Official Welcome Week of LSU. Each year FYE coordinates a calendar of events showcasing different aspects of life at LSU, starting with with Move-In Day!
For over 16 years, Bengal Bound has been LSU’s official welcome week and it continually provides a great opportunity to help students acclimate socially and academically to campus early in their college transition. Campus units will be encouraged to align proposed programs for the week with the LSU 2025 values of Transformative, Culturally Adept, Innovative, Creative, Collaborative, and Globally Engaged, which will be highlighted on each day.
For more information, please contact Maggi Spurlock.
Sunday, August 12 - Your transformative first year starts today!
Monday, August 13 - Get creative while meeting new friends or decking out your Residence Hall.
Tuesday, August 14 - Spend the day exploring your personal development and campus resources all in the UREC.
Wednesday, August 15 - Get to know the faculty and staff of academic and support offices that will help make your time at LSU successful.
Thursday, August 16 - Explore some of the great groups on campus that are here to support your unique perspective at LSU.
Friday, August 17 - Today is all exploring the Baton Rouge community with service and fun!
Saturday, August 18 - Close out a great week of making friends by taking a class picture and enjoying a Bengal Bound Concert!
Be sure to check out these other great opportunities to help you in your transition to LSU!
Check out upcoming events for the fall semester.
Transition to LSU
Be sure to check out these other great opportunities below to help you in your transition to LSU:
- Encounter Engineering - Pre-Registration is Required - Deadline to apply is July 16
- Pelican Promise Scholars
- School of Music Boot Camp - Pre-Registration is Required - Deadline to apply is July 22
- School of Theatre Boot Camp - Pre-Registration is Required - Deadline to apply is July 22
- Student Support Services
*Calendar of Events will be updated every Friday leading up to Bengal Bound!