You are about to begin an exciting academic journey that brings many new experiences and challenges. You will want to meet those challenges with success. Becoming a student here will mean many changes in your life, so the Office of First Year Experience and Leadership Development offers programs to help you make the most of your university experience. Freshman Connection is designed to assist you with the transition to university life.
During the program, you will have a chance to meet with university administrators, visit with faculty and staff, and learn more about campus life! You will be introduced to the academic programs and services provided by the University, such as academic advising, and support services. Upon completing the registration process at Freshman Connection, you will be prepared for your first semester in college!
Freshman Connection is one of the most important times of your college career. Take advantage of this opportunity to ask questions about college life…from financial aid to residential life. Experience for yourself how much easier college can be after making the initial transition…Freshman Connection!
Check out the Freshman Connection and Parent Connection schedules below by clicking on the session you are registered for. We cannot wait to see you this summer!
- Session 1: May 24-25, 2023
- Session 2: May 31-June 1, 2023
- Session 3: June 15, 2023
- Session 4: July 12-13, 2023
- Parent Connection Schedules
FC CENLA: June 20, 2023
FC Leesville: June 21, 2023
FC Shreveport: June 22, 2023
2023 Freshman Connection Registration will open on Tuesday, February 7, 2023 at 9:00 a.m.
To register for Freshman Connection, all admitted students will need to log into their myStatus portal. Through the portal they will be able to access information on their admissions application, financial aid status, housing and Freshman Connection registration. It’s all in one place and customized specifically for students.
Pre-registration for Parent Connection and Kid Konnection is encouraged. Students can pre-register family members for Parent Connection and Kid Konnection through the orientation registration system in their myStatus portal.