The Laville Honors House provides both a residence and a collegiate atmosphere for Ogden Honors College students throughout their time at LSU. In the Laville Honors House, students live with a diverse peer group, participate in social, academic, and service activities, and interact with faculty within East Laville Hall and West Laville Hall.
Laville Honors House
- Honors students living in the Laville Honors House will share an intellectual experience with a community of creative, high-achieving students.
- Living in the same residence hall as other Honors College classmates makes organizing study groups, sharing materials, and preparing group projects convenient.
- Formal and informal programs, such as lectures, theater nights, weekly teas, and study sessions
- Faculty of the Honors College participate in hall activities and offer themselves as mentors and friends.
- Laville Honors House offers personal and cultural enrichment programs that address communication skills, career choices, studying abroad, and a variety of other subjects.
- This environment allows for involvement and leadership through participation in hall government and Ogden Honors College student organizations.
- In-hall study groups and tutoring programs
- Opportunities for students to interact with professors in a relaxed setting
- Priority scheduling for honors classes
- Residents take selected classes with a cohort of their Honors College peers
- On-site academic classrooms, where some Honors courses are offered in the fall and spring (Note: Not all classes are taught on-site.)
- Honors College faculty advisers have offices in East and West Laville Hall
- The Laville Honors House is located near the LSU Union, Student Recreational Sports Complex, the 459 Dining Commons and next to the French House, creating a mini campus for the Ogden Honors College.
Requirements & Eligibility
- Open to Honors students of all years
- Eligible students must select the Honors House as their housing preference on the housing application to be considered for the program. Students can indicate roommate preferences on the housing application as well.
- Roommate priority goes to Honors students. Non-honors students may be requested as roommates late in the summer, if space allows.
- Students will be notified of their acceptance into the Honors House beginning in late fall, and will begin making room selections in March.
- Ogden Honors College staff will assist students in scheduling appropriate courses.
- Residential Colleges Requirements At-a-Glance
Honors House Faculty Rector
Granger Babcock, Rector