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Application Checklist - Graduate

Get started on your degree program by following these steps

Here is a step-by-step guide to completing the application and enrollment process. Talk to your Enrollment Concierge about deadlines; they’ll help you every step of the way!


1. Apply for Admission

Apply online! Go to applygrad.lsu.edu/apply. Be sure to reach out to your Enrollment Concierge team member for the fee code waiver option at 833-280-5634.

2. Submit Transcripts

Have official transcripts from all previously attended institutions sent directly to LSU Graduate School electronically at gradonline@lsu.edu. Unofficial transcripts can be submitted through the application portal for the initial review.

3. Complete Testing

Complete any required testing that you might be required per department. Be sure to check your specific department requirements. View All Programs

4. Check Application Status

Check on all required materials for your application at applygrad.lsu.edu/apply. Reminder all required documents must be in by the required deadline to be reviewed. For deadlines be sure to reach out to your Enrollment Concierge team member.

5. Complete Funding Options

If you plan to use federal financial aid, you should begin that process as soon as possible. Steps to Apply for Financial Aid.

6. Admissions Decision

Reach out to your Enrollment Concierge team member to get introduced to your dedicated Learner Concierge. Your Learner Concierge will help to acquaint you to your learning platform while also helping you to get some very important steps started.

  • Log into your MyLSU
  • Activate LSU Email
  • LSU Online eLearning Orientation
  • LSU Online Moodle

7. Schedule and Register Classes

Once you have heard from your program-specific academic adviser you can go ahead and schedule and register for your classes. Be sure to reach out to your Learner Concierge for any questions or concerns you may have through this process.

8. Begin your LSU Online Program as a Tiger!

You’re on the way to reaching your academic goals! Know that the Concierge team is here to help with resources to resolve any questions or concerns you have through the whole process!