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Eligibility: Transfer Students


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General Rule 
Student-athletes interested in transferring to Louisiana State University (LSU) must obtain permission to contact from their current or previous institution's athletics compliance office or director of athletics prior to communicating (e.g., email or telephone calls) with LSU coaches or athletics department personnel.
SEC Two-Year Eligibility Rule
Student-athletes enrolling at an SEC institution must have two or more years of eligibility remaining in order to be eligible for practice, financial aid and/or competition.
SEC Two-Year College Transfer Rule
A non-qualifier who initially enrolls at a two-year college and then transfers to LSU, shall meet the following criteria in order to be eligible for financial aid, practice and/or competition:
  1. Graduate with an Associates Degree;
  2. Satisfactorily complete a minimum of 48 semester hours of transferable degree credit acceptable towards any baccalaureate degree program at LSU , including six-semester hours of transferable English credits, three semester hours of transferable math credit and (if first time enrollment at a collegiate institution was on or after August 1st, 2012) three semester hours of transferable natural/physical science credit;
  3. Achieve a cumulative grade-point-average of at least a 2.00 or (if first full time enrollment at a collegiate institution was on or after August 1st, 2012) achieve a cumulative grade-point-average of at least 2.50;
  4. Attend the two-year college that granted the Associates Degree as a full-time student for at least three semesters (excluding summer terms).