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First Time Freshmen

New Student Orientation


If you've been admitted to LSU Shreveport as a First-Time Freshman, congratulations, your next step is to register for an orientation session! New Student Orientation is a mandatory, day-long program designed specifically for new students to LSUS. At NSO you will have an opportunity to learn more about the campus community, meet others and register for first semester classes at the same time! New transfer students are welcome to attend as well. 

Orientation is conducted in small groups led by some of our very own students. LSU Shreveport Orientation Leaders will assist new students in exploring the variety of academic and co-curricular opportunities on campus. Incoming students participating in orientation will meet current LSU Shreveport students; learn about academic majors, campus organizations, and social/leadership opportunities; receive individualized assistance in class scheduling; and complete registration for classes.


2015 - 2016 LSUS New Student Orientation Sessions:
Friday, April 17, 2015 - Students entering Summer/Fall 2015 semester
Friday, May 22, 2015 - Students entering Summer 2015/Fall 2015 semester
Friday, June 12, 2015 - Students entering Fall 2015 semester
Friday, July 31, 2015 - Students entering Fall 2015 semester- (now full)
Tuesday, August 18, 2015 - Students entering Fall 2015 semester


Please contact the Admissions Office for Orientation Programs at or (318)-795-2455 if you have any additional questions. We look forward to welcoming you to campus soon!