Frequently Asked Questions 


Family Weekend will be held October 4-6, 2019.

Look for online registration and information about Family Weekend packages in summer 2019. 

Online. All Family Association members will receive an email with the registration link. Once registration opens to all families, the registration link will be emailed and posted on the Parent & Family Programs website. 

All payments for LSU Family Weekend are made by using a credit card on the online registration form. MasterCard, Visa, Discover and American Express are accepted. There will be a 2.5% credit card processing fee on all transactions.

Information about Family Weekend packages will be posted on our website in summer 2019. 

Yes, your LSU student is considered a Family Weekend attendee and must register and pay the fee to attend Family Weekend-sponsored events.

 No, Family Weekend registrations are nonrefundable.

Yes, students will need to know the name of the primary registered contact and may pick up the packet during check-in.

A list of hotels offering Family Weekend 2019 discounts will be posted on our website here in late spring.  To view additional lodging options in the Baton Rouge area, please check out Visit Baton Rouge at

Football tickets are available to family members registered for Family Weekend. Details on how to purchase these tickets will be sent in a confirmation email received after registering for the event. Only registered family members are eligible for these football tickets.

When purchasing football tickets for Family Weekend you will have the option to select “Print at Home” tickets or “Will Call” tickets. If you select the “Print at Home” option, you will receive an email in early September from the Ticket Office containing the tickets.  This email has a large attachment so be sure to check your junk/spam folder. If you select the “Will Call” option, your tickets can be picked up at the Athletic Ticket Office. Please visit for more information on the LSU Athletic Ticket Office. 

Football tickets in the Family Weekend allotment are reserved ONLY for family members registered for Family Weekend.  The number of football tickets ordered CANNOT EXCEED the number of family members registered for Family Weekend. For information on football tickets available to the general public, please visit  

 Confirmation emails are sent out in the order registrations are received and are not automatically generated. Please allow up to 24 hours after registering to receive your confirmation email. If you register on a weekend, your confirmation email will not arrive until the following business day. If you do not receive your confirmation email after 24 hours, contact us at Football tickets are limited so please do not delay in purchasing your tickets once you receive your confirmation email. 


Information about the seat locations for the LSU vs. Utah State football game on Saturday, October 5, 2019 will be posted on our website in late summer 2019. LSU Athletics typically offers some lower bowl and some upper deck seating options. 

If your LSU student has received a student ticket to the football game, he or she can use that ticket to sit in the student section of Tiger Stadium. The student section is not located near the Family Weekend groups of tickets. If you would like your student to sit with your family for the game, you will need to purchase an additional ticket through the LSU Family Weekend Promo Code. 

Yes, but your student will sit in the student section only, which is not near the Family Weekend section of tickets. If your student would like to sit with registered family members, you will need to purchase an additional ticket in the Family Weekend group of tickets.  

Traditionally, there have been enough football tickets to accommodate all registered families; however, football tickets are limited and sold on a first-come, first-served basis. Please do not delay in purchasing your football tickets once you receive your confirmation email. Tickets in the Family Weekend allotment are only available to families who register for Family Weekend.

Call the Athletic Ticket Office at (225) 578-2184 to inquire about the availability of football tickets for the general public. We also recommend utilizing to access the Ticket Marketplace, which is a venue for LSU fans to buy and sell their tickets for upcoming LSU games. 

Please indicate on the registration form if any member of your family has any dietary restrictions. If you have a family member that requires special accommodations, please as soon as possible to discuss details and availability of accommodations for each event.

Traditionally, space has not been available to accommodate late registrations due to capacity issues. If your family missed the registration deadline, please email to inquire if space is available.

Parking information will be posted on the Parent & Family Programs website and emailed to all registered families prior to Family Weekend. Please note that parking on Saturday is controlled by the LSU Athletic Department. Visit the LSU Athletic Department website for more information on Game Day parking.