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Lafayette, La. residents are the happiest in the U.S. according to a study published by the National Bureau of Economic Research. We're consistently recognized for our great food, festivals, and economic development, so we definitely have a lot to smile about.

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Lafayette, La. was voted the No. 2 college town in America by Travel + Leisure magazine for its plentiful extracurricular activities. It ranked No. 1 for both its concerts and live music scene and was named  No. 1 by USA Today editors as Best College Town Weekend.

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Lafayette isn't only the happiest city, it's also one of the hippest! ConventionSouth magazine named Lafayette a hip, historic college town in the South. There's so much to do and see at the University and in our community. We invite everyone to come experience it for themselves. 

February 21st, 2017

Krewe of Roux plans Mardi Gras fun on campus

The Krewe of Roux at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette will ring in Mardi Gras with several student-organized... Read More ➝
February 20th, 2017

CajunCodeFest 5.0 seeks competitors for annual “code-a-thon”

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s Center for Business and Information Technologies is seeking innovative... Read More ➝
February 14th, 2017

Alumni Association’s Spring Gala to honor Ed and Rickey Domingues

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette Alumni Association will honor husband and wife Edward Domingues and Rickey... Read More ➝
February 22nd, 2017

Artist Talk with Tina Freeman: Lamentations

Explore the adventurous work of New Orleans based photographer Tina Freeman, whose latest projects thoughtfully pair... Read More ➝

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