Consumer Information

The Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008 (HEOA) requires that postsecondary institutions participating in federal student aid programs make certain disclosures to enrolled and prospective students, parents, employees, and the public. We, therefore, disclose to you the following in compliance with federal law. For additional information or to request a paper copy of any materials, please call or e-mail the appropriate office or visit the indicated websites.

Financial Aid Information

General Institution Information

Accreditation Statement

Lamar University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Lamar University.

Several departments and programs are accredited by professional agencies or specialized accreditors. This information is listed in the Comprehensive Catalog.

Information for Student Athletes

Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act

Completion/graduation rates for student athletes are made available by the NCAA, for more information contact the Athletics Department.

Health and Safety

Drug and Alcohol Abuse

Based on its commitment to assure the safety and health of its students and employees, Lamar University seeks to maintain a work and learning environment free of the unlawful manufacture, distribution, possession or use of a controlled substance or the abuse of alcohol.  Drug and alcohol abuse affects the responsible conduct of business, teaching, and learning, and therefore will not be tolerated. For more information visit the Resources and Alcohol and Other Drugs site.

Vaccination Policy

Clery (Campus Security Act)

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal statute codified at 20 U.S.C. § 1092(f), with implementing regulations in the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations at 34 C.F. R. 668.46. 

Requirements of the act include require the following:

For more information please contact the LU Police Department

Fire Safety Report

This report contains information related to fire safety in campus housing at Lamar University, in accordance with the requirements of the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act.  The LU Department of Residence Life creates this report on an annual basis, relying on information provided by collaborative departments, including but not limited to the LU Campus Police and the Department of Residence Life.  The LU Department of Residence Life maintains the campus housing fire log and reports fire statistics annually in conjunction with the "Annual Crime Report"  that provides information in compliance with the Campus Police and Campus Security Crime Statistics Act.