LSU Coronavirus Updates & Information

Coronavirus Updates & Information

Message from LSU Emergency Operations Center

The LSU campus began Phase 2 of its Return-To-Work Plan for employees on June 9. The campus remains closed to all those not part of Phase 1 or 2. Phase 3 is expected to begin when the state moves to phase 3. 

View Phase 1 Plan

View Phase 2 Plan

COVID-19 Protocol

Faculty, staff, and students are required to notify the LSU EOC should they meet any of these situations:

  • Symptomatic Confirmed Positive
  • Asymptomatic Confirmed Positive
  • Close Contacts of COVID-19 Positive Cases

View Protocol

Positive Test Results or Exposure

Should you receive a positive test result for COVID-19 or become aware of exposure to someone with COVID-19, you are required to notify the LSU Emergency Operations Center (EOC) by emailing and stay home to avoid spreading the virus. Learn more about the university's COVID-19 Protocol.

Information and Updates for Employees

Visit the employees page for the most up-to-date information surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic.

View Employees Site

Information and Updates for Students

For information on classes, student employment and campus resources, please visit the students page.

View Student Site

Academic Calendar

The fall semester and on-campus instruction will begin as planned, on August 24. However, fall holiday will be cancelled, and students will not return to campus after the Thanksgiving holiday.

Changes to the Fall Academic Calendar


For up-to-date information, please check the following websites:

Louisiana Department of Health

Centers for Disease Control

Additional Resources