LSU students head back to campus for Fall semester


BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) — Members of the LSU community including students are returning for the Fall semester on Monday.

This semester is unlike any other for students whose classes begin at 7:30 a.m.

Welcome to the ‘new normal,’ according to LSU President, William F. Tate IV.

The school year is starting in-person despite the concerns of LSU faculty.

If you are attending LSU this semester and have not been vaccinated, the university is requiring that you get tested for COVID-19 every month.

The university plans to keep track of the coronavirus through the COVID-19 Reporting Dashboard.

In a bid to keep the university as healthy as possible, LSU is asking that employees and students to fill out the Daily Symptom Checker.

If you would like to share pictures of your first day on campus, please e-mail,

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