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Student Handbook

University Mission Statement

Louisiana State University in Shreveport is the public senior university serving the Shreveport/Bossier Metropolitan area and the Ark-La-Tex. The mission of LSUS is to:

  • Provide a stimulating and supportive learning environment in which students, faculty and staff participate freely in the creation, acquisition and dissemination of knowledge;

  • Encourage an atmosphere of intellectual excitement;

  • Foster the academic and personal growth of students;

  • Produce graduates who possess the intellectual resources and professional and personal skills that will enable them to be effective and productive members of an ever-changing global community; and

  • Enhance the cultural, technological, social and economic development of the region through outstanding teaching, research and public service.