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Continuing Education

Pre College

LSU Monitoring Coronavirus

The University continues to monitor the COVID-19 novel coronavirus situation closely, and we continue to place the health and wellness of our campus community first. If you are registered in an on-campus course scheduled to begin before May 30, we will be contacting you directly and providing you with options. These options are determined on a class-by-class basis, so your program coordinator will be your best resource for accurate guidance.

The situation is extremely fluid, so please visit the LSU Office of Preparedness for the latest updates from LSU.

Enrichment Programs to Prepare for a Successful Future

As a flagship university, LSU understands the importance of quality education to prepare individuals for a successful future. Our programs are designed to inspire and challenge the next generation of learners to explore new possibilities in areas of study like math, reading, coding, and more. Our award-winning programs and instructors have a passion for excellence and will encourage the student to grow and make an impact in their schools and communities.

Contact us at 225-578-2500 or precollege@outreach.lsu.edu

Summer Camps

Upcoming dates:

  • Registration opens February 24th
  • Early bird is until April 30th
  • Camps start the week of June 1st

Tiger Challenge

LSU Tiger Challenge is a unique academic summer program that engages the interest and imagination of students entering kindergarten through 6th grade. Exemplary teachers integrate math, reading, writing, science and social studies around stimulating themes designed for each grade level. Critical thinking, problem-solving, and leadership skills are emphasized in a community of motivated students. Experience a series of programs that capture interest, create engaging hands-on projects, and result in valuable preparation for the upcoming school year. Course themes and content are developed based on state curriculum standards.

Tiger Scholars

This unique program invites pre-college students entering grades 7–8 grade to join us as a Tiger Scholar! University High School serves as the home base for these courses unless otherwise noted. Students expand their knowledge in a field of interest and gain valuable access to the nationally-acclaimed resources on the campus of LSU. Instructors work collaboratively with university departments to secure lab visits, college readiness tours, expert introductions, and engaging project-based learning. Shape your leadership skills, reach into high-level concepts, and prepare for the next step in your academic journey!

Need help with registration? Give us a call at 225-578-2500 and we'll be happy to assist you! Click on the grade of your student or child below and register for the class directly online.

Summer Reading Programs

Louisiana State University, Continuing Education, a non-profit organization, is proud to offer the Summer Reading Skills Program as a community service to families at 8 locations throughout Louisiana. Since 2003, this program has helped students in our community build strong reading skills and develop a deep love of books and reading. The program is designed and taught by the Institute of Reading Development, a nationwide leader in reading skills instruction.

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Test Preparation

LSU provides several test preparation courses, whether you are applying to college or looking to make a career change. Explore our test preparation offerings for the ACT, SAT, GRE, GMAT, LSAT, notary exam, and more. We have offerings on-campus and online, and we even offer a hybrid option.

See Upcoming Options

Science Fair

The road to the Louisiana Science and Engineering Fair (LSEF) starts in middle and high schools all around the state. Students compete to advance from their school-level fairs to a regional fair, and then to the Louisiana statewide event. Top Senior Division winners from around the state have the opportunity to take part in the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) Intel ISEF Complete Information.

Science Fair Website