Freshman Residential College in Herget Hall
Learn more about Herget Hall
Herget offers students a year packed with programs and fun activities—all aimed at fostering self-esteem, academic know-how and community. Visit the Hergetlife Website to see Herget in action in the 2007-2008 academic year: www.lsu.edu/hergetlife
Herget Newsletter Spring 2013
English 2123: Odysseys
A course created especially for Herget Residential College to prepare students for the rest of their academic career.
Click here to learn about English 2123: Odysseys
Your first year will be full of changes, concerns, and questions. Herget Residential College can help you make an easier transition to college life. Participants are all first-year students who live in Herget Hall. Students take several classes together, creating a "mini-campus" atmosphere. Participants also interact with faculty members and other freshmen to continue learning outside the classroom.
Herget Residential College provides more than just a place to live. The program is designed to integrate learning with community living. Students not only live together; they also share common courses, with several English classes taught in the new state-of-the-art multimedia smart classroom off the Herget lobby.
Faculty involvement is an exceptional plus for Herget Residential College students. Some faculty hold office hours and review sessions there. As a result of increased faculty and student interaction, both students and faculty find learning to be a more engaging and rewarding experience.
Requirements and Curriculum
Academic requirements for Herget Residential College are the same as those for acceptance into LSU.
As an entering freshman you will take classes in English, mathematics, biology, or chemistry with fellow Herget students, in addition to the university courses you need for your major.
The Herget Residential College has required courses for students living in the college for Fall and Spring semesters. (click on "Course Requirements" for details)
On your housing application list Herget Residential College as your building choice. It's as simple as that!