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Fall Registration Aug. 20-21

Released: 08/07/2008

Registration for the LSU at Alexandria fall semester will be Aug. 20-21, announced registrar Teresa Seymour. Classes begin Aug. 25, and late registration is permitted through Aug. 29.

A “walk-in” freshman orientation for those who have not already completed orientation will be held Aug. 14 from 12:30-3:30 p.m.

First-time freshmen who have not started the admissions process can determine their admissibility through the “prospective student” link at www.lsua.edu. Applications for admission are available from the Office of Admissions in Abrams Hall. Freshmen must undergo academic advising from the Advising Center and schedule orientation.

Transfer students are eligible for admission if they have at least 12 hours of non-developmental college credit courses and a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0. Transfer students must submit an application for admission prior to proceeding with advising from their academic department and registration.

Scholarships and other forms of financial aid are still available through the Office of Enrollment Management. Completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is necessary to apply for financial aid. The form is available on-line at www.fafsa.ed.gov.

Housing scholarships for the fall semester at The Oaks apartments are attainable for students with a minimum 20 ACT score. The half scholarships for fully furnished one-bedroom apartments in a four-bedroom configuration reduce rent to $1,100 for the semester. Amenities include utilities, cable, Internet connection, study lab and tutoring, recreational facilities, and regular social activities. Housing scholarship applications are available through the Office of Admissions.

Students with a minimum 25 ACT score may apply for the Honors Program, a specially developed curriculum applicable to most areas of study. The Honors Program includes team-teaching, travel, cultural activities and exposure to speakers and seminars. Participants receive a full scholarship through a variety of financial sources.

Key offices and telephone numbers for the admissions process are Office of Records/Admissions (including registrar), 474-6417; Office of Enrollment Management (including financial aid), 473-6423; and Advising Center, 767-2604.