Frequently Asked Questions  

Family Weekend will be held November 12-14, 2021.

Priority Registration for Family Association members opened on Thursday, September 23 at 9:00 AM CST. All Family Association members received an email invitation to register.

Registration will open to all LSU families on Thursday, September 30 at 9:00 AM CST.

Registration for all families will close on Thursday, October 21 at 11:59 PM CST, or when maximum capacity is reached, whichever comes first.

Registration for all LSU Family Weekend-sponsored events is a la carte, meaning you can pick and choose which events you and your family would like to register for and attend. The costs for each Family Weekend-sponsored event (highlighted in yellow) are listed on the Schedule of Events page.

Yes, your LSU student is considered a Family Weekend attendee and must register and pay to attend Family Weekend-sponsored events.

Online. All Family Association members received an email with the registration link. Once registration opens to all families, the registration link will be emailed and posted on the LSU Family Weekend website.

All payments for LSU Family Weekend are made by using a credit card on the online registration form. MasterCard, Visa, Discover and American Express are accepted. There will be a 2.5% credit card processing fee on all transactions.

No, Family Weekend registrations are nonrefundable.

All families of current LSU students are invited to attend Family Weekend. 

Definitely! Family Weekend is for everyone to enjoy, no matter their age.

There is no charge for children age 10 and under to attend Family Weekend, but they must be listed on your registration form, so they will have a nametag and lanyard to access the events. 

If you want to take full advantage of the opportunities available throughout the weekend, we encourage you to arrive by Friday morning (November 12). We will host educational sessions, meet-and-greets, and more throughout Friday. The tailgate and football game will be held on Saturday, and the weekend will culminate with a Jazz Brunch on Sunday. More details about the Family Weekend 2021 schedule will be posted on our Schedule of Events page as they become available. 

Yes, students will need to know the name of the primary registered contact and may pick up the packet during check-in.

Click here for a list of hotels offering Family Weekend 2021 discounts. To view additional lodging options in the Baton Rouge area, click here.

The LSU Tigers will be playing the University of Arkansas in Tiger Stadium. 

Football tickets will be available to family members registered for Family Weekend. Details on how to purchase these tickets will be sent in a confirmation email received after registering for Family Weekend. Only registered family members are eligible for these football tickets.

For more information about ticket prices and policies, please visit our Football Tickets page.

Football tickets in the Family Weekend allotment are reserved ONLY for family members registered for Family Weekend.  The number of football tickets ordered CANNOT EXCEED the number of family members that you register for Family Weekend. For information on football tickets available to the general public, please visit www.lsutix.net.  

Confirmation emails are sent out in the order registrations are received and are not automatically generated. Please allow up to 24 hours after registering to receive your confirmation email. If you register on a weekend, your confirmation email will not arrive until the following business day. If you do not receive your confirmation email after 24 hours, contact us at lsufamily@lsu.edu. Football tickets are limited so please do not delay in purchasing your tickets once you receive your confirmation email.

There are two ticket options for our Family Weekend participants:

A limited number of tickets are available for purchase in the lower bowl of Tiger Stadium for $60-$100 each. 

Tickets are also available for purchase in the East Upper Deck for $30 each. 

To view the location of these tickets in Tiger Stadium, please visit the Tiger Stadium seating chart.

Family Weekend participants who need handicap accessible or easily-accessible seating tickets should contact lsufamily@lsu.edu as soon as possible after registering for Family Weekend. This includes family members who may not be able to climb multiple flights of stairs. Handicap accessible tickets in Tiger Stadium are extremely limited, and there is a limited number of easily-accessible seating.

If your LSU student has received a student ticket to the football game, he or she can use that ticket to sit in the student section of Tiger Stadium. The student section is located in the North End Zone. If you would like your student to sit with your family for the game, you will need to purchase an additional ticket through the Family Weekend group block of tickets.

Yes, but your student will sit in the student section only. If your student would like to sit with registered family members, you will need to purchase an additional ticket in the Family Weekend group block of tickets. 

Football tickets are limited and sold on a first-come, first-served basis. Please do not delay in purchasing your football tickets once you receive your confirmation email. Tickets in the Family Weekend allotment are only available to families who register for Family Weekend.

Please indicate on the registration form if any member of your family has any dietary restrictions.

If you have a family member that requires special accommodations, please lsufamily@lsu.edu as soon as possible to discuss details and availability of accommodations for each event.

All registered families will receive an email with parking details prior to Family Weekend. Learn more on our Parking page here. Please note that parking on Saturday is controlled by the LSU Athletic Department.

Absolutely! We always recommend comparing the schedule of events to see if it is feasible to attend both. Tickets for Fall Family Weekend will be on sale till closer to the event, so you have plenty of time to weigh your options.

In order to add a guest to your family’s existing registration, please complete a new registration form. You can include your info as the primary contact, and under the “Family Weekend Attendees," please list and pay only for the new family member(s) that you would like to register.

Once we receive your additional registration form with the info for the new family member(s), we will merge it with your existing Family Weekend registration.

Registration for Family Weekend ends on Thursday, October 21st at 11:59 PM CST, or when maximum capacity is reached. We cannot accept any late registrations or additional guests after that date.

If your student plans to attend any of the Family Weekend-sponsored events with you, they must be registered. Please complete the registration form again. Please list your information in the “Primary Contact” section, and then only register and pay for your student under the “Family Weekend Attendees” section. Please do not register and pay for your entire party on the new form; only register the missing student.

Registration for Family Weekend ends on Thursday, October 21st at 11:59 PM CST, or when maximum capacity is reached.