Points of Interest
The Student Union — which houses an art gallery, theater, bookstore, and various dining options — serves as the center for campus life.
This 175-foot structure was built in 1923 and dedicated in 1926 as a memorial to the Louisianans who died in World War I. Their names are inscribed on bronze plaques inside of the tower.
The LSU Campus Mounds are thought to be more than 5,000 years old, which means that they predate the Egyptian pyramids. Experts believe they may have been a gathering place for ceremonies and celebrations.
Otherwise known as Death Valley, Tiger Stadium’s seating capacity is 102,321, making it the nation’s fifth largest on-campus football stadium and second largest in the SEC.
Mike the Tiger’s $3 million, 15,000-square-foot habitat is a state-of-the-art facility, which was paid for by donations from fans and supporters.
The Quadrangle, nicknamed “the Quad,” is the heart of campus and holds the original group of structures, built between 1925 and 1930.
Barnes & Noble at LSU
Barnes & Noble at LSU serves as the campus bookstore and is currently the largest collegiate Barnes & Noble in the nation.
See the campus map for location information.