Center for Freshman Year

Welcome to the Spring 2023 semester!

We look forward to working with you in the Center for Freshman Year during your first year. 

Make sure you finalize your spring schedule. 

Please watch our videos under Scheduling Tools to understand the course registration process and view important resources like understanding your degree audit and other topics.

Click here for more important LSU Spring 2023 Academic Deadlines.

Date Holiday\Deadline
Monday, January 16 Martin Luther King Day Holiday
Tuesday, January 17 Spring Classes begin
Wednesday, January 25 Last Day to drop courses without receiving a grade of ‘W’ by 4:30 pm
Monday, February 20  Mardi Gras Holiday begins
Wednesday, February 22 Classes resume, 12:30 pm
March 13-17 Spring Break
Sunday, March 26 Scheduling begins for the fall semester and Wintersession for eligible scheduling priorities
Thursday, April 6

Last day to drop courses or resign by 4:30 pm

Final date for students to resolve final exam schedule issues.

Friday, April 7

Good Friday Holiday

Monday, May 8 

Final examinations begin

Saturday, May 13  

Final examinations end

Meet with an Advisor

Phone: 225-578-6822

Office Location & Hours:
8:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

All UCFY students are required to download the Navigate Student App on your iPhone or Android Phone which can be used to schedule appointments with counselors and other features like To-Dos, Study Buddies, Resources,
Holds, and Class Schedule.

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