Checklist for Accepted Students

Congratulations! You're joining our class of 2025!

You are part of a group of accomplished students who will make great things happen and shape the future at LU, in Southeast Texas and the world.

Follow these steps to officially become an LU student.

1 - Activate Acccount - Click For Details

Activate Your Account

You must activate your LU Email account to receive important information from Financial Aid, Housing, and other campus services. 

Go to to log in using your (LEA) username.


2 - Financial Aid and Scholarships - Click for Details

Financial Aid & Scholarships

The priority deadline is January 15 for scholarships and February 1 for financial aid.

Even if you missed the deadlines, you might still be eligible if funds are available.

4 - Register for Orientation - click for details

Register for New Student Orientation

At orientation, you will learn how to get involved, meet campus leaders, learn LU traditions and meet fellow Cardinals and receive your class schedule! NSO is mandatory for all incoming first year students.

For more information about New Student Orientation and when registration will open, visit

Already registered for New Student Orientation? Complete your advising form today to confirm your class schedule!

5 - Apply for Housing - Click for Details

Apply for Housing

Did you know all first-year freshman are required to live on campus? Applying is easy through Housing and Residence Life. Just use your LEA information to log in and pay your down payment online!

Are you a local student looking to commute to campus? You will have to fill out the online exemption form. Need more info? Visit Residence Life today.

6 - Records and Transcripts - Click for Details

Send Records and Transcripts

If you previously took college classes, have the college or university send your official transcript to LU.

If you took any Advanced Placement examinations, send official scores to LU by calling the College Board at 1-877-274-6474.

You'll get an email notification after your credit has been applied to your LU record.

7 - Reminders and Resources - Click for Details

Reminders and Resources