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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. 

June 5th, 2019

New officers, members assume posts on Foundation board

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette Foundation has announced new appointments to its board of trustees. The... Read More ➝
June 3rd, 2019

University names students to President's and Dean's List

At the end of each regular semester, the University of Louisiana at Lafayette recognizes those students named to the... Read More ➝
May 30th, 2019

Grandmother on track for college degree after years of stops and starts

Linda Perkins Melton is on track to earn a bachelor’s degree in general studies from the University of Louisiana at... Read More ➝