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Stronger Than Ever!

Lamar University is excited to welcome students back to campus in the fall. We will remain vigilant with tracking and reporting Covid-19 and its variants to ensure safe working and learning conditions. LU will continue to follow state and federal guidelines for a safe return to campus. Masks will not be required on campus in accordance with the Texas Governor’s executive orders outlined in GA-36.

We highly encourage all faculty, staff and students to remain vigilant and exercise personal accountability in ensuring the health and safety of our campus community. Vaccinations are strongly encouraged and offered free of charge through the Student Health Center on campus. Sanitization stations will remain present throughout campus for frequent handwashing and self-hygiene practices.

The majority of courses are being offered on campus for the Fall 2021 semester, however, as a large provider of online education LU continues to offer online and hybrid course offerings.

Our faculty, staff and students have demonstrated a resilient spirit, work ethic and commitment to excellence during these challenging times. We’re excited about enhancing in-person opportunities, offering on-campus events and student life programs as students move into residence halls beginning August 19.

Looking Forward To Fall 2021


Amber Maredia

"I am looking forward to being able to hang out with my friends more and have larger gathers, so hopefully we can have bigger gatherings and have more fun."


Canaan Daniels

"I'm excited to see students back on campus this fall engaging in events and becoming more involved in student organizations."

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Returning to Classes

  • How will my classes be taught?

    Courses can be offered Face to Face, Online or Hybrid. Hybrid rotations (half attend, half view online) will not be used. The class schedule will display if your course is online or hybrid.

  • What is a hybrid class?
    A hybrid course replaces over half of the traditional classroom instruction with comparable online activities and assignments. Please check in LU Learn/Blackboard for any additional information from your instructor.
  • Where will my course be taught?

    If you have already registered for courses, you can find your classroom assignment in Self Service Banner (insert link to SSB).

    1. Log in with your L# and password
    2. Navigate to the Student tab.
    3. Click on Registration.
    4. Click on Concise Student Schedule.
    5. Select Fall 2021 from the drop-down menu.
    6. Click Submit

    If you have questions about your schedule, contact your academic advisor in the UAC for freshmen and sophomores, or your academic department for juniors and seniors.

  • Will students have to have a COVID vaccination before returning to campus in the Fall?
    No. A COVID vaccination is not required to attend Lamar University. We highly encourage everyone to get vaccinated against COVID for the safety and welfare of everyone.  Vaccines are available at no charge at the SHC.  Call for an appointment.
  • Will masks be required on campus?

    Masks can not be required on campus in accordance with the Texas Governor’s executive orders outlined in GA-38.

Visiting Campus

We Can Have Fun, Be Productive AND Stay Safe

Keeping you safe and healthy is our top priority.  Working hand-in-hand with top medical and safety professionals and following the latest guidance from state health officials, we have designed a fall opening that prioritizes our community’s health while preserving the unique experience of university life.

In accordance with Governor Abbott's Executive Order GA 38, Lamar University will no longer require face masks or coverings to be worn on campus by any student, faculty, staff member, or guest.

We are committed to the health and safety of our campus community. The Student Health Center is offering free COVID-19 vaccines to all current students, faculty and staff. Appointments can be made online at lamar.edu/healthcenter.


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Reporting Covid-19 (Coronavirus)

Submit this form if you have a positive result for the Covid-19 Coronavirus test.