101 Things to Do

101 Things to Do

Around the LSU campus and in the surrounding community.

This list has been created with current COVID-19 guidelines in place. If you discover a closure, please let us know at campuslife@lsu.edu and we will update the listing. 

  1. Walk, run, ride, or skate the University Lakes
  2. Grab lunch with a friend at the Club at Union Square
  3. Visit the Andonie Sports Museum to take in some of LSU's athletics history
  4. Learn the proper spelling of Go. Hint, G-e-a-u-x
  5. Get involved in a student organization; check out the many offerings on TigerLink
  6. Attend Fall Fest to celebrate the spirit of the LSU community
  7. Run for office or vote in Student Government elections
  8. Play golf on the LSU golf course
  9. Take a Group X Class with LSU UREC
  10. Attend a Student Senate meeting or speak during Public Forum
  11. Learn the words to the Alma Mater
  12. Enjoy a cup of coffee your friends outside the Barnes & Noble Bookstore
  13. Kiss someone in front of the Memorial Tower at midnight on Valentine’s Day
  14. Participate in the Homecoming Week events
  15. Order your LSU Ring
  16. Selfie opportunity on the PMAC outdoor concourse with Tiger Stadium behind you
  17. Walk, run or ride the levee from the LSU Vet School to downtown Baton Rouge (~3 miles)
  18. Have a mock interview or get your resume reviewed with Olinde Career Center
  19. Walk through Free Speech Alley by the LSU Student Union and meet someone new
  20. Participate in a service project with Volunteer LSU
  21. Volunteer in the LSU Food Pantry
  22. Look through the LSU Gumbo yearbook digital archive
  23. Take a ride on a Tiger Trails bus
  24. Apply for a scholarship
  25. Visit Mike the Tiger in his habitat
  26. Attend an athletic event on campus 
  27. Borrow a laptop or video equipment from the LSU Library
  28. Soak up some sun on the Parade Ground or the Patrick F. Taylor Lawn
  29. Post a funny Classified Ad in the LSU Reveille
  30. Listen to a KLSU radio show hosted by students (91.1FM or stream online)
  31. Tune into “Spontaneous Combustion” - the longest running jazz program on KLSU 91.1FM hosted by DJ Zia “The Cat” Tammami since 1977
  32. Watch Tiger TV
  33. Visit the College of Art & Design Sculpture Garden
  34. Visit the Adventure Center at the LSU UREC 
  35. Feed the ducks at the LSU Lakes
  36. Meet a friend for lunch at the LSU Student Union
  37. Visit the War Memorial on the Parade Ground
  38. Find all four time capsule locations on campus (to be opened in 2050, 2067, 2076 and 2160 respectively)
  39. Visit an exhibit in one of LSU’s seven galleries
  40. Enjoy an outdoor lunch in the Enchanted Forest
  41. Study by the Dodson Fountain in the Quad
  42. Take a nap in the Quad
  43. Sing along with the Memorial Tower while it plays the Alma Mater at Noon
  44. Study at the Greek Theater when the crepe myrtles are in bloom
  45. Visit the Burden Museum & Gardens
  46. Watch the lighting of the LSU Christmas tree during Holiday Spectacular
  47. Tour three amazing student centers in a row on Veterans Drive: the Clarence L. Barney Jr. African American Cultural Center, William A. Brookshire Military & Veterans Student Center, and the LSU Women’s Center 
  48. Visit the International Cultural Center
  49. Learn all the cheers for an LSU Football game
  50. Visit the UPS Store to check your mail, ship a package, or print an assignment
  51. Register to vote
  52. Attend an LSU Olinde Career Center event
  53. Find an on-campus or off-campus job on Handshakepark
  54. Read an article written by an LSU student in the LSU Reveille
  55. Complete your LSU Safety Checklist
  56. Take a photo with at least two Mike the Tiger statues
  57. Take selfies with Heisman winner Billy Cannon, NBA greats Bob Pettit and Shaquille O’Neal, and Coach Skip Bertman
  58. Watch the sun set over the levee by the Vet school
  59. Make a bike connection with LSU and Baton Rouge bicycling organizations
  60. Shop or eat around Nicholson Gateway
  61. Meet the dean of your senior college
  62. Celebrate LSU’s birthday every year (January 2, 1860)
  63. Meet the Library Subject Specialist staff member for your senior college or major
  64. Share a scoop of ice cream with a friend at the LSU AgCenter Dairy Store
  65. Make time to improve your time management skills or your study skills at the Center for Academic Success
  66. Visit the LSU SportShop
  67. Visit a church, synagogue, temple or Islamic center near campus
  68. Learn about native Louisiana fauna at LSU’s Hilltop Arboretum
  69. Hear yourself echo in the center of Free Speech Plaza in front of the LSU Student Union Theater
  70. Make a friend from another state and one from another country
  71. Attend an LSU Science Café (live or online)
  72. Read about LSU's Fierce for the Future Campaign 
  73. Visit Allosaurus in the lobby of Howe-Russell Hall

    Around Baton Rouge

  74. Visit Mike’s tiger cousins at the Baton Rouge Zoo
  75. Take a short walk to City-Brooks Park and visit the Baton Rouge Gallery
  76. Volunteer in Baton Rouge with the Capital Area United Way
  77. Visit the Red Stick Farmers’ Market on Thursdays or Saturdays
  78. Attend one of Baton Rouge’s many annual festivals
  79. Attend a Baton Rouge Pride event
  80. Attend a Baton Rouge Mardi Gras parade
  81. Visit historic 3rd Street in Downtown Baton Rouge
  82. Take a photo outside The Lincoln Theatre, the site of the planning for the first Civil Rights bus boycott in the US in 1953
  83. Enjoy a Baton Rouge classic for breakfast, lunch, or dinner
  84. Volunteer with the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank
  85. Visit the top of the New State Capitol
  86. Explore BREC’s 180 parks in East Baton Rouge parish
  87. Visit the Louisiana Old State Capitol
  88. Attend an event at the Raising Cane's River Center
  89. Take in a performance at the Shaw Center for the Arts
  90. Explore the galleries at the LSU Museum of Art located in the Shaw Center in downtown Baton Rouge
  91. Visit the Baton Rouge Blues Festival- one of the oldest blues festivals in the country since 1981
  92. Take an adventure with BREC 
  93. Get star-struck at Highland Road Public Observatory
  94. Explore Baton Rouge museums for free the first Sunday of every month
  95. Visit the mummy in the Ancient Egypt Gallery or view a planetarium show at Louisiana Art & Science Museum
  96. Take a stroll through Louisiana history and culture at the Capitol Park Museum in downtown Baton Rouge
  97. Tour the USS Kidd Veterans Museum in downtown Baton Rouge
  98. Take up disc golf at one of four BREC disc golf parks
  99. Traipse BREC’s Bluebonnet Swamp
  100. Explore the parish-wide network of connected pathways and greenways
  101. Visit the Sing the River Sculpture that plays music that corresponds with the rise and fall of the Mississippi River