Orientation Schedule

Updated: 08/09/2021

The “On-site” or “In-person” portion of the School of Public Health Fall 2021 New Student Orientation will be held remotely on Zoom due to the updated state and local government public health requirements for the COVID-19 delta variant. The Orientation Schedule is updated to accommodate the virtual Zoom format.

SPH New Student Orientation Schedule Fall 2021 (Virtual)

The Zoom link and information to connect and attend orientation are available on the Moodle Orientation website.

The only Orientation activity that will be held in person and on campus is the Campus Tour scheduled to be held Monday, August 16th, 1:30 PM – 2:00 PM. This activity is optional and registration is required. It will conducted in small groups to maintain social distancing and masking is required. Check-in for the Campus Tour at the Lions Eye Center Building, 2020 Gravier Street, 1st Floor Atrium. Tours will leave promptly as scheduled. Click here to register for the Campus Tour.

International students that are newly arriving to U.S. and out of town students that are new and moving to New Orleans can register here for the activities listed on the schedule for August 11th, 12th, and 13th.

Please make sure to check this webpage for an updated schedule prior to arriving for detailed descriptions and instructions for the activities listed. Email us to SPHOrientation@lsuhsc.edu for any questions.

Fall 2021 Orientation Schedule

Orientation Activities(Attendance is Required for all incoming students as noted)
Monday, August 16th
Day 1
All New Students
Orientation Presentation All presentations will be held virtually on Zoom
9:00 AM – 9:10 AMIntroduction and Dean’s Welcome
9:10 AM - 10:45 AMA. Welcoming Address from Academic & Student Affairs
B. Academic & Student Affairs: Student Expectations
10:45 AM - 11:00 AMBreak 15 minutes
11:00 AM - 11:30 PMStudent Research
11:30 PM - 12:00 PMPractice Experience
1:30 PM - 2:30 PMIn person Campus Tour Meetitng Location: LEC, 1st Floor Atrium
Tuesday, August 17th
Day 2
All New Students
All presentations will be held virtually on Zoom
9:00 AM - 10:00 AMProgram/Departmental Specific Orientation (with Dept. Faculty & Directors)
10:00 AM - 10:30 AMNOLA Ready Emergency Preparedness Presentation
10:30 AM - 10:45 AMBreak 15 minutes
10:45 AM - 11:00 AMHuman Resources- Student Employment Opportunities
11:00 AM - 12:00 PMStudent Organizations
1. Student Government Association
2. Students for Sustainability
3. International Student Association
4. Interprofessional Student Alliance
5. Tiger Pride
6. SPH D&I Committee
12:00 PM - 1:00 PMLunch Break
1:00 PM - 2:00 PMHands-on Workshop at Library

Buildings & Locations Address:

LEC Bldg. – Lions Eye Center Bldg, 2020 Gravier Street (School of Public Health)

Need Help Getting Your Student ID: Student IDs are processed and given by the Registrar’s Office. Student ID can only be requested online using the Registrar’s Remote ID Card Image Upload webpage. The Remote ID Card Image webpage is restricted access and can only be accessed throuh the LSU’s web connect portal. Click here for directions to access the portal and the Student ID Card Image Upload webpage. After you have uploaded your photo ID, wait 24 hours before you pick up your photo ID card at the Registrar’s Office located at 433 Bolivar Street 1st Floor. The Registrar’s office hours are Monday – Friday, 9 am to 3 pm, however, they are closed for lunch from 1-2 pm. Please note: the Registrar Office will not be taking photo IDs you must complete this online. If you are unable to come to campus to pick up your Student ID the School of Public Health can arrange to pick this up and mail it to you.

In order to request ID pick up and mailing please complete the request form here. For any questions about mail delivery please contact Lezel Gaas by email to lgaas@lsuhsc.edu.