When can I get to campus?

We hear this question every day from international students like you. With the coronavirus pandemic, we understand that visa availability and travel plans may have been impacted. As always, LSU Global has you covered.

Your health and safety remain our top priorities as we work to get you to campus as soon as possible. LSU Global is prepared to support you in beginning your university journey in a way that is tailored to you. Explore our start solutions below.

Option 1.

On-Campus Spring Semester- January Start

LSU will remain open for the Spring 2021 semester. You are welcome to arrive on campus at the start of the regular semester in Spring, if that is possible for you. Our team will be available to support you during your transition to life in the U.S.

Option 2.

Virtual Spring Semester

If you are unable to arrive on campus for the spring semester, you are invited to participate in virtual spring classes. You can begin your program right away from home—no study delays or interruptions—and transition smoothly to the campus next semester.

Find a Solution that Works

Explore which path to your university degree makes the most sense for you:

Question 1: Are you able to get a visa appointment for this fall?

Answer: Yes

Question 2: Are you able to book travel plans for January?

Answer: Yes

On Campus Arrival

Question 1: Are you able to get a visa to arrive to campus in January?

Answer: No

Question 2: Are you able to begin studying virtually from your home this spring?

Answer: Yes

Virtual Start

For all application and payment deadlines as well as move-in and program start dates, please visit the Important Dates page.

Student Stories

Want to learn more about what life is like as a student at LSU? Hear from international students like you!

“LSU is great because first and foremost, people are so friendly. I've never met people so friendly in my entire life. They help you out when it comes to things like if you're trying to get to a certain place or certain class. In terms of people, the people are the best at LSU.”



“I believe graduating from LSU will prepare me for success in my entire future, because I have experience abroad and global vision.”



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