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Coronavirus Updates


LSUS COVID-19 Resource Page

The LSUS administration is working closely with the LSU system, along with local, state, and federal health officials to monitor the developments related to the Novel Coronavirus, known as COVID-19. 

LSUS will continue to closely follow all developments related to the Novel Coronavirus and will keep the campus community apprised of any major changes in the situation. Below you will find updates and correspondence related to the LSUS response to COVID-19.

Weekly Confirmed Cases (11/23-11/27)TOTAL Confirmed Cases (8/17-11/27)
5 82

If you have been in direct contact (within 6 feet of an infected person for a cumulative total of 15 minutes or more over a 24-hour period starting from 2 days before illness onset) with someone who has COVID-19, have symptoms of COVID-19, have had a COVID-19 test, or have tested positive for COVID-19.


Roadmap to Reopening: LSUS Fall 2020 Semester Plan

Frequently Asked Questions


There are multiple options available for testing on and off campus. Please visit the Coronavirus Testing Page for more information.

Student Resources and Information

For academic questions or concerns related to COVID-19 please email

  • The Noel Memorial Library is offering research assistance to students requiring remote support. Students can contact the library via the Chat feature at LibAnswers, or they can email their questions to Library staff will monitor and respond to students during the following hours.

    The library is open to LSUS students, staff, faculty, and approved visitors. Please call the library at 318-797-5225 upon your arrival for entrance into the building. Unfortunately, the library is not open to the general public at this time.

    Intersession 2020 Hours
    August 3 - August 23

    8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    Monday - Friday
    Closed Saturday
    Closed Sunday

  • The Food Pantry has resumed operations.

    Hours (August 3rd - 20th)
    1 pm - 4 p.m. Mon-Thurs

    See the UC Office for assistance upon arrival. All shoppers will need to complete annual forms at their first visit. PLEASE BRING YOUR PHOTO ID AND PROOF OF INCOME! Proof can be a bank statement, pay stub, or SNAP benefit statement.

    New social distancing guidelines in place for every visit:

    • Only ONE visitor allowed in the Pantry at a time. Others must wait in the lobby.
    • The Pantry attendant will sign you in on the tablet. Please provide your student ID number.
    • Instead of using a basket, place your items directly in your bags. Visitors are encouraged to bring their own shopping bags.
    • Once finished shopping, place your bags on the scale and the attendant will complete the sign out.
    • Only UC staff allowed behind the plexiglass partition
    • Remember you can shop once a week for up to 75 lbs a month.

For Faculty and Staff

Additional Resources

For information and updates related to the Spring and Summer semesters please visit the Spring and Summer Archive.

For system information, please refer to the LSU Coronavirus page.

For Travel Information and reporting, please refer to the LSU COVID-19 Travel Page.

For information and prevention tips related to COVID-19, please visit the CDC website.

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