Student Services

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Recreational Sports

The spacious Sheila Umphrey Recreational Sports Center is 13,000 square feet of cardiovascular and free-weight training; a one-tenth-mile walking/jogging track; a 43- foot climbing wall; basketball, racquetball, and volleyball/badminton courts; an indoor soccer/floor hockey court, a wellness and fitness center; health food café and juice bar; lounge areas with pool tables; an outdoor putting green; and air hockey, foosball, video games and television. Contact the Department of Recreational Sports for more information.

On-Campus Employment

The Student Employment Services Office, located in the Career Center, assists students in locating part-time and full-time non-degreed employment while attending the university. Learn more...

Campus Shuttle

This program provides transportation year-round near the immediate campus community, which encourages safety for students. The shuttle picks up students from various locations and runs on a set schedule. View shuttle map and times...

Career Planning

The Career Center is equipped with modern computer technology, providing on-line internet job search accessibility and computerized guidance assessment programs. The center has a full-time career counselor on staff to provide personalized assistance.  Career planning services include: career consulting, career exploration, job search strategies.


Lamar University Career & Testing Center is a national testing site for Prometric and Pearson Vue. The Career & Testing Center offers a full range of testing services for aptitude and achievement and coordinates testing required by the university and national testing institutions.  Click here for contact information for testing.