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Lafayette, La. residents are the happiest in the U.S. according to a study published by the National Bureau of Economic Research. We're consistently recognized for our great food, festivals, and economic development, so we definitely have a lot to smile about.

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Lafayette, La. was voted the No. 2 college town in America by Travel + Leisure magazine for its plentiful extracurricular activities. It ranked No. 1 for both its concerts and live music scene and was named  No. 1 by USA Today editors as Best College Town Weekend.

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Lafayette isn't only the happiest city, it's also one of the hippest! ConventionSouth magazine named Lafayette a hip, historic college town in the South. There's so much to do and see at the University and in our community. We invite everyone to come experience it for themselves. 

April 20th, 2017

Becton named Moody College of Business dean

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette announced today that Dr. J. Bret Becton will serve as the next dean of the B.... Read More ➝
April 18th, 2017

Mardi Gras math: University researchers tally parade crowd size

A team of researchers from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette who attended the city’s recent Mardi Gras King’s... Read More ➝
April 13th, 2017

Groundbreaking celebrates $2.5 million gift for Maraist Financial Services Lab

The B.I. Moody III College of Business Administration broke ground Wednesday for a facility that will help its... Read More ➝
April 26th, 2017

Guided Tours of Spring Exhibitions

Take one last trip through the galleries with Hilliard Museum staff before the exhibitions close. Spiritual Journeys:... Read More ➝
April 26th, 2017

Night of Remembrance

Please gather with the UL Lafayette family for a special Night of Remembrance to honor the memory of students, faculty... Read More ➝

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