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The largest department on campus, comprising more than 100 employees, working tirelessly to keep their customers - the students, faculty and staff of LU – happy, safe and productive, even during a pandemic.
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Find Your Degree

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Paying for College

Paying for College

A college education is an investment in your future. Learn more about financial aid and scholarships.

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Applying to Lamar University

Applying to LU

Whether you're a first-year freshman, transfer or graduate student, we'll help guide you through the application process.

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LU Staff Making a Difference

Aaron Capps

Thank You Aaron Capps, Staff Interpreter!

When Aaron Capps learned to sign the alphabet as a child, he found his life’s passion and a career. An LU staff member since 1996, Aaron is one of just a few on campus who can communicate in American Sign Language “stratified squamous epithelium.”

Meet Aaron Capps

Latest News

Lamar University officials are actively monitoring the development of Tropical Storm Cristobal forming in the Gulf of Mexico. All departments are asked to carefully review the Hurricane Preparedness Manual and the pre-storm preparations section beginning on page 11.

President Evans message regarding George Floyd and recent events surrounding his death

The death of George Floyd is an unspeakable tragedy. We grieve the senseless loss of life and the tumultuous events occurring across our great nation while striving to be a place of unity, peace and most of all inclusion.
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Discover Your Future

Visit Lamar University

Explore our beautiful 292-acre campus!  Take a virtual tour or use our interactive campus map to find your way around.

With growing public concern due to the COVID-19 outbreak, Lamar University has made the difficult decision to cancel in-person campus visits for the foreseeable future.

In the meantime, the Office of Admissions and Recruitment will be utilizing various social platforms to help students and families stay connected.

Get more information about virtual visits

Your Moment is Here

You are shaped by every moment of your life, and that makes you unique. At Lamar University, education is based on your individual needs to give you the tools for success in graduate school and your career. With personal learning experiences for each student and an array of hands-on opportunities, LU makes your time count. Make the most of your moments here at Lamar University.