Parent & Family Checklist 

Welcome to the LSU Tiger Family! View the Parent & Family Checklist to learn more about your transition to LSU and your next steps after completing orientation. We also encourage you to check out the list of upcoming dates and deadlines.

Get started below

Become a member of the Family Association

Visit to learn more about
the LSU Family Association and
become a member.


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Review the Guide for New Tiger Families

Bookmark this comprehensive
resource guide for parents.

Create your MyProxy account

MyProxy will allow you to have access
to view/pay your Tiger's fees.

We also encourage your Tiger to submit a FERPA Waiver


Submit Immunization Forms to the Student Health Center

Your Tiger should submit proof of
immunizations and complete the
Tuberculosis questionnaire found on
page 2 of the same form.


Add additional services

After your Tiger receives their class 
schedule, they should add additional
services via myLSU, such as meal plans.
Visit and click
the meal plans tab to view options for 
residents and commuters.

Register for a parking permit

Does your Tiger plan to bring a vehicle to
campus? Review the the student permit
details here. Register for a parking permit
through the online portal.


Have your student complete Vector

LSU requires first-time students under the age of 22 to complete Vector Solutions Primary Prevention Suite education prior to the first day of classes.


Complete Registration by paying tuition & fees by the deadline

Students pay their fee bill via myLSU,
and parents/guardians can view and
pay via a MyProxy account.

Have the important conversations

Discuss your expectations and
encourage responsibility in the personal
choices your student will be making.
Students should read the LSU Code of
Student Conduct.


Create a Move-In Day checklist

View Move-In Day essentials to help the move-in process go smoothly.



Get ready for Welcome Week

All first-year students are required to
participate in Welcome Week in August.

Learn more


Bring important documents

If your student plans to get a job
(on or off campus) while in Baton
Rouge, they need to be able to provide
acceptable documentation. Employees
must provide documentation to their
employers to show their identity and
authorization to work.


Make a financial plan

Talk about how your student intends to
budget and pay expenses, and discuss employment options, including on-campus jobs, for your student.

Visit the Student Financial
Management Center in the LSU Career Center for tips.


Send care packages to your Tiger

Send notes from home, practical items,
or treats to share with roommates and

These are especially welcome
during more stressful times of the

Make plans to attend Family Weekend

All family members of LSU students are
invited to campus for a weekend of
exciting events.

Visit for more


Call or email LSU Parent & Family 
Programs with any questions you have! Call 225-578-1173 or

View more ways to stay informed with LSU Parent & Family Programs.



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