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Sep 20, 2017

Student Engagement Newsletter - September 2017

Sep 20, 2017 by LU Student Engagement

Student Organization Presidents and Advisors Meetings
All presidents and advisors of registered LU student organizations  must attend one of the following meetings with the Office of Student Organization Services:

  • Wednesday, Sept. 20, 4 pm - 5 pm --OR--
  • Thursday, Sept. 21, 6 pm - 7 pm
  • 6th floor, Mary & John Gray Library

Attendees will receive important updates on policies and procedures for student organizations at Lamar University. To reserve your spot, visit

Student Involvement Fair

  • Thursday, Sept. 21, 11 am - 1 pm
  • Rec Center

All LU students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend the Fall Involvement Fair this Thursday! Join us at the Rec to meet some of LU's 150+ student organizations. We'll show you how to get involved and stay involved at LU! RSVP at

College Panhellenic Council Recruitment

  • Friday, Sept. 29 - Sunday, Oct. 1
  • Registration Deadline: Wednesday, Sept. 27 at 5 pm

Joining a Lamar University sorority is an awesome way to meet people, develop your leadership skills, and have once-in-a-lifetime experiences. CPC Recruitment begins next week! Learn more at

Cardinal Family Weekend

  • Saturday, Sept 30 - Sunday, Oct. 1
  • Registration Deadline: Wednesday, Sept. 27 at noon

Cardinal Family Weekend is a great opportunity for families to reconnect with their students and see first-hand what their life is like at Lamar University. Cardinal Family Weekend includes museum tours, lunch, games at the Rec Center, tailgating, and of course, LU football! For more information and to register, visit

Homecoming Parade Registration

  • Parade: Saturday, November 4
  • Registration Deadline: Friday, October 20

Homecoming 2017 is on the way! All student organizations, colleges, & departments are invited to register today for the Parade for a chance to win $500 in prize money! Visit today to sign up.

"Think About It" Online Training

  • Opens: Friday, September 22
  • Deadline to Complete: Sunday, October 22

Think About It, an online substance & sexual abuse prevention training program, prepares students to confront and prevent serious campus problems. Our program delivers Title IX and Campus SaVe Act training with a non-judgmental approach.

All new students (first semester at Lamar University) must complete the online program between September 22, 2017 – October 22, 2017. All new students will receive an email from Lamar University with a unique link that will allow you to access the Think About It program. Each new student must complete the Think About It program to be eligible for the Spring 2018 course registration.

For questions about the Think About It program, contact the Office of Student Engagement at 409-880-8458 or email

Flu Vaccines Available

  • Begins: Monday, September 25
  • Times: 3 pm - 5 pm, Monday - Friday

The Student Health Center is offering flu vaccines for students, faculty, and staff. Call 409-880-8466 to make your appointment today! Vaccines are $25, which can be added to your student account. Students with Academic Health Plan insurance will be covered at 100%. Visit to learn more about services at the Student Health Center.

Advisors Needed
The Office of Student Organization Services is seeking enthusiastic, dedicated full-time faculty and staff to serve as Advisors to LU's registered student organizations and clubs. To learn more, complete the Student Organization Advisor Interest Form or contact Michael Deneus at or 409-880-8739.

Got questions? We've got answers! Call Student Engagement at 409-880-8722 or visit our offices in Carl Parker 109.