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I'm Admitted, what's next?

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To request more information about LSU Alexandria and our programs, please fill out this form or email online@lsua.edu.

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Welcome to LSUA and Congratulations!

7-week classes go very fast and we want to ensure that you are ready for success on the first day of class for each term. 

Please keep this link handy: Online Programs Calendar  Scroll to the list of semesters/terms to see the specific dates for registration, payment, refund, etc.  Note: 

The Registration deadline for all 7 week classes is 1 week prior to the first day of class.  This allows you to get textbooks ordered and be ready for a successful term.

The following steps are key to your success!  Now that you are admitted, you will need to do the following to get started at LSUA.

Get Your Username

 Get your LSUA username by:

  1. Going to http://my.lsua.edu
  2. Click the Get Username Tab and complete the information on this secure site.
  3. Once you set your password, return to the login page and log in.

 The MyLSUA Portal gives you access to all of the following: (some systems require additional login, you have the same username and password for all systems)

Complete Online Student Orientation

 Once you have your username, complete the Online Student Orientation in Moodle.  You can self-enroll for this free orientation by going to  http://moodle.lsua.edu/course/view.php?id=5894 .  Once you complete the modules and earn at least 80%, you will receive a certificate of completion.


Connect with an advisor

  • All other students should contact the the Advising center. Email advising@lsua.edu or call 318-767-2604 for an appointment. Indicate if you are a 100% online student and the semester that you plan to start.
  • Summer3, Fall2 and Fall3 registration for 2017 is open now. Spring2 and Spring3  registration will begin in mid-October.  All 7-week terms end in a number 2 (first part of semester) or 3 (last part of semester)

Register for Classes

See the Self-Service instruction file for making a schedule.

The Registration deadline for all 7 week classes is 1 week prior to the first day of class.  This allows you to get textbooks ordered and be ready for a successful term.

Pay for Classes

Students in 100% online programs use a different process to pay for classes.  Please DO NOT click the “Pay for Classes” Link in MyLSUA.  Instead:

  1. Log into Self-Service
  2. Click the Finances Tab
  3. Click the Balance Menu (directly under the home tab)
  4. Change the period to the correct Term (FALL2, FALL3, SPRING2, SPRING3, etc)
  5. Click the Change button to see current balance
  6. Expand the “Make a Payment option in the left column
  7. Change the drop-down for “Apply Payment To” to match the term
  8. Enter the amount you wish to pay at this time. You can return and make another payment later as long as classes are paid for in advance.
  9. NOTE:All 7 week classes must be paid in full prior to the WEDNESDAY before classes start in any term.

Purchase Textbooks

There are 2 ways to purchase textbooks:

Through My.LSUA
  1. Log in to http://my.lsua.edu
  2. Click the Student Menu at the top right
  3. Click Purchase Textbooks
  4. Choose the Term (i.e. Fall, Fall2 or Fall3)
  5. Click Submit
Directly through the bookstore link
  1. Go to http://lsua.bncollege.com 
  2. Click the link to Textbooks at the top left.
  3. Use the drop down menus to select term, Students declared in 100% online accelerated programs should choose Fall2 to purchase those books then choose Fall3 to see those requirements.  Students in on campus programs but taking a 7 week class should choose Fall.
  4. Click Find Materials for Course(s)

The information will display

  • Exactly what is required and what is optional (some courses require access codes)
  • Multiple options to rent, purchase, get paper or digital – whatever options the publisher has.
  • Students can use financial aid to purchase textbooks if it is processed (viewable in NetPartner from the MyLSUA page.

If you choose to search other sites to get text materials, the ISBN number The student is responsible for having the correct edition of the textbook by the first day of class – faculty expect them to have it as the information is available.