LSU Coronavirus Updates & Information

Coronavirus Updates & Information

Message from President Galligan

Sunday, March 22, 2020; 6:00 p.m.

Campus will be closing at 5:00 p.m. on Monday, March 23, 2020. For more information, please read full statement.

COVID-19 Update

Updated: Sunday, March 29, 2020

At this time, there have been 5 confirmed cases of COVID-19 on campus.

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Messages to Employees

Updated: Wed., March 18, 2020; 6:10 p.m.

Beginning March 19, all campus buildings will be locked. Employees who are not essential are asked not to come to campus. Essential personnel should still report to campus as normal, and beginning March 19, campus buildings should only be accessed by essential personnel while remaining locked.

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Frequently Asked Questions

For a list of frequently asked questions about 2019 Novel Coronavirus in regards to the LSU campus community, travel to or from affected areas, and general information, please see the below link.  


Information for Students & Employees

Information for Students

Information for Employees


LSU is prohibiting all international travel and limiting domestic business travel to that which is essential to the fundamental academic and research functions at LSU.

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More Travel Information


For up-to-date information, please check the following websites:

Louisiana Department of Health

Center for Disease Control

Additional Resources

Reduce Your Risk: Cover Coughs, Wash Hands, Limit Contact with Others, Disinfect common shared objects

Download the Reduce Your Risk Flyer (PDF)