Staying Well During COVID-19

Staying Well During COVID-19

The LSU Student Health Center is open and committed to meeting the health and wellness needs of students with both telehealth and in-person visits in the Medical Clinic, Mental Health Service, and Wellness and Health Promotion.

Appointments are preferred and can be made between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. (8 a.m–4:15 p.m. during the Summer) Monday–Friday. Read more about our current appointment options.


Support Resources During COVID-19

LSU Food Pantry

The LSU Food Pantry is now offering food service through our online request form. To prioritize the safety of students and staff, any student interested in receiving food should fill out the LSU Food Pantry Online Request Form (see the link below) with preferences for food items and pick up times each weekday. Pickup times will be available in 30 minute increments from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. 

The form is open to accept requests on Monday at 8 a.m. until Friday at 3 p.m with daily pick up times on weekdays. For questions, please contact the LSU Food Pantry at foodpantry@lsu.edu or 225-578-8000.

View Request Form.

Case Manager, LSU Student Health Center

  • Contact the Case Manager directly via secure message in the Patient Portal, www.lsu.edu/shc, or by calling 225-578-6716 for assistance obtaining health insurance.

  • If you are unemployed and lost your health insurance benefits, you may qualify for health insurance government assistance through Louisiana Medicaid or the Health Insurance Marketplace. You can always apply for Medicaid online at MyMedicaid.la.gov. You also can turn in information or documents by uploading them to your online account.

  • If you are not currently enrolled in coverage or lost your benefits, you can also see if you qualify for a Special Enrollment Period through the Health Insurance Marketplace. You can access the Health Insurance Marketplace at healthcare.gov.

 

Unemployment Insurance for Certain Types of LSU Employees

Announcement dispersed by LSU Strategic Communications 03/19/2020

The state of Louisiana has implemented new measures concerning the special circumstance of COVID-19 as it relates to unemployment insurance. If your hours have been reduced due to COVID-19 or you are unable to work remotely due to the nature of your position, you MAY be eligible for unemployment insurance. Transient, WAEs, and student workers or other staff who are otherwise not eligible for leave are eligible to apply for unemployment insurance. Please note these considerations do not apply to employees who are working remotely, on paid leave, or continuing to be paid for a full 8-hour work day.