Southern University, founded in 1964, offers a variety of degree and associate programs to students. The university is accredited by the commission on Colleges of The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. It operates a number of departments, including academic outreach programs, allied health, behavioral sciences and education, business studies, humanities, and science and technology. The university provides financial aid and scholarships to eligible students. It operates an information technology center to provide technology-related services to support academic, administrative and operational functions of the campus. Southern University s Web site provides information about its departments, programs, admissions and library. It is located in Shreveport, La.