Student Resources

 Updates on COVID-19 

Updates on the ongoing outbreak and the status of LSU can be found at the relevant links below.


 University Resources 

Compiled by the University Center for Freshman Year, Updated 3/18/2020

Residential Life

Email:; Phone: (225) 578-8663

Center for Academic Success

Email:; Phone: (225) 578-2872

Olinde Career Center

Email:; Phone: (225) 578-2162

  • The OCC team is available for virtual appointments via Zoom video conference or phone call to discuss your job search, graduate school planning, major and career decision-making, and other career-related needs.
    • Schedule your appointment in Handshake or by emailing They offer alternatives to virtual appointments for students and alumni who require accessible accommodations.
    • In addition to appointments, OCC has compiled online resources to assist you in your next steps.
  • Major and Career Decision-Making Resources
    • Understanding your interests, skills, values, and personality is a critical first step to finding a major and career that are a good fit for you. With scheduling just around the corner, determining a potential change of major may also be on your mind. OCC encourages you to explore the following resources:
  • Student Employment

LSU Student Health Center

Email:; Phone: 225-578-6271

  • Prior to coming to the Student Health Center, please call 225-578-6271 if:
    • You have traveled to a country with a Level 3 Travel Notice or higher, including China, Iran, South Korea, and Italy, in the last 14 days.
    • If you have fever and cough or shortness of breath and have been in direct contact with someone diagnosed with Coronavirus Disease 2019, COVID-19.
  • LSU Mental Health Service – Phone: 225-578-8774
    • LSU MHS is open and continues to see students. If you are in distress and need to see someone immediately you may utilize the on-call services without an appointment Monday—Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • If you need to speak to someone after hours you may call The PHONE at 225-924-LSU1 for 24-hour crisis and emotional support. The PHONE also provides services through text or chat. You may reach text and chat function by texting: 225-924-LSU1 (5781).

Disability Services

Email:; Phone: (225) 578-5919

  • Disability Services is prepared to continue to register and provide assistance to students with disabilities and their faculty throughout the accommodation process in the event of online course delivery.
  • Most in-class accommodations will apply to all methods of online instruction though some may apply differently.
  • The Disability Services testing office will not be open when classes resume in an online format after spring break.

Student Advocacy & Accountability

Email:; Phone: (225) 578-4307

For an overview of academic integrity and how to avoid academic misconduct at LSU, please complete the online Moodle module. You can self-enroll in the module and you will receive a certification upon completion.

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LSU Financial Aid & Scholarships

Emails: or; Phone: 225-578-3103

Look up the name and email for your LSU Financial Aid & Scholarships advisor.

LSU International Programs

Information for study abroad students is located here.