Cardinal View Schedule

Cardinal View

MARCH 2, 2019

Schedule of Events

8:00 - 8:45

Check-in and Opening Activities at the Sheila Umphrey Recreational Sports Center

  • Breakfast
  • Music
  • Fun activities 
  • Meet your admissions counselor
  • Residence hall tours 

9:00 - 10:15

Academic Sessions
Academic Deans and department representatives discuss majors, requirements and answer student and parent questions.

10:30 - 12:30

Breakout Sessions
*Sessions will last 30 minutes and be offered three times with 15 minutes of travel time between each.
*Choose up to 3*


*Breakout Sessions

Living at LU - 10:30-11:00 AM, 11:15-11:45 AM, 12:00-12:30 PM

Setzer Student Center; Ballroom - 30 min
Residence halls on campus provide a supportive and engaging atmosphere in which to thrive as a Lamar University student. Join us and learn how residence halls provide an affordable, convenient and safe environment in which to live. 

Get Involved at LU - 10:30-11:00 AM, 11:15-11:45 AM, 12:00-12:30 PM

Setzer Student Center; Neches Room - 30 min
Did you know that being involved in student organizations, Greek Life, leadership positions and campus events can shape your entire college experience and beyond? LU offers you opportunities from the moment you step on campus at Orientation. Come learn from your very own students about community, involvement and personal development when you step into opportunities at Lamar University.

Applying to LU - 10:30-11:00 AM, 11:15-11:45 AM, 12:00-12:30 PM

Setzer Student Center; San Jacinto Room - 30 min
When do I apply? How do I send my SAT/ACT scores? Is there an essay? Be a part of our discussion around the application process for admission to Lamar University so you'll know what to do, and when!

Financial Aid & Scholarships - 10:30-11:00 AM, 11:15-11:45 AM, 12:00-12:30 PM

Sheila Umphrey Recreational Sports Center; Multipurpose Court - 30 min
We know paying for college is a concern for many families.  Join our Financial Aid and Scholarship Boot Camp for future LU students to help you get started on the right foot. 

Walking Tours of Campus - 10:30-11:00 AM, 11:15-11:45 AM, 12:00-12:30 PM

Setzer Student Center Atrium - 30 min
Current students will take you on a 30-45 minute tour of campus while sharing their personal experiences and highlighting all the great things happening at LU. Tours leave every 15 minutes. Last tour leaves at 12:00 PM. 

Taking Care of Business - 10:30-11:00 AM, 11:15-11:45 AM, 12:00-12:30 PM

Galloway Business Building; Room 246 - 30 min
Need to apply for admissions or check on your admissions status? Need help applying for financial aid?  Want to get a jumpstart on registering for orientation or reserving your room in the residence halls? Allow our highly trained, knowledgeable staff to help you through all the steps to becoming a Lamar University Cardinal.

Student Success Fair - 9:45-12:00 PM

Setzer Student Center Atrium - 30 min 
Meet and speak with current students involved in organizations on campus.