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The Office of Recruitment is located in the Admissions Visitors Center in the John Gray Center, Building A, and provides complete admissions counseling for entering students. Staff members are professionally trained to assist prospective students with the assembly of admission credentials and can help with a smooth transition into the college environment.

Before registering, you must first apply and be accepted for admission. Students returning after a break in enrollment of one semester or more must submit an application for readmission.


State of Texas SB 1107 : BACTERIAL MENINGITIS VACCINATION REQUIRED for all new students under the age of 22 (excluding those enrolled in online or distance education courses only) entering Lamar University (or any other public college or university in Texas).

Before registering for on-campus classes, students who are under age 22 must either receive a vaccination against bacterial meningitis or meet specific criteria for declining a vaccination. See more information on complying with this requirement pursuant to Texas Senate Bill 110.

Beginning in the Fall 2013 semester, Lamar University requires Tuberculosis (TB) testing for all Non-U.S. Citizen/Non-Permanent Resident students. View the Full LU TB Testing Policy and the policy for students diagnosed with Latent Bacterial Tuberculosis Infection. Additional information also is available from the Student Health Center.

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