Student Success Help Desk (lsu.edu): The Student Success Help Desk (SSHD) will assist you in answering any questions you may have. We will point you to the best campus resources to resolve your concern, give you guidance & support, and serve as a one-stop-shop for most of your needs. The goal is to help you overcome any potential obstacles that may stand in the way of your graduation.
Academic Calendar: List of Undergraduate events for the Fall, Spring and Summer semesters, including school holidays, first day of classes, midterm and final exam periods, and commencement days.
Athletics Calendar: List of all the campus-wide LSU sport athletic events on campus.
Events Calendar: List of campus-wide events at LSU for students, faculty, and staff.
Registration Calendar: Registration Calendars are provided in order to outline specific deadlines important to students, faculty, and staff in a given semester or term.
Schedule Booklets: List of LSU academic registration events including course offerings, registration, guidebook, and special enrollment codes for each semester.
Bursars Office: The Bursar Operations is the primary service unit for managing students' financial records and needs.
Financial Aid: Determining what kind of financial aid, you need or qualify for can be confusing, but we're here to help you every step of the way.
Scholarships: Find out what scholarships are available to apply for here at LSU.
University Registrar:The Office of the University Registrar is committed to providing faculty, staff, and students with an array of exceptional academic services such as audits, records, transcript requests, and commencement.
LSU Libraries: The LSU Libraries supports the academic mission of the university by fostering teaching, learning, and research.
Barnes & Noble LSU:Buy your books, school supplies, and school accessories in the store.
Residential Colleges: Residential colleges enjoy all the same amenities and features of traditional residence halls, but they also maximize the on-campus living experience for first-year students by creating smaller communities based on common majors or interests and fostering greater student–faculty interaction beyond the classroom. Find your major's residential college and view the residential college requirements:
Center for Academic Success: As LSU’s central learning center, the Center for Academic Success cultivates academic resilience through metacognitive development such as academic coaching, tutoring, supplemental instruction, and workshops.
Center for the Freshman Year: The University College Center for Freshman Year (UCFY) is to prepare incoming students for success at LSU and to help define their academic and career goals.
Genesis Tutoring: The mission of Genesis Tutoring is to provide pathways to successful completion of college courses.
Writing Support (Communication across the Curriculum): As the first program of its kind in the nation, LSU CxC is a multimodal, multifaceted program that works to improve the writing, speaking, visual and technological communication skills of undergraduates.
Testing and Evaluation Services: Testing and Evaluation Services supports the LSU campus by providing computer-based testing in the LSU Testing Center for LSU course exams, course placement, and both state and local tests. Other services such as instructor course evaluations, test and survey development and scoring, etc. are also provided.
Math Lab: The Math Lab is a tutoring remote place where students can get further assistance with their courses.
Supplemental Instruction: Supplemental Instruction (SI) is a series of weekly study sessions offered for students enrolled in historically difficult courses.
Clarence L. Barney Jr. African American Cultural Center: The Clarence L. Barney Jr. African American Cultural Center (AACC) implements educational, cultural, and social activities that acknowledge and address the needs of African American students at LSU. The Center also provides a venue for all students to learn about African American culture, heritage, and traditions.
Office of Diversity Equity and Inclusion: The Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (ODEI) is a division of the Office of Academic Affairs committed to fostering inclusive educational opportunities and an equitable workforce environment at LSU.
International Programs: The Office of International Programs dedicates its resources to establishing Louisiana State University as a truly international institution. Our team provides services and outreach to support colleges, students, and faculty in international endeavors.
International Cultural Center: The ICC serves to promote internationalization at LSU, foster friendships, and facilitate greater interaction and understanding among international students at LSU and the Capital Area community through educational, cultural, and social activities, events, and meetings.
Office of Multicultural Affairs: The Office of Multicultural Affairs, a unit of the Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, creates an environment at LSU that embraces individual difference, advocates for social justice and cultivates a campus atmosphere of inclusion.
Women’s Center: The Center also provides support, referral, and information to students, faculty, and staff on issues and concerns related to women.
William A Brookshire Military and Veterans Student Center: The LSU William A. Brookshire Military & Veterans Student Center is dedicated to helping veterans, service members, dependents and survivors succeed in higher education.
LatinX Affairs: All students who identify in some way with Hispanic/Latino/a/x are welcome and encouraged to meet other Latinx individuals on campus. Our goal is to encourage, guide, and enable the academic, professional, and social achievements for all students on campus.
LGBTQ+ Project: The LGBTQ+ Project actively works to make Louisiana State University a safer space for all students, faculty, and staff regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression.
Campus Diversity Leadership Committee: In the spirit of cross-campus collaboration, the Diversity Leadership Committee (DLC) brings together representatives from various colleges and departments to address issues of diversity and expand on campus-wide opportunities for student, faculty, and staff engagement.
Black Male Leadership Initiative: The BMLI Fellows Program is designed to improve the retention, graduation, and participation rates for black male students through mentoring, leadership development and academic support, while connecting these students with faculty, staff and the campus community.
Black Women’s Empowerment Initiative: The BWE-I Initiative at LSU aids in ensuring an environment where black women can thrive as students. A small team of students and staff advocate for their holistic well-being in this program with the assistance of campus partners, community members, students, faculty, and staff.
Genesis Mentoring: The Genesis Mentoring Program works with traditionally underrepresented students during their first semester to ensure a successful transition, both personally and academically, to college life. While participating in Genesis Mentoring, students can expect a variety of programs, each aimed a different area of success:
- One-on-one mentoring: Students will meet weekly with their Genesis mentor to discuss a variety of topics including classes, college life, identities, etc.
- Professional Development: Mentors and mentees come together and participate in workshops that help students grow professionally.
- Personal Development: Students will experience personal growth through their mentor/mentee relationship, by working with the OMA staff, and through workshops.
- Socials: Mentors and Mentees will attend several planned socials, as well as engage in a variety of OMA sponsored events
Presidential Millennial Scholars Program: The President's Millennial Scholars Program is a newly created four-year retention and preparation program targeted to underrepresented student populations for success during and after college by providing access to transformational opportunities that might not be easily accessed.
LSU Minority Student Organizations: The list of campus-wide minority organizations at LSU.
Cale P. & Katherine Smith Student Financial Management Center: The LSU Cale P. & Katherine Smith Student Financial Management Center, located within the LSU Olinde Career Center in the LSU Student Union, encourages, educates and empowers LSU students to become financially literate, make good financial decisions and form fiscally responsible habits.
Title IX & Sexual Misconduct: The office pulls together in one place the many different resources that are available to our LSU community, from medical and mental health services to the variety of reporting options that survivors can utilize.
Lighthouse: The Lighthouse Program provides free and confidential interpersonal violence prevention, support, and advocacy to the LSU campus community. The program assists student-survivors of sexual assault, interpersonal violence, stalking, and harassment.
Parking and Transportation: Parking & Transportation Services is responsible for overseeing the multiple aspects of traffic and transportation for the LSU campus.
Campus Map: The Campus Map will show you all the streets, buildings, and anything else you looking for at LSU.
Bias and Discrimination: If you witness or experience conduct that discriminates, stereotypes, marginalizes, excludes, harasses, or harms anyone in our community based on their identity (such as race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, age or religion) please report it to the University.
Code of Student Conduct: The Code of Student Conduct are a list of rules and regulations enforced by the University which must be upheld by the community.
Information Technology Services: Information Technology Services delivers University-tailored and enterprise grade technology infrastructure, security, applications, communications and services to empower and enable the research, teaching and administrative functions of LSU.
LSU CARES: LSU Cares is a university initiative dedicated to the well-being of students and promotion of a community that cares about each of its members.
LSU Police:: The Louisiana State University Police Department exists to provide a secure and safe environment through professional law enforcement services that enhances the educational process.
LSU Mobile App: In partnership with Student Government, LSU has created a new app that puts campus at your fingertips, allowing you to check your Tiger Card balance, connect with Moodle and myLSU, navigate around campus, customize your LSU news and more.
LSU SHIELD: The LSU Shield mobile application was implemented in 2014 and was designed to improve your safety and security.
Navigate: It gives you a customized list of important deadlines and upcoming events, virtually creating a timeline for your success. You’ll always know when registration for classes will open, how to get involved in various events, where to find academic resources on campus, and how to schedule an appointment with your academic advisor directly from your phone.
TransLoc: The TransLoc App lets you see the real-time location of all vehicles, as well as access announcements that might impact your ride.
Study Abroad: LSU's International Programs / Academic Programs Abroad (APA) is your ticket to explore the globe and broaden your academic horizons. Whether you are looking for a short-term program or a longer exchange, Academic Programs Abroad can help.
Student Employment: Student employment is an invaluable opportunity for students to develop career competencies and build community while working to meet educational expenses.
Food Pantry: The mission of the LSU Food Pantry is to provide supplemental food to students in need who may experience hunger or food insecurity.
Tiger Card: The Tiger Card is your official LSU ID card that will help you gain access to everything you need on campus!
TigerLink: Find LSU organizations, attend events, and track involvement on campus.
FERPA: The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (also known as the Buckley Amendment) is a Federal law that helps protect the privacy of student education records.