Register for Freshman Orientation

At orientation, you'll meet your fellow classmates, schedule classes, and learn about the resources available at LSU to help you succeed. Orientation is also available for family members.



Orientation Session Population Session Date(s) Registration Deadline
Summer Freshman Orientation Students beginning Summer 2018 Wednesday, May 30 Thursday, May 24
Freshman Orientation, Advising, and Preregistration (FOAP) Students beginning Fall 2018 several dates in June, July, and August 5 business days before each session

How to Register

You will need your myLSU username and password to register for orientation through myLSU. You should have received your myLSU username after applying for admission.

Log in to myLSU to Register for Orientation

Sessions Notes (Fall Freshman Orientation)

  • Honors College Students: It is not recommended that you attend on June 13 (Session 4), June 27 (Session 8), or July 6 (Session 10).
  • Tiger Band Members: It is not recommended that you attend on August 13 (Session 12).
  • Fraternity or Sorority Recruitment Participants (Greek recruitment/rush): It is not recommended that you attend on August 13 (Session 12)


  • $140 per student
  • $50 per family member
  • 2.5% non-refundable processing fee if paid by credit card

Refunds are not granted after May 1.