LSUMail: Requesting an LSU Mailbox and Registering a First Time LSUMail Password

  

Am I Eligible for an LSUMail Mailbox?

If you have not yet started attending classes, then you are NOT eligible for an LSUMail account yet.

If you have started attending classes, then you are eligible and must follow the steps below to register your LSUMail mailbox and setup your password.

 

Requesting your LSUMail Mailbox

1. Open the myLSU Portal (my.lsu.edu) OR from the LSU Home Page, click myLSU at the top of the page.

LSU home page navigation bar


2. Click on Personal Preferences and select LSU Email.

LSU Email under Personal Preferences


3. On the next screen, click the "here" link under Request PAWS Mailbox.

Request PAWS Mailbox screen, with "here" highlighted as clickable link.


4. Wait at least 30 minutes before attempting to follow the steps below for registering your LSUMail password.

 

Registering Your Initial Password for LSUMail:         

1. Open the myLSU Portal (my.lsu.edu) OR from the LSU Home Page click myLSU at the top of the page.

LSU home page navigation bar with my LSU link at top left


2. Click email at the top left.

myLSU email button


3. If you have completed the steps at the top of this page for requesting your LSUMail Mailbox, you will see the LSUMail Central web page.

LSUMail Central page


NOTE: If you do not get the LSUMail Central web page, then you do not have an LSUMail account yet.  To request your LSUMail account, please follow the steps at the top of this page under Requesting your LSUMail Mailbox.

4. On the LSUMail Password Change screen, specify a New Password for LSUMail.  

5. Re-enter the New Password for verification.

  • The password must be between 10 and 16 characters in length and be composed of letters and numbers.  Special characters are encouraged.

6. Click Change Password.  This will process your password change.

myLSU change password screen


7. Wait at least two hours to make sure the changes have gone through before trying to use the New Password to log into your LSUMail Account at mail.lsu.edu.

  • NOTE:  Keep in mind that your LSUMail Password is independent of your PAWS Password and is not automatically synchronized with your PAWS Password.

 

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