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Emotional Support Animals

The University has a policy that governs all animals on our campus. This policy can be found at the following link: https://policies.louisiana.edu/alphabetical/f/university-animal-policy

All requests to have an Emotional Support Animal (ESA) in campus housing should be directed to the Department of Housing.  You can fill out our ESA Request Form to start the process of getting an Emotion Support Animal approved. The appropriate documents along with an explanation of the process will be sent to you via email. If you have any questions, please email esarequests@louisiana.edu with your questions.

Please note the following deadlines for application:

Fall Semester: August 10th

Spring Semester: January 10th

Summer Semester: May 10th

NOTE: All Emotional Support Animals must be at least 1 year old and up to date on all their shots. All requests must be approved by a Mental Health Professional. Emotional Support Animals are not authorized in residential buildings until approved.