Transfer Orientation

Congratulations on choosing LSU! You will be joining thousands of transfer students who call LSU home, and we want to make your transition from your previous institution a pleasant one. We are aware of the hard work and preparation you have expended and hope your transition and journey here will be enjoyable, exciting, and rewarding.

Orientation is required of all new transfer students, even if you have already spoken with an advisor at LSU. Please see below for more information on which session best describes your situation. 

Spring Transfer Orientation

Orientation Date: January 8, 2018

Registration Deadline:  January 2, 2018

Summer Transfer Orientation

Orientation Date:  May 31, 2018

Registration Deadline: May 27, 2018

Fall Transfer Orientation

Session 1

Orientation Date: June 18, 2018

Registration Deadline: June 12, 2018

Session 2

Orientation Date: August 16, 2018

Registration Deadline: August 12, 2018 


Registration for all 2018 Orientation programs will open on November 27, 2017.

All eligible students will receive an email inviting them to register for transfer orientation. Using your online registration link, you will be able to view the available orientation sessions. Reservations for each session are limited.


Transfer Student Orientation Cost: $70

If you pay by credit card, a 2.5 percent non-refundable processing fee will be added to your total. Program benefits include various LSU materials, an opportunity to learn about the many services and resources that can assist you in being successful at LSU, and an opportunity to meet with advisors and/or academic counselors.