Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

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Southern University and A&M College is a comprehensive institution offering four-year, graduate, professional, and doctorate degree programs, fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). The University today is part of the only historically black Land Grant university system in the United States.



For new students, the first official contact with the University is often through the Office of Admissions and Recruitment. This unit is responsible for recruiting and admitting undergraduate students to the University. Responsibilities include the development of effective school relations programs with high schools and community colleges, recruitment of prospective freshmen and undergraduate transfer students, evaluation of academic credit being transferred to the University, the admission of resident and nonresident students to the University, and providing orientation information about the University's important scheduled events.

1014 T.H. Harris Hall
P.O. Box 9231
Baton Rouge, LA 70813
Hours: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday through Friday
Phone: (225) 771-7827
Fax: (225) 771-4441


Statement of Non-Discrimination
Southern University and A&M College forbids discriminating or harassing conduct that is based on an individual's race, color, religion, sex, ethnicity, national origin or ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, veteran or military status, membership in Uniformed Services, and all other categories protected by applicable state and federal laws.   Discriminatory acts of any kind are strictly forbidden.  For additional information, please visit