• 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 President and an LU Ambassador. Tiffany is majoring in Biology.

david williamsDavid Williams, a Senior from Beaumont, is the SGA Vice President, 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.


  • Friday, August 20
    Color Rave - Dining Hall Lawn
    8:30 pm - 9:30 pm

  • Saturday, August 21
    Academic Success Conference - Setzer Student Center
    10 am - 2 pm

  • Sunday, August 22
    New Student Convocation - Montagne Center
    4:30 pm

  • Monday, August 23
    Casino Night - Setzer Student Center
    6 pm - 9 pm

  • Thursday, August 26
    College Panhellenic Taste of Recruitment - Live Oak Ballroom, Setzer Student Center
    6 pm - 8 pm

  • Saturday, August 28
    JC Penney Suit Up Event - Central Mall
    9 am - 12 noon

  • Saturday, August 28
    First Year Games - Recreational Sports Center
    3 pm - 5 pm

  • Saturday, August 28
    Silent Disco - McDonald Gym
    6 pm - 10 pm