• The Big Event

    The Big Event

  • LU students playing volleyball at the Recreational Sports Center

    Recreational Sports

  • Seniors of Significance

    Seniors of Significance

  • LU cheerleaders and dancers in the 2019 Homecoming Parade

    LU Cheer Team

  • Members of the Cardinal Activities Board

    Cardinals Activities Board


Our Division of Student Engagement is here to facilitate your transition into Lamar University, support your growth, and prepare you for personal and professional life after college. You will find that our committed staff place students at the center of everything we promise, plan, promote, and provide.

We pledge that we will encourage you to embrace opportunities that enrich your academic experience, offer support when you make difficult decisions, and challenge you to develop healthy choices regarding behavior and wellness. We offer you experiences that foster leadership, civic responsibility, and cultural engagement. We celebrate your individuality and support ways to collaborate with others to positively influence your community and your world.

We know that college is a life-changing experience. We celebrate that you want an education from Lamar University. We are committed to making sure that you get the most out of your LU experience.

In Cardinal Pride!

Vicki L. McNeil Ed.D.
Vice President of Student Engagement


tiffany tranTiffany Tran, a Senior from Beaumont, is the SGA Senator for the College of Arts & Sciences and an LU Ambassador. Tiffany is majoring in Biology.

david williamsDavid Williams, a Junior from Beaumont, is an Orientation Coordinator for New Student & Leadership Programs and an LU Ambassador. David is majoring in Mechanical Engineering.

stefany ricoStefany Rico, a Sophomore from Beaumont, is a Peer Educator for the Student Health Center and an LU Ambassador. Stefany is majoring in Psychology.


  • Walk a Mile in Her Shoes
    Tuesday, April 6
    12:30 pm, Setzer Student Center Circle Drive
    Raise awareness about sexual assault and gender relations at this one-mile walk around campus.

  • Seniors of Significance Recognition
    Wednesday, April 7
    Mary & John Gray Library
    Student Engagement's yearly ceremony honoring Seniors who achieved academic and civic success as a Cardinal.

  • The Big Event
    Saturday, April 10
    New Student & Leadership Programs
    It's the largest one-day service opportunity in the nation! Get signed up today at lamar.edu/bigevent.

  • Teal Tuesday Sexual Assault Awareness
    Tuesday, April 13
    Student Health Center
    Join us as we wear teal, the color of sexual assault prevention, to promote Sexual Assault Awareness Month.