Visiting Students

A student who is enrolled in one or more courses, but whose home institution is another campus is considered a visiting student. Visiting students must complete ALL of the following to be considered for admission to the institution

   1. Fill-out an online application

Complete the Online Application and select “Visiting Student”

A non-refundable application processing fee of $20 is required of all applicants ($30 for international applicants). The application fee is required regardless if applicant ultimately enrolls or not. Application fees can be paid online when submitting the web application, by mail with a cashier’s check or money order, or by credit card by calling the Cashier at 318.670.9305.

Please provide a personal email address and not your university email address.

   2. Send your Official Transcript

Submit an official transcript from the institution that you’re currently enrolled at.  Students must request from their college registrar to send an eSCRIP-SAFE transcript or mail an official transcript in a sealed envelope to the following address:
Southern University at Shreveport
Attn:  Office of Admissions
3050 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive
Shreveport, Louisiana 71107 

  3.  Immunization Record

If the immunization waiver was not selected on the on-line application, the student will have to complete the immunization waiver form and sign it, and email it to the admission office at

This is required for ALL students born after 1956 for proof of immunization or immunity to measles, mumps, rubella, tetanus/diphtheria, and meningitis. This policy applies to all students entering the institution for the first time and all students returning after an absence of one semester or more.

Click here to download the Immunization waiver form, 


  • Students will not be admitted until all three steps are completed
  • The student assumes full responsibility for the selection of courses and is advised to seek guidance from the home institution.
  • If you encounter a “pre-requisite or test score” error, please contact the Registrar’s Office at   You will be required to provide the Registrar’s Office with a copy of your transcript.
  • Visiting students who wish to return during subsequent semesters must complete a re-admit application for admission and follow the admission guidelines.
  • Visiting students are not eligible to receive federal financial aid.

Records submitted become the property of the University and will not be returned. Falsification of any information when applying for admission may result in the denial of admission or dismissal from the University. The registration of any student whose admission records are incomplete fourteen (14) days after the first day of classes may be automatically canceled with no refund of fees


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