LSU: football championship make-up days on 2 Saturdays
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana State University says students at its flagship campus will have to attend classes on two Saturdays to make up for the days they got off for the College Football Championship between LSU and Clemson.
Although the championship in New Orleans was a night game, the university canceled classes in Baton Rouge for the spring semester’s first two days, Jan. 13 and 14. Other campuses held classes as scheduled on those days. So did Clemson.
Jan. 25 and Feb. 8 were chosen as makeup days to avoid interfering with the Mardi Gras holiday and spring break, a news release Friday said. The statement said makeup days are needed to meet the minimum number of required class days.
Students who have unavoidable conflicts should contact professors as soon as possible, and professors may require documentation for missing the makeup days, the statement said.
The statement noted that the Paul M. Hebert Law Center will set its own makeup schedule and contact its students directly.
LSU beat Clemson, 42-25.