Student Support Services

Student Support Services Quick Links

  • Bookstore (Textbooks, Apparel, Gifts, Supplies and Bags, etc.)
  • Career Center
  • Disability Resource Center
  • Financial Aid
  • Graduation Information
  • Library
  • LU Learn: Support
  • LU Online Student Orientation
  • Out of State Approval
  • Payment Instructions
  • Proctoring Services

    ProctorU is an online proctoring service Lamar University utilizes to best ensure test integrity. You will need to make an account to use this service. Please see the handout, How it Works, that provides more information about ProctorU.

    Test-takers must schedule with ProctorU 72 hours BEFORE the start time of the exam to not be charged. Within 72 hours of the test start time, test-takers will be charged $5.00. If test-takers choose the Take it Now option (no appointment) they will be charged $8.75. Students must pay for these charges with a credit or debit card.

  • Scholarships
  • Smarthinking

    Smarthinking connects undergraduate online students with highly qualified tutors in a variety of disciplines. Students may schedule appointments in advance Students are loaded into Smarthinking during the first week of class. Login Credentials

    Your SMARTHINKING login is your my.Lamar email address (

    Your SMARTHINKING password is:

    YY- 2-digit year of birth

    MM- 2-digit month of birth

    DD- 2-digit day of birth (Use the with no quotations)

    Last initial capital letter

    First initial capital letter

    Last 4 digits of your social security number

    Example: John Doe Born January 25, 1981 Social Security Number 1234567890

    John Does Password: 810125&DJ7890

  • UG Student Status Change Form
  • Grad Student Status Change Form
  • M.Ed and Professional Preparation Certification New Student Orientation