Center for Freshman Year
Welcome Class of 2027!
We look forward to working with you in the Center for Freshman Year (UCFY) during your first year at LSU. This academic year will be full of many opportunities, and UCFY is here to support your learning journey throughout your freshman year.
We also encourage you to watch the Recommended Paths and General Education Requirements videos under Scheduling Tools to gain a stronger understanding of your degree requirements and why you may be scheduled in certain courses for your first semester.
|Monday, August 21||Fall Classes begin|
|Wednesday, August 30||Last Day to drop courses without receiving a grade of ‘W’ by 4:30 pm|
|Thursday, August 31||
This marks the last day to add courses; deadline is 4:30 p.m.
This marks the final date for changes from regular to pass/fail grading.
This marks the final date to transfer from UCFY to a senior college or from one senior college to another.
This marks the final day to change from credit to audit.
This marks the final date to invoke the grade exclusion policy for fall courses.
|Monday, September 4||Labor Day Holiday|
|Thursday, October 5||Fall Holiday Begins|
|Monday, October 9||Classes Resume|
|Sunday, October 22||Scheduling begins for the spring semester and summer term for eligible scheduling priorities|
|Friday, November 3||
|Wednesday, November 22||Thanksgiving Holiday begins, 12:30 p.m.|
|Monday, November 27||Classes Resume|
|Monday, December 4||Final examinations begin|
|Saturday, December 9||Final examinations end|
Meet with an Advisor
Office Location & Hours:
8:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
All UCFY students are required to download the Navigate Student App on your iPhone
or Android Phone which can be used to schedule appointments with counselors and other
features like To-Dos, Study Buddies, Resources,
Holds, and Class Schedule.
At LSU, we’re family and care deeply about the well being of our students. LSU CARES is an initiative dedicated to helping students access the resources they need to thrive here.