Student Services

Advising + Counseling

College of Art & Design counselors provide services for prospective students, undergraduates, and transfer students pursuing degrees in architecture, art, art history, interior design, and landscape architecture. Graduate students should visit the LSU Graduate School for their counseling needs. Types of issues you may want to discuss with a College of Art & Design counselor include the following:

  • Academic Programs Abroad approval
  • Adding/changing a minor
  • Appeals
  • Comprehensive Academic Tracking (CATS)
  • Course substitutions
  • Credit exam assistance
  • Cross enrollment
  • Degree progress reports
  • Final exam changes
  • General advising
  • Grade exclusion
  • Graduation check-out (semester prior to graduation)
  • Incomplete grade approval
  • Independent and distance learning approval/extensions
  • Military science map-out
  • Resigning/cancellation of registration
  • Scheduling courses
  • Transfer credit evaluation
  • University regulations and policies

College of Art & Design Counselors 

The counselors in the College of Art & Design Office of Student Services have been trained in counseling and student services delivery. In addition to offering general academic advice, our counselors have attained master’s degrees in counseling and are well qualified to do personal and career counseling.

Current students may download the Navigate App to schedule an appointment.
If you are not currently attending LSU, please e-mail one of the counselors directly (see contact information below).
Student Services
Louisiana State University
213 Design Building
Baton Rouge, LA 70803

Erin G. Schell, Academic Counselor

Lindsey Johnson, Academic Counselor

Admission Requirements

For information about applying to LSU, visit LSU Undergraduate Admissions. In addition to the university’s admission requirements, the College of Art & Design has a selective but diverse admissions process of its own. Review the admission requirements for your area of interest:

Interior Design
Landscape Architecture

More LSU Resources

Center for Academic Success
Financial Aid & Scholarships
Graduate School
Olinde Career Center
Student Advocacy & Accountability
Student Health Center