About the Office

The Office of International Programs dedicates its resources to establishing Louisiana State University as a truly international institution. Our team provides services and outreach to support colleges, students, and faculty in international endeavors. We strive to contribute to an environment that:

  • Produces students who are internationally inquisitive, and informed.
  • Supports all aspects of international education.
  • Encourages international research and engagement for faculty.


Upcoming Events

International Programs COVID-19 Updates

updated December 7, 2020

For the latest information from LSU, please visit: Roadmap to Spring 

The International Programs Team is working primarily remotely, with limited office hours in Hatcher Hall. Our reception is open for document retrieval and drop-off. However, all questions, concerns, and advising need a scheduled appointment with one of our advisors. Our team is available by email request for meetings via phone, Zoom, and Skype. To request a virtual meeting, please check the list below on how to get in touch with us.

Agreements and general questionsintlprograms@lsu.edu

Academic Programs Abroadstudyabroad@lsu.edu

English Language Orientation Program (ELOP)mjborla@lsu.edu 

International Student Services:

General Student Questions: isograd@lsu.edu
New/Admitted Student: isodoc@lsu.edu
LSU Global Program Students: isoglobal@lsu.edu 
Current F-1 Students: isosevis@lsu.edu
Current J-1 Students: nrigby@lsu.edu
CPT and OPT/OPT STEM: isoemp@lsu.edu
General questions about insurance waiver process: isograd@lsu.edu
International Employees and Scholars: lschaf2@lsu.edu 
During this time, the International Cultural Center has limited services and is only open for approved and scheduled events. Apartments and arrival services are closed due to COVID-19. Resources have been gathered about local short-term accommodations and other resources for arriving to Baton Rouge / LSU. Please contact: icc@lsu.edu.

For questions regarding LSU's COVID policies, please contact: covidresponse@lsu.edu