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Professional Development

Policies and Registration

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Office Hours

8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday

Registration: 5 Easy Ways

Online: Register online from any course description, or view all courses here.

Phone: 225-578-2500

Fax: 225-578-3090

Mail: Send completed registration form with check, money order or credit card information to:

LSU Continuing Education
340 E. Parker Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Note: If mailing, please send registration forms one week prior to the first scheduled course meeting.

Payment Policies & Options

Credit Cards: We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express. Credit card payment is required for Web, phone or fax registrations.

Fees: Full payment, or an authorized purchase order for billing, is due at the time of registration.

Mailed Payment: On mail registrations, checks and money orders should be payable to LSU.

Returned check: If your bank voids a payment for insufficient funds, a returned check charge of $25 will be added to your registration fee.

Refunds & Cancellations

On Campus/Instructor-Led Refund Policy - If your plans change, you must cancel 5 business days prior to the first day of class in order to receive a full refund or transfer to another course. If you cancel less than 5 business days, no refunds will be granted however you can have a one-time transfer of funds to another course. There are no penalties for substitutions prior to the first day of class. LSU reserves the right to cancel or make changes in courses. If a course is cancelled, the entire fee is refunded.

Online Courses Refund Policy - A refund will be issued if the request is received in our office within seven calendar days of enrollment and the course has not been accessed. Learners must submit a written request for a refund to answers@outreach.lsu.edu.

LSU reserves the right to cancel or make changes in courses. If a course is cancelled, the entire fee is refunded.


LSU Continuing Education observes the same official holidays as the LSU campus. Office closures include New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Day, Mardi Gras, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and approximately one week around Christmas.

Accommodations for Persons with Disabilities

In some cases, university buildings may not be fully accessible for persons with disabilities. If you need special accommodations because of a disability, please let us know by calling 225-578-2500 at least two weeks before your class begins.