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Cypress Lake is a treasured campus landmark. It is a carefully controlled and delicate wetland teeming with plants and wildlife such as bass, catfish, red-ear turtles, blue herons, and, of course, alligators.

UL Lafayette was the first university in the country with such a wetland on campus.

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Students at UL Lafayette have the greatest classroom in the world for learning about wetland ecosystems and management—Cypress Lake.

By observing, examining, and engaging with this environment, students understand the balance of nature and what humans can do to protect it—and help it thrive.

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Every year students, faculty, and staff gather for canoe races in Cypress Lake during Lagniappe Week. Two per canoe, they paddle as quickly as they can through the water, around the cypress trees, and back to shore.

February 2nd, 2021

Free COVID-19 campus testing site in place for students, employees

Free, walk-up COVID-19 testing at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette for students and faculty and staff members... Read More ➝
April 12th, 2021

Engineering students second in North America PetroBowl contest

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette PetroBowl Team knows its stuff about the oil and gas industry. The quiz bowl... Read More ➝
April 6th, 2021

Commencement ceremonies set for Friday, May 14, Saturday, May 15

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette will celebrate Spring 2021 Commencement with several ceremonies over two days... 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.