2018 Kickoff LSU Schedule

Times Sessions
8:00-8:30 AM
Check-in on the second floor of the LSU Union
8:30-9:30 AM
Welcome & Event Overview
9:30-10:30 AM
Academic College Session #1*
Representatives from each academic college will discuss the programs within their college and answer any questions you may have about your prospective major.
*Kickoff LSU is structured around each student’s desired academic programs. Students will need to choose at least one academic college on their registration form. View a list of majors within each academic college.
10:45-11:45 AM
Academic College Session #2* or Optional Session
If you are not interested in attending two different academic college sessions, you will have the option to participate in a one-hour campus walking tour or find out more about Admissions & Financial Aid as an alternative. Select “Optional Session” under College Session 2 on your registration form. 
11:45 AM-12:45 PM
Lunch on your own
At check-in, you will be provided with a list of dining locations across campus. There are several dining options located in the Student Union (food court-style). You can also choose to eat in one of our on-campus dining halls (buffet-style).
1:00-3:45 PM                                                                         
Pick & Choose Events
You will have the opportunity to “pick and choose” the events that are most appealing to your interests. Pick and Choose events may include what is listed below. A complete list, along with times and locations, will be provided at check-in. The events listed below are subject to change.
  • Academic Programs Abroad Presentation: Circle the world with this exciting presentation on studying abroad.

  • Admission to LSU: Learn about how to become a Tiger during the seated presentation.

  • Air Force/Army/Navy/ROTC Presentation: Learn more about ROTC at LSU during this informative presentation.

  • Campus Walking Tour – Gold: Tour campus for 1 hour to see the Quad, the Memorial Tower, a classroom or two, and Mike VII's habitat.

  • Campus Walking Tour – Purple: Tour campus for 30 minutes to see LSU’s academic areas of campus, including the Quad and Memorial Tower.

  • FAFSA Application Station: Complete your FAFSA application & learn about the financial aid process from Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance (LOSFA) representatives.

  • Geaux Get Involved!: Invigorate your student experience with involvement opportunities from Campus Life.

  • Greek Life Presentation: Learn about sororities and fraternities, the recruitment process, and involvement.

  • Libraries Presentation: Learn how the LSU Libraries can help you thrive as a student at LSU during this seated presentation.

  • LSU Application Station & Q&A with Admissions Counselors: Complete your LSU application & get specific admissions questions answered by an admissions counselor.

  • Ogden Honors College Presentation: Engage with the best and brightest during this seated presentation.

  • Residence Hall Tours: Tour a few different types of residence halls with different styles of living

  • Student Success Presentation: Learn how First Year Experience and Center for Academic Success can help you succeed in your first year at LSU.

  • Summer Scholars Program: A Bridge To Your Academic Success: Learn from current scholars about the program, & how to earn a summer scholarship that pays for tuition up to six credit hours. For high achieving, minority students.

  • University Recreation (UREC) Tour: Experience LSU’s exceptional recreation facilities that promote total student health.