Hold Harmless or compensation agreements are used to free the university from any liability or damage that may result from a situation involving LSU students, collaborators or non-LSU partners. Is used in case one or more of the parties listed below travel on a trip authorized by Louisiana State University: . Below are the most common LSU risk management agreements with a brief description. If you need help getting a Hold Harmless agreement, please contact our office at (225) 578-3283.