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It’s Easy if You Geaux Dual Band…

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**NOTE**   Parents &/or Alternate Payers:  To pay the Fee Bill for someone other than yourself, please use the myProxy Portal.

Students: Pay Your Fee Bill

1. Log into myLSU.

2. Expand Registration Services, and click Fee Bill.

3. Select the Semester and the Year.  

4. Click View Fee Bill.

Fee Bill

5. You Fee Bill will display with your available Payment Options.  Click the button that corresponds with the payment method you would like to use:

  • Click Pay by Credit Card to pay the amount due with a credit card.  (2.5% processing fee assessed)
  • Click Pay by Bank Draft to pay the amount due from a checking or savings account.  (no processing fees)
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Determine 5 GHz Network Band Capability

Check on Windows:

1. Click the Windows Start button.

screenshot of the Windows Start Button

2. Search "cmd" or on Windows 8.1.

  • To do this:  Click Run, Enter "cmd", & Press Enter.

3. Type "netsh wlan show drivers" in the Command Prompt & Press Enter.

screenshot of the netsh wlan show drivers

4. Look for the "Radio types supported" section.

screenshot of the Radio types supported on Windows

Determining Factor:

If the network adapter supports network modes 802.11g and 802.11n:

  • The computer has 2.4 GHz network capability ONLY & IS NOT Dual-Band Capable.

If the network adapter supports network modes 802.11a and 802.11g and 802.11ac and 802.11n:

  • The computer has 2.4 GHz and 5GHz network capability IS Dual-Band Compable.

The network adapter supports network modes 802.11n and 802.11g and 802.11b:

  • The computer has 2.4GHz network capability ONLY & IS NOT Dual-Band Capable.

Referenced from: Linksys.

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General Information

The LSU Virtual Lab (VLab) is an online service which allows students to log into a Virtual Computer to access software that is installed in the computer lab. VLab is available 24-hours a day, 7-days a week. 

  • LSU Connection Server:

Desktops Available & Software Installed

VMware View Desktop ArcGIS 

  • ArcGIS 10.1:     ArcGlobe, ArcMap, ArcScene & ArcCatalog.

VMware View Desktop Engineering.

  • Autodesk 2015:   AutoCAD, AutoCAD Architecture, AutoCAD Civil 3D, AutoCAD Electrical, AutoCAD Map 3D, AutoCAD Mechanical, AutoCAD MEP, AutoCAD Plant 3D, AutoCAD Raster Design, AutoCAD Structural Detailing, AutoCAD Utility Design, Autodesk 3ds Max Design, Autodesk Data Management, Autodesk Infrastructure Modeler, Autodesk Inventor, Autodesk Mudbox, Autodesk Quantity Takeoff, Autodesk Robot Structural Analysis, Autodesk Showcase, Autodesk Simulation, Autodesk Simulation Moldflow Adviser, Backburner, Composite, Content Service, DWG TrueView, Navisworks, Navisworks Manage & SketchBook Designer.

VMware View Desktop General*.

  • Miscellaneous Software:   Cygwin, EndNote, FreeMat, Gaussian 09W, GaussView 5.0, GeoMedia Professional, Maple 18, Mathcad 15, MATLAB R2014a, Mathematica, SolidWorks 2012, SAS 9.3 with Enterprise Guide, SALT 2012, PuTTY, SPSS Statistics 22 & SPSS Amos 22.

VMware View Desktop Internet Explorer.

VMware View Desktop KaleidaGraph.

All of the desktops listed above have the following packages installed on them:

  • Basic Software:
    • Microsoft Office 2010, Windows Accessories, Symantec Endpoint Protection, XPS Viewer & Ease of Access.
  • Media Players:
    • QuickTime Player, RealPlayer & Windows Media Player.
  • Web Browsers:
    • Chrome, Internet Explorer 9 & Firefox.
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General Information

Adobe is a software with numerous programs designed to help the user create, edit, and view different types of files such as images, videos, and PDF's. These programs include Acrobat Reader, Flash Player, Photoshop, Illustrator and many more.

  • Adobe Products can be purchased for home use with an Educational Discount as detailed below.
  • Adobe Products are also available FREE to LSU Students, Faculty & Staff:

LSU Forwarding E-mail Accounts

There will be some changes made during the Fall 2013 Semester to the LSU Forwarding E-mail Accounts.  

These changes will affect  (1) Applicants to LSU,  (2) LSU Students who have NOT set up a TigerMail Account  (Those who opted to have their LSU e-mail Forwarded to another e-mail address), &  (3) LSU Faculty & Staff who have NOT set up an LSUMail Account.  (Opted to have their LSU e-mail forwarded to another e-mail address.) 

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GROK:  LSU's Online Knowledge Base.  Check here for technical documentation on software and technologies provided by LSU IT Services, along with many articles on various aspects of LSU.

TigerWare: Download plenty of free & discounted software- A valuable resource offered to current LSU students.

TigerMail: The e-mail system provided to students by the University.

Wireless: Connecting to the Secure Wireless Network at LSU.

LSU Electronic Resources


  Discounts, Tech, and Software:

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