Student Resources

CHSE's Office of Student Services provides multiple programs to keep students informed about their degree program progress, important university and college policies, becoming a better student, and preparation for postgraduate study/employment. The following programs are offered for CHSE students:

geauxing for gold

Geauxing for Gold is a workshop designed to provide CHSE students with strategies to increase their academic achievement, study skills, and organizational skills. Throughout the workshop, tips and best practices will be shared that are applicable to all levels of CHSE students. The workshop is designed to focus on the CHSE student and provide major specific information to assist students in reaching their goal of graduation with a degree from the CHSE at LSU.

student resources

Admission & Advising Meetings

Once admitted into CHSE, students are required to attend a major specific CHSE Admission & Advising meeting, held in the fall and spring semesters. These meetings provide students with an opportunity to hear from Office of Student Services staff, program faculty, and current students regarding important information on their degree program. Presentations include, but are not limited to:

  • Career opportunities with the degree program
  • Review of individual college records and recommended paths
  • Once per year course offerings and important course prerequisite sequences
  • Internship/student teaching opportunities and requirements
  • Preparation for graduate/professional school or employment search

Participants will be notified of their required participation and session dates via email.


This program assists students on university scholastic probation or warning and/or students on CHSE scholastic probation by providing Support, an opportunity to Explore barriers that may have hindered past academic success, Links to campus resources, and means to Learn effective strategies to help to achieve academic, personal, and career goals.

Students in the x-SELL program on CHSE probation are required to attend an x-SELL session designed to help them become more knowledgeable about college and university policies. In addition, resources and assessments are provided to assist students in working toward their goal of graduation with a degree from CHSE. In addition, students placed on university scholastic warning or probation meet biweekly with an Office of Student Services counselor to discuss their academic progress in the semester. Students who are not comfortable attending a group session are welcome to schedule an individual appointment with a CHSE counselor to discuss the information presented in the session.

Participants will be notified of their required participation and session dates via email.

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Graduation Check Out

CHSE students are required to attend major specific Graduation Check Out meetings the semester prior to their intended date of graduation. Students who have a declared graduation date will be contacted via email regarding the meeting. During the meeting students will submit the required university application for degree along with other required CHSE documentation. At the meeting, students will receive a degree audit indicating their remaining graduation requirements. Important information regarding graduation eligibility, graduating semester timeline,  and the commencement ceremony will be discussed. Students may be required to meet individually with the Assistant Dean to review their graduation eligibility as well.

olinde career center

Staff members assist students and alumni in the job search process. Not only do they help you choose a major, polish up your resume, and work on your networking skills, they bring employers to campus for student recruiting. 

olinde career center's career guide

beyond the classroom

World. Class. Teach grade school students in Chile? Check. Learn exercise physiology in New Zealand? You've got that right. Tour preschools in Italy? Sign me up!

At LSU, the world is your classroom. Not only can you decide what you want to learn, but where you want to learn it. We've got hundreds of study abroad topics and locations around the globe, so pack your bags and broaden your perspective, all while earning your degree. 

CHSE even offers a CHSE LSU Global/Study Abroad Scholarship. Current sophomore, junior, senior, or graduate students enrolled in a program of study in the College of Human Sciences & Education with a 3.0 GPA who will be traveling abroad for academic purposes are eligible for this scholarship. 

Center for Academic Success

Faculty and staff provide academic support as students make the transition from high school to college. The international award-winning center offers a wide variety of services to assist students in maximizing their learning potential like tutoring, workshops, and peer-led study sessions.

Disability Services

Disability Services can assist you if you have a permanent or temporary disability and require special accommodations. Services include coordination of in-class accommodations, including note takers and sign-language interpreter services, and liaison and referral to on- and off-campus resources, services, agencies, and more. 

learn more about disability services

Office of Retention & Student Success

The Office of Retention & Student Success provides you with the support, guidance, and resources you need to succeed at LSU. Our team is dedicated to helping you thrive throughout your collegiate experience. Your success is their priority. Programs include:

  • Bengal Bound Orientation
  • Welcome Week
  • Student Success One Stop

Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA)

OMA promotes a supportive and friendly environment that is welcoming and attractive to all persons regardless of race, ethnicity, nationality, socioeconomic status, gender identity, sexual orientation, or disability status. 

Office of Multicultural Affairs