The health and well-being of your student is our number one priority. Below are a few resources to available to help keep your student happy and healthy.
LSU Cares is an initiative led by the Office of the Dean of Students that is dedicated to the well-being of students and promotes a community that cares about each of its members. The LSU Office of the Dean of Students offers an online reporting system to help students, faculty, and staff submit concerns about:
Potential violations of the LSU Code of Student Conduct
- Sexual misconduct and hazing
- Acts of bias or discrimination
- Students in crisis or distress
Student Health Center
The Student Health Center is composed of Medical Clinics, Mental Health Service, and the Wellness Education Department. Full-time students pay student health fees, which provide them with unlimited visits to medical and mental health clinicians, health educators, and registered dietitians.
- Mental Health Issues
Mental Health Issues
Even a mild impairment in psychological functioning can result in significant disruption of a student's ability to learn effectively and relate appropriately. A range of services are available through Mental Health Service.
Frequent concerns for which students may seek help:
- Problems in relationships with family, friends, and dating partners
- Eating and body image issues
- Loss of an important relationship
LSU is committed to providing confidential, nonjudgmental and appropriate support services for all sexual assault survivors, regardless of gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, ability, or whether or not they report the crime.
The Lighthouse Program provides interpersonal violence prevention, advocacy, and support to the LSU campus community. The program assists student survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, relationship violence and stalking.
University Recreation provides exceptional recreation facilities and programs that inspire, educate and empower students and the university to cultivate active lives.
UREC is committed to creating an inclusive environment through hiring and developing culturally competent staff members and providing programs that support our diverse community and perspectives.
Activities, services, and facilities include:
- Clinics & Workshops
- Outdoor Adventures & Rentals
- Indoor Swimming Pool
- Indoor Courts (Basketball, Badminton, Volleyball, Futsal, Raquetball)
- Tennis Courts
- Intramural Sports & Sports Clubs
- Fitness Classes & Special Events
- Fitness Assessments; Personal Training
LSU Food Pantry
The LSU Food Pantry is available to provide non-perishable goods to students without food or low in food security.
To receive assistance, a student must be enrolled in the current semester or for the next regular semester, if between semesters. Students must also present current LSU ID upon visiting the LSU Food Pantry. There is no limit on how often a student can access the food pantry.
To donate, up to two (2) grocery bags full of goods may be brought to Room 333 of the LSU Student Union. Larger donations are welcome and can be coordinated by emailing or calling the Dean of Students office.