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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.

June 22nd, 2021

Academic success earns students spots on President’s, Dean’s lists

At the end of each regular semester, the University of Louisiana at Lafayette recognizes those students named to the... Read More ➝
June 15th, 2021

Our Lady of Lourdes makes historic $15M gift for Cajun Field renovation

The largest philanthropic gift in Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Athletics history will deliver significant support for the... Read More ➝
June 15th, 2021

UL Lafayette’s student Moot Court Team number five in nation

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s student Moot Court Team is ranked fifth in the nation on the American Moot... 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.