Cardinal View



Saturday, February 18, 2017

Check in begins at 8:30 a.m. at Lamar University's Montagne Center.

We welcome you and your family to join us for our annual Cardinal View! We know you take your college career seriously and we are committed to helping you achieve your goals. At Cardinal View, you will learn more about academic majors, campus life, and all LU has to offer.

Here is what happens at Cardinal View :

  • Meet our five academic colleges
  • Interact with current LU students and parents
  • Tour Cardinal Village Residence Halls
  • Have lunch on us (SEE MEAL INFORMATION BELOW)
  • Visit our Sheila Umphrey Recreational Sports Center
  • Snag your LU gear
  • Receive financial aid and scholarship information 

For more information, call (409) 880-8888 or email

Group Information :

High School groups are welcome to attend. We ask that our office receives notification at least 2 weeks prior to the event. Groups of 30 or more must have at least one chaperone, who will be fully responsible, for every 30 students. For additional questions, call (409) 880-8316. 

Meal Information :

There will be one free meal ticket provided for each registered student at registration during the Opening Session.




Cardinal View After Hours! 

Self-Guided Tours

1:30 P.M.-2:30 P.M.

Take a tour of LU's newest buildings and get a great view of campus on the 8th floor of the library!  New buildings will include: The Center of Innovation, Commercialization and Entrepreneurship (CICE) and The Wayne A. Reaud College and Administration Building!

Dishman Art Musuem

1:30 P.M.-2:30 P.M.

View the upper and lower galleries and enjoy live music.

Spindletop Gladys City Boomtown Museum
Gusher Reenactment - 3:00 P.M.
Free Admission with your Cardinal View lanyard.

Vincent-Beck Stadium
LU Cardinals vs. Illinois - 4:00 P.M.
Free Admission with your Cardinal View lanyard.

You can always check out the virtual tour of campus!

Disability Resource Center (DRC) :

Lamar University is committed to providing all students and guest with disabilities an accessible and positive experience.  If you are a person with a disability and may be in need of an accommodation, please contact the DRC to make your accommodation request by email: