The Office of Admissions embraces the University's mission of excellence in education, community service, and cultural diversity. This office is dedicated to admitting a diverse population of students into the University, ensuring exceptional student service and administrative assistance during the application process while adhering to all University policies and procedures. 

Southern University at Shreveport offers courses on a two-semester plan - fall and spring, with special sessions offered during the summer. A completed application and all required admission forms and records must be received in the Office of Admissions before the prescribed deadlines in order for the applicant to be notified regarding eligibility for admission. 

Application priority deadlines for admission. The Office of Admissions strives to process admission applications between 7 to 10 business days after receipt of all required admission documents. To meet this goal, the following admission application deadlines are in placed to ensure priority processing:

Fall Semester – July 1st

Summer Session – April 1st

Spring Semester – November 1st


Southern University at Shreveport does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age or disability. Title IX Coordinator: Ms. Tilisha T. Bryant, Administration Building, Room A-43, (318) 670-9210. Section 504 Coordinator: Ms. Jerushka Ellis, Fine Arts Building, Room C04 D, (318) 670-9473.


Jorge Sousa, III
Director of Admissions & Recruitment






Office of Admissions
Southern University at Shreveport
3050 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive
Shreveport LA 71107
Phone: 318.670.9426 
Fax:  318.670.6483

Office Hours
Monday – Thursday 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM (Central Time)
Friday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Central Time)

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