Admissions & Financial Aid

Admissions

Exploring the Admissions and Financial Aid process is a great way to begin your enrollment process at LSU Shreveport. The Admissions and Financial Aid staff is here to assist you through the process. We welcome the opportunity to speak with prospective students and families. Use the links to the left to find more information, and please let us know how we can help you.

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  • LSUS Hosts Training for Local Educators

    On Monday, Feb. 5th, LSUS will be hosting a day long training for educators from Caddo, Bossier, Webster, Desoto, and Red River parishes. The presenter will be Louis Mangione, the CEO of Innovations In Education, Inc. from Seattle Washington.
  • LSUS Department of Education Hosts Workshop for Local Educators

    LSUS continues to strengthen partnerships with area K-12 districts as well as counterparts in other institutions by bringing a Train-the-Trainer workshop to the LSUS campus.
  • LSUS Debate Claims Best in State Again And Best in Southern Forensic Region

    The LSUS Debate Team traveled to the Southern Forensic Championships this weekend and maintained its near decade long streak of earning the title of top debate team in Louisiana as it won the Louisiana State Championship Title and the Southern Forensic Championship title in debate.
  • An All-Scott Joplin Concert

    Hailed by The New York Times as “an especially im¬pressive fine pianist,” RICHARD DOWLING appears regularly across America as a solo and collaborative pianist. He has concertized in the Far East, South America, Australia, Africa, and Europe, and has re¬corded over a dozen CDs of classical, chamber, rag-time, jazz, and popular music. Dowling is also a Pi¬atigorsky Foundation Artist and has performed more than 1,200 recitals across 23 states.

Important Dates

Spring 2018

15 Week Session (“Regular Semester”)*

January
1-2 University Offices Closed
4 Spring Semester Begins
8 Open Registration
10 Classes Begin
15 Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday
17 Last Day to Add or Change to Credit
17 Last Day for 100% Refund
24 Last Day for 60% Refund
30 Last Day to Drop/Resign without a "W"
February
12-13 Mardi Gras Holiday. Offices Open.
23 Last Day to Change from Credit to Audit
March
5-10 Midterm Exams
23 Last Day to Drop/Resign with a "W"
26-31 Spring Break. Offices Open 26-29.
30 Good Friday. Offices Closed.
April
9 Last Day for Final Submission of Thesis
9 Registration Begins for Currently Enrolled Graduate Students/Seniors/Military Veterans
10 Registration Begins for Currently Enrolled Juniors
11 Registration Begins for Currently Enrolled Sophomores
12 Registration Begins for Currently Enrolled Freshmen
13 Registration Begins for Currently Admitted Re-Entry Students
23 Registration Begins for Currently Admitted Transfer Students
28 Spring Semester Classes End
30 Final Exams
May
1-5 Final Exams (Continued)
12 Spring Final Grades Available on myLSUS
13 Spring Commencement at 2pm

7 Week Accelerated Online Sessions (AP1/1C and AP2/1D)*

December
4 Last Day to Apply (Spring AP1/1C)
11 Last Day to Submit Documents (Spring AP1/1C)
13 Tuition & Fee Payment Deadline (Spring AP1/1C)
January
8 Last Day to Add Courses (Spring AP1/1C)
9 $50 Late Registration Fee Begins (Spring AP1/1C)
15 Classes Begin (Spring AP1/1C)
17 Last Day to Change from Audit to Credit (Spring AP1/1C)
17 Last Day for 100% Refund (Spring AP1/1C)
19 Last Day for 60% Refund (Spring AP1/1C)
23 Last Day for 40% Refund (Spring AP1/1C)
23 Last Day to Drop/Resign without a "W" (Spring AP1/1C)
23 Last Day to Change from Credit to Audit (Spring AP1/1C)
February
14 Last Day to Drop or Resign with a "W" (Spring AP1/1C)
19 Last Day to Apply for Spring (AP2/1D)
26 Last Day to Submit Documents (Spring AP2/1D)
28 Tuition & Fee Payment Deadline (Spring AP2/1D)
March
1 Classes End (Spring AP1/1C)
2-3 Final Exams (Spring AP1/1C)
5 Last Day to Add Courses (Spring AP2/1D)
6 $50 Late Registration Fee Begins (Spring AP2/1D)
12 Classes Begin (Spring AP2/1D)
14 Last Day to Change from Audit to Credit (Spring AP2/1D)
14 Last Day for 100% Refund (Spring AP2/1D)
16 Last Day for 60% Refund (Spring AP2/1D)
20 Last Day for 40% Refund (Spring AP2/1D)
20 Last Day to Drop/Resign without a "W" (Spring AP2/1D)
20 Last Day to Change from Credit to Audit (Spring AP2/1D)
April
11 Last Day to Drop or Resign with a "W" (Spring AP2/1D)
26 Classes End (Spring AP2/1D)
27-28 Final Exams (Spring AP2/1D)

*Session 1 is a full-semester, 15 week course. Sessions 1A and 1B are eight week accelerated sessions that may be on campus or online. Sessions AP1, AP2, 1C, and 1D are accelerated online ONLY courses with a separate calendar. Please see your academic advisor for more information.

For a complete listing of important dates, check out the most current Enrollment Guide.