Lamar University headed to the WAC

Following a vote by the Texas State University System Board of Regents Lamar University has accepted an invitation to the Western Athletic Conference (WAC).

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In addition to reviewing some of the biggest and best news of LU’s 2020 year, we continue the series, “What can you do with your LU degree?” talking with 2019 LU grad Cade Johnson. Cade, who has finished his first semester of medical school, shares why LU is a great place to go for pre-med. He also talks about some of his favorite LU moments.
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Upcoming Events

04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Plummer Room, 8th Floor of Mary and John Gray Library | Live stream at
06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Jefferson Theatre, 345 Fannin St
08:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Southeast Texas Food Bank
All Day
William R. Johnson Coliseum, Nacogdoches, TX

Student Life

Whether you live on campus or commute to class, Lamar University campus life is the perfect blend of urban living with the close community feel of a small town. 

  • Stop by Starbucks in the library for coffee and a bite, or check out any of the restaurants on campus.
  • Meet classmates with similar interests! With more than 150 registered student clubs and organizations, you'll have plenty of opportunities.
  • Watch the Cardinals compete in NCAA Division 1 althletics, get involved in a group fitness class at the gym or join classmates in a wide variety of intramural teams.


Students enjoying Starbucks at Gray Library
Students in dorms at Cardinal Village
Greek Life at Lamar University
Cheering on the Lamar Cardinals

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.