LU recognized as first-generation student school

The Center for First-generation Student Success recently announced Lamar University as one of the 2021-22 First-gen Forward cohorts.

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Explore our beautiful 292-acre campus!  Tour campus in person, take a virtual tour or use our interactive campus map to find your way around.


Latest News

LU professor invited to share COVID-19 experience at TEDx event

Lamar University’s Dr. Margot Gage Witvliet, assistant professor of sociology, will be a speaker at TEDxMileHigh’s ‘Uncharted’ event on March 20, 2021, discussing her experience with COVID-19.
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Upcoming Events

12:30 PM - 01:15 PM
Neches Room 120, Setzer Student Center
All Day
McAllen Country Club, McAllen, TX
All Day
Payne Stewart SMU Golf Training Center, Trinity Forest Golf Club, Dallas, TX
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Adobe Connect

Student Life

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 althletics, 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
Greek Life at Lamar University
Cheering on the Lamar Cardinals

Your Moment is Here

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.