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The University of Louisiana at Lafayette will reopen on Friday, Aug. 28. Please note the following instructional, operational, and residential details.


  • All classes will be held remotely on Friday, Aug. 28.
  • In-person, online, HyFlex, hybrid, and remote classes will resume on Monday, Aug. 31.
  • A plan to make up missed class instruction days will be released next week.

Students, if you are unable to attend or participate in class, you should contact your professor(s). If you need further assistance, contact the Office of the Dean of Students at deanofstudents@louisiana.edu or (337) 482-6276.

Computer Labs and Bourgeois Hall

The computer lab in the Edith Garland Dupré Library and the Agnes Edwards Hall open-use lab will resume normal schedules on Saturday, Aug. 29. View library hours on the University Libraries website. The computer lab in Agnes Edwards Hall is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Bourgeois Hall will reopen on Saturday, Aug. 29.


  • All on-campus operations and departmental office staff will resume teleworking on Friday, Aug. 28.
  • Office of Facilities Management staff should return to work on campus on Friday, Aug. 28
  • All on-campus operations will resume and departmental offices will reopen on campus on Monday, Aug. 31.

Employees, if you are unable to work, contact your supervisor.


Friday, Aug. 28
  • Cypress Lake Dining Hall: 7-10 a.m. breakfast, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. lunch, 5-8 p.m. dinner
  • The Brew: 7 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • McAlister's Deli: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Training Table: Open regular hours
Saturday, Aug. 29
  • Cypress Lake Dining Hall: 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
  • Sunday, Aug. 30
  • Cypress Lake Dining Hall: 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
  • The Brew: 4 p.m.-midnight
Monday, Aug. 31
  • Cypress Lake Dining Hall: 7-10 a.m., 11 a.m.-2 p.m. lunch, 5-8 p.m. dinner
  • The Brew 7 a.m.-midnight
  • McAlister's Deli: 10 a.m.-10 p.m.
  • Lagniappe Cafe': 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
  • Agnes Edwards Hall Food Court: 7 a.m.-7 p.m.
  • Cafe' Fleur De Lis: 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
  • Zeus Cafe': Open regular hours

Campus Residents

Shelter-in-place for campus residents has been lifted.

Campus residents, if you left campus, remember to mask up, keep your distance, and socialize smartly upon your return. If you experience any symptoms, call your medical provider or Student Health Services.

If you have come into contact with someone who has COVID-19, or if you experience any symptoms, complete the Student COVID-19 Quarantine and Isolation form.

Counseling and Testing Center

The UL Lafayette Counseling and Testing Center is offering sessions by phone and online. To schedule an appointment, call (337) 482-6480 during business hours. Center hours are Monday through Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Learn more about the Counseling and Testing Center on its website.

Reminder: Academic Calendar Changes

Please note the following changes to the academic calendar.

  • Online registration (drop/add) will remain open through Monday, Aug. 31.
  • Fall 2020 full-term census day is now Tuesday, Sept. 8.

Photo caption: Campus residents at UL Lafayette prepare to eat lunch Thursday in Cypress Lake Dining Hall located in the Student Union. The University experienced minimal damage from Hurricane Laura, and campus life began to resume in the storm’s aftermath. All classes will be held remotely on Friday. (Photo credit: Rachel Rafati/University of Louisiana at Lafayette)