Dean of Students

We believe in you and want you to THRIVE at LSUS! To that end, we promote a healthy and positive learning environment that enhances your overall wellbeing. You are encouraged to actively seek out experiences and resources so that in your time at LSU Shreveport, you can develop the skills necessary to reach your personal and educational goals. Join a student activity, participate in an awareness event, lead a student organization, attend a workshop or engage in the campus community. Be involved! There is much to experience.

I'm including a link to the Student Handbook, so that you can familiarize yourself with our campus policies and procedures. It also contains important information and resources to assis in your development as a successful student.

Let us know how we can be of assistance. We look forward to getting to know you!

Paula Atkins, Ed.D.
Dean of Students

Student Success Center

The Student Success Center is a one-stop shop for students looking to learn and grow in all areas of their academic life. The Success Center offers free peer-to-peer tutoring and 24/7 online tutoring, academic coaching, and workshops. The SSC staff can help you develop positive study habits, prep for an exam, or learn how to better manage your time and the pressures of college life. 

Student Success Center

Student Activities

Want to meet more people and make new friends? LSUS has more than 70 clubs and organizations on campus, ranging from Academic Honor Societies to Greek Life and special interest clubs to academic clubs. Explore clubs and organizations.

Student Activities

Student Advocacy & Accountability

The mission of the Student Advocacy and Accountability Office is to promote responsible citizenship behaviors, ethical decision making, critical thinking, and personal reflection. Student Advocacy and Accountability (SAA) encourages student success by promoting the highest standards of academic integrity and personal conduct.

Student Advocacy & Accountability

Career Services

LSU Shreveport Career Services can help you realize your career goals and develop professionally before graduation. By helping you navigate your career decisions, you'll be able to confidently search for and secure experiential opportunities, and translate your classroom knowledge into real-world success.

Career Services

Counseling Services

LSU Shreveport's Counseling Services serves our diverse campus community by providing mental health services and wellness support services that assist students in achieving their academic and life goals while enhancing their personal growth and wellbeing. Counseling Services provides everything from personal counseling, peer education and mental health resources to personal development workshops, yoga and meditation and diversity trainings. 

Counseling Services

Disability Services

LSU Shreveport is committed to making students with disabilities full participants in its programs, services, and activities through its compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and the supplemental ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA). Student Development works with both students with disabilities and the University in accomplishing this goal.

Disability Services