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COVID-19 Information

The health and safety of our students, employees, and visitors are of the utmost importance to the University. The Student Union has assessed possible risks and developed the protocols and procedures to help mitigate those risks.

If you have questions or concerns regarding how we are handling safety for COVID-19, contact us via email booktheu@louisiana.edu or call the Information Desk at 337-482-6400.

Open Entrances

Three entrances are available to provide a safe environment for all visitors to the Student Union. These times are subject to change and will be posted on our website. All other entrances to the Student Union will remain closed until further notice.

Entrance Special Hours/Access Requirements
Boucher Street Entrance Mon.-Fri. 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., closed Sat. and Sun.
Bookstore Entrance from Courtyard Mon.-Fri. 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sat. – Sun. 10:45 a.m. to 2 p.m., 4:45 p.m. to 8 p.m.
McKinley Entrance Mon.-Fri. 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sat. – Sun. 10:45 a.m. to 2 p.m., 4:45 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Dining

Campus dining services will be open for limited hours. Visit the Campus Food Services website for more information.

Dining Special Hours/Access Requirements
The Brew Mon. – Thurs. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Fri. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Lagniappe Café (to-go) Mon. – Fri.: Breakfast 8 to 10 a.m., Lunch 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Dinner 5 to 8 p.m.
  Sat. and Sun.: Brunch 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Dinner 5 to 8 p.m.

Services and Businesses

The Ragin' Cajuns Store will be open for limited hours. For a list of hours and for how the Ragin Cajuns Store is handling safety for COVID-19, please call 337-482-1322 or 337-851-BOOK or email at theragincajunsstore@louisiana.edu.

The Post Office will be open for limited hours. Post Office boxes will be accessible open during Student Union hours only. If you have questions, please call postoffice@louisiana.edu or email 337-482-6113.

Business Special Hours/Access Requirements
Student Union Information Desk Taking calls Mon. - Fri. 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. at 337-482-6400
Post Office Tues. - Thurs. 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Cajun Card Office Mon., Weds., 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Fri. 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Ragin' Cajuns Store Mon. - Thurs. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Fri. 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m

Sanitation and Social Distancing

The Union staff is utilizing an aggressive schedule to make sure all common spaces, restrooms, elevators, etc. are clean and sanitized frequently.

The Union event staff will work with event planners to make sure proper social distancing, room capacity limits, and other protocols are followed. 

All visitors to the Union are required to wear a mask/face covering. There will be greeters at all entrances providing a disposable mask to anyone that needs and hand sanitizer.

Events

Starting in August, the Student Union will be available for event reservations that follow proper guidelines and protocols as mandated by the federal/state government, Office of Public Health, and the University.

  • The size of events will be determined by University guidelines as mandated by federal, state, and Office of Public Health.
  • Event space tours are available by appointment only. Please contact booktheu@louisiana.edu to schedule a tour.
  • Event reservations should contact booktheu@louisiana.edu  with any questions about reserving Union space.
  • Event staff will work with the event planner to ensure proper social distancing, capacity size, and other preventative measures are followed for events.