Academic Excellence Fee
This fee is assessed to promote academic excellence by enhancing instructional programs and includes the operation of instructional facilities to serve students and support services of the academic enterprise.
American Student Dental Association is a branch of the American Dental Association. ASDA was established in 1971 to represent, serve, and support the needs and interests of dental students. An annual membership fee is assessed to all Dental students.
This fee is used to help construct, acquire, repair, maintain, operate, or improve the facilities and physical infrastructure of the university.
Dental Supply Fee
This fee is assessed to all Dental students per academic year in the Doctor of Dental Surgery program, Dental Hygiene program and the Dental Laboratory program.
Departmental Exam Fee
This fee is used to purchase multiple ends of course/clerkship NBME standardized exams for the School of Medicine students.
This fee is assessed to all Dental students and funds are used to purchase and maintain dental equipment needed to treat patients and for use in pre-clinical courses.
This fee is assessed to students to fund student government activities, student activities, and student football tickets to LSU football games.
Health Insurance Fee
This fee is assessed to students who elect to purchase the student health insurance plan offered by the university. The Health Insurance Fee is comprehensive and preventive healthcare coverage. This premium includes the Needle Stick coverage as well.
This fee is assessed to all Dental students and funds are used to provide all instruments for patient care, burs, and articulators, and is used to maintain the central sterilization area.
Locker Rental Fee
This fee is used to maintain the lockers that are distributed to the students during their first and second years. The students use the lockers to store books and supplies for classes while they are in their preclinical years.
Needle Stick Fee
This fee is assessed to students who provide proof of private health insurance that is comparable to the student health insurance plan offered by the university. The needle stick fee is an insurance coverage that protects students in case they are exposed to blood-borne pathogens.
A charge in addition to tuition and required fees assessed to students who are classified as nonresident of Louisiana for fee assessment purposes.
This fee is assessed to offset a portion of mandatory cost increases for contributions the university makes to retirement systems, employee health insurance, classified merit increases, and inflation.
Prosthetic Device Fee
This fee is assessed per academic year for second-year students in the Doctor of Dental Surgery program. The fee helps cover the costs of the pre-clinical courses in the 2nd year of dental school; those costs include the materials used for and laboratory expenses incurred for fabrication of prostheses in these courses.
Safety and Security
A non-refundable fee to support safety, security, and transportation improvements on and around campus such as parking lot maintenance, increased/enhanced lighting of pathways, parking lots and other public areas of campus, provision for new or extended video surveillance of walkways and other public areas, enhanced security service, and addition of new directional campus signage.
This fee is intended for the recruiting and retention of key faculty and support for instruction and support services of the university.
Student Health Services
This fee is assessed to all students to support basic medical, counseling and health promotions services, and programs for our students.
This fee is for the planning, financing, design, construction, operation, maintenance, renewal and replacement, equipping and related uses of Student Housing programs.
This fee is assessed for the purposes of implementing, replacing, improving, and expanding technologies to benefit student life and learning. It includes but is not limited to instructional and laboratory equipment and the networking and supporting of computer and telecommunications infrastructure necessary to support these activities.
A charge to student for instructional services that may be charged per term, per course, or per credit.