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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Important Dates

Fall 2017

15 Week Session (“Regular Semester”)*

August
16 Tuition & Fee Deadline
18 Open Registration
21 Classes Begin
September
4 Labor Day Holiday
8 Last Day to Drop or Resign without a "W"
October
5-11 Midterm Exams
12-13 Fall Break
27 Last Day to Drop or Resign with a "W"
November
6 Spring Registration Begins for Currently Enrolled Seniors
7 Spring Registration Begins for Currently Enrolled Juniors
8 Spring Registration Begins for Currently Enrolled Sophomores
9 Spring Registration Begins for Currently Enrolled Freshmen
10 Spring Registration Begins for Currently Admitted Re-Entry Students
23-25 Thanksgiving Holidays
December
2 Fall Semester Classes End
4-9 Final Exams
17 Commencement - 2:00pm

8 Week Sessions (A/B)*

August
21 Classes Begin - 1A
29 Last Day to Drop or Resign without a "W" - 1A
September
4 Labor Day Holiday
22 Last Day to Drop or Resign with a "W" - 1A
October
6 Classes End
9-10 Final Exams - 1A
10 Tuition & Fee Payment Deadline - 1B
11 Open Registration - 1B
16 Classes Begin - 1B
24 Last Day to Drop or Resign without a "W - 1B
November
16 Last Day to Drop or Resign with a "W" - 1B
23-25 Thanksgiving Holidays
December
2 Classes End - 1B
4-5 Final Exams - 1B

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

August
16 Tuition & Fee Deadline - 1/AP1/1C*
18 Open Registration
21 Last Day to Add Courses - AP1/1C
28 Classes Begin - AP1/1C
September
5 Last Day to Drop or Resign without a "W" - AP1/1C
27 Last Day to Drop or Resign with a "W" - AP1/1C
October
11 Tuition & Fee Deadline - AP2/1D
12 Classes End for AP1/1C
13-14 Final Exams - AP1/1C
16 Last Day to Add Classes for AP2/1D
23 Classes Begin for AP2/1D
31 Last Day to Drop or Resign without a "W - AP2/1D
November
22 Last Day to Drop or Resign with a "W" - AP2/1D
December
7 Classes End - AP2/1D
8-9 Final Exams - 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.