McNeese Leisure Learning, Box 92375, Lake Charles LA 70605


Notary Preparatory Course

Dates:March 20 - July 17, 2019
Meets:W from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM, 16 sessions
Location:SEED Center, 4310 Ryan Street 142
Instructor:Wendy Hilker
Fee: $599.00  

**The deadline for registering and paying for this course will be Wednesday March 27, 2019, by 4pm.**

Sorry, this course is inactive. Please contact our office to see if it will be reinstated, or if alternative classes are available.

Course Description

About this Course

This course provides preparation for Louisiana's state notary exam that is given no less than four time a year. 

Class discussions will focus on:





        legal descriptions




        community property regime

The Louisiana court system and the Notary Public's role within that system will be included in the discussion. Please note that successful preparation for the state notary exam will require extensive reading outside of the classroom.

Course Conduct Style

This will be a "live" class.  McNeese will provide a classroom for students and the instructor will be present in the classroom.  You will be able to talk and interact with the Instructor in the classroom and outside the classroom via email.  You can ask the Instructor any question you might have and the Instructor will be able to answer immediately.

Course Meeting Times and Length

This is a 17-session course, running Mondays nights from 6:00pm to 9:00 pm.


Mandatory Pre-Assessment Test

***IMPORTANT!!!  The pre-assessment is mandatory before taking the exam through the Secretary of State.   It must be taken at least 37 days prior to the exam

Complete information about the pre-assessment, the exam, can be found on the Secretary of State website

Notary Exam Test

Deadline to register for the state notary exam is 30 days prior to the exam.

Required Textbook

Required textbook: The Fundamentals of Louisiana Notarial Law and Practice exam study guide, available from the Secretary of State office at:  

**Student will need to order this textbook from the Secretary of State prior to the start of class!**

Registration and Payment

        Pay online with Visa, MasterCard, or Discover

        For payment with American Express, contact Nicole Jimenez at (337) 562-4107.

        If you are paying with AMEX and need a confirmation that you are fully enrolled in a course, please contact Lilliam Norat David, (337) 562-4593.

        Checks should be made payable to McNeese State University and mailed to the following address:

McNeese State University

Institute for Industry-Education Collaboration

Box 90935

Lake Charles, LA 70609    

For Additional Information

Lilliam Norat David

Phone: 337-562-4593    


Refund Policy

Refunds will not be issued for this course after the registration deadline. In the event that you cannot attend, you are welcome to send another person as a replacement at no charge.  In addition, you may transfer your registration payment to a future course at no cost as long as you use it within the next 12-month period.  For example, if you pay for a course in July that you do not attend, you have until July 31st of the following year to transfer the payment.  Furthermore, if the cost of the future course increases, you will be required to pay the difference.


The McNeese State University Institute for Industry-Education Collaboration will always make the best effort to avoid cancelling a course. This course, like any other, can be cancelled for a number of reasons. If the course is cancelled, you will be refunded the full amount. Please be aware of this possibility when making travel and hotel arrangements.