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On the northeast corner of campus, you'll find the Century Oaks, which President Stephens planted in 1901. And just like the oaks, the University has grown.

Student enrollment is at a record high, graduation rates are climbing, and research funding tops $150 million annually.

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When Dr. Edwin Stephens became the University's first president in 1900, the Southwestern Louisiana Industrial Institute had no campus, faculty, or students.

Over the next 37 years, he built the foundation for what would become the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

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As we grow, we're making sure to stay true to our roots. We celebrate life through festivals and our annual campus-wide crawfish boil.

Plus, we remember our rich history through academic programs, like traditional music and Francophone studies, and through research to find our ancestors' original settlements.

June 5th, 2020

Tropical Storm Cristobal announcements

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette campus will be closed Monday, June 8, in response to Tropical Storm Cristobal... Read More ➝
June 1st, 2020

Website a one-stop shop for details about safe return to campus

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is putting its plans for the safe resumption of on-campus courses and... Read More ➝
May 30th, 2020

University confirms two COVID-19 cases

Two University of Louisiana at Lafayette students have tested positive for COVID-19. The students shared an on-campus... 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.

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