Transfer Student Tours are offered once per week at 11 a.m. Registration is required to attend.
Registration is available up to three months in advance. Transfer Student Tours are not meant for groups or organizations.
11 a.m. Tour10:30-11:00: Check-in 11:00-11:30: Information Session 11:30-12:30: Walking Tour
Campus Tour Add-ons
Make the most of your visit while you're on campus!
Residential Life offers a few different options for housing tours. See below for more information or visit the Residential Life website.
Show Room Tour
The Residential Life show room in Annie Boyd Hall is available to tour from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on the same days campus tours are offered*, and registration is not necessary to attend. Meet in the lobby of Grace King Hall to depart.
Residence Hall Tour
Residence hall tours take place at 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. on the same days campus tours are offered*, and registration is not necessary to attend. Tours are available of the residence halls on either the west or east side of campus. Visit the Residential Life website for more information. Meet in the lobby of Grace King Hall to depart.
*Residential Life tours will not be available December 22 and 23, 2014.
Honors College Tour
Honors College tours take place at 2:30 p.m. on pre-scheduled weekdays. Interested students should request a tour of the Honors College at least one week in advance of their preferred date.
Students interested in meeting with an academic advisor should request an appointment well in advance of their visit to campus.
Admissions & Financial Aid Advising
Undergraduate Admissions and Financial Aid representatives are available on a walk-in basis at the front desk of Pleasant Hall from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. every weekday the University is open.
Parking & Directions
Parking for campus tours is available for $1.50 per hour in the LSU Union Square Parking Garage on East Campus Drive near Raphael Semmes Road. If you are using a GPS navigation system, enter the intersection of East Campus Drive and Raphael Semmes Road as your destination. Be sure to print the directions below in case your GPS directs you to drive through campus, which is restricted on weekdays.
All tour guests are invited to stay at LSU’s premier hotel, the Cook Conference Center & Hotel, located at 3848 West Lakeshore Drive on the LSU campus. Visit The Cook Hotel’s website for reservations. There are also hotels in the Baton Rouge area that offer discounts specifically for LSU visitors. View discounted hotels and book online.
- If anyone in your party requires disability accommodations, please email firstname.lastname@example.org prior to your scheduled visit
- Casual attire is suggested. Wear comfortable shoes as LSU is a walking campus.
- Depending on the forecast, you may need a poncho, raincoat, or umbrella.
- For your convenience, a school excuse form will be provided to each registered student at check-in.
If you have any additional questions regarding Transfer Student Tours, please contact one of our LSU Liaisons at 225-578-6908 or email@example.com.