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Cypress Lake is a treasured campus landmark. It is a carefully controlled and delicate wetland teeming with plants and wildlife such as bass, catfish, red-ear turtles, blue herons, and, of course, alligators.

UL Lafayette was the first university in the country with such a wetland on campus.

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Students at UL Lafayette have the greatest classroom in the world for learning about wetland ecosystems and management—Cypress Lake.

By observing, examining, and engaging with this environment, students understand the balance of nature and what humans can do to protect it—and help it thrive.

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Every year students, faculty, and staff gather for canoe races in Cypress Lake during Lagniappe Week. Two per canoe, they paddle as quickly as they can through the water, around the cypress trees, and back to shore.

April 28th, 2021

Commencement ceremonies moved to Cajundome, Convention Center

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette will celebrate Spring 2021 Commencement with several ceremonies over two days... Read More ➝
May 5th, 2021

Caffery Award winner researches cultures shaped by external forces

René Champagne’s interest in how cultures adapt to environmental or political changes earned him this year’s Jefferson... Read More ➝
April 28th, 2021

Alumni Association Celebration online auction to begin May 3

A getaway to the beach, art and jewelry are among more than a hundred items that will be up for grabs during the... Read More ➝

Student Research

UL Lafayette is launching its new Quality Enhancement Plan — Advance: Student Research Experience.

Through Advance, students will have more opportunities for mentored research, innovative projects and creative endeavors.