New Student Orientation

2020 Undergraduate Orientation


New Student Orientation is specifically designed for new college students. You'll receive all the information you need to feel confident when you step on campus for your first day of class!

Orientation includes information about student services, academic life, academic advising and receiving your class schedule. It's also a great way to make friends, start building your on-campus community, and have FUN!

Lamar University offers Orientation for all incoming freshmen and transfer undergraduate students. Freshman students are required attend an Orientation session.

Register for Orientation

You will need your LEA username and password you received in an email to the address you submitted when you applied.

Orientation Dates

Freshman Orientation

June 20
June 27
July 18
July 24
July 31 

Transfer Orientation

August 1

Orientation Fee

Students: $50

Guests: $25 per Guest
Students are allowed up to Two Guests. 


Congratulations and welcome to Cardinal Nation!

We're so excited that you chose to start your journey at Lamar University. LU offers orientation programs that help students transition to a new academic community, and help family members understand the student experience during this exciting time.

Entering a new academic community is an significant time in a person's life, and we want to help make it as successful as possible.


Rescheduling Policy

If you need to reschedule your Orientation date, contact the New Student and Leadership Office at 409-880-7775 or email nslp@lamar.edu. Rescheduling must be made at least two weeks in advance.

Refund Policy 

Refunds for Orientation dates will only be issued if our office is notified by email 7 business days before your scheduled session. Email nslp@lamar.edu for issues related to Orientation.


If you are a Graduate Student, an International Student or LU Online Student please visit the following websites to learn more about your orientation.

GraduateInternationalLU Online