Recycling Returns to LU

Bring your steel and aluminum cans, #1 and #2 plastics, and glass to the Shelia Umphrey Recreational Sports Center from 9am-12pm on September 18th, October 9th, November 6th, and December 4th! Volunteers are welcome!


Still Time to Register!


July 24 (Virtual)  |  July 30 (In Person)  |  July 10/August 20 (Transfer)

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Department of Theatre and Dance presents The Book Club Play

The LU Department of Theatre and Dance is pleased to announce their first production of the semester, The Book Club Play, written by Karen Zacarias and directed by LU student Ashley Galan. The Book Club Play will take the stage on September 30 through October 3, with showtime beginning at 7:30 p.m. and the Sunday matinee at 2 p.m. All performances will be held in the University Theatre.
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Upcoming Events

06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Spindletop Gladys City Boomtown Museum
07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Elmer Gray Stadium, Abilene TX
06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Provost Umphrey Stadium
01:00 PM - 08:00 PM
SeatGeek Stadium, Bridgeview, IL

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Whether you live on campus or commute to class, Lamar University campus life is the perfect blend of urban living with the close community feel of a small town. 

  • Stop by Starbucks in the library for coffee and a bite, or check out any of the restaurants on campus.
  • Meet classmates with similar interests! With more than 150 registered student clubs and organizations, you'll have plenty of opportunities.
  • Watch the Cardinals compete in NCAA Division 1 athletics, get involved in a group fitness class at the gym or join classmates in a wide variety of intramural teams.


Students enjoying Starbucks at Gray Library
Students in dorms at Cardinal Village
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You are shaped by every moment of your life, and that makes you unique. At Lamar University, education is based on your individual needs to give you the tools for success in graduate school and your career. With personal learning experiences for each student and an array of hands-on opportunities, LU makes your time count. Make the most of your moments here at Lamar University.