Forever LSU Ring Award

LSU Ring

LSU Ring Tradition

The LSU Ring has been worn by generations of Tigers. In 1932, the LSU Ring Tradition committee was created and tasked with designing the LSU Ring and developing celebrations that enhance the tradition and promote Tiger pride. Entities currently represented on the committee include LSU Student Affairs, LSU Finance & Administrative Services, LSU Alumni Association, LSU Student Government, and Balfour.

Ring Eligibility

The LSU Ring is reserved for alumni, currently enrolled undergraduates who have completed 75 credit hours, and currently enrolled graduate students who have completed 18 credit hours.

Forever LSU Ring

The Forever LSU Ring is an award presented to at least one LSU student and one LSU alumni each fall and spring semester. Recipients are recognized at the LSU Ring Ceremony and presented with their own LSU Rings. Award recipients are selected based on these guidelines:

  •  In good academic and accountability standing with LSU
  • Meets ring eligibility requirements
  • Excels in one or more of the following areas --
    • Academic achievement
    • Participation in student activities
    • Significant leadership role
    • Service to our country
    • Service to the State of Louisiana
    • Service to the university
  • Exceptionally well positioned to help promote LSU Ring traditions and celebrations

LSU students, faculty/staff, and alumni can nominate both current LSU students and alumni for the award. The nomination period will typically be held in the Spring for the next academic year.

The LSU Ring Tradition committee will review nominations over the summer and select recipients for the award. We encourage eligible nominators to participate!

The university is proud of the LSU Ring Tradition and eager to share it with future Tigers for many years to come.


Submit a nomination.