Philanthropic Priorities

A solid foundation for student affairs drives excellence at every great university, and LSU is no exception. In fact, we often lead the way. The LSU Division of Student Affairs’ organizations, programs, services, and facilities have been nationally recognized for quality and innovation.

Philanthropic support makes such excellence possible. Focused investments in five key areas will elevate our proven success in delivering industry-leading students affairs programming for all LSU students.

For more information or to make a gift, please contact our office at 225-578-8607 or We appreciate your support and look forward to hearing from you!

Disability Services

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The office of Disability Services provides individualized services to ensure that all students have equal access to learn and live at LSU, enabling achievement for students with learning, mental, physical, or psychological disabilities throughout the LSU experience and beyond.

Funding Goals

$1 million endowment to enhance the learning experience through resources, services, and facilities

Quality-of-life scholarships (tuition, fee exemptions, accommodation resources, and expenses)

Programming Initiatives

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As advocates and champions for students, Student Affairs strives to secure resources that allow us to create, tailor, and execute programming initiatives to meet students’ evolving needs, supporting them in building a foundation for lifelong and personal success.

Funding Goals

$1 million in unrestricted funding, allowing flexibility to direct funds for the most significant impact

$150,000 annually to support the Student Experience Fund

$200,000 in annual support to recruit at least two social change agents for the Speaker Series

Shift funding base for Speaker Series from student fee dollars to private support

Scholarships & Aid

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By providing targeted funding for  scholarships and aid that is responsive to students’ individual financial needs, including emergency support, students can stay focused on earning the outstanding education that LSU offers.

Funding Goals

$50,000-$100,000 to increase support provided by the Student Life Emergency Support Fund 

$100,000-$200,000 in scholarships to alleviate financial burdens for students with demonstrated need




We're grateful to the many donors and supporters whose gifts help fund award-winning, high-impact programs to enhance student success inside and outside the classroom.

Be sure to check out the most recent Cornerstone magazine from the LSU Foundation.


LSU Family Council

The LSU Family Council serves as a resource for all LSU families by enhancing the university experience for both students and families.


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Office of the Vice President
LSU Student Affairs
146 Thomas Boyd Hall
Baton Rouge, LA  70803
(225) 578-8607