Student Life & Academic Services


OFFICE • 122 Johnston Hall
TELEPHONE • 225-578-5160
FAX • 225-578-9441

The Center for Student Leadership & Involvement (CSLI) provides resources and support for approximately 300 registered student organizations at LSU. The Center also provides numerous opportunities to help students develop leadership skills they can apply throughout their lives, including the LSU Leadershape® Institute. Students can greatly enrich the college experience by joining a student organization that suits their needs. A complete list of student organizations is available on the CSLI Web site. Through workshops, presentations, and leadership development classes, student are encouraged to realize their leadership potential.

Student organizations may be added or deleted from the list of registered organizations after publication of this catalog. A complete and accurate list of registered student organizations is available from the CSLI office.

University registration of a student organization does not imply control of, support for, or agreement with the organization's purposes, goals, or philosophy. Participation in student organizations is voluntary. This list is representative of the student organizations at LSU. Visit the Web site for a more up-to-date listing or contact the Student Leadership and Involvement Office.


Agricultural Students Association
Art & Design College Council
Arts & Sciences College Council
Basic Sciences College Council
Black Student Union
College Council of E. J. Ourso College
     of Business
Design College Council
Education College Council
Engineering College Council
Greek Board of Directors
Honors College Council
Interfraternity Council
Manship School of Mass Communication
     College Council
Music & Dramatic Arts College Council
National Panhellenic Council
Panhellenic Council
Residence Hall Association
Student Government
UCFY College Council
Union Board


Alpha Delta Mu • social work
Alpha Epsilon Delta • premedicine
Alpha Lambda Delta • business
Alpha Pi Mu • industrial engineering
Beta Alpha Psi • accounting
Beta Beta Beta • biology
Chi Alpha Sigma • athletes
Chi Epsilon • civil engineering
Eta Kappa Nu • electrical engineering
Eta Sigma Phi • classical Greek/Rome
Foureaux Society
Gamma Beta Phi • service
Gamma Sigma Delta • agriculture
Kappa Delta Epsilon • education
Lambda Alpha • anthropology
Les Voyageurs • agriculture
Mortar Board • scholarship, leadership,
National Society of Collegiate Scholars
Omega Chi Epsilon • chemical
Omicron Delta Kappa • leadership
Order of Omega • Greek
Phi Alpha Theta • history
Phi Beta Kappa • liberal arts
Phi Eta Sigma • freshmen scholarship
Phi Kappa Phi • all academic disciplines
Phi Sigma Pi
Psi Chi • psychology
Rho Lambda • Panhellenic
Sigma Tau Delta • English
Society of Xi Sigma Pi • forestry, wildlife,
Tau Beta Pi • engineering
Theta Alpha Kappa • religious studies


African Student Organization
Armenian Student Organization
Bangladeshi Student Association
Brazilian Student Association
Cajun French Club
Canucks in America (C.I. “eh”)
Chinese Student and Scholars Association
Creole/Cajun French Music Club
Ethiopian Students Association
Film Club Italiano
German Club
Hellenic Student Association
Hip Hop Coalition
Indian Students Association
International Student Association
International Studies Society
Irie Islanders
Japanese Language Student Organization
Korean Student Association
Malaysian Student Organization
Mandarin Association of Life and Language
Native American Student Organization
Nepalese Student Association
One of One Printmakers
Pakistan Students Association
Persian Association
Spanish Club
Student Equality Commission
Swahili Club
Taiwanese Student Organization
Turkish American Student Association
Vietnamese Student Association


Arnold Air Society
National Society of Pershing Rifles
Rifle and Pistol Club
Semper Fidelis Society
Veterans for Veterans


Americans for Informed Democracy
Campus Greens
College Democrats
College Libertarians
College Republicans
Conservatives in Action
Firearms Rights Coalition
National Organization for Women
Students for Reform
Tigers for Israel
Young Conservatives


Actuarial Student Association
Agricultural Students Association
Agriculture Business Club
Air and Waste Association
Alpha Kappa Psi
Alpha Tau Sigma
Alpha Zeta
American Advertising Federation
American Association of Drilling Engineers
American Association of Petroleum Geologists
American Association of Veterinary Pathologists
American Choral Directors Association
American Institute of Aeronautics and
American Institute of Architecture Students
American Institute of Chemical Engineers
American Library Association
American Society of Civil Engineers
American Society of Laboratory Animal
American Society of Landscape Architects
American Student Dental Association
American Veterinary Medical Association
Association for the Education of Young Children
Association of Black Communicators
Association for Computing Machinery
Association of Hispanic Journalists
Association of Information Technology
B.O.S.S. (Business Opportunities
     Start Somewhere)
Biological Engineering Student Organization
Black Graduate and Professional Student
Collegiate Music Educators National Association
Construction Student Association
Council of Preservice Teachers of Mathematics
Creating Economic Opportunities (C.E.O)
Dairy Science Club
Delta Sigma Pi
Economics and International Trade and
     Finance Club
ELRC Graduate Student Association
English Graduate Student Association
Environmental Management Society
Food Science Club
Geography and Anthropology Society
Geology Club
Graduate Library and Information
     Science Student Association
Graduate Student Association
Graduate Theatre Organization
Health Physics Society Students
     Chapter of LSU
Higher Education Student and Professional
Homebuilders Association
Honors Literary Magazine
Horticulture Club
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Institute of Industrial Engineers
Institute of Internal Auditors
Institute of Management Accountants
International Society for Pharmaceutical
Louisiana Association of Family and
     Consumer Sciences
Louisiana State Pharmacy Society
Louisiana Water and Environment Association
Marine Environmental Researchers
Minority Science Preprofessional Society
Music Educators National Conference
National Association of Black Social Workers
National Organization for the Professional
     Advancement of Black Chemists and
     Chemical Engineers
National Organization of Minority
     Architecture Students
National Society of Black Engineers
National Student Speech, Language, and
     Hearing Association
Phi Alpha Delta
Phi Beta Lambda
Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia
Pi Sigma Epsilon
Plant Health Graduate Students Association
Political Science Graduate Student Association
Poultry Science Club
Pre-Dental Society
Pre-Professional Health Organization
Preservice Teachers of Mathematics
Pre-Veterinary Club
Psychology Graduate Association
Public Administration Student Association
Public Relations Student Society of America
Sigma Alpha Iota
Social Work Student Association
Society for Human Resource Management
Society for Political Interest and Networking
Society of American Archivists Student Chapter
Society of American Foresters
Society of Automotive Engineers
Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers
Society of Petroleum Engineers
Society of Physics Students
Society of Women Engineers
Sociology Society
Student Affiliates of the American
     Chemical Society
Student Christian Medical Association
Student Dietetic Association
Student Finance Association
Student Media Xtras
Student National Art Education Association
Student Real Estate Association
Students in Free Enterprise
Wildlife Society (student chapter)


Religious Centers

Baptist Collegiate Ministry
Beth Shalom Synagogue (Jewish)
Campus Crusade for Christ (nondenominational)
Catholic Student Center
Chapel of the Cross (Lutheran)
Christian Student Center (Christian)
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
Congregation B'nai Israel (Jewish)
First Christian Church
First Pentecostal Church
Hillel Foundation (Jewish)
Jewish Federation of Greater Baton Rouge
LA Satsang Society Inc., Eckankar
Maranatha Church of God
St. Alban’s Episcopal University Center
St. John’s United Methodist Church
St. Paul's Lutheran Church (ELCA)
South Baton Rouge Church of Christ
The Chapel on Campus (nondenominational)
Unitarian Church (Unitarian Universalists)
University Baptist Church
University Presbyterian Church
University United Methodist Church
Young Life (nondenominational)

Religious Organizations

220 Campus Ministry
Baha’i Interfaith Club
Baptist Collegiate Ministry
Campus Crusade for Christ
Canterbury Club
Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship
Christ the King Catholic Center
Christian Campus Ministries
Christian Student Center
Dove Interfaith Dialogue Organization
Full Gospel Leadership C.O.M
Harvest Campus Ministry
International Christian Fellowship
Late Nite College Ministry
Latter Day Saints Student Association
Living Waters Fellowship
Love Alive Christian Fellowship
Muslim Student Association
Project1eight Ministries
Reformed University Fellowship
The Refuge
Wesley Foundation-United Methodist
     Campus Ministries
Word Cell
Young Life


Alpha Phi Omega
Alternative Service Break
American Red Cross Club
Association for India’s Development
Baton Rouge Green Energy Coalition
Best Buddies
Block and Bridle
Circle K International
Colleges Against Cancer
Collegiate 4-H
Engineers Without Borders
Environmental Conservation Organization
Focusing on College & Ultimate Success
Habitat for Humanity
Hill Farm Community Garden
Honors College Advocates
Kappa Kappa Psi - Beta Gamma Chapter
Laville Honors House Fellows
Omega Tau Pi
Percussion Society
Scotch Guard
Service Learning Advisory Council
Silver Wings (formerly Angel Flight)
Social Justice Initiative
Students Uniting for Disability Awareness
The Millennium Volunteers
Unite for Sight
Up Til Dawn
Upsilon Phi Upsilon

Special Interest

Adult Swim
Agronomy Club
Amateur Radio Society
Amnesty International
Antipop Music Coalition
Aquaculture and Fisheries Club
Atheists, Humanists and Agnostics
Barbershop Harmony Association
Cannabis Action Network
Ceramic Art Student Association
Cinema Club
Collegiate FFA
Delta Sigma Rho
Department of French Studies Graduate Association
Double Step Tigers
Environmental Graduate Organization
Gays, Bisexuals, Lesbians, Supporters United
Heritage Club
Hip-Hop Coalition
Intercollegiate Studies Institute
Japanese Animation and Culture Society
Leadership Training Program
Legacy Dancers
Linux User’s Group
Meditation - A Natural Path Group
Minority Engineering Program Envoys
Model United Nations
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
P.A.R.L.E (Pioneers Advancing Reproductive
     Liberties and Education)
Philosophy Club
Quiz Bowl Club
Rugby Lil Sis
Science and Religion Student Dialogue
Single Parent Students
Spectrum Alliance
Student Alumni Association
Student Campaign for Child Survival
Student Health Advocates
Student Health Organization
Student Investment Association
Students for Life
Students for Peace in the Middle East
Students for Students
Students Serving Students Club
Sudoku Mind Builders
Tap Ensemble
Teach for America Club
The Bird Club
The Club Club
The Writer’s Club
Tiger Wave: Tulane Students at LSU
Tigers for Donating Life
Tigers Interacting and Programming
Turf Club
Undergraduate Theatre Alliance
Union Program Council
Vegetarian Society
Walt Disney World College Program
     Alumni Association
Women’s and Gender Studies
     Graduate Organization
Women Organizing Women
Zamorano Agricultural Society


American Taekwondo Association
Badminton Club
Bayou Bengal Baseball Club
Bird Club
Cycling Club
Dodgeball Club
Equestrian Club
Go Club
Ice Hockey Club
Intramural Advisory Council
Judo Club
Jujutsu Club
Karate Club
Lacrosse Club
Louisiana Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Men’s Soccer Club
Men’s Ultimate Frisbee Club
Official’s Association
Outdoor Adventure Club
Paintball Club
Petanque Louisianaise
Powerlifting Club
Roller Hockey Club
Rowing Club
Rugby Football Club
Running Club
Sailing Crew
Scuba Diving Club
Sport Clubs Advisory Council
Student Video Game Alliance
Tae Kwon Do Club
Tennis Club
The Ski Club
Tiger Bowling Club
Tiger Swing Out
Tiger Wrestling Club
Traditional Korean Martial Arts Club
Triathlon Club
Volleyball Club
Wakeboard Club
Wargaming and Roleplaying Society
Women’s Powerlifting
Women’s Rugby Team
Women’s Soccer Club
Women’s Ultimate Frisbee Club


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OFFICE • 110 Thomas Boyd Hall
TELEPHONE • 225-578-1175
FAX • 225-578-4433

The Office of Undergraduate Admissions is responsible for processing freshman, transfer, re-entry, international, early/concurrent, athletic, and visiting student applications. The office is committed to making fair and timely decisions by evaluating prospective students’ likelihood of success at LSU based on established educational requirements and admission policies.

Undergraduate Admissions uses the Internet to provide the most up-to-date information regarding admission to LSU. Prospective students can apply online, pay online, check their application status, communicate through e-mail, and learn about requirements as well as important deadlines. Office hours are 8:00a.m. to 4:30p.m., Monday through Friday.

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OFFICE • 310 LSU Union Building
TELEPHONE • 225-578-5141
FAX • 225-578-4329

The LSU Union, located in the heart of the campus, serves as LSU’s community center by providing facilities, services, and programs for students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends of the University. The Union is supported by student fees and by a variety of retail and service enterprises located in the building. Full-time students are automatically members of the Union through their student fees. Faculty, staff, alumni, and friends of the University may become members by paying an annual fee.

Through its student programming committees, the Union presents a wide range of programs and events designed to appeal to all segments of the University community. Programs include lectures, performing arts, visual arts, films, concerts, comedians, and a large number of noncredit leisure classes. Information on programs, student committees, and student leadership opportunities in the Union are available in the Program Department, 304 Union, 225-578-5118, and on the Union Web site.

The Union provides a variety of facilities, services, and conveniences to meet the needs of the campus community. The LSU Bookstore offers textbooks, trade books, LSU Tigerwear, gifts, and merchandise, and eCommons, a “ literary café” featuring Starbucks coffee. LSU Dining offers the Tiger Lair food court, Sidepocket snack bar, the Magnolia Room restaurant, W. W. Cinnamon’s bakery, and a McDonald’s restaurant. LSU Catering offers a full line of catered services for banquets and luncheons.

Six banking machines (ATMs) are located in the Colonnade breezeway. Campus Federal Credit Union, which offers student accounts, has a branch located on the ground floor of the Union. Also located on the ground floor are the Barbershop, STA Travel Agency, Cox Communications, walk-up e-mail terminals, and a U. S. Post Office branch.

On the main floor, patrons will find the Art Gallery, which offers a variety of local and national exhibits year round. The Information Center provides patrons with newspapers, magazines, candy, copy shop, and sundry items. The Union Theater is host to the School of Music concerts, Broadway shows, dance performances, and many performing arts events throughout the year. The Box Office, next to the theater main entrance, sells tickets for Reilly and Union Theater events. The University’s ID card operation and the TigerCASH debit card services are located in the Tiger Card Office. The front lounge overlooks a beautiful view of oak trees and the LSU Parade Ground, while the center lounge rests beneath the Union’s skylights.

On the third floor, customers will find the Student Technology Learning Center where students will find a computer lab and Internet connections. The Event Services Office, located in room 310, processes more than 6,000 reservation requests annually for Union facilities and campus grounds. Information on student job opportunities in the Union can also be found in room 310.

Tiger Card Office

OFFICE • 207 LSU Union
TELEPHONE • 225-578-4300 or 225-578-3663
FAX • 225-578-4585

The Tiger Card Office provides the official LSU identification card, the debit card system TigerCASH, and voter registration services. New students are issued their first ID card at no cost. The ID card is the property of the University and must be retained for each subsequent term of enrollment. The card should be carried at all time and must be presented upon request of any University official. The card is non-transferable.

TigerCASH is a debit card system using the Tiger Card to provide a fast, safe, and convenient way to make purchases at multiple locations both on and off-campus. TigerCASH can be used for books, supplies, snacks, meals, and campus entertainment, but it does not allow for cash withdrawals. It is safer than cash and more convenient than checks or credit cards and can help reduce the risk of theft. If your card is lost or stolen, a call to the Tiger Card Office will stop access to your account until you replace your card. With TigerCASH, there is no minimum deposit or semester fee and accounts roll over from semester to semester until the student graduates or resigns. As long as you have a positive balance in your TigerCASH account, you will enjoy convenient purchasing power both on-campus and off-campus. Visit the Tiger Card Office Web site for a detailed listing of locations that accept TigerCASH at Deposits can be made at the Tiger Card Office, online at our Web site, or at the new TigerCASH kiosk, located outside of the Tiger Card Office.

More information is available at the Tiger Card Office, 207 LSU Union, or by calling 225-578-4300. By using TigerCASH you are accepting the Terms of Agreement.

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TELEPHONE • 225-578-8601
FAX • 225-578-8489

The Department of University Recreation provides a variety of recreational activities. To meet the diverse needs and interests of the University community, a multifaceted recreational program is offered that includes aquatics, informal recreation, healthy lifestyle programs, intramural sports, adventure recreation, sport clubs, and special event activities.

University Recreation includes the following facilities:

The Student Recreation Complex [SRC] is a 119,000 square foot facility located at the corner of South Campus Drive and Minnie Fisk Drive, that houses courts for racquetball, basketball, volleyball, and badminton, an indoor track, climbing gym, an inclusive weight/cardio/fitness room, aerobic and yoga studios, and an indoor pool.

The SRC Outdoor Field Complex, which is located adjacent to the SRC, consists of tennis courts, multipurpose fields, and sand volleyball courts.

The Sport and Adventure Complex [SAC], which is located on the corner of Gourrier Lane and River Road, features three multipurpose sport fields, an outdoor equipment rental center, bike rental, and a challenge course.

The healthy lifestyle program includes group exercise classes, personal training, and instructional classes. Group exercise classes provide cardiovascular, resistance training and flexibility activities in a fun and motivating group setting. Many class formats are offered throughout each semester and range from beginning to advanced levels. All classes are lead by certified group exercise instructors. Personal training provides nationally certified personal trainers who will help individuals reshape their physique, increase strength or lose weight with a customized program. Sessions are available for individual or pairs personal training and include fitness testing and evaluation. The instructional classes provide opportunities for individuals interested in learning new skills and participating in activities that will provide a lifetime of enjoyment. Taught by qualified instructors, classes are non-credit and include activities such as scuba, golf, swim lessons, yoga, and American Red Cross classes.

The intramural sports program offers team sports and individual events for men's, women's, co-rec and open divisions throughout the year. Some of these activities are flag football, basketball, softball, volleyball, racquetball, tennis, badminton, golf and dodgeball.

The adventure recreation program provides an opportunity for the University community to develop an understanding and appreciation for the outdoors. The program features a 24-foot portable climbing wall and an indoor climbing gym. Climbers of all levels will have the opportunity to hone their skills, as well as learn the basics of rock climbing. The program also features a challenge course, which provides facilitation of team building and leadership activities. Comprised of a low and high course, participants utilize their physical and emotional strengths to reach individual and group goals. Outdoor equipment rentals are also offered, including bikes, canoes, kayaks, tents, sleeping bags, and more.

The special events program is designed to serve particular recreational interests and needs. Programs vary in structure and include organized events such as duathlons, 5K, and 10K runs.

The sport clubs program provides opportunities for exercise, recreational and social fellowship, competition on- and offcampus, and learning new skills while improving existing ones. Some of the active clubs include rugby, soccer, equestrian, ultimate frisbee, lacrosse, tae kwon do, karate and powerlifting.

For additional information, call the Department of University Recreation at 578-8601.

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OFFICE • 112 Thomas Boyd Hall
TELEPHONE • 225-578-1686
FAX • 225-578-5991

The Office of the University Registrar is responsible for maintaining timely and accurate records of academic progress and accomplishments of LSU’s students while ensuring the privacy, integrity, and security of those records.

The office strives to provide excellent customer service to students, faculty members, administrators, alumni, and the public in the areas of record keeping, course scheduling, course registration, information management and data analysis. The Office of the University Registrar uses its central university position to add value to the information that it manages by participating in activities to recruit, retain, and graduate the most academically talented and diverse students possible.

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Athletic Department

OFFICE • Athletic Administration Building
TELEPHONE • 225-578-8001
FAX • 225-578-2430

Athletic facilities include Tiger Stadium, with a seating capacity of 92,300; four lighted football practice fields; an indoor football practice facility; a lighted metric track; Bernie Moore Stadium, with a Rekortan surface and seating accommodations for 5,680; Alex Box Stadium, with seating for 7,700; and six lighted tennis courts with an elevated grandstand.

The LSU Natatorium provides an eightlane Olympic-size indoor pool and diving well. The Maravich Assembly Center, a multipurpose facility, seats 13,472 and is the home court for the men's and women's basketball teams, women's gymnastics, and women's volleyball. The Carl Maddox Field House provides a 220-meter track facility; a gymnastics practice room; three regulation handball courts; and a large, unobstructed, airconditioned playing area for basketball, volleyball, indoor tennis, badminton, and other activities. It is available as a competitive indoor track facility and serves as a practice area for track and tennis teams. It is also used for teaching, organized recreational activity, and leisure-time activity for the University community.

Tiger Park, home to the LSU softball team, seats over 1,100 fans, and the LSU Soccer Complex accommodates more than 1,500 fans.

LSU has hosted the NCAA Track and Field Championships four times, most recently in May 2002. The NCAA baseball regional tournament has been played 16 times at Alex Box Stadium. In addition, the basketball NCAA Mideast Regionals, first/second rounds, and SEC Tournament have been played in the Maravich Assembly Center.

Faculty Club

LOCATION • Highland Road
TELEPHONE • 225-578-2356
FAX • 225-578-2244

The Faculty Club is the hospitality center for the campus. The Faculty Club may be used by the University community and is open to the general public for certain events. All full-time LSU faculty, administrative and research staff members, and Ph.D. candidates who are teaching assistants are eligible to join Faculty Club, Inc., a private organization. Members have opportunities to meet and work with a cross-section of the campus community through participation in a variety of activities such as pre-football game buffets, family activities, dances, open houses, and other functions.

Annual membership dues allow the Faculty Club, Inc., Board of Governors to offer these events at a moderate cost.

The dining room is open for lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, serving a full á la carte menu. Conference rooms are available for meetings and luncheons during regular club hours. The club is also open for special events by reservation. Guest rooms are available for overnight accommodations for parents of students, visitors to University departments, and the public.

The Faculty Club accepts cash, Points, TigerCASH, American Express, VISA, and MasterCard.

U. S. Post Office

OFFICE • 111 LSU Union
TELEPHONE • 800-ASK-USPS (800-275-8777)

University Station, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803-9998 is a federal government post office located in the LSU Union Building. Mail service is provided to students and faculty members who are post office box holders or who receive mail through University departments. The office is open from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and closed on weekends and federal holidays. The window hours are adjusted during the holiday season and between semesters. The lobby, however, remains open when the office is closed so that mail may be picked up from post office boxes.

A post office box may be rented for the year or for six months. Post office boxes may be shared only with spouses, brothers, and/or sisters having the same last name. Rental fee information may be obtained by writing to: Manager, University Station, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803. General delivery service is not available. Please note that the 70893 zip code is for post office boxes 16000-19999 and 70894 is for post office boxes 20000-55000. All other department mail should carry the 70803 zip code.

All mail, including “Special Delivery,” “ Express Mail,” and parcels must be addressed to the student's box number since the University does not provide mail service to residence halls. Delivery service to the University-owned apartment complexes on Nicholson Drive and West Roosevelt Street is provided by the Main Post Office, 750 Florida Blvd., Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70802.

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