Lebanese American University

Admissions, Aid and Scholarships

Monday August 21, 2017

Advising, registration, and orientation for new students

Congratulations on your admission to LAU!

We’re delighted to have you at LAU and hope you’ll have a productive, exciting and stimulating experience as a university student.  During orientation, advising, and registration, you will have the opportunity to connect with your faculty, deans, staff, and classmates, and you learn about university life, services, offices, and opportunities available to you at LAU.

International students, please refer to the Office of International Services for a smooth experience. 


Your acceptance letter as well as your personal time for registration and orientation are on the Portal  If you are logging in for the first time, you need to activate your LAU webmail.

If you need financial aid and you still haven’t applied yet, please note that the deadline is April 30, 2017.

Before registration and orientation

  • Go through your letter of acceptance carefully; know the major you are admitted to and the conditions of admission if applicable.
  • Memorize your ID number (9 digits) written on your letter of acceptance (example 201701212).
  • Make sure you hand in (when available) your School Certificate / Diploma (Lebanese Baccalaureate, French Baccalaureate, High School Diploma, A Levels, IB Diploma, Official Tawjihi, etc…).
  • Make sure you have paid the deposit by the deadline mentioned on your letter of acceptance.
  • Know your English level mentioned on the letter of acceptance.
  • Ask your physician to fill out and sign the Health form

During registration and orientation

  • Bring with you your letter of acceptance and the Health Form filled out.
  • Make sure to bring all the missing documents (example: Bacc II degree, grades, etc…) if available.
  • Attend all presentations.
  • Approach the staff and student guides on campus for any question, they are there to help.

For more information, please call us on 01- 78 64 64 Ext. 1355 (Beirut) and 2532 (Byblos)

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All the best!

Application Deadlines

  • Late- Fall 2017: July 31, 2017
    Undergraduate application
    Graduate application
  • June 20, 2017: Early deadline for M.A. in Visual Narrative (deadline passed)
  • July, 15, 2017: Deadline for M.S. in Molecular Biology (deadline passed)
  • August 11, 2017: Deadline for M.A. in Applied Economics

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