Cardinal Communities

Engage in meaningful relationships that empower you to thrive at Lamar University and beyond.

What are Cardinal Communities?

Cardinal Communities - Learn Communities at Lamar University

Cardinal Communities are groups of approximately 20 Freshmen or transfer students who:

  • take one or more courses together
  • interact outside of the classroom at least once a week facilitated by a peer mentor and a faculty/staff mentor
  • are grouped together according to major or a theme/interest


gain leadership skills
attend social activities
stay involved on campus
form peer connections

What Students Say...

Student Quotes

I enjoy the Cardinal Communities meet up. Its nice to be a part of a group of people who can help you.

Student Quotes

Cardinal Community is a great way to distinguish yourself as a student and I recommend it.

Student Quotes

My peer mentor makes being an ASL major fun! She reassured me that I made the right decision in my major.